Ford India Motor Company has decided to launch the new Ford Figo 2019 facelift by March 2019. The showrooms were already filled with the revamped Ford model. Since Ford launched the old model “Figo” in India and after a few years, they decided to launch the pending facelift named new ford hatchback.
The American carmaker has launched the 2019 Ford Figo facelift with several mechanical and cosmetic upgrades. The Ford dealerships already started their pre-booking for the all-new Ford Figo 2019 facelift model.
There are three versions offered by revamped new Figo 2019 model: with a more sporty appeal of high-end variant referred to as Figo Titanium BLU, Figo Titanium, and Figo Ambiente. It has various features like alloy wheels which are uniquely designed, contrast roof, and black grille.
The interior designs for all the three variants of Ford Figo 2019 models are very impressive. The Ford Freestyle model hatchback and Ford Aspire sedan will deliver the same similar revised dashboard to the new Figo makeover. The features of new Ford Figo 2019 facelift includes wipers used rain-sense technology, infotainment system with touch-screen, push-button start, keyless entry, and automatic headlights. The 2019 Figo model does not have Smart Sync3 system which has the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay features.
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Engine & Transmission
The old model of Figo has the specifications of 1.2-liters and 1.5-liters petrol motors with Ti-VCT 3-cylinder which was replaced by the new Figo 2019 facelift with 1.2-liters and 1.5-liters petrol motors with Ti-VCT 4-cylinder. However, they retained the old 1.5-liters diesel motors with TDCi 4-cylinder. Instead of using the old 5-speed IBS manual gearbox, it was replaced with new 5-speed Getrag manual gearbox. Also, the Powershift DCT with six-speed will be replaced by an automatic six-speed gearbox.
The key upgrade of the Ford’s latest engine is on the Powerplant, the manual transmission with 5-speed will be paired to peak torque of 120 NM at 4250 rpm and huge 96 hp at 6500 rpm. The new top-end variant of Ford Figo has petrol-automatic with 1.5-liter petrol motor with maximum peak torque of 150 NM at 4500 rpm and huge 123 hp at 6500 rpm. The gearbox of dual-clutch was replaced with an automatic gearbox of six-speed.
The 1.2L Petrol engine has a fuel efficiency of 20.4 kmpl. The new Figo 1.5-liters automatic petrol engine has a fuel efficiency of 16.3 kmpl while the 1.5-liters diesel engine offers 25.5 kmpl.
Braking and Safety
The braking system of the new 2019 Ford Figo facelift consists of ventilated drum brakes for the rear side and disc brakes for the front side. It has ABS with EBD. The brakes have maximum progression and bite. This new Ford model also provides ESP feature.
The new Ford Figo 2019 hatchback will ensure its safety compliant and follows the safety rules and standards. It includes standard speed-alert system, a warning system for seat-belt, sensor-based rear parking system, and ABS in-built. The top-variant of Ford Figo also includes adjustable headrests available at the rear side, and top-class six airbags.
The current 2019 Ford Figo facelift will be priced within the range of Rs 5.83 Lakhs to a maximum of Rs 8.46 Lakhs (it is the ex-showroom price in Delhi). Also, as per the report, it states that the price will be lower and starting at Rs 5.1 Lakhs and that top-end variant which includes automatic transmission gearbox will be priced at Rs 8.5 Lakhs.