Ford Aspire Facelift India Launch Live Updates: Specifications, Features, Images

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The Ford Aspire facelift is all set to be launched in India today, bringing the first major update to the subcompact sedan since its launch. The Ford Aspire facelift gets both cosmetic and component upgrades, while a new engine will also make its debut under the hood of the model. Ford has revealed the images of the facelift giving us a glimpse of what the new car looks like, while complete details will be available later today at the launch.

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Updates on the Ford Aspire facelift include a new grille, revised bumper and new fog lamps at the front, while the only the alloy wheels have changed at the side. The rear gets subtle changes too with the revised boot-lid and bumper. The overall dimensions remain the same on the Aspire facelift, while the big change is the addition of new features to the cabin.

Also Read: Ford Aspire Facelift Review

The interiors of the new Aspire facelift sport the same beige and black theme but the dashboard has been reworked to accommodate the larger touchscreen infotainment unit. This system offers SYNC3, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and is shared with other models in the company's stable.

Also Read: Ford Aspire Facelift: Price Expectation

While we've already caught a glimpse of the updated Ford Aspire via official images, the automaker is yet to reveal the engine line-up. The 1.2-litre Dragon series petrol motor is likely to debut on the Aspire facelift with 95 bhp, while the 1.5-litre diesel with 99 bhp will be carried over. The 1.5-litre Dragon series petrol could also be on offer, exclusively for the automatic version. The Aspire locks horns against the Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Volkswagen Ameo, Honda Amaze and the likes in the segment.

Catch all the details Live from the Ford Aspire Facelift launch event:

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
That's all from us today at the Ford Aspire facelift launch event. Make sure to log on to www.carandbike.com for all the details on the new offering and everything auto.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch - OLD vs NEW PRICES
The 2018 Ford Aspire facelift is coniderably cheaper than its predecessor.

Base petrol model is cheaper by Rs. 26,700, while the top-end diesel model is cheaper by Rs. 41,000.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch - Warranty & Cost Of Ownership
Annual maintenance bill on the Ford Aspire facelift should be around Rs. 3500. The subcompact sedan also gets a segment first 5-year warranty.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch - PRICES vs Rivals
Here's how the Ford Aspire Facelift's prices stack up against its competition and even the outgoing model.

Interesting to note that the sedan now starts at a lower price point than the current version.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch - PRICES
The 2018 Ford Aspire Facelift starts at Rs. 5.55 lakh for the base petrol, going up to Rs. 8.14 lakh for the range-topping Titanium+ diesel.

The new Aspire facelift petrol automatic is available in a single trim and is priced at Rs. 8.49 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi).

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch - Service Cost
Ford India says the service cost on the petrol comes down to 38 paise per km, and that on the diesel is 45 paise per km.

Both have been calculated over a running period of 100,000 km.


Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch - Features
A breakdown of the 2018 Ford Aspire facelift's features:

New touchscreen system
Six airbags
Start-stop system
Auto climate control
EBD and more.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch - New Petrol Engine
The 2018 Ford Aspire Facelift gets a new 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine as well.

The motor is tuned for  94 bhp and returns a claimed fuel efficiency of 20.4 kmpl.

Ford India says it's the most powerful petrol engine in its class and the Automatic transmission is available only on the 1.5-litre petrol version. 

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Diesel Engine
The Ford Aspire facelift diesel continues to use the 1.5-litre engine with 99 bhp on offer.

Fuel Efficiency now stands at 26.1 kmpl.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Revealed - What it Stands for?
The Ford Aspire Facelift is a combination of Substance, Power and Style, says the company.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Revealed - Images
Ford India bosses pose with the new Aspire Facelift.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Revealed - Images
That's the first look at the Ford Aspire Facelift in flesh.

Looks striking in red and a reminder of the concept that first arrive over four years ago.


Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
Ford says the subcompact segment will grow to 850,000 units by the end of the decade.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford India - What works for its cars
Anurag Mehrotra, MD Ford India says that now any new model launches begin with 85 per cent localisation.

Costs of service have dropped sharply even on cars like the Endeavour.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford India 1 Million Milestone
2018 has also been an important year for Ford India with the company crossing the 1 million sales milestone in the country.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford India Revenue For Last Fiscal
Here's what Ford India's revenue looked like for the 2017-2018 financial year.



Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
Ford India - President and Managing Diretor, Anurag Mehrotra takes over the stage.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
Hidden under the veil is the new Ford Aspire facelift.


Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch Event Begins
It's time to go live at the Ford Aspire Launch event.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
The Aspire facelift will be the second major launch from Ford India this year after the Freestyle crossover.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
The Ford Aspire facelift will lock horns against the Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Volkswagen Ameo, Honda Amaze and the likes in the segment.


Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
The new engine is likely to be the 1.2-litee Dragon series petrol that is offered on the Ford Freestyle. The three-cylinder motor is tuned to produce 95 bhp and 120 Nm of peak torque, while paired with a 5-speed manual.

An automatic version is likely to be in the offing possibly with a 1.5-litre petrol engine.
Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
The Ford Aspire is currently offered in three engine options, of which one is likely to be continued on the new facelift.

The 1.5-litre diesel is likely to be carried over from the current mode, which is tuned for 99 bhp and 215 Nm of peak torque. The diesel though is only offered with a manual.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
The Ford Aspire facelift will get improvements to the interior as well.

Most prominently is the revised dashboard and the new floating touchscreen infotainment system shared with the new EcoSport and Freestyle models.

The new system supports SYNC3, Apple CarPlay ane Android Auto connectivity apart from a host of other features.

The beige and black themed cabin has been retained on the facelifted mdorl as well.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
Ford India has already released images of the Aspire facelift online and the car gets subtle yet prominent changes for a fresh look.

Upgrades include the new honeycomb pattern mesh grille, revised bumper with new C-shaped chrome inserts, round fog lamps, and more.

The alloy wheels are new as well on the Aspire facelift while change to the side and rear are minimal.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift launch
Based on the new generation Figo, the Ford Aspire started life as the 'Figo Aspire' in 2015 and is set to receive its first major update.

Internationally too, the Ford Aspire facelift (Badged as the Figo Sedan) went on sale this year.

Oct 4, 2018
Ford Aspire Facelift Launch
Hello andwwelcome to the Live Updates from the Ford Aspire facelift launch. The updated version of the subcompact sedan will go on sale today sporting cosmetic changes, new features and a new engine as well.

Stay tuned for all the updates live from the launch event.