Ford India is one of the best known car manufacturers in the country. Its Ford Fiesta sedan, which was recently rechristened as Classic is quite an impressive premium sedan that is available in the Indian car bazaar. The Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI is the petrol variant of the Classic array and keeps the ability to charm one and all. This car directly competes with premium sedans like Maruti Swift Dzire, Mahindra Verito, and Toyota Etios Sedan and so on. The car is blessed with a good 1.6 litre of Duratec petrol engine, which comfortably churns out peak power of 101BHP along with maximum torque of 146Nm. The five speed manual transmission coupled with the engine is impressive in performing on road. The fuel economy of the car is quite decent in spite of being fitted with petrol motor. The car takes away the cake in terms of its exteriors. The smooth and well-done front façade is terrific. These good looks are continued towards the side and rear profile of the sedan. On the other hand, the interiors of Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI are much more sophisticated and elegant than its exteriors. The interiors of the car are comfortable and premium. the major highlights here comprise of air conditioning system with heater, power steering with adjustable steering column, power windows, tachometer, huge glove compartment, digital odometer, rear reading light, low fuel warning light, and more.
The looks of Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI are spectacular. Ford India has done a lot of work on the appearance of the sedan and made sure that it looks like a show-stealer on road. And the firm has been pretty much successful in doing so. The modern dynamic design of Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI is terrific and an ideal amalgamation of robustness and style. The front profile of the sedan variant is muscular and comes with sturdy bonnet and aggressive grille that has been finished with chrome. The crystal headlamps are quite attractive. The side profile of the car is very smooth and impressive. The well-pronounced wheel arches are fitted with tubeless tyres. The ORVMs are rounded and made attractive. Finally, the rear of the car is no less and features chic and trendy tail lights that effectively mix the sportiness with style. The dimensions of Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI are also close to perfect. the sedan stretches out to a length of 4282mmwith a width and height of 1686mm and 1486mm respectively.
Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI interiors are very elegant and sophisticated. The tow tone color scheme translates into a very lavish ambiance. The seats have been upholstered with high quality fabric. The dashboard has been give high gloss finish, while the centre console is fitted with nice audio system and well positioned air conditioning vents. The gearbox has been placed close to the driver so that he/she doesn’t face any problem while shifting gears. The ample of luggage storage space adds on to the interiors of the car variant.
The comfort level of Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI is quite good. Ford India has taken care of the passengers and blessed the sedan model with numerous comfort features. The air conditioning system with heater is extremely efficient. The lumbar seat support is present along with height adjustable seat belt for the driver. The other comfort features in Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI comprise of rear reading lamp, trunk light, front and rear cup holders, rear seat headrest, Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest, accessory power outlet, Low Fuel Warning Light and remote fuel lid and boot opener.
Under the bonnet, Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI is bestowed with a dynamic and robust 1.6Litre of Duratec petrol engine that manages to produce high power of 101BHP at the rate of 6500rpm along with maximum torque of 146Nm at the rate of 3400rpm. The engine is mated with five speed manual transmission that takes the performance of the car to a whole new level. The acceleration and pickup of Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI is said to be best in class. The sedan has a top speed of 170kmph and goes from 0 to 100 km per hour speed mark in just 11.43 seconds. Delivering good mileage is also important and this 1.6 litre of Duratec petrol engine isn’t behind in that. The car manages to deliver a good fuel economy of 10.4 to 13.9 km per litre.
The braking and handling of Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI is quite remarkable. The car has a good braking system comprising of ventilated disc brakes for the front and Self-Adjusting Drum brakes for the rear. On the other hand, the handling of the sedan variant is enhanced with the power steering along with a notable suspension system. The suspension system here include in Independent McPherson struts with offset coil spring for the front axle along with Semi-Independent heavy duty twist-beam with coil springs suspension type for the rear axle. The gas filled shock absorbers make sure that you get a smooth and bump free ride even on the rugged and rough Indian topography.
The safety features of Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI are as classic as its name. The car however doesn’t have anything hi-fi, but it makes sure that the passengers and the car is safe in case of any accident or collision. the car’s body is strong and could absorb a lot of force in an accident thereby keeping the passengers safe. Furthermore, the car variant comes with central locking system, power door locks, child door lock, anti-theft alarm, Day & Night Rear View Mirror and Passenger Side Rear View Mirror. Halogen headlamps are present to provide the driver with a much lightened view of the road at night. The other miscellaneous safety features in Ford Classic 1.6 Duratec LXI comprise of seat belt warning, door ajar warning, adjustable seats, keyless entry, engine immobilizer and engine check warning.
Good safety features, terrific looks, and comfortable interiors
Lack of airbags, ABS and EBD.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
Look and Style : GOOD ...NEED TO IMPROVE IN FRONT Comfort : GOOD Pickup : AMAZING Mileage : NICE regarding 1.4 TDCI DURATORQ ENGINE Bes ...
Look and Style : Classy and simple Comfort : Asn an entry level sedan it gives the satisfactory comfort. Seats are good, adjustable steering etc Pickup : Its good, you can feel the power of 1. ...
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