The Ford Aspire was introduced in the US market in 1995. It was a subcompact sedan that replaced the Ford Escort. The Aspire was available with a 1.3-liter or 1.5-liter engine. It was produced until 1999, when it was replaced by the Ford Focus.
The Aspire had a unique design that made it stand out from other subcompact sedans of its time.
It was one of the first vehicles to offer side airbags as an option.
It was also one of the first cars to offer a driver's side airbag standard.
The Ford Aspire was based on the Mazda 121, which was itself based on the Mazda B-Series platform. This meant that the Aspire shared many features and components with Mazda vehicles.