After introducing the highly-anticipated Figo Aspire compact sedan, Ford India has launched the much-awaited new generation Figo hatchback in the country. The new-generation Figo takes its design inspiration from the sedan sibling, and gets more powerful powertrains. The new Ford Figo compete against the already established brands including Maruti Swift, Hyundai Grand i10, Honda Brio and the Tata Bolt. Here we bring you a spec based comparison between the New Model Ford Figo with the segment leader- the Maruti Swift.
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New Ford Figo Vs Maruti Swift– Engine Specifications
The new Figo hatchback is offered with three engine options- a 1.2-litre Ti-VCT petrol, a 1.5-litre Ti-VCT petrol and a a 1.5-litre TDCi diesel. While the 1.2-litre and 1.5-litre petrol mills deliver a top power output of 88bhp with 112Nm and 110.4bhp with 136Nm respectively, the 1.5-litre TDCi oil burner is good for 99bhp of power at 4,000rpm along with a peak torque of 215Nm. Transmission options on offer are – a five-speed manual, and a six-speed DSG automatic (only on the 1.5-litre Ti-VCT petrol variants).
The new Maruti Swift is available with two engine options- 1.2-litre K Series petrol and 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine. While the former is good for 83.1bhp and 115Nm of torque, the oil burner is good for 73.94bhp of power and a peak torque of 190Nm. Both the engines are mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
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New Ford Figo Vs Maruti Swift- Transmission
Ford Figo 2015 – Five-speed Manual and Six-speed DSG Automatic gearbox
Maruti Swift- Five-speed Manual
New Ford Figo 2015 Vs Maruti Swift- Mileage
New Ford Figo
Petrol Model – 18.16kmpl
Diesel Model – 25.83kmpl
Petrol Model – 20.4kmpl
Diesel Model – 25.2kmpl
New Ford Figo Vs Maruti Swift – Design and Styling
The new Ford Figo looks largely identical to the Figo Aspire compact sedan. On the front fascia, the car features an Aston Martin-inspired front grille, flanked by a large sweptback headlights, body toned bumper that sports a wider grille and a pair of fog lamps. The side profile is slightly taller and longer than the existing one. The flared wheel arches of the hatchback have been fitted to newly styled petal shape alloy wheels. At the rear end, the hatchback gets a raked windshield, bold line connecting taillight enclosure and a well-designed rear bumper.
Talking about new Maruti Swift, the hatchback looks similar to the previous model. Up front is an all-new bumper with large air dam, honeycomb grille and fog lamps with silver surrounds, and sweptback headlamps. The side profile gets newly styled 15-inch alloy wheels, body coloured door handles, electric adjustable ORVMs with integrated turn indicators and green tinted glass.
New Ford Figo Vs Maruti Swift – Interiors
Inside the car, the new Ford Figo gets an all-black scheme. The steering wheel, centre console, door panels and seats get black theme. There is silver accents on door armrests and chrome surrounded air-conditioning vents. The range-topping variant gets a 4.2-inch SYNC 2.0 Multimedia Infotainment system and automatic climate control. Features like instrument cluster, switchgear, AC vents, steering wheel and others have directly lifted from the Figo Aspire.
Talking about new Maruti Swift, the hatchback gets new fabric upholstery, adjustable headrest and 60:40 split rear seats, power windows, multifunctional steering wheel, a 2-DIN audio system with Bluetooth, steering mounted audio controls and telephony, keyless entry with push button start and reverse parking sensors.
New Ford Figo 2015 Vs Maruti Swift – Price
New Ford Figo – Rs. 4.29 lakh to Rs. 7.40 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Maruti Swift – Rs. 4.6 lakh to Rs. 7.2 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)