Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Facelift Ford Fiesta to be offered only in diesel variant
Before its launch the facelift version of Ford Fiesta has created lots of curiosity among the buyers since its showcase during the Indian Auto Expo 2014. Since then the sedan is being keenly awaited by the prospective buyers. Now as the launch time of sedan is getting closer it is reported that Ford will offer the facelift Fiesta only in the diesel variant which will be equipped with 91 bhp, 1.5 litre TDCi diesel engine carried from its erstwhile version. Although, this time the engine has been designed to be more fuel efficient and powerful.
The diesel engine will be coated with five speed manual transmission system as offered earlier. However according to reports in coming months company is speculating to also offer the petrol variant which would be empowered with 1.0 litre EcoBoost petrol engine which would be similar to as offered in Ford EcoSport. The facelift version of diesel Ford Fiesta would be launched in three models namely Ambiente, Trend and Titanium.
Here it would be important to mention that the top end variant i.e, Titanium would be equipped with various remarkable features including alloy wheels, electronic folding mirrors, automatic headlamps and wipers, keyless entry, a powerful roof lamp for sufficient lighting in cabin, high defined digital trip computer, fuel tank reporter system, rear parking sensors, and finally the last but not least the Ford Syn with Emergency Assist Safety feature. One thing which importantly needs to be mentioned here that all three trims of Ford Fiesta would be equipped with air bags and ABS+EBD as standard features.
Click here to read about the features offered in erstwhile version of Ford Fiesta.