If cars had nationalities, Ford Aspire's would be a confusing one. The Ford Aspire was owned by Ford Motor Company, an American car manufacturer and marketer. While it can be considered American, its body was designed by Kia Motors, a car manufacturing company based in South Korea. Another interesting thing is that its engine and components were made by Mazda, another car manufacturer this time based in Japan. So if the Ford Aspire is a person, what would it be? An American, Japanese or South Korean?
The Ford Aspire is an entry-level minicompact car sold by Ford in the US from 1994 to 1997. The car was a joint product of Ford, Mazda and Kia and was sold on other countries with different names, like Kia Avella in Asia and Ford Festiva in Australia and Japan. It replaced the Ford Festiva as Ford's entry level car.
The Ford Aspire was first sold in the US in two varieties: a 2-door hatchback and a longer wheelbase 4-door hatchback. Both are front-wheel drive vehicles equipped with a 63 hp 4-cylinder engine. Transmission options include the standard 5-speed manual gearbox and an optional 3-speed automatic shift. 4-door models are available only in base trim while 2-door varieties can be ordered in either base or SE trim.
As an entry level car, we cannot expect much from the Ford Aspire. Engine performance is sufficient enough for daily driving and overall performance is adequate enough for an entry level car. With its low sticker price, the Ford Aspire may be worth looking at.
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