Ford Fiesta price bumped up to make room for Ford Ka+ – UK

Posted on: Sep 23, 2016 - 4:49pm IST

Ford Fiesta £3,200 dearer in the UK since last month.

Ford has revised the price of its Ford Fiesta range in the UK to make room for the recently introduced India-made Ford Ka+. Two lower trim levels have been discontinued, resulting in a higher entry-level price for the Fiesta.

India-made Ford Ka+ (Ford Figo) front quarter unveiled for European markets
The Ford Ka+ is available in two trim levels in the UK: Studio and Zetec.

The Ford Fiesta Studio and Ford Fiesta Style have been dropped from the UK line-up and the range now starts with the Zetec trim level priced from £13,545. Citing Ford officials, reports say that the trim levels discontinued didn’t have a significant contribution to the car’s sales anyways.

With the Ford Fiesta starting at £13,545 compared to £10,345 previously, there’s less chances of the cannibalization. The India-made Ka+ is available in two trim levels Studio and Zetec, priced at £8,995 and £9,995 respectively. Noteworthy features include 15-inch alloy wheels, electrically operated door mirrors, Ford SYNC infotainment system with a 4.2-inch screen, leather-wrapped steering wheel with remote audio controls and cruise control.

India-made Ford Ka+ (Ford Figo) rear three quarter unveiled for European markets
The India-made Ford Ka+ is powered by a 1.2-litre Ti-VCT four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine.

Also Read: 21 major changes on the India-made Ford Figo (Ford Ka+) for Europe

The Ford Ka+ is powered by a 1.2-litre Ti-VCT four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine that produces 70 PS and 105 Nm of torque or 85 PS and 112 Nm of torque. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard across the range.

Ford Ka+ – Image Gallery

[Source: Auto Express]

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