Ford launched the new Figo Automatic in India at Rs 7.75 lakh, ex-showroom (starting price). The automatic gearbox is offered only with the petrol engine and is available in two variants. Bookings for the automatic variant are being accepted across the country for a token amount of Rs 11,000.
Deliveries are said to begin soon. Variants & Pricing Titanium: Rs 7.75 lakh Titanium+: 8.20 lakh All prices mentioned are ex-showroom (India) Colour Options Ruby Red, Moondust Silver, Smoke Grey, White Gold and Diamond White. The automatic variant of the hatchback continues to use the same three-cylinder petrol engine now paired to a 6-speed torque converter.
The transmission features the brand’s ‘Select Shift’ technology, which enabled the driver to manually choose a gear using a button placed on the gear lever. Max power: 95bhp @ 6500rpm Peak torque: 119Nm @ 4250rpm. Additionally, the AT variant also receives a sport button and the traction control can be switched off. For ease of use, Ford had added a Hill Launch Assist to the AT variants as well.
The same engine is also offered with a five-speed manual gearbox as well. The automatic variant of the hatchback remains the same as its manual counterpart. It continues to feature a meshed grille along with halogen headlamps at the front. It also features new 15-inch alloy wheels. On the inside, all the features from the respective variant have been carried forward from the manual variant.
This includes: Charcoal black interiors, Ford Pass connected technology, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment, Semi-digital instrument cluster, Climate control Steering wheel with mounted controls, Six airbags and Traction Control System ABS. The Ford Figo is offered with a 3-year/100,000 km standard warranty.
The hatchback also features a service interval of 10,000 km as compared to 5,000 km of its rivals. According to the company, Ford Figo owners spend as low as Rs 1,313 for scheduled service in the first year while the 100,000 km/10-year service is at Rs 4,097.