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The current Fiesta was a very good car but was compact interior wise. The same thing is being continued in the new Fiesta. People might not be too enthusiastic about that.
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It looks too Korean for me. Lost its American Ford charm.
Interiors & layout are absolutely fantastic... the old fiesta was quite drab.
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April 7 : Chennai : Fiesta Classic Launch

April 14 : Delhi : New Fiesta or the Figo 1.6 Launch. Huge press conference is scheduled at Delhi. Its probably going to be the new fiesta.
Wouldn't there be a clash if Figo 1.6 is launched alongside Fiesta Classic ?
Would they not eat into each others sales ?

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Wouldn't there be a clash if Figo 1.6 is launched alongside Fiesta Classic ?
Would they not eat into each others sales ?
I guess not, They will have a sufficient price difference, equipment difference, engine difference and also looks will be different.
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Wouldn't there be a clash if Figo 1.6 is launched alongside Fiesta Classic ?
Would they not eat into each others sales ?
It definitely wont. Principally because the Figo 1.6 would be a hot hatch that would appeal more to the younger, sportier bunch of the market, while the Fiesta being a sedan, would more likely attract image conscious and little more mature customers who like to have a boot always
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New Fiesta to be launched on the 14th of April! Better price this one to do what the Figo did to its segment, Ford. VFM is the only magic wand that works on the market!
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New Fiesta to be launched on the 14th of April! Better price this one to do what the Figo did to its segment, Ford. VFM is the only magic wand that works on the market!
Can we expect comaprision report, New Fiesta vs T-Jet ?
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April 7 : Chennai : Fiesta Classic Launch

April 14 : Delhi : New Fiesta or the Figo 1.6 Launch. Huge press conference is scheduled at Delhi. Its probably going to be the new fiesta.
2 launches within a gap of a week and that too with the same name!!

Somehow feel that the Indian car buyer will give a nice reception to the Classic, because of reduced pricing. The crowd that's flocking to book 'Boot pasted' sedans like Manza, Dzire and Etios might start looking at the Fiesta Classic as a better alternative. Also it's time Ford expands and overhauls it's service network if they are to sustain the momentum they've picked post-Figo.

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New Fiesta to be launched on the 14th of April! Better price this one to do what the Figo did to its segment, Ford. VFM is the only magic wand that works on the market!
Confirmed, Have you received an invite GTO?

VFM is what you will get this time also.
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Also it's time Ford expands and overhauls it's service network if they are to sustain the momentum they've picked post-Figo.
I agree...in Gurgaon they still only have 1 dealer/service centre. They really need to open at least one more.
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The crowd that's flocking to book 'Boot pasted' sedans like Manza, Dzire and Etios might start looking at the Fiesta Classic as a better alternative. Also it's time Ford expands and overhauls it's service network if they are to sustain the momentum they've picked post-Figo.
Fiesta will be always a better alternative for any other Boot-Added Hatch. Instead of having a long waiting period customer can choose Classic. No doubt this is a proven car.
Ford has already increased the Service Network after Figo Launch. May be they have more service point than Toyota the nearest competitor.
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Also it's time Ford expands and overhauls it's service network if they are to sustain the momentum they've picked post-Figo.
I agree 100% with you, Almost all of our workshops are now handling about double the no. of cars they should, because of the numerous figos added. Thus fights are common at workshops because owners bring their car w/o booking and then these cars can not be accommodated because of the already present rush of cars.
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Mustang,

Any ballpark price figures you can share for new fiesta versions?
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I am sorry if it is a dumb question. What is "Fiesta classic launch" here? I thought we are expecting the new Fiesta launch alone?
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I am sorry if it is a dumb question. What is "Fiesta classic launch" here? I thought we are expecting the new Fiesta launch alone?
You will find all info you need about Fiesta Classic here
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...c-spotted.html

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2 launches within a gap of a week and that too with the same name!!

Somehow feel that the Indian car buyer will give a nice reception to the Classic, because of reduced pricing. The crowd that's flocking to book 'Boot pasted' sedans like Manza, Dzire and Etios might start looking at the Fiesta Classic as a better alternative. Also it's time Ford expands and overhauls it's service network if they are to sustain the momentum they've picked post-Figo.
Couldnt agree more. In fact, even the current pricing is lower compared to its peers, only difference is that it looks old.

So Fiesta classic the challenge would be have the same parts or lesser to reduce cost. But not give out that its a old vehicle.


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Can we expect comaprision report, New Fiesta vs T-Jet ?
T-Jet is Turbo engine. Fiesta is a regular one. No point comparing different technologies.
But at trim level Fiesta will surely be a winner, cos its a new vehicle.
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Wouldn't there be a clash if Figo 1.6 is launched alongside Fiesta Classic ?
Would they not eat into each others sales ?
Guess your point is already answered.
My two cents to it:
Its like saying does i20 affect, Accent's sales figures. Cost is not everything that plays into a car.
Hope that puts the perspective clear.
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