Ford India introduces new Fiesta line-up

Sunday 17 February 2008, 00:00 AM by Satish

aNEW DELHI: Ford India, a unit of US-based Ford Motor Co, on Wednesday introduced a new line-up of its mid-size sedan Fiesta at a starting price of Rs 5.93 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The base variant of the line-up would come up at a premium of Rs 5,500 over the earlier base variant of the car.

The company has replaced its mid-end 1.4 ZXI with a more powerful 1.6litre ZXI variant. The three variants have been priced at Rs 5.93 lakh, Rs 6.2 lakh and Rs 6.9 lakh for 1.4 EXI, 1.6 ZXI and 1.6 SXI respectively, the company said in a statement.

Ford has also upgraded the diesel line-up of the car, Fiesta Duratorq. The three diesel-powered variants would be sold at Rs 7.03 lakh, Rs 7.49 lakh and Rs 8.09 lakh for 1.4 EXI, 1.4 ZXI and 1.4 SXI respectively.

"Fiesta has been recognised by various automobile experts for its performance, stability, manoeuvrability and control, qualities that are most sought after by those who are passionate about cars and driving," Ford India vice-president, Marketing, Sales and Service Scott McCormack said in the statement.

The new Fiesta line-up (both petrol and diesel) would have driver-side Air Bag turn Indicators on Outside rearview mirror as standard fitments.

The top-end variants would also sport ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), 6CD changer with 6 speakers, leather upholstery, key-less entry, electric boot release and driver side height adjustment.

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