The recently out video features Figo and Verito Vibe, which are facing each other and giving a tough competition. The video starts with the expression of the expert shown in the video who declares that value for money, this is the important factor which people consider before buying any car. All the customers want that all the bells and whistles are loaded in the car they are going to buy at the very least price.
The video further displays the all new Mahindra Verito Vibe, facing off Ford Figo as it was initially that which car should confront the new Vibe. The entry of the cars in the video is blasting. They come in front of the camera no less than any Hollywood heroes after blowing off a couple of fire places and buildings. The camera rolls around these cars like the protagonist is all set to beat its rivals.
Other than this, the video takes us directly inside one of the cars which looks ravishing and first of all we totally forget what are here for. Then the experts sits inside both the cars, checks the head-room, leg-room and comfort of the back seat. Later on, he steps out and checks the back space of both the cars and keeps his luggage as well.
The expert further explains the specifications of Ford Figo which comes with two engine options. The 1.4 diesel, 1399 cc engine which churns out 68 bhp of power @ 400 rpm with 160 Nm of torque at 2000 rpm. On the other hand Mahindra Verito Vibe has only one engine option; 1.5 L, 1461 cc which scoops out a power of 65 bhp at 400 rpm and 160 Nm of torque at 200 rpm.
This Ford Figo advertisement details out the spaciousness of Ford Figo along with the bells and whistles of the central console. The boot space is best in class with 284L making it perfect for the road trips, shopping or long drives, the rear seat can also be folded to increase the boot space. The steering mounted audio/radio controls helps you to switch music without compromising your safety. With the bluetooth compatibility simply pair your mobile with the audio unit and you begin your conversation, infact you can pair upto 4 phones and access full phone book, dialed numbers, received & missed calls on the audio display. The ride and handling of the hatch has gone smooth with the light and precise steering, optimized suspension and swift movement of the controls that offers better driving. Both the engines are smooth and offers a safe drive with decent power and torque figures. Ford has even enhanced the braking system through ABS with EBD and Front Dual Airbags have gone standard on the Titanium series.
The all new Ford Figo is the hatch that made its manufacturer look at the Indian auto market under a different light. The potential of the hatchback market is well known to the Indian auto market enthusiasts also, seeing that Ford updated the vehicle as soon as it completed its second anniversary with about 100 new changes as acclaimed by the company. The front fascia was completely changed with dominating new hexagonal grille. The hatch’s width seem extended with the the new/grille and coupled with the refreshed headlamps increases the front fascia of Figo more than the other proportions. The fenders have been altered as well with two slat bonnet grille. The rear end is tweaked slightly and same goes with the engine mechanics. The 1.2-litre petrol motor and 1.4-litre DuraTorq engine remains true to its precursor. Same goes for the power and torque figures, the petrol engine cranks out 69.5bhp of power at 6250 RPM with 102 Nm at 4000 RPM and diesel mill offers 67.5bhp of peak power at 4000 RPM with 160 Nm of peak torque at 2000 RPM.
Ford Figo, the hatch celebrated its second anniversary in the year 2012 and then only the American auto major rendered it with new bells and whistles and give it a facelift to give the vehicle an edge over its arch rivals. Ford Figo the hatchback changed Ford India’s face in India and prompted the auto major to take Indian market seriously.2012 Ford Figo came in close to 100 new changes as per the American auto major that included 10 styling changes which comprised of refreshed headlights and now larger reflective surface was incorporated in them translating into better illumination at night. The front bumper is also refreshed with new trapezoidal grille while the fog lamps have gone bezel. The overall dimensions stay the same with minor exterior upgradation. The mechanics of the new Figo have not been changed and still uses the same set of engines as before. The 1.2-litre petrol motor and 1.4-litre DuraTorq engine that cranks out 69.5bhp of power at 6250 RPM with 102 Nm at 4000 RPM and 67.5bhp of peak power at 4000 RPM with 160 Nm of peak torque at 2000 RPM. Both engines are offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Do not believe commercials or car experts? Then just take a look at the video of the very first test drive of the Ford Figo with Michael Boneham, President and Managing Director, Ford India. Keep your ears open and eyes glued to the information that he shares about the various features of the car as he drives on a narrow road near the costal city of Chennai.
Space, design, features et al, the new Ford Figo has it all. Check out the Ford Figo in the video and see the young couple find a companion in their car at different occasions in life. Like the video says check out the new Ford Figo and feel the difference !
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