All About The New Ford Figo Facelift 2019
The Ford Figo has received a facelift after three years of the first launch of the hatchback in the country.
The 2019 Ford Figo Facelift is comprehensively designed with 1200 new parts, a host of cosmetic and mechanical changes to its premium hatchback similar those on we’ve seen on the Aspire facelift.
While the silhouette remains the same, the Figo has got quite a lot of styling upgrade.
Visit a Ford Dealer in Vizag to know more about the specs, as we list them down for you, here-
The new ford Figo is designed perfectly to fit into your smart world.
With its energetic design, powerful engine, fast technology and safety features the new ford Figo is always ready to add fun and ease to every journey of your fast-paced lifestyle.
The vehicle gets a revamped face, a cellular style grille, tweaked rear with the old swept back headlamp cluster and a better equipped cabin along with two new petrol engines coming from the family of Ford Freestyle and the EcoSport. The top spec Titanium Blu variant shows off the blue accents on the exterior along with a dual tone roof and newly designed alloys.
the rear has a new chiselled bumper. Unlike the old car, the top Titanium + is replaced by the BLU variant which gets you a black roof, mirrors and wheels. It also has a boomerang shaped fog lamp surround that is finished in Blue. These contrasting additions are to our liking, but if you want to buy a normal looking Figo then you must buy the lower titanium variant.
The cabin gets a redesign as well, sporting new all-black interior with blue accents on the doors and dials along with blue contrast stitching on the seats.
The 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system comes with an in-built navigation along with a reversing camera. In terms of convenience features, the car now gets kit such as keyless
entry, push-button start, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, a reverse camera and a touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and navigation.
Ford already offered the Figo with some essential safety kit like dual airbags as standard, with the top variants featuring six. With the facelift, the car now gets ABS, a speed-alert system, seat-belt reminders and rear parking sensors as part of the standard kit to comply with upcoming regulations.
Unlike the old car, the new Figo also gets adjustable rear headrests, which is a great addition in terms of safety and comfort. There is a good amount of storage space upfront with large door pockets and several small storage spaces. The boot, at 257 litres, is large enough and the rear seat can be folded for added space.
Ford will be offering a 1.5-litre diesel along with a 1.5-litre petrol engine for the new Figo.
What’s new is the 1.2-litre Dragon petrol engine which makes 95 bhp at 6,500 rpm and 120 Nm of peak torque at 4,250 rpm. All variants of the Figo get a 5-speed manual but the 1.5 litre petrol variant gets a 6-speed torque convertor automatic gearbox.
The 1194cc petrol engine produces best-in-class 95bhp and 120Nm of torque. It is a modern motor with all-aluminium construction and is much lighter than the older unit. Besides promising better performance, Ford also claims that it offers much better fuel economy. The Thumb the starter button and this three-cylinder motor surprises you with its smooth and refined idle.
The diesel however is the highlight of this car. As soon as you start the engine you realize that this 1498cc engine is quite refined. This common-rail diesel churns out a very impressive 99bhp and 216Nm of max pulling power. Power delivery is seamless, and one can barely feel the turbo kicking in. There’s a gentle surge at around 1700rpm, followed by a strong push till the 3800rpm past which it’s best to upshift. What’s also good is that the engine has a strong push, so the gearbox doesn’t have to be constantly worked to make quick progress. Even if you must shift, Ford has plonked in a new manual transmission that is smoother and more positive than before, which in turn elevates the driving experience further.
The Figo also comes with a petrol automatic which a new three-cylinder engines from the dragon engine family. It is mated to a 6-speed torque converter and like the old car will come only in the mid spec Titanium variant.
The 2019 Ford Figo petrol manual price in Vizag is in between of Rs 4.99 lakhs to Rs 7.40 lakhs and the Ford Figo diesel manual price in Vizag is in between Rs 5.95 lakhs to Rs 7.74 lakhs which makes it one of the most affordable cars in its class.
Visit the nearest Ford Figo showroom in Vizag to book a test drive today!