Ford India to launch Fiesta automatic on 28th Feb
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Ford India, the Indian unit of the US based leading luxury car maker that is aggressively expanding its operations in the Indian market, is planning to roll-out a new automatic transmission version of its popular mid-size sedan Ford Fiesta in the country soon.
As per the unconfirmed media reports, the company plans to launch all new Ford Fiesta Automatic Transmission on 28th February. The addition of new Power shift Automatic gearbox version in the line-up of the Ford Fiesta sedan, will enable it to take on more promptly with the rivals like Volkswagen Vento, Honda City, Nissan Sunny, Skoda Rapid and Hyundai Verna.
At present, the Ford Fiesta model is available with a five speed manual transmission version only, powered by a 1.5L TiVCT petrol engine. In comparison, the new automatic transmission version will be a six speed transmission gearbox.
The new Ford Fiesta AT model will a bit lighter as compared to the manual transmission version, and would be offering a higher fuel economy as compared to the previous version of the car. All technological features that are available with the manual transmission version of the car will be available in the auto transmission version also including hill hold control, creep function, and dual clutch facility.
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