Ford launched Fiesta automatic variant in India.

FordFord India has launched the automatic variation of the latest Fiesta. It named as new Ford Fiesta Powershift automatic, the reports said.

The entry level of Style model is priced at Rs 8.99 lakh whereas the top-end Titanium trim is being offered for Rs 9.70 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi.

The car mates a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission to the 1.5-litre Ti-Vct petrol engine which makes 109PS at 6045rpm and 140Nm at 4500rpm. Ford asserts a fuel economy of 16.9kmpl for this automatic variant.

The PowerShift transmission features a dry-clutch setup and is a totally sealed unit. Ford said that the transmission is a maintenance free unit which stands good for 2.4 lakh km or 10 years.

This is the first dual-clutch to be presented in this segment and will contend with the automatic variants of the Hyundai Verna, VW Vento, Skoda Rapid and the Honda City.

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