Ford Figo History
The Ford Figo with the internal code B562 is a compact sedan manufactured by Ford of India at its factories in Chennai and Sanand. Based on the European Mark V Ford Fiesta sedan, the Figo has been available in developing countries since March 2010 and will be re-launched in February 2020 to meet BS6-Bharat Stage 6 standards, which will take effect from April 2020.
The Ford Figo is available in petrol and diesel versions, both come standard with a 5-speed manual gearbox and electric steering. Both engines meet Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) emission standards and the Wego Diesel is powered by the same 1.4-liter engine as the current Ford Icon and Ford Fiesta, with a 1.2-litre range of approximately 12.5 inches. Variation of Indian gasoline.
The highway is about 15.5 km, but km. The diesel drove about 10 miles downtown and 12 miles on the highway, and the Wego was offered in a variety of specifications, including LXi, EXI, ZXi, and Titanium. Titanium alloy wheels added dual airbags and ABS, and the Wego underwent model changes in October 2012, but the car has not been mechanically modified and uses the same engine.
2021 Ford Figo details
This year they re-released the Ford Figo Automatic in India. Prices start at Rs 7.75 for titanium coating and go up to Rs 8.20 at the latest Titanium + show. About a year ago we reported that Wego was being updated with an automatic transmission option, but it finally works. The Ford Figo’s 1.2-litre petrol is equipped with an EcoSport Sport mode and a six-speed automatic six-speed automatic transmission with gear selection from major competitors such as the Swift AMT and Grandi 10 Nios AMT.
By the way, this is the third version of the Figo automatic to be sold in India. Prior to this, when Ford launched the updated Figo in 2019, it was equipped with a 6-speed torque converter gearbox, paired with a larger 123-horsepower 1.5-litre gasoline engine. This version was discontinued when the hatchback was updated to comply with the BS6 standard. Before that, Figo was even equipped with a dual-clutch automatic transmission and a 1.5-litre 110-horsepower gasoline engine.
The new 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission in Figo has been paired with the existing 1.2-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine in the hatchback. This engine produces 96 horsepower and 119 Nm of torque, which makes Figo more powerful than all its competitors. The diesel engine in Figo does not have an automatic transmission option.
Unlike EcoSport equipped with paddle shifters, this gearbox on Figo has a “select gear” mode that can be used to manually control gears. There is a toggle switch on the shift lever, which can be used to shift up and down. It also has a sports mode, which Ford India claims can optimize gear shifts for better performance.
Provided with titanium and titanium + decorations, Figo is automatically equipped with features such as a 7.0-inch touch screen infotainment system with integrated navigation, FordPass connection apps, and more. , Automatic air conditioning, electrically adjustable ORVM, height-adjustable driver’s seat, start button, rain-sensing windshield wiper, automatic headlights, and remote keyless entry.
Especially SYNC infotainment software, and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connections are still missing. Safety is covered by up to six airbags, a rear parking camera, ABS with EBD, ESC, traction control (special for segments) and even the hill start assist system. Figo’s automatic version also uses a new two-tone design for the 15-inch alloy wheels.
When Figo returns to an automatic transmission, it competes with AMTMaruti Suzuki Swift and Hyundai Grand i10 Nios. The mid-range Swift variant is cheaper than Figo, but the high-end variant is more expensive. Grand i10 Nios AMT is cheaper than Figo. But the main difference is that Figo has a torque converter. This is a regular machine, more advanced than AMT.