The name Figo comes from the colloquial term for ‘cool’ in Italian. The nifty, economical but feature packed Figo from Ford is just that! The Ford Figo is a strong contender in the popular subcompact hatchback car space in India. Its fuel economy, spacious interiors, affordable price point and features have made this a popular car for Indians vehicle owners.
Ford Figo specs and features
The new Ford Figo features a 1.2 l Ti-VCT petrol engine in petrol with 96 PS which offers about 20 kmpl of fuel efficiency. The diesel Ford Figo has a 1.5 l TDCi engine with 100 PS power and about 25 kmpl fuel economy. A dual tone roof (available only in some variants), sporty cellular grille and alloy wheels are some of the highlights of the car exterior. A touchscreen infotainment system helps navigate and keeps everyone entertained. Automatic headlamps, rain sensing wipers and stylish seat covers are other attractive features that can be opted for. The Blu-interior environment helps accentuate the attractively designed interiors of the car.
Buyers can opt for security features such as six airbags (including side and curtain) and rear view camera to get a clear view while reversing. The vehicle also offers smart drive features that include Hill Launch Assist, Electronic Stability Program for safer turning and Electric Power Assisted steering. Rear fog lamps and ABS with EBD are standard inclusions. Remote keyless entry and perimeter alarm are available in the higher variants.
Ford Figo variants
This car is available in the Ambiente, Titanium and Titanium+ variants in petrol and diesel in five and six speed engines. The price of the petrol base model starts at Rs. 5. 2 lakh and goes up to Rs. 7.7 lakhs for the petrol automatic car. The starting model of the diesel Figo is Rs. 6.13 lakhs with the Titanium Blu model costing Rs. 7.5 lakhs.
What people like about the Ford Figo
Many of those who have opted for the Ford Figo feel that this is the best car in its class and is among the best hatchbacks it is possible to buy right now. The performance is great, mileage is good and security features are much better than other cars in this class, feel owners. Considering that this is a hatchback, the boot space is very generous; which makes this car ideal for family trips. The build quality is good and the car feels solid but still manages to offer a good pickup. The Ford Figo is a great option for those looking for a compact, affordable but feature rich, low maintenance car.