Ever since its origin in 1903, the American multinational company, Ford has been a comprehensive leader. Established by Sir Henry Ford, Ford has brought in many top sellers onto the Indian roads, ever since its inception in the country from 1998.
The all-American cars are known for their powerful engines, comfortable interiors and safety features. But which are the top selling Ford cars in India? Let us make a list. Also check Upcoming Hyundai Creta at Autoportal.com
When the other manufacturers came out with SUVs, Ford had to come out with a better monocoque SUV EcoSport. The EcoSport is the bestselling Ford car in the country. This compact sports utility vehicle comes with a radical design and good technicalities. Known for its high ground clearance and spacious interiors, the EcoSport comes with a price tag of Rs 6.14 to Rs 9.48 lakhs.
The Ford Figo was launched in the year 2010. The new Figo has improved features and increased power output. The standard model is pretty cheap at just Rs 3.86 lakhs and the high end ones go up to Rs 6 lakhs. Ford Figo is available in both petrol and diesel engines. The Figo is a sub-4 metre car, but has the best-in class wheelbase of 2489 mm; much higher than its competitors.
Ford Fiesta is a top selling Ford car. Though the Fiesta is less on space with a cramped rear seat, the EcoSport inspired interior design looks extremely futuristic. The Fiesta is known for its performance and handling in city and highway. The Ford Classic is renowned for responsive mechanics and excellent suspension. This sedan uses the Kinetic Design philosophy which enhances driver and passenger safety. Their prices range from Rs 8 to 10 lakhs. Ford Classic is an enhanced version of the Fiesta, but it costs much lesser than the original version. The base variant is available at Rs 5 lakhs. Though it has a frugal range of engine options, it is a performance oriented driver’s car.
With its aggressive stance, the Ford Endeavour has a commanding road presence. The advanced safety and comfort features, along with a powerful engine make this SUV a great off-roader. Introduced in India in 2003 the Ford Endeavour is a midsize SUV. The ride quality in the third row here is pretty comfortable unlike other SUVs. The price of Endeavour ranges from Rs 19-23 lakhs.
Apart from these, Ford Figo Concept 2015, Ford Figo New, Ford Endeavour 2015, Ford Mustang, Figo Aspire, Mondeo, and Kuga are other upcoming cars from Ford.
Ford, the third largest carmaker in the world, has become synonymous with excellence and sophistication in the Indian automobile market. Ford cars are posing a great concern to other automobile giants like Maruti, Hyundai, Toyota, Honda and many others.