Nissan Micra Vs Ford Figo Petrol – Which Is Better And Why ?

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Nissan Micra is a comparatively new entrant into Indian Small Car segment by Japanese Major Nissan. In this article I will compare Nissan Micra with Ford Figo Petrol variant. Ford Figo comes in both Petrol and Diesel variants but I will keep this comparison restricted to the petrol variant of Figo only.

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Nissan Micra Vs Ford Figo Petrol Exteriors

Comparing the Micra with Figo, Micra has a better visual appear from outside with its cute and elegant rounded curves. It looks more trendy and neat from outside when compared with Figo. The Styling of Figo is conventional and elegant too, but comparing the two, Micra takes the lead.

Nissan Micra Dimensions :

Length = 3780mm; Width = 1665mm; Height = 1530mm;

Ford Figo Dimensions :

Length = 3795mm; Width = 1680mm;  Height = 1453mm;

Comparing the dimensions, Micra comes really close to Ford Figo in length and width, but Micra is higher than Figo giving more spacious head-room compared with Figo. In Width, Figo is slightly more spacious, but its not a big difference.

Nissan Micra Engine Vs Ford Figo Petrol Engine

Engine Specifications of Nissan Micra:
  • 3 Cylinder HR 12 Nissan Engine
  • 1198 CC / 3 Cylinder / 12 Valve DOHC
  • Max Power output of 75 BHP @ 6000 RPM
  • 104 Nm Torque @ 4000 RPM
  • 5 Speed Manual Transmission
Engine Specifications of Ford Figo Petrol:
  • 4 Cylinder Water Cooled Engine
  • 1196 CC MPFI Engine
  • Max Power – 71 BHP @ 6250 RPM
  • Max Torque – 102 Nm @ 4000 RPM
  • 5 Speed Manual transmission

Comparing the engine specifications, Micra seems mightier than the Figo and delivers peak power at a slightly lower RPM. This means Micra has a better performing engine compared with Ford Figo.

Nissan Micra Vs Ford Figo Petrol Interiors

In terms of gadgetry and features, the interiors of both Micra and Figo are good,but Micra has a much better visual appeal and placement of interiors of the Interiors as compared with the Ford Figo.

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Nissan Micra Interiors

Ford Figo Interiors

The color tone of Nissan Micra looks better and more classy. Also the absence of rear power windows and climate control makes it less attractive option compared to Nissan Micra. In terms of interiors, I would go for Micra over Figo.

Nissan Micra Price Vs Ford Figo Petrol Price

Price Of Nissan Micra In Delhi (Ex-Showroom)

  • Nissan Micra XE – Rs. 3.75 Lakhs
  • Nissan Micra XL – Rs. 4.25 Lakhs
  • Nissan Micra XV – Rs. 4.65 Lakhs

Cost Of Ford Figo Petrol In Delhi (Ex-Showroom)

  • Price of Ford Figo 1.2L Duratec LXi is Rs. 3.5 Lakhs
  • Price of Ford Figo 1.2L Duratec EXi is Rs. 3.82 Lakhs
  • Price of Ford Figo 1.2L Duratec ZXi is Rs. 3.99 Lakhs
  • Price of Ford Figo 1.2L Duratec Titanium is Rs. 4.42 Lakhs

There is a price difference in the corresponding models and Figo is no doubt cheaper, but the features are less too.

Car Blog India verdict – Nissan Micra Vs Ford Figo Petrol

In my personal opinion, Nissan Micra is a better buy compared with Ford Figo. There can be one exceptions, in case the Nissan Service center is not in your reach, I would suggest you to re-consider buying a Nissan. If I have a choice between Figo and Micra, I will opt for Micra.

For complete specifications of Nissan Micra and Ford Figo, check out –

Nissan Micra Specifications, Features, Colours, Variants And Price In India

Ford Figo Specification, Features, Price and Looks

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1 COMMENT

  1. Sorry to say but this review seems to be a little biased towards Nissan Micra
    Some good points are missing on Figo.
    1. Figo is much cheaper than Micra on road and comparing the features at same level(version), Figo takes a lead (u save more than 60,000).
    2. Figo is more spacious and nothing talked about the wonderful boot space, tubeless tyres etc.
    3. Engine as powerful as Micra’s.

    Last but not the least i would love to buy a Micra against Figo, but air bag as a standard feature and a nearby Nissan service centre as you mentioned is a big concern

    Thanks Jitin

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