New Ford Fiesta – New Ford Fiesta Introduced in India with the Starting Price Range of Rs. 8.23 Lakh

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Recently, stylish and sturdy sedan - New Ford Fiesta launched in India with the price range between Rs. 8.23 – 9.42 lakh for petrol and Rs. 9.27 – 10.42 lakh for the diesel variants in ex-showroom Delhi.

An online news portal - about auto industry writes, “An embodiment of the American car makers ‘One-Ford’ ethic, the new Fiesta is a breakthrough both on the design and technology fronts. While the kinetic design philosophy has resulted in its curvy body, clean flowing lines and a rather sporty stance on the outside the dashboard and centre console on the inside draw inspiration from objects of desire such as high end watches and mobile phones.”

About the power and RMP for New Ford Fiesta, the news portal writes, “As far as power delivery is concerned, Ford has ushered in two all-new engines for the Indian market with the launch of this car. Both its petrol and diesel engines displace 1 .5 litres, and are mated to 5-speed gearboxes. The petrol Duratec Ti VCT featuring a twin independent variable camshaft timing technology churns out 110PS at 6045rpm and makes 140Nm of torque at 4500rpm. The 1.5 TDCi Duratorq diesels on the other hand produce 91PS of power at 3750rpm, and a rather stellar 204Nm of torque between 2000 and 2750rpm.”

Further it adds, “The petrol engine comes with an ARAI tested mileage of 17 kilometres to the litre, while the diesel delivers an ARAI tested 23.5 kilometres to the litre. Safety too has been accorded priority in the new Fiesta, with two front airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD) and brake assist. Moreover, the sturdy construction is designed to keep occupants safe on a top priority basis even under harsh and hostile conditions.”

Delivery of New Ford Fiesta will begin by the end of August, 2011. Booking of the car has now opened at Rs. 50, 000. Will New Ford Fiesta compete with Toyota Etios Liva in Indian market?



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