Q1. What is the launch date of Ford Figo compact sedan in India?
Ans: Ford India unveiled the Figo compact sedan concept at the recently held 2014 Indian Auto Expo. The vehicle showcased was in concept form, which looks close to its production version. It is expected that the company will introduce the production version of Figo sedan by the end of this year or by early 2015.
Q2. What is the mileage of next-generation Ford Figo compact sedan in City and Highway?
Ans: The new Figo sedan will get its power from the renowned 1.0-litre EcoBoost unit along with the standard 1.2-litre Duratec petrol and 1.4-litre Duratorq diesel engines. The turbocharged EcoBoost engine is claimed to offer an impressive fuel economy of 18-19kmpl on highway. While the 1.4L diesel mill returns a good mileage of 20kmpl on highway and around 16-17kmpl in city conditions, the 1.2L petrol engine delivers around 14-16kmpl of fuel economy.
Q3. Tell me about new Ford Figo sedan’s power?
Ans: Powered by Ford’s powerful 999cc EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine, the Figo compact sedan will enjoy a top power output of 123bhp and 170Nm of top torque. The standard 1.2-litre petrol engine churns out a top power of 70bhp and a peak torque of 102Nm. On the other hand, the 1.4L diesel mill produces 68bhp of top power and 160Nm of peak torque. The company might also tweak these engines to offer more fuel efficiency and power.
Q4. What is the new generation Ford Figo compact sedan price?
Ans: The new Ford Figo compact sedan will compete against the likes of Honda Amaze, Maruti Swift Dzire and others in the segment. It is expected to be priced in the range of Rs. 5 lakh to 8 lakh.
Q5. What are new Ford Figo compact sedan concept’s safety and other features?
The new Ford Figo sedan will come equipped with several safety, comfort and convenience features. Its safety measures will vary from variants that include Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), driver and passenger side airbags, intelligent central locking, laminated glazed windscreen, front fog lamps and many more.
Talking about comfort and convenience features, the new Figo compact sedan will sport automatic AC with heater, power steering, anti drip wiping, front power windows, tilt adjust steering, height adjustable driver seats and many more.
Q6. Tell me about new Ford Figo compact sedan engine options?
Ans: The new Ford Figo compact sedan concept will come in three engine options- a 1.2-litre Duratec petrol, a 1.4-litre Duratorq diesel and a 1.0-litre 3-pot turbocharged engine. All three engines will be mated to a five-speed manual transmission; however the petrol version will also come with an Automatic version.
Q7. Will new Ford Figo compact sedan concept come in diesel engine?
Ans: Yes, the new Figo compact sedan will also come with diesel powertrain. It will be powered by a 1.4-litre Duratorq diesel engine that churns out a maximum power output of 68bhp and 160Nm of peak torque.
Q8. Will new Ford Figo compact sedan concept come in automatic transmission gearbox?
Ans: Yes, the petrol version of the Figo compact sedan will come mated to an automatic transmission gearbox, which transmits power to front wheels of the car.
Q9. Will new Ford Figo compact sedan come in LPG or CNG versions?
Ans: Initially, the Ford Figo sedan will come in both petrol and diesel versions. However, the company might later come with LPG or CNG versions of the car.
Q10. How is the performance of Ford Figo sedan?
Ans: American car manufacturer Ford has always been known for making some of the best driver’s car, and the same is expecting from the same. Under the hood, the Figo compact sedan gets the 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine that churns out a max power output of 123bhp and 170Nm of torque, which is again best in segment. While the other 1.2L petrol and 1.4-litre diesel engines are also known for giving high performance. So, we expect that compact sedan to be highly performance car.
Q11. Which engine will power Ford Figo compact sedan diesel?
Ans: The Ford Figo compact sedan diesel will be powered by a 1.4-litre Duratorq engine, which is capable of developing 68bhp of top power and 160Nm of peak torque.