CNG powered new Ford Aspire launched in India at a starting price of Rs 6,27 lakh

The bi-fuel option will be offered only in the Ambiente and Trend Plus trims.

Ford India updated the Aspire with a CNG option. The bi-fuel option will be offered only in the Ambiente and Trend Plus trims at a price of Rs 6,27,414 and Rs 7,12,314 ex-showroom pan  India respectively. The Ford Aspire will come equipped with a sequential CNG kit from the factory with a suspension type cylinder fitment. The CNG variant uses the same petrol powered three-cylinder engine which produces 96PS at 6500rpm and 120Nm of torque at 4250rpm.

The car is also equipped with features such as satellite navigation, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, rear-view camera, remote central locking, automatic air-conditioner and power windows. The subcompact sedan also has front dual air-bags as standard.

The new Ford Aspire in a CNG variant.

The new Ford Aspire in a CNG variant.

The manufacturer is also offering a warranty of two years /one lakh kilometre, however, the car has to be periodically serviced after every 10,000 kilometres and the CNG kits would require service after every 20,000 kilometres mark. The company claimed service cost for the new car is Rs 0.46/km which translates to, Rs 9,200 per service.

"The New Aspire CNG is yet another fuel-efficient and eco-friendly alternative for our value-conscious customers," said Vinay Raina, executive director of Marketing, Sales & Service, at Ford India.

"With maintenance cost as low as just 46 paise per km, the New Aspire CNG will offer great peace of mind to customers, without compromising on performance, safety or Space." he added.

Last month Overdrive spotted the Blu edition of the Ford Aspire which is speculated to be launched in the festive season right around the corner.

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