Ford will launch the face-lifted Figo small car this festive season and spy photos of the upcoming Figo have been doing the rounds on the internet. Let’s take a look the new Figo and see what has changed.
Updated 16 October 2012: The refreshed Ford Figo is now launched! You can read our road test and review of the Ford Figo, or go on to read these useful stories about the new car:
What’s changed – and not changed in the new Figo
New Figo: Pros and cons
Some cosmetic changes, some improvements. But one improvement we were all waiting for is not there! Click above to find out what.
The Front of the new Figo gets a hexagonal front grille and air dam similar to the Fiesta Sedan. The front bumper and headlamp have been refreshed as well. It also comes with a new reflector design with the indicators at the bottom of the headlamp casing unlike the older design.
The car gets a new pair of alloy wheels and refreshed tail-lamps with repositioned indicators. Inside the Figo gets a dual-tone dashboard along with a new color for the upholstery. The new Figo will also come with audio controls next to the steering wheel. There are no mechanical changes and the Figo will sport the same engines that the present model has. Also read: Ford Figo face lift may be in the works for October 2012!
The trend of volatility in car sales due to the hike in fuel prices and the rising interest rates for car loans make face-lifts an easy way to boost sales. Ford is attempting a similar trick with the Figo trying to give it a spike in sales by launching the face-lifted model around the festive season. Also read: Ford Figo Owner Review
The present Figo is a value for money hatchback which has made a good case for itself. It has helped Ford pull in large sales numbers not just in India but even in overseas markets. What do you think about the new Figo? Share your views in the comments section below!
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