Ford Figo Automatic Launched-Price Starts From INR 7.75 Lakh And Goes up to INR 8.20 Lakh
The Ford Figo automatic has been relaunched in India, with prices starting at Rs 7.75 lakh for the Titanium trim and rising to Rs 8.20 lakh for the Titanium+ trim. We announced over a year ago that the Figo would be updated with an automatic transmission option, and now it has finally arrived.
Figo’s new 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission has been combined with the hatchback’s original 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. This engine produces 96 horsepower and 119 pound-feet of torque, making the Figo more powerful than all of its competitors. Figo’s diesel engine does not have an automatic transmission option.
Unlike the EcoSport, which has paddle shifters, the Figo’s transmission has a ‘Select Shift’ mode that can be used to control the ratios manually. The gear lever has a toggle switch that can be used to change gears up and down. It also has a Sport mode, which, according to Ford India, improves performance by optimising gear shifts.
The Ford Figo automatic is available in Titanium and Titanium+ trims and includes features like a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with embedded navigation, FordPass connected app, automatic air conditioning, electrically adjustable ORVMs, height-adjustable driver’s seat, push-button start, rain-sensing wipers, auto headlamps, and remote keyless entry. Notably, it lacks the SYNC infotainment system as well as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.
Up to six airbags, a rear parking camera, ABS with EBD, ESC, traction control (segment-exclusive), and even hill-launch assist are all standard features.
The 15-inch alloy wheels on the automatic models of the Figo also get a new dual-tone appearance.
This is the third iteration of the Figo automatic to hit the Indian market. Previously, when Ford introduced the facelifted Figo in 2019, it came with a 6-speed torque converter transmission coupled to a bigger 1.5-liter Dragon petrol engine with 123hp. This model was phased out about the time the hatchback was modified to meet BS6 standards. Previously, the Figo had a dual-clutch automatic transmission combined with a 110hp 1.5-liter petrol engine.
The Ford Figo automatic competes with the Maruti Suzuki Swift (Rs 7.01 lakh – Rs 8.56 lakh, ex-showroom) and the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios (Rs 7.01 lakh – Rs 8.56 lakh, ex-showroom) (Rs 6.62 lakh – Rs 8.30 lakh, ex-showroom). It’s worth noting that both the Swift and the Nios are available with a 5-speed AMT gearbox, but the Figo has a more complex torque converter mechanism.
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