Image showing a red Ford Figo Aspire

Ford Aspire Alternatives

Sahaj Palla BUYING GUIDE Leave a Comment

It’s official, Ford has said goodbye to India and will soon be stopping its domestic as well as export production. The American carmaker who reigned the Indian car space with iconic cars like the Ford Ikon and Endeavour took the decision citing the losses and under utilisation of its two manufacturing units in India. However, Ford will keep on providing its services for the coming five years.

If you, like hundreds of others, were keen to own Ford’s popular compact sedan – Figo Aspire, there is no need to be disappointed. We have lined up the best Ford Figo Aspire alternatives for you to consider. Read on.

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

The Maruti Suzuki Dzire is a vehicle that is stylish, powerful and efficient.

Why should you consider the Maruti Suzuki Dzire?

Looks wise it is very similar to the hatchback Swift, but the addition of a boot and few cosmetic changes make it a very smart compact sedan. Spacious and modern interiors make the Dzire a desirable and a worthy choice to the Ford Figo Aspire. A powerful 1.2 litre petrol engine adorns the hood of the Maruti Suzuki Dzire that is efficient as well.

Engine and Performance

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Ford Figo Aspire

Engine

1.2-litre Petrol Engine

1.2-litre Petrol Engine

1.5-litre Diesel Engine

Power

88.50 bhp

94.93 bhp

98.96 bhp

Torque

113 Nm

119 Nm

215 Nm

Transmission

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual

Mileage

24.12 kmpl

18.5 kmpl

24.4 kmpl

Features

  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Cruise Control
  • Colored MID
  • Rear AC Vent
  • Smartplay Studio System
  • Dual Airbags
  • ABS
  • ESP with hill hold

Honda Amaze

Spinny 2018 Honda Amaze

What previously looked like the booted version of the Honda Brio has now metamorphosed into a muscular beast that has set the Indian roads on fire. The new Honda Amaze is truly a showstopper in every way.

Why should you consider the Honda Amaze?

Stylish straight lines and muscle car like looks on the front give the Honda Amaze its distinct personality. On the inside the Amaze is no less, classy dual toned interiors with Honda standard loads of space make sure that everyone is seated comfortably. Under the hood the Honda Amaze comes with powerful 1.2 liter petrol and 1.5 liter diesel engines. Is it a good alternative to the Ford Figo Aspire? No, it is the better one!

Engine and Performance

Honda Amaze

Ford Figo Aspire

Engine

1.2-litre Petrol Engine

1.5-litre Diesel Engine

1.2-litre Petrol Engine

1.5-litre Diesel Engine

Power

88.76 bhp

97.89 bhp

94.93 bhp

98.96 bhp

Torque

110 Nm

200 Nm

119 Nm

215 Nm

Transmission

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual

Mileage

24.12 kmpl

21 kmpl

18.5 kmpl

24.4 kmpl

Features

  • Dual tone interiors
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • 7 inch touch screen infotainment
  • Digital MID
  • Dual Airbags
  • ABS with EBS
  • Automatic headlights
  • Three view rear camera
Also Read:  Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos

Tata Tigor

Tata Tigor Exterior

An absolute looker from the Tata stable the Tigor is a vehicle that has got fastback like design that is lovable.

Why should you consider the Tata Tigor?

Slanting straight lines and an aggressive front end give it a ready-to-go look at all times. The interiors of the Tigor are premium, classy and safe, a standard of the Tata stable. The Tata Tigor is equipped with a powerful 1.2 litre petrol engine to take you out for fun, effortlessly.

Engine and Performance

Tata Tigor

Ford Figo Aspire

Engine

1.2-litre Petrol Engine

1.2-litre Petrol Engine

1.5-litre Diesel Engine

Power

84.48 bhp

94.93 bhp

98.96 bhp

Torque

113 Nm

119 Nm

215 Nm

Transmission

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual

Mileage

20.3 Kmpl

18.5 kmpl

24.4 kmpl

Features

  • Digital instrument cluster
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Reversing camera
  • 8 speaker sound system
  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment
  • Dual airbags
  • 4 star NCAP rating
  • ABS

Used Honda City

Executive class looks, flawless comfort and style combined with a refined engine and Japanese robustness, the Honda City swept away both hearts and minds when it was launched and still continues to do so. There is no wonder why the stylish mid-size sedan still reigns incumbent in its segment.

Why should you consider a Used Honda City?

Spinny Assured Honda City

Wondering why we are suggesting a used Honda City as an alternative to Ford Figo Aspire? Well, there are two answers to that question, first being the value for money proposition. For the price of a new Ford Figo Aspire you would be able to buy a mid-size sedan that is bigger, better, safer, more powerful and more comfortable than the Ford Figo Aspire. Another advantage is that you won’t have to pay high insurance premiums, vehicle tax and other related expenses, unlike a new car, where the price of the car is not the only payment you make.

Engine and Performance

Honda City

Ford Figo Aspire

Engine

1.5-litre Petrol engine

1.5-litre Diesel Engine

1.2-litre Petrol Engine

1.5-litre Diesel Engine

Power

117 bhp

97.9 bhp

94.93 bhp

98.96 bhp

Torque

145 Nm

200 Nm

119 Nm

215 Nm

Transmission

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual

Mileage

17 Kmpl

22 kmpl

18.5 kmpl

24.4 kmpl

Features

  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Sunroof
  • Automatic Climate Control with rear AC vents
  • Cruise control
  • Traction control
  • ABS with EBD
  • ESC
  • Up to 6 airbags
Also Read:  Best SUVs for Adventure Enthusiasts in India

So, now the question is of buying a used car that is in good condition. Well, we’ve got you covered on that, check out the used Spinny Assured Honda City cars that come with –

Image showing Spinny Assured features

Spinny Assured Honda City Price

DELHI-NCR

Prices Starting from

₹3.58 LAKHS

BANGALORE

Prices Starting from

₹4.41 LAKHS

HYDERABAD

Prices Starting from

₹6.66 LAKHS

PUNE

Prices Starting from

₹3.69 LAKHS

MUMBAI

Prices Starting from

₹4.07 LAKHS

AHMEDABAD

Prices Starting from

₹6.98 LAKHS

CHENNAI

Prices Starting from

₹4.09 LAKHS

KOLKATA

Prices Starting from

₹4.60 LAKHS

Used Hyundai Verna

The South Korean carmaker – Hyundai, known for its mileage churning cars is now high on style and class. The Hyundai Verna is one such car from its stable that woos Indian hearts like none other. Sporty and modern looks make it a car that has a class of its own.

Why should you consider a Used Hyundai Verna?

Spinny Assured 2017 Hyundai Verna front side

For all the same reasons stated for the Honda City, we also suggest trying a used Hyundai Verna. What makes the Hyundai Verna a class apart is its distinct styling; the straight sleek lines integrated into the contours of the body give it the look of dynamism even when standing still. Another quality of the Verna is its super stylish interiors that are laden with technology to make your drive exhilarating.

Bigger, smarter, safer with loads of style and performance, the used Hyundai Verna is the perfect alternative to the Ford Figo Aspire.

Engine and Performance

Hyundai Verna

Ford Figo Aspire

Engine

1.5-litre Petrol engine

1.5-litre Diesel Engine

1.2-litre Petrol Engine

1.5-litre Diesel Engine

Power

113 bhp

113 bhp

94.93 bhp

98.96 bhp

Torque

144 Nm

250 Nm

119 Nm

215 Nm

Transmission

6-Speed Manual | 6-Speed Automatic

6-Speed Manual | 6-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual | 5-Speed Automatic

5-Speed Manual

Mileage

17 Kmpl

22 kmpl

18.5 kmpl

24.4 kmpl

Features

  • 8-inch floating infotainment system
  • Arkamys premium sound system,
  • Rear AC vents
  • Dual-tone leather seats 
  • TPMS
  • VSM
  • Up to six airbags
  • ABS with EBD

Spinny Assured Hyundai Verna Price

DELHI-NCR

Prices Starting from

₹4.32 LAKHS

BANGALORE

Prices Starting from

₹5.06 LAKHS

HYDERABAD

Prices Starting from

₹5.52 LAKHS

PUNE

Prices Starting from

₹4.39 LAKHS

MUMBAI

Prices Starting from

₹4.20 LAKHS

AHMEDABAD

Prices Starting from

₹5.22 LAKHS

CHENNAI

Prices Starting from

₹6.68 LAKHS

KOLKATA

Prices Starting from

₹3.95 LAKHS

Used Ford Aspire: Should you consider?

Spinny Assured Ford Figo Aspire

Since the announcement of Ford’s closure of India operations, Ford car owners and potential buyers have been in a turmoil. However, Ford has clarified that present car owners don’t have to worry about that as Ford will keep on providing its services for the coming 5 years. Also, since Ford was in India for two plus decades, its spare parts reach is also deep, meaning spare parts and components will be available well after five years as well.

Also Read:  5 Best Automatic Transmission Cars in India: Under 5 Lakhs

However, owing to this decision, market value of Ford cars is going to take a plunge, even the used ones. Buying a used Ford Figo Aspire now, would be the best investment decision you can make. You will be able to get a good quality car at a throwaway price, as owners would want to sell their cars asap. Looking at Ford’s build quality, the cars you buy will last you a minimum of ten years if not a lifetime.

FAQs

 

Is the Honda City a better vehicle than the Ford Figo Aspire?

Yes, the Honda City is the bigger and the better vehicle, however, it is also the more expensive one. But if you go for a pre-owned Honda City, you’ll get a better vehicle at a lower price.

Is the Ford Figo Aspire a safe car?

A 3-star global NCAP safety rating, up to 6 airbags and provision of ABS with EBD make the Aspire a very safe car.

Would I still be able to get Ford Figo Aspire's spare parts?

Yes, you will. Ford has been an integral part of the Indian automotive market for 27 years and with its deep reach, Ford has made sure that spare parts and components will be available even after it is long gone.

Should I sell my Ford Figo Aspire?

If you really feel like selling your Ford Figo Aspire, then there is no one stopping you. However, since Ford has stopped manufacturing of its cars altogether, finding a good price for your car could be a bit difficult. But you can always try with Spinny, which offers the best price for your car.

Is the Hyundai Verna more powerful than the Ford Figo Aspire?

Yes, the Verna is more powerful than the Ford Figo Aspire due to its bigger petrol engine. Even though Verna’s diesel engine is of the same capacity as Aspire’s, it still manages more power output.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *