After the successful launch of the Figo Aspire, Ford is all set to launch the new Figo hatchback in the Indian market on the 23rd of this month.
The Figo hatch is based on a new platform and shares its underpinnings with the Aspire sedan. The new Figo will get the same power trains – 1.2 petrol and 1.5 diesel engines.
The car will get black interiors as opposed to dual tone Beige Black available on the sedan version. Features like Dual air-bags could be offered from the base model and higher models will get ABS, EBD and parking sensors.
Ford will also offer SYNC™ voice-activated system with Bluetooth®-enabled phone to make calls, play your favourite music – using just your voice in addition to SYNC™’s Emergency Assistance automatically calls emergency services which shares your exact GPS location.
The car may also feature Automatic Climate Control, Power-fold Mirrors, MyFord Dock®, Ford MyKey® and many more features available on the Aspire.
The Ford Figo will now rival the likes of the Nissan Micra Active, Maruti Suzuki Swift and Hyundai Grand i10 when it goes on sale. The new Figo hatchback will be manufactured at the company’s Sanand plant in Gujarat alongside the Figo Aspire sedan.
Pricing could start at just under Rs. 4 lakhs for the base petrol and Rs. 4.8 lakhs for the base diesel. The Figo hatchback will be available in 4 variants – Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium+.