Ford India launched Second generation new Figo hatchback in Indian market at an introductory price of INR 4.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The second generation Figo hatchback gets a complete new design language and also offers some of the best-in-class features that make it the most desirable hatchback. The Ti-VCT petrol engine offers a class leading 112 PS of maximum power that makes it the most powerful hatchback in the country. With the launch of the second-generation New Ford Figo, the American carmaker has set a new benchmark in the Indian car market and look to buy back its position in this very segment. The new Figo comes with three engine options - One diesel and two petrol engines. Moreover, the new 2015 Figo hatchback is based on Figo compact sedan concept and shares similar features and styling with the sedan sibling.
The new Figo shares styling with the Figo Aspire sedan as the hatchback features an Aston Martin-inspired front fascia with a distinct hexagonal grille, flanked by a pair of large swept-back headlamps. The body coloured bumper features a pair of fog lamps that looks appealing. On sides, the new Figo looks slightly taller and longer than the current one. All the trims are expected to get petal shaped alloy wheels.
Inside the cabin, the new Ford Figo gets an all-black interior theme with silver treatment for the steering, door armrests and centre console. There is chrome surround for air conditioning vents. Feature list include 4.2-inch SYNC 2.0L multimedia infotainment system, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable ORVMs, and multi-functional steering wheel.
The new Ford Figo comes with a 1.2-litre Ti-VCT petrol, 1.5-litre Ti-VCT petrol and 1.5-litre TDCI diesel engine. The petrol engine is capable of producing 88PS of power and 112 Nm of torque and the 1.5L Ti-VCT motor is capable of generaating 112 PS of power and 136Nm of torque whereas the 1.5 litre diesel engine generates 100 PS of power and 215 Nm of peak torque. Transmission options include a five-speed manual gearbox and a six-speed DSG automatic gearbox (Petrol).
Price, Launch Date and Competition
The new Ford Figo hatchback is priced in the range of INR 4.29 lakh to INR 7.40 lakh. The hatchback will rival against the likes of Hyundai Grand i10, Maruti Swift, Tata Bolt, Honda Brio and Chevrolet Beat.