Comparatively other well performed cars in Indian market, Ford Figo found some challenges in its retailing and after it found out the reasons and understood the mentality and expectations of those car lovers, it went on upgrading its looks, features and performance to clearly make itself visible among its rivals. The facelift model comes with three variants namely: Ambiente, Titanium and Titanium BLU and the price is ranging from 5.15 lakh to 8.09 lakh. Let’s have a review and analysis of Next-Gen Ford Figo.
Considering its exterior, the Next-gen Ford Figo has done well in its design, cosmetic and mechanical upgradation. It looks now more upmarket than its own predecessors. Now, it has come with the potential to become a most likeable hatchback in Indian auto market. The changes in design is more focused in the front where it has now a more protruding grille with some small but smart changes to give it a fresh and peppy look. The side and rear profile look kind of similar with not much major changes. However, the dual tone bumper mimics the one in the front. All in all, the outer design remains the same as its previous model but the changes that were made is enough to jazz you up.
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Moving into the interior, mostly you will notice not a big change than its previous facelift model, however, you can notice some significant changes and additions in the cabin.
The redesigned central console draws your attention at first as it is where you can find some major changes and upgradation. The central console is now with a floating 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. But it isn’t the SYNC 3 type that you get in Freestyle. The piano black panel enhances the esthetic of the center console and dashboard.
The Titanium blue variant comes with an exception only with jet black on its dashboard, headliner and others.
The back seats are quite comfortable and provide you with good thigh and lumbar support. You get decent legroom and knee room. For your comfy journey, you get adjustable headrest. The boot space is of 257 L, enough to put all your family luggage for a one weekly trip. You also get number of storage space inside the cabin to keep your stuff. The safety and other convenient features Figo provide are dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, seat belts reminder, rear parking sensor,
Now, talking about the most significant change in the Figo, it has now with a petrol engine of Dragon family which is the newest engine model of Ford. You can get both 1.2 L and 1.5 L petrol and diesel engine respectively with 3 cylinders. The 1.2 L engine generates a power of 96 PS and 120 Nm of torque with 5-speed MT whereas the 1.5 L engine produces a power of 100 PS and 215 Nm of torque with a 5-speed MT. Figo also offers AT with 1.5 L petrol engine that produces 123 PS and 150 Nm of torque. Ford Figo mileage they offer are quite great. The petrol variant gives a mileage of 20.4 Km/L whereas the diesel one gives 25.5 Km/L.
Looking at its changes and upgradation in its features, design and performance, it indeed stands out of its predecessors and other rivals.