2014 Ford Figo Launched in India, Gets Wi-Fi

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2014 Ford Figo has been launched in India, the changes were showcased at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo. The car, a competitor to the ever popular Maruti Suzuki Swift, does not get a full makeover as expected. This is because Ford is working on a Figo replacement that will be launched in 2015 and was showcased by the Ford Ka concept a while back. The 2014 Ford Figo does get some new features to keep people interested in the car till the replacement arrives in India. The mechanicals and drivetrain of the car not been touched and Ford has also not done anything about the design too, a new paint option has been provided though.

Price

2014 Ford Figo 1.2 Duratec (petrol) Lxi: Rs. 4.00 Lakh

2014 Ford Figo 1.2 Duratec (petrol) Exi: Rs. 4.50 Lakh

2014 Ford Figo 1.2 Duratec (petrol) Zxi: Rs. 4.86 Lakh

2014 Ford Figo 1.2 Duratec (petrol) Titanium: Rs. 5.24 Lakh

2014 Ford Figo 1.4 Duratorq (diesel) Lxi: Rs. 4.99 Lakh

2014 Ford Figo 1.4 Duratorq (diesel) Exi: Rs. 5.49 Lakh

2014 Ford Figo 1.4 Duratorq (diesel Zxi: Rs. 5.85 Lakh

2014 Ford Figo 1.4 Duratorq (diesel Titanium: Rs. 6.23 Lakh

All prices are ex-showroom Delhi

2014 Ford Figo

What’s New?

New Paint Option

The 2014 Ford Figo gets a new paint option called ‘Mars Red’ (showcased in the photo above)

Wi-Fi

2014 Ford Figo Wi-Fi

The 2014 Ford Figo will be the first car in its segment to offer in-car Wi-Fi connectivity. It works via a USB dongle that can be inserted into the USB port on the Figo’s media system, and the car beomces a Wi-Fi hotspot to which multiple devices can connect. It will be an added feature though, i.e it is not included as standard.

Average Efficiency Display

2014 Ford Figo Average Efficiency Display

The 2014 Ford Figo will get an average fuel-efficiency display integrated into the instrument cluster display. It can be accessed via the toggle switch which changes the display between the odo reading, trip reading, distance-to-empty reading and average fuel-efficiency reading. This could help you be a better driver in terms of saving fuel.

Variant-vise Feature Breakup

Ford Figo Lxi

  • Body coloured bumpers
  • A/C with heating
  • Power steering
  • Day/Night IRVM
  • Digital display in the instrument cluster
  • Headlamp on warning

Ford Figo Exi (features over the Lxi)

  • Left hand side ORVM
  • Full wheel covers
  • Front power windows
  • Electric boot opening
  • Fabric door trim inserts
  • Rear parcel tray
  • (New) Media system with Radio / CD / USB / Aux connected to 4-speakers
  • Bluetooth phone interface
  • Central locking
  • Smart key

Ford Figo Zxi (features over the Exi)

  • Chrome grille
  • Tilt adjust steering
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • Steering stalk mounted audio controls
  • Tachometer
  • Rear-defogger
  • (New) Driver sirbag

Ford Figo Titanium (features over the Zxi)

  • Alloy wheels
  • Driver seat adjust
  • Rear wiper
  • ABS + EBD
  • Passenger airbag
  • Front fog lamps

 Engine, Transmission and Mechanicals

The 2014 Ford Figo does not get any changes in terms of its dimensions, engine, transmission or any other mechanicals:

  • Petrol powertrain: 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder, 70 BHP / 102 Nm mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, front-wheel drive
  • Diesel powertrain: 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder, 68 BHP / 160 Nm mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, front-wheel drive
  • Ventilated front disc brakes, drum rear brakes
  • 14-inch wheels (steel/alloy)
  • 175 mm-section tubeless tyres

What do you think of the 2014 Ford Figo? Let us know in the comments section below.

[box type=”info” width=”720″ ]Check out the Ford Figo sedan concept here, it may be launched by end 2014 or early 2015[/box]

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