Ford India plans to launch an automatic version of the all new Fiesta in November, 2011. The Fiesta which has been doing about average numbers as buyers perceive the car to be expensive. With very high competition especially from the Hyundai Verna, VW Vento and cut price Honda City the Fiesta is not able to do magic numbers.
Now Ford India plans to launch an automatic gearbox on both the petrol and diesel Fiestas next month. The Fiesta will get a 5-speed Durashift automatic gearbox, which is expected to be an superb alternative to the Verna’s 4-speed auto.
The AT gearbox will be offered on the Titanium Plus models only at a premium of Rs. 75,000/-.