Ford has refreshed the Figo hatchback in India with cosmetic updates, additional features and two new sporty colours. The prices of the new Ford Figo facelift are marginally higher with base petrol variant costing Rs 3.85 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), while the diesel base variant costing Rs. 4,81,999.
The Figo facelift gets a new hexagonal bumper along with few other design tweaks to retain the novelty factor. The headlamp cluster has been revised with indicator lamps now moving to inside of the unit, closer to the grille. The fog lamp surrounds are also tweaked and the Figo now gets new alloy-wheels. There are very few subtle changes to the rear– the transparent part of the tail-lamps lens has now moved to the base of the cluster. The Figo is now available in two additional colours - Bright Yellow and Kinetic Blue.
In the inside, the Figo facelift also gets new upholstery and new steering column mounted audio controls. The oily-bits of the Figo remain the same. The petrol version is still powered by the 1.2-litre Duratec engine developing 71bhp and 102Nm of torque, similarly the diesel mill is the extremely fuel efficient 1.4-litre unit producing 69bhp and 160Nm. the top-of-the-line variants for both petrol and diesel guise are still called, the Titanium, in line with Ford’s tradition.
The Figo hatchback is the entry-level product in the Ford India’s range and will continue to remain so till all-new hatchback debuts in 2014. Not surprisingly, the Figo is the highest selling model for the American manufacturer in India and with the facelift it will again an edge against models like the Maruti Suzuki Ritz, Nissan Micra, and others in the entry-level hatchback segment.
The ex-showroom Thane prices of the new Figo facelift start at Rs 3,85,437 for petrol and Rs 4,82,438 for the diesel variant.