Ford India is one of the very popular automobile brands in the country’s lucrative car bazaar. Ford India is the subsidiary of the American transnational car maker, Ford Motor Company. This admired car manufacturer is on the sixth position in the Indian car market place. They have a very impressive and well liked hatchback in the market, which is called as the Ford Figo. Apart from the new vehicles sold in the market since year 2010, when it was first introduced, the used car market also has quite a number of Ford Figo for Sale. This impressive hatchback is being offered with both petrol and diesel engine options and has been instrumental in changing the fortune of the company in the country. With such incredible success in a couple of years, the company has now launched a revamped model of this amiable hatchback, Ford Figo facelift in the Indian market. Similar to the earlier version, these new Ford Figo facelift hatchbacks will be available in four trims each of petrol and diesel. Ford India has strategically done the Ford Figo facelift launchduring the festive season, as many people buy new cars during this period. The top end trim in the 2012 Ford Figopetrol lineup is the Titanium variant, which is fully loaded with quite a number of features. This hatchback has been equipped with a power packed engine and impressive fuel efficiency. This New Figo Faceliftgets a performance packed 1.2 L petrol drive train , which can displace about 1196cc and has been mated with a smooth and efficient five speed manual transmission gear box. Some interesting features of this top end Ford Figo Titanium Petrol include a highly developed music system, which has Bluetooth connectivity, a power steering with mounted control buttons, a vibrant coral IP and many more such brilliant features, which will certainly impress the buyers. The company is offering this New Figo India in quite a few lustrous exterior paint options, which are a magnificent diamond white, subtle looking moon dust silver, a innovative chill metallic finish, a magnificent panther black, a refined sea grey finish along with a unique squeeze finish and a flashy Colorado red. All these exterior paint options of the 2012 Ford Figo are smooth and have a metallic finish.
The exteriors of this Ford Figo facelift has been give quite a few cosmetic changes all over. The overall body structure of this Ford Figo Petrol Titanium is aerodynamic and very sleek with a smooth and lustrous body line. The front façade of this 2012 Ford Figo gets a newly designed hexagonal front radiator grille, which has some has a chrome finisher and a large logo of the company has been embossed in the center. This front grille has been flanked with a bright head lamp cluster, which have been fitted with radiant and powerful lights. The head lamp cluster of this Figo Facelift gets new reflectors design, which further enhances the spread of the head lights and gives a better view to the driver. The front body colored bumper also gets a makeover and it also has a large air dam in the center and there are a couple of bright fog lamps in this bumper as well. The front wind screen is laminated as well as glazed and is fitted with a couple of three speed variable intermittent wipers. The side profile gets body colored external rear view mirrors and door handles, which add to the style of this top end Ford Figo India. The company has fitted the neatly carved pronounced wheel arched of this Ford Figo facelift with a set of exclusive 14 inch light alloy wheels , which have been covered with superior tubeless radial tyres of size 175/65 R14, which have an enhanced road grip. The rear end also gets a body colored bumper with a chrome finisher on the boot lid appliqué, which has been tweaked along with the bright tail lamp cluster, which is more refined and cultured that the earlier version. The overall dimensions of this New Ford Figo facelift are rather spacious and can accommodate five passengers with ease. The total length of this New Figo Facelift is about 3795mm, while the overall width including the protruding external wing mirrors is close to 1680mm. The total height of this Ford Figo Facelift is close to 1427mm and it has a roomy wheel base of approximately 2489mm. The minimum turning radius of this New Figo India is 4.9 meters, which is rather good and it also has a reasonably bigger centrally mounted fuel tank that can store about 45 litres of petrol in it. The boot space can accommodate more or less about 284 litres of baggage in it, while the total kerb weight of this Ford Figo India is around 1090 kgs, which is pretty decent .
The company has done up the interiors of this Ford Figo Petrol Titaniumvery elegantly and have integrated quite a few features as well. The seating arrangement is very comfy and the seats are covered with premium quality upholstery, which adds to the elegance of this New Figo. The rear seat can be folded to get more things in it, which is an added advantage and then there is a day and night inside rear view mirror, a front power point of 12V for charging mobiles and other equipment. This New Ford Figo Facelift also gets a couple of cup holders between the front center console and also foldable grab handles with coat hooks above both the rear doors. The door trim gets fabric inserts and then there is a removable parcel tray, a vibrant coral IP, a deluxe floor console. The central console and the instrument cluster have quite a number of warning and notification lamps to keep the driver updated with the vital statistics of the hatchback. Some of these notifications include a digital odometer and a tripmeter for keeping a track of the distance travelled, a distance to empty to keep the driver updated about the fuel refilling, a low fuel warning lamp, a chime if the head lamp is left turned on after switching off the ignition and a few more such notifications as well. Apart from all these, there are a few other storage spaces, which help the passengers to keep a few important things handy whenever they need them.
The company has equipped this Ford Figo Petrol Titaniumwith a performance packed 1.2 L petrol drive train, which is quite fuel efficient as well. This drive train can displace 1196cc and is fitted with four cylinders, which are further equipped with 16 valves in total. The all new 2012 Ford Figo facelift also has a dual over head cam shaft (DOHC) and is also integrated with a highly developed Sequential Electric Fuel Injection (SEFI) fuel supply system, which ensures better fuel efficiency and more mileage. This petrol drive train has the ability to churn out a peak power output of 69.58 Bhp at 6250 Rpm in combination with a maximum torque yield of 102 Nm at 4000 Rpm, which is quite apposite for the Indian road and traffic conditions. This impressive and fuel efficient petrol power plant is mated with a smooth and competent five speed manual transmission gear box for better gear shifts.
Ford India has equipped this latest top end hatchback with a proficient braking and a well balanced suspension system. The braking system for the front wheels of this New Figo Facelift is ventilated discs , which help in efficient braking. While the rear wheels are equipped with a drum based braking system that performs quite well on any road conditions. Apart from these brakes, the company has also included this top end variant with an advanced anti lock braking system with an electronic brake force distribution for enhanced braking. On the other hand, the robust suspension system of this new Ford Figo facelift keeps the hatchback balanced and gives a smooth and effortless driving pleasure to all the occupants. The front axle of this latest Ford Figo Facelift is fitted with an independent McPherson strut type of mechanism with dual path mounts. Whereas, the rear axle of this revamped hatchback is equipped with a semi independent twist beam along with coil springs for enhanced comfort for the rear passengers. Both these systems put together ensure that the passengers as well as the hatchback is stable and in control.
This latest Ford Figo Titanium facelift is the top level variant in the model lineup and has been fitted with some of the most essential and fundamental safety functions. The list includes a laminated and glazed front windscreen for better visibility for the driver in all conditions, three point seat belts for front and back seat passengers along with a lap strap for the center occupant of the back seat. Then there is an intelligent central locking with a smart programmable keyless entry and also an engine immobilizer, the rear defogger comes with an automatic cut-off and the rear windscreen also gets a rear wash and wiping function. Then this high end version also gets an ABS with EBD and dual front airbags as well for added protection of the passengers.
There are quite a few convenient and no nonsense features that have been integrated in this new Ford Figo facelift variant. The inventory of these comfort features include a powerful and efficient air conditioning unit with a heater, which cools the entire cabin very quickly, front two power windows, electric remote boot lid opening, adjustable tilt power steering that is very responsive and helps in maneuvering this hatchback with ease. Then there is a remote fuel filler opening and also anti drip wiping of the front wind screen through the intermittent wipers. The Ford Figo Titanium Petrol version is the top end variant also has a music system with a CD player and input options such as a USB Port, Aux-In and FM radio with 4 speakers along with Bluetooth connectivity that gives a lot of varied options for the driver, driver seat is also adjustable along with electrically adaptable external rear view mirrors and three speed variable intermittent front wipers as well.
Fully loaded with features, a powerful engine and good mileage.
Interior surfaces can be made better and space is slightly cramped for the fifth passenger.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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