The much-awaited facelifted 2018 Ford Aspire, which has just been launched on October 5, 2018, is available in five variants, which are priced in the range of Rs 5.55 - 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
The next-gen 2018 Ford Aspire has just been launched with a competitive price range to take on the likes of Volkwagen Ameo, Hyundai Xcent, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze. The facelifted Aspire offers more advanced features than the outgoing models across all the variants. If you are looking for a Ford Aspire but still wondering which variant to go for, read on this article, in which we are going to provide you with a detailed explanation on the variants of this new sedan, their features as well as their price so that you can make a wise decision when choosing one.
2018 Ford Aspire facelift has just been launched with five variants
This is the base variant of the 2018 Ford Aspire line-up. The low-spec Ford Aspire is equipped with some outstanding exterior features including
Black outside rear view mirror
Parking lamps and parking sensors in the rear
The cabin is packed with
Tilt adjustable driving wheel
Adjustable headrests in the front and the rear
Seatbelt reminder in the front
The Ford Aspire Ambiente base variant is equipped with standard features
In terms of safety features, standard twin airbags and anti-lock braking system with electronic brakeforce limitation are offered across all Ford Aspire facelift variants.
All the variants in the Aspire line-up are priced lower than before. The entry-level variant now costs less than the same variant of the previous model by more than Rs 35,000. The sluggish petrol motor on the outgoing model has been substituted with a more effective 1.2-litre engine from Ford’s modern Dragon series. So if you only have a limited budget but still desire for a Ford Aspire with a kit of standard features, Ford Aspire Ambiente is the one to choose.
2. Ford Aspire Trend
Petrol Trend – Rs 5.99 lakh
Diesel Trend – Rs 6.89 lakh
The Ford Aspire Trend comes with some additional features to make the vehicle more attractive and provide passengers with a more comfortable journey.
To be more specific, in terms of the exterior, the following features are added over the Ambiente:
Grille which is painted silver
Fabric-inserted front doors
Chrome-tipped handbrake handle
As regards the interior, the added features include:
USB which supports keyless entry
Music system which supports Bluetooth
Shift indicator in the rear and the gear
Front and rear power windows
The Ford Aspire Trend comes with some more advanced features than the Ambiente
With the higher price than the previous variant, the Trend comes with a few more features but they can be found in other car models at a lower cost. So we do recommend you to read on to the next variant, the Trend+, instead of stopping at this variant.
3. Ford Aspire Trend+
Petrol Trend+: Rs 6.39 lakh
Diesel Trend+: Rs 7.29 lakh
This variant comes with a wide range of more advanced features over the former variants, deserving a higher price, including
Fog lamps in the front
Mirrors which can be electrically adjusted and folded
AMT climate control
Touchscreen infotainment system measuring seven inches which supports navigation
Added features on the Trend+ over the previous variants include AMT climate control and a touch screen infotainment system
If you want a reasonably-priced sedan with a nearly full kit of comfort and safety features, the Trend+ is the one to go for. Actually, it is one of the most popular mid-spec variants in the compact sedan segment.
4. Ford Aspire Titanium
Petrol MT Titanium: Rs 6.79 lakh
Diesel MT Titanium: Rs 7.69 lakh
Petrol AT Titanium: Rs 8.49 lakh
Over the previous variants, the Titanium gets
A chrome grille
Larger alloy wheels measuring 15 inches
Touchscreen infotainment system measuring 6.5 inches which support Android Auto and Apple Car Play.
Twin USB ports
In terms of safety, twin airbags in the front and the side, emergency assist on Sync3 are equipped.
The 2018 Titanium comes with larger alloy wheels, twin USB ports, etc
It would have been better if Ford had added a SYNC 3 infotainment system packed with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay from the Titanium upwards. Cruise control on AMT gearbox is also absent in this variant.
5. Ford Aspire Titanium+
Petrol Titanium+: Rs 7.24 lakh
Diesel Titanium+: Rs 8.14 lakh
This variant is packed with some features over the former variants, especially in the safety aspect. The most outstanding safety features of the Titanium+ is the six airbags (in the front, side and curtain), which makes it the safest under-10-lakh sedan. It is also packed with
AMT wipers which can sense rain
Auto-dimming inside reverse mirror
The most outstanding feature of the Titanium+ over the Titanium is the six airbags
If you have a generous budget and want a safe car, this Ford Aspire Titanium+ is the one to go for.
Above is a detailed explanation of the 2018 Ford Aspire facelift variants. Hope that this article has helped you find the one which suits you best. Share your opinion with us in the comment box below.
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