Ford Figo

ford figo

Car name                     : Ford Figo

Price of the car           : 5.23-7.70 Lakhs

Mileage:

            Highway mileage   :  16-25 kmpl

            City mileage             : 14-23 kmpl

About Ford Figo:

The Ford Figo, internal code name B562, is a subcompact hatchback manufactured by Ford India in it’s  Chennai and Sunland plants. Based on the Mark V European Ford Fiesta hatchback, the Figo has been sold in developing countries since March 2010.

Two generations has ruled:

First Generation  (2010-2015):

This model has a large hexagonal grill and redesigned head and tail lamps.

Braking & Handling:

The Ford Figo has ventilated discs at front and drum rear brakes. The top variant comes with an Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Braking Distribution (EBD) which enhances the safety of the car by helping it stop in emergency situations.    

Safety:

During a crash, the Figo’s engine autiomatically falls from the bonnet area to prevent the car from catching the fire. Dual front airbags on a premium package.

Second Generation (2015-present) :

Ford India launches the second generation Figo in 2015, six years after the initial launch.

Engines:

The second generation Figo is available in three engine options. The 1.2-litre petrol unit which makes 88PS and 112Nm and comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Ford also has a larger 1.5-litre petrol on offer which is only offered with a 6-speed Dual-clutch transmission. This unit makes 112PS and 136Nm. And lastly, there is also a 1.5-litre diesel, churning 100PS and 215Nm.

Safety:

 All variants are offered with dual-front Airbags except the base variant, which only has a driver-side Airbag. The top-end variant gets 6-airbags in total.

Suspension:

Independent MacPherson strut with coil spring and anti-roll bar up front work in tandem with semi independent twist beam with twin gas and oil filled shock absorbers at the rear.

   Front Grille:

 The second generation Figo include comes under with “Aston Martin-esque” Front Grilles. On the top end trims Titanium and Titanium+, the status/bars and the grill surround are chrome plated. The lower trims get either Black or Silver painted grills and grill surround.

Equipment

Equipment highlights for the Figo include the My Ford Dock, first introduced on the Aspire, which allows occupants to easily charge their smart-devices and also use the same navigation.

   Freestyle

In 2018, a CUV variant of the Figo was introduced, known as the Ford Freestyle. It is slotted between the Figo hatchback  and the EcoSport. It is available with a 1.2-litre petrol  engine and a 1.2-litre diesel engine. Both the engines are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The starting price is Rs5.09lakh. it is available in the following trims: Ambient, Trend, Titanium and Titanium+.

Technical specifications of Ford Figo

Body:

Seating capacity 5
Doors 5
Body type hatchback

Engine:

Cylinder configuration In-line
Cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Displacement 1194 cc
Power 96
Torque 120
Engine location Front, transverse
Fuel system Injection
Fuel type Petrol
ARAI certified mileage 20.4 km/litre
Emission norm BS IV g/km

Transmission:

Drive train FWD(front wheel drive)
Gears 5
Type Manual

Suspensions/brakes/wheels and tyre of Ford Figo :

Front brakes Ventilated disc
Rear brakes Drum
Front suspension Independent McPherson
Rear suspension Semi-independent twist beam with twin gas oil filled shock absorbers
Front tyre and rim 175
Rear tyre and rim 175
Wheels size 175
Handbrake Manual

Features of Ford Figo:

Safety:

Number of airbags 2
Airbags Driver frontal airbag, front passenger frontal airbag
Engine mobilize Yes
Parking assistance Rear sensors
Child safety locks Yes
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror Yes
Door ajar warning Yes
ABS (anti-lock breaking system) Yes
EBD (electronic brake-force distribution) yes

Interior:

Power windows Only front windows
Power steering Electric steering electric power
Instrument console Analog+digital
Multifunction display Yes
Adjustable steering column Rake
Seats material Fabric
Sun visor Driver & front passenger
Clock digital

Comfort:

Ventilation system Manual air conditioning with cooling and heating
Boot-lid opener Internal
Fuel-lid opener Internal
12v power outlet Yes
Adjustable headrestst Front row
Cup holders Front
Door pockets front

Instrumentation

Tachometer Not an offer
Odometer Digital
Trip meter Yes
Distance to empty Yes
Fuel gauge Analog
Engine malfunction light Yes
Speedometer Analog
Key off reminder Yes
Headlight reminder Yes
Low fuel warning yes

Warranty:

Basic warranty 2
Dimensions and weight of Ford Figo:
Length 3941 mm
Width 1704 mm
Height 1525 mm
Wheel base 2490 mm
Kerb weight 1026 mm
Fuel tank capacity 42 liters

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