Ford Figo Overview
Ford introduced its money-spinning hatchback Figo back in the year 2010. And over the time span of 5 years, the company had managed to get the right numbers of faithful customers and sold about 300,000 units of the car. And this number was considered as good as it goes up with the amazing Maruti Suzuki Swift in the segment. Later in the year 2015, the American automaker launched the next generation Figo with inside and out getting a major overhaul. The all new Figo gets the eye catchy looks, lighter built, loaded with features and with powerful engines on board. Underpinning the same platform, Ford Figo hatchback can be called as the boot-less version of Aspire. Ford is all ready to launch its facelift in 2018 but the date for its introduction has not yet revealed.Book a test drive for Figo in Hyderabad at Tryaldrive
Ford Figo Design
As can be seen in the Ford Figo pictures of the exteriors, Figo hatchback and Aspire sedan are indistinguishable except for the additional boot fixed at the rear of Aspire. Leave that apart and you can very well confuse Figo hatchback to the sedan version. Similar modish radiator grille in the front with multiple chrome bars boosts the overall outer look. Again the identical swooping head lights flank front grille, trickle to the lower bumper and you will notice the petite lower grille and fog lamps in higher variants. Side profile is simple yet impressive, it gets body
colour matching outside rear view mirrors, body painted outside door handles, multiple spoke alloy wheels, indicators and subtle character lines. The outside rear view mirrors get integrated turn indicators along with power adjustable and foldable functions. At the back, wrap around tail lights are present, an integrated roof spoiler, fog lights and body coloured bumper pretty much define the rear styling.
Ford Figo Cabin
The interior of the Ford Figo hatchback comes in an all black theme with piano black inserts and fabric seat upholstery on all variants. Each door pocket has space to keep at least one bottle and the centre console also has three cup holders. The higher variants get automatic climate control while the lower trims gets manual air conditioning unit. The higher variants also get electically adjustable and foldable ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors). While the Trend and Titanium trims get a MyFord Dock with bluetooth connectivity, the Titanium+ version gets 4.2 inch multi function display along with SYNC AppLink that also has voice control.
The cabin inside is airy and backed up by a great amount of inner space. Similarity with the Aspire sedan is quite evident with the same dashboard and three-spoke steering wheel. Even some of the features embedded inside are same in both the cars. Figo gets black interiors with matte silver accents and touch of chrome. Fit and finish inside is nothing short of excellence and doesn’t feel cheap while its fabric upholstery is fairly sculptured. All the control buttons are well laid and are very easy to use. Ford Figo on the feature front gets 4-speaker sound system and a 4.2-inch multi-functional display that supports USB, MP3, Bluetooth and AUX. The car also boasts of comfort aspects such as steering mounted controls, climate control, keyless entry, electrically adjustable rear view mirror and height adjustable driver’s seat.
Ford Figo Gearbox
The Ford Figo hatchback is powered by three engine options, a 1.5 litre TCDi diesel, a 1.2 litre Ti-VCT petrol and a 1.5 litre Ti-VCT petrol. While the most variants come with a 1.2 litre engine in the petrol trims, the Titanium AT version gets the 1.5 litre unit. The Ford Figo’s diesel options get a 1.5 litre engine only. The 1.2 litre petrol engine generates 87 hp of power at 6,300 rpm and 112 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The 1.5 litre petrol unit produces 110 hp of power at 6,300 rpm and 136 Nm of torque at 4,250 rpm. The 1.5 litre TCDi diesel engine churns out 99 hp of power at 3,750 rpm and 215 Nm of torque from 1,750 rpm to 3,000 rpm.
The Ford Figo has a choice of manual and automatic gearboxes. The 5-speed manual transmission is available on the 1.2 litre petrol and 1.5 litre diesel engine optons. The 1.5 litre Titanium petrol powered Ford Figo comes with a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmisssion which is the only dual-clutch automatic option available in the premium hatchback segment right now.The Ford Figo hatchback has a claimed fuel efficiency/mileage of 18.16 km/l for the petrol engine options and 25.83 km/l for the diesel engine options. For its segment, these mileage figures are acceptable.
The suspension has been tweaked for maximum comfort and completely in line with mass-market taste. And the comfort centric design is reflected in the suspension setup. The car fairly manages bad roads and undulations with the impressive 174mm ground clearance adding more to the comfort factor by aptly dealing with potholes.The car shines at low speeds, offering compliant ride quality to both front and rear passengers. The steering is also light in the cities and behaves just like other modern hatchbacks.
Ford Figo Safety
Braking duties are performed by disc brakes in front and drum brakes at rear. On the safety front, Figo hatchback gets a number of equipments such as six airbags, anti-lock-braking system with electronic brakeforce distribution, among the prominent ones. Besides the aforementioned safety features, the hatchback also feature engine immobilizer and driver seatbelt reminder. Some features are exclusive to automatic version like electronic stability control; traction control and hill start assist.
Ford Figo Price in Chennai
Ford Figo Ex-Showroom Price in Chennai ranges from 4,78,525/- (Figo 1.2P Base MT) to 7,78,839/- (Figo 1.5P Titanium AT). Get best offers for Ford Figo from Ford Dealers in Chennai. Check for Figo price in Chennai at Carzprice
Ford Figo Bottomline
The Ford Figo is a hatchback offered by the American carmaker which is powered by three engine options, a 1.2 litre petrol, 1.5 litre petrol and a 1.5 litre diesel. The larger petrol engine is available only in the top end Titanium variant with a dual clutch automatic transmission. The 1.2 litre petrol and 1.5 litre diesel engines have a 5 speed manual gearbox. The higher variants of the Ford Figo hatchback comes with ABS (Anti locking Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), six airbags and traction control.