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Next-Gen Ford Figo: All you need to know



Ford Figo, which hit the dealership in India in 2010 for the very first time, has been one of the most successful models from the company’s stable till date. Ford released the second generation Figo in 2015, five years post the initial launch. The hatchback is now expecting a face lift and the next-gen Ford Figo is expected to launch in India in the first quarter of the coming year, 2019.

The next-gen Ford Figo will be available in Ambient, Trend, Titanium, Titanium+, Base and Sports variant. Among these, Ambient, Trend and Titanium and the Titanium+ will be available with both the petrol and the diesel engine. The Base model will feature the diesel power train only. All the variants will come with manual transmission except the Titanium that will be available in both the automatic as well as manual transmission. 

Engine specifications of the facelifted Ford Figo

The face lifted Ford Figo hatchback will feature the new petrol power train under its hood. The new 1.2-litre petrol motor from the Dragon family will replace the Ti-VCT petrol engine that powers the current Ford Figo model. The top-end model is also expected to derive its power from the Dragon series 1.5-litre petrol unit.

The second generation Figo features three engine options, the 1.2-litre petrol engine producing 88 PS and 112 Nm, the 1.5-litre petrol engine unit generating 112 PS and 136 Nm and the 1.5-litre diesel unit offering 100 PS and 215 Nm.

The refreshed motor in the upcoming model will be engineered in aluminium metal to make it weigh less and will be available with new technology. The engine is designed appropriately to help it perform better and deliver more fuel efficiency.

Tech-upgrades featured inside new-gen Ford Figo

Next-gen Ford Figo will feature automatic climate control, steering mounted controls, the SYNC® voice-activated system, SYNC® AppLink ™, MyFord Dock® and  FordMyKey® technology. This will help the next-gen Ford Figo offer the most advanced and sophisticated technology upgrades inside the vehicle. Emergency assistance, hands-free phone calls and entertainment will awe the vehicle occupants.

Safety

The Ford Figo India packs all its Ford Figo models with an array of modern safety equipment to ensure maximum possible protection of the vehicle occupants while hitting the road. Electronic brake force distribution, Electronic stability program (ESP), Electric power-assisted steering (EPAS), Hill Launch Assist (HLA), etc are usually available in most of the Ford Figo models seen cruising the Indian streets. 

The 2019 face lifted Ford Figo price is expected to range between Rs 5 lakh to 7 lakh.

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