Car name : Ford Figo
Price of the car : 5.23-7.70 Lakhs
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Engine location||Front, transverse|
|ARAI certified mileage||20.4 km/litre|
|Emission norm||BS IV g/km|
|Drive train||FWD(front wheel drive)|
Suspensions/brakes/wheels and tyre of Ford Figo :
|Front brakes||Ventilated disc|
|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|
Features of Ford Figo:
|Number of airbags||2|
|Airbags||Driver frontal airbag, front passenger frontal airbag|
|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|
|Power windows||Only front windows|
|Power steering||Electric steering electric power|
|Adjustable steering column||Rake|
|Sun visor||Driver & front passenger|
|Ventilation system||Manual air conditioning with cooling and heating|
|12v power outlet||Yes|
|Adjustable headrestst||Front row|
|Tachometer||Not an offer|
|Distance to empty||Yes|
|Engine malfunction light||Yes|
|Key off reminder||Yes|
|Low fuel warning||yes|
Dimensions and weight of Ford Figo:
|Wheel base||2490 mm|
|Kerb weight||1026 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||42 liters|