Ford Figo went through a minor cosmetic and features update in 2019. Prices for the updated Figo start at Rs. 5.39 lakh and go all the way up to 7.85 lakh.
There is one petrol and one diesel engine on offer: the petrol, a 1.2 litre, 3-cylinder engine that comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox produces 94 bhp and 119 Nm of torque. The diesel is good for 98 bhp and 215 Nm of torque. Petrol delivers fuel efficiency of 18.5 kmpl while diesel does 24.4 kmpl.
The Figo has always been a fun-to-drive car and the facelifted model has kept the dynamic side intact. The 1.2 petrol is great on highways but the diesel is the one that aces the city driving better with dollops of power coming in at low end. The gearshifts are a bit smoother in the diesel variant. The top-spec Titanium Blu variant gets 15-inch wheels while the other models are shod with 14-inch wheels. On the comfort side, the ride is good and seats are comfy.
The facelifted Figo comes in four primary variants: Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium Blu.
Base Variants: Cheap but too basic
The Ambiente is available in petrol only. The Trend, at Rs. 5.99 lakh, is Rs. 60,000 costlier than Ambiente which costs Rs. 5.39 lakh. The extra money gets you power windows in the rear [in addition to front], rear seat headrest, multifunction steering wheel, voice control and keyless entry. Both are equally equipped when it comes to safety as both have 2 airbags, ABS and EBD as standard. Neither gets rear parking sensors or camera. The Trend gets a basic audio system with 4 speakers.
Best Buy: Ford Figo Titanium
For Rs. 6.35 lakh, or Rs. 36,000 more than Trend, the Titanium [petrol] adds Auto Climate Control, lumbar support, remote trunk open, engine stop start, a 2-DIN infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity. Safety gets a boost with Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts and Rear Camera. The Titanium diesel gets the same features but is priced at Rs. 7.25 lakh.
There is the top-end Titanium Blu that gets you the much-coveted 7-inch touchscreen display but other than there is really no reason to spend a good Rs. 60,000 more than regular Titanium which makes the latter our go-to variant in Figo line-up. The latest version of the Ford Figo is a great car to buy for everyone who likes a fun-to-drive hatchback with good driving dynamics, ample power in the diesel version, and also spacious interiors, good reliability and a decent build quality.