Ford India has revised the price of one of its sedan model Classic at lower scale to deliver unmatched value to its customers and obviously to increase its sale in Indian car market coz if we look back then it seemed not so good time for Ford in terms of sales.
Reportedly, the price ranges have been reduced up to 1 lakh rupees across all variants. The new Classic 2014 is now available between 4.99 lakhs and 7.59 lakhs and customers can avail this new sedan with revised prices from 22 January 2014.
Engine & Performance:
The full size sedan is equipped with both petrol and diesel engine as well. The petrol fuel consists of 1.6 liter Duratec petrol engine (101PS, 146Nm) while the diesel variant has 1.4 liter TDCi Duratorq diesel engine (68PS, 160Nm).
The new Classic sedan has same three variants like its predecessor having both petrol and diesel fuel options in all. These variants are named as LXi, CLXi and Titanium and are mated with 5-speed manual transmission gearbox.
Performance wise, this full size sedan gives a premium feel and promises to provide the optimum performance along with the impressive fuel economy. The available suspension system like independent Mcpherson struts with offset coil spring at front while semi-independent heavy duty twist-beam with twin tube dampers at rear ensure its better drivability as well as handling.
Space & Dimension:
By carrying the overall dimension of 4282mm x 1686mm x 1468mm along with the wheelbase, clear height and car boot of 2486mm, 168mm and 430 liters, respectively. It’s a five seater sedan which has the fuel tank capacity of 45 liters and offers the minimum turning radius of 4.9 m which assists this classy sedan to turn smoothly and easily even at the time of massive turnings on city roads.
Interior, Exterior & Safety:
Ford Classic is a royal sedan which claims to give its best in grounds of class, comfort or space. It also offers awesome features in it which is being demanded and appreciated by the customers now-a-days like keyless entry, Bluetooth audio with speed sensing volume control (which company is claiming to have first in segment), front fog lamps, rear defogger, turn indicators on ORVMs, drive away locks, ABS, EBD and airbags for driver and passenger etc.
Other than this, the entire same features of its predecessor are marking their well presence here too.
If we give a look on the Ford’s line-up models in India, then EcoSport is the only one which has been successful to make its unique place among Indian hearts. This is the reason why company is doing efforts to increase the sales of its other models too. Upcoming Auto Expo is also in this queue of efforts where Ford is expected to launch 1-2 new/facelift cars.
“At Ford India, we are committed to deliver on customer expectations by continuous improvements in the value proposition of our products,” said Vinay Piparsania, executive director of Marketing, Sales and Service at Ford India.
He further added, “In line with our global brand promise of ‘Go Further’, Ford India has repositioned the Ford Classic by optimizing efficiencies. Ford Classic is a fun to drive, full-sized sedan that is renowned for its spacious cabin and fuel-efficient power trains. The repositioning will make the Ford Classic an even more compelling offering for customers across India looking to move up to a great sedan.”
|Comparison of Ford Classic|
|Comparison of Ford Classic variants|