New Figo is the word to go by for Ford. Since the speculations doing rounds of 1.0-litre EcoBoost is now ruled out by a source, and it claimed the 1.2-litre petrol shall make way to its bay instead. They confirmed the engine was proving expensive to fit into its package. On diesel side, this American carmaker planned to go with the same 1.5-litre DV5 turbo diesel engine. This specification is applicable to both hatchback and compact sedans for India.
Figo compact sedan may see the launch prior to the hatchback, and would also replace the Fiesta Classic. Once launched, it is dared to take on Tata Zest, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent, Swift Dzire and much more.
On the side of Figo hatchback, it may take a while for the roll-out, as company is in the process of exporting it to other countries from India, so a number of quality checks and other factors required more precision before passing into the production.
The Figo hatchback and compact both will be manufactured at Sanand manufacturing facility in Gujarat. But high quality contents and features will make them aggressive, and a competitive pricing to take care of the rest, the same methodology was applied to the EcoSport as well.
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