Ford Figo Aspire Overview

Getting a sedan that’s no longer than four metres and fitting in a spacious boot, a roomy cabin and an engine is a difficult job. Like all other sub-four-metre sedans, the Aspire is also a bit disproportional. 

Car Type Sedan
Fuel Diesel,Petrol
Transmission Automatic,Manual,TBA
Expert Rating
Ex-showroom Price Range 5,48,900 - 8,34,300

Ford Figo Aspire Exterior

Ford Figo Aspire Exterior

Ford Figo Aspire features interesting individual details like the grille, the headlights and tail lights that try and salvage the situation. All things said, the sub-four-metre sedan is the last segment you should be looking to find any design benchmarks.

Ford Figo Aspire Interior

Ford Figo Aspire Interior

Inside the cabin, the Figo Aspire offers dual-tone interiors and the works The key fob is programmable to do various functions… like limiting the top speed of the car, muting the audio system or firing off an alarm if you aren’t wearing your seatbelt. Plus there’s Ford’s Emergency Assist that will automatically call an emergency number in case of an accident. The rest of the cabin has no surprises. While the Aspire gets everything you’d expect off a budget sedan – in fact, even more – the two things the Aspire should have got are rear AC vents and some sort of audio or visual parking assist.

Ford Figo Aspire Driving

Ford Figo Aspire Driving

Once the revs climb up to 1500rpm, this engine belies its own and the car’s humble nature. If you don’t like using the clutch and five-speed manual, the Aspire has only one option – a six-speed automatic powered by a 1.5-litre 110bhp, 136Nm petrol engine. This transmission comes only with the 1.5-litre petrol, and the 1.5-litre comes only with this automatic. Plus, while the Aspire isn’t exactly like the driver’s Fords of old, it’s good with its on-road and high-speed manners.

Ford Figo Aspire Engine
Ford Figo Aspire Engine

This is where the Aspire truly has its nose ahead of the competition. It has a very humble 1.2-litre, non-turbo petrol engine that makes 87bhp and 112Nm. This engine has a strong mid-range, but not a lot beyond 5000rpm. If you want some poke, you should go for the 1.5-litre diesel. It makes 99bhp and 215Nm.

Ford Figo Aspire Safety
Ford Figo Aspire Safety

This is where all the goodies are. While the top-of-the-line Aspire comes with six airbags as standard – a segment-first – Ford will be providing all variants with two airbags as standard

  • Ford Figo Aspire Value
  • Ford Figo Aspire Value

    The car offers minimum maintenance provided regular service and oil change. The parts are also affordable and availability is also not an issue. Figo Aspire meets sub-4-meter category to claim excise benefits. It pack in the maximum into the minimum. Considering the task at hand, Ford has done a good job with the Aspire. It’s got a good list of features and a lot of safety features as standard equipment. But we would have still liked it to have rear AC vents and parking assistance. These two anomalies apart, the Aspire is a sound product.

    Ford Figo Aspire Maintainence
    Ford Figo Aspire Maintainence

    The car offers minimum maintenance provided regular service and oil change. The parts are also affordable and availability is also not an issue. Figo Aspire meets sub-4-meter category to claim excise benefits. It pack in the maximum into the minimum. Considering the task at hand, Ford has done a good job with the Aspire. It’s got a good list of features and a lot of safety features as standard equipment. But we would have still liked it to have rear AC vents and parking assistance. These two anomalies apart, the Aspire is a sound product.

    Ford Figo Aspire Rivals
    Ford Figo Aspire Rivals

    Being a compact sedan, Ford Figo Aspire rivals Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire, Hyundai Xcent, Honda Amaze and Tata Zest.

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