Ford launched their cross hatchback Freestyle in the Indian market back in 2018. It is without any doubt one of the best looking cross hatchbacks in the segments. When launched, it completed with cars like Honda WR-V, Volkswagen Polo Cross, Toyota Etios Cross in the segment. It is based on their regular hatchback Ford Figo that is sold in the country. Just like all the other manufacturers, Ford also updated their range of vehicles to meet the new BS6 norms and Ford has made some changes to their popular Freestyle Cross hatchback as well. Here we have a video that takes us on a tour of what all has changed in the Titanium version of Ford Freestyle.
The video has been uploaded by AutoTrend TV on their youtube channel. The video starts by showing the exterior of the the car. The Ruby red colour on Freestyle looks very neat and the thick black cladding around the body gives it a rugged look. Ford Freestyle Titanium trim comes with a Figo like front with a faux silver skid plate on the lower part of the bumper both at the front and rear. None of the variants in Freestyle get projector headlamps or DRLs and the Titanium version also misses on fog lamps.
From the outside everything looks as same as the BS4 version and the only noticeable change is the reverse parking camera at the rear. It still retains the grey coloured alloy wheels, and roof rails that give it a rugged cross hatchback look on the outside. Coming inside, the dashboard and layout remains the same. The noticeable change here however is the touchscreen infotainment system that also shows the feed from reverse parking camera.
It misses out on features like a reverse parking sensor and the automatic climate control has been replaced with manual AC. It gets a multi function steering wheel and the touchscreen does not support Android Auto and Apple Car Play. The instrument cluster is an analog unit with MID in the centre. Just like other Ford vehicles, Freestyle also gets number of safety features like 2 Airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP & traction control, Hill launch Assist, engine immobilizer and so on.
The engine on Ford Freestyle remains the same as before and the only change is that it is now BS6 compliant. It is powered by a 1.2 litre, naturally aspirated petrol engine generating 96 Ps and 119 Nm of torque and a 1.5 litre diesel engine that generates 100 Ps and 215 Nm of peak torque. Both the petrol and diesel version are currently available with a manual gearbox. The petrol is expected to get a 6-speed AT soon.