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Ford to Launch Marazzo-Based MPV In India

The announcement of Ford and Mahindra’s joint venture (JV) for India came in the month of October. Both the companies are now planning to launch at least 3 new SUVs under Ford’s name which also includes a Ford MPV which will be based on Mahindra’s Marazzo.

Mahindra Marazzo-Based MPV By Ford | Highlights

  • Ford had earlier considered launching a low-cost MPV in the Indian market but was in the fear that other SUV’s could overshadow it.
  • The new MPV by Ford could feature the same BS6 compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine as the Marazzo. However, A 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol unit is also said to be under development as well. The MPV could get a manual and automated manual transmission (AMT).
  • Reports claim that the MPV could be offered in 7 or 8-seat variant and will share the same underpinnings with the Marrazzo. It is very likely that Ford could tweak up the suspension a little differently.
  • The alleged MPV will also be sharing the same powertrain as on the Marazzo and will also retain Mahindra’s unique ladder-frame chassis and the front-wheel drive.
  • On the outside, it seems like Ford is planning to give its MPV an all-new body design can help ford in retaining Ford’s global MPV look.
  • Just like the Marrozo, the inside of the all-new MPV will feature a new dashboard with a sync series infotainment system.
  • Although the price for the same hasn’t been speculated yet, However, the competition will include Mahindra’s Marazzo, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga.

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Jaskaran Singh Bhola
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