Ford Figo Facelift launched in India: Prices start at Rs. 5.15 lakhs

Ford Figo Facelift launched in India: Prices start at Rs. 5.15 lakhs

Ford Motors India has launched the long-awaited facelifted version of the Figo today. The hatchback has been priced at Rs. 5.15 lakhs for the base Ambiente petrol manual variant while the top of the line Titanium 1.5 petrol auto variant has been priced at Rs. 8.46 lakhs. The company launched the Aspire Facelift during the last months of 2018 and ever since then, the wait for the new Figo facelift has been going on. In the segment, the Figo will face some potent rivals like the Maruti Suzuki Swift (Rs. 4.99 lakhs) and the Hyundai Grand i10 (Rs. 4.97 lakhs) among others. Check out the table below for full price list of the new Figo as well as comparison with the old prices.

Ford Figo Petrol 1.2

Manual Transmission New Price (INR) Old Price (INR)
New Ford Figo Ambiente 515,000 582,600
New Ford Figo Titanium 639,000 658,300
New Ford Figo – Blu 694,000 NA
Automatic Transmission (Petrol 1.5L TiVCT)
New Ford Figo Titanium 809,000 846,100

Ford Figo (Diesel 1.5L TDCi)

Manual Transmission New Price (INR) Old Price (INR)
New Ford Figo Ambiente 595,000 668,700
New Ford Figo Titanium 719,000 744,400
New Ford Figo – Blu 774,000 NA

All prices ex-showroom, India

2019 Ford Figo Facelift

The main changes on the exteriors of the updated Ford Figo include a new front fascia which consists of a refreshed 3D grille, new bumpers and new fog lamps with chrome inserts. It also gets bigger and better-looking 15-inch alloy wheels. The top end Titanium Blu variant will get some sporty design elements like black alloys, blue inserts in the bumper, black strip around the lower end of the side, Blu badging on interiors along with other subtle changes which suggest of its sporty nature. It also gets some premium features like rain sensing wipers, auto headlamps, automatic AC, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and six airbags.

Ford has equipped the Figo pretty decently. It gets features like auto headlamps, tilt adjustable steering, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs, rain sensing wipers, auto AC, height adjustable driver seat and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth and navigation. It also gets traction control, electronic stability program and hill launch assist, but they are limited to the petrol automatic variant only. The Figo facelift comes with good safety features too. It gets 6 airbags, which is a first in the segment but available only in the top-spec Titanium Blu, dual front airbags for the other variants, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, driver and co-passenger seat belt reminder and speed sensing door lock. Dual front airbags and ABS are a standard feature now.

Figo Blu

The main difference is in terms of powertrains on offer. The  Ford Figo now gets the Dragon 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine that debuted with Freestyle in the Indian market. It churns out 96 PS of power along with a peak torque of 120 Nm. The petrol engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The diesel variants of the Figo Facelift continue to use the 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine that generates a maximum of 100 PS and a peak torque of 215 Nm. It gets a 5-speed manual transmission. The Figo also gets a 6-speed torque converter automatic unit with a 1.5L petrol engine that generates 123PS of power. Ford claims that all three engines are the most powerful units in their respective segments.

Ford is also offering the new Ford Figo with a first-in-class five-year or 100,000 KM warranty, which includes 2-year factory warranty and 3-year extended warranty. With the prices of the new models now placed even more competitively, it now remains to be seen what is the buyer response to the new facelifted Figo.