While Ford was supposed to reveal the 2017 EcoSport facelift at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show, instead, it came up with an equally interesting vehicle. We are talking about the Ford Ka Trail that was unveiled at Brazil’s popular auto show. Now, the Brazil-spec Ford Ka and India’s Ford Figo are really close relatives. Hence, the Ka Trail brings in view the highly speculated and much anticipated Ford Figo Cross. Here’s all you need to know about the 2017 Ford Ka Trail (Ford Figo Cross)-
Ford Ka Trail (Ford Figo Cross) Launch Date
|Brazil Launch Date||October, 2017|
|India Launch Date||February, 2018|
The Ka Trail will launch in Brazil in late 2017. While Ford India is yet to reveal the Figo Cross launch details, speculations have been rife that it would be here by February, 2018. Yes, the Figo Cross could debut at the Auto Expo 2018. It may be noted that the new Figo hasn’t exactly set the sales charts on fire. Hence, the introduction of Figo Cross could do a lot of good to the sales performance of the new generation Figo.
Ford Ka Trail (Ford Figo Cross) Prices*
|Price in India||Rs 5 Lakh – Rs 7.5 Lakh|
|Price in Brazil||R$ 40.990 – R$ 46.990|
The Ka Trail, nay, the Figo Cross is sure to be priced higher than the regular model. Hence, expect to pay a slight premium for this ‘SUV-styled’ hatchback. In India, prices of the Figo Cross could start at roughly Rs 5 Lakh.
Ford Ka Trail (Ford Figo Cross) Images
Ford Ka Trail (Ford Figo Cross) Specifications
|Engine||1.5 L Sigma 4-cyl Petrol Engine|
|Max. Power||110 BHP|
|Peak Torque||146 Nm|
Ford is yet to unveil the technical specifications. However, the Ka Trail is likely to get a 1.5 L petrol engine that outputs 110 BHP-146 Nm. It comes mated to a 5-Speed Manual Transmission. In India, the Figo is available with two Petrol and a Diesel engine option. Transmission options include a 5-speed Manual and a 6-Speed DCT. The Figo Cross, if and when it comes to India, is likely to be available in both Petrol and Diesel modes.
Ford Ka Trail (Ford Figo Cross) Features
The Ford Ka Trail (Ford Figo Cross) boasts many new features. Highlights include-
- Higher Ground Clearance
- Plastic Cladding around wheel arches
- Faux Skid Plates
- New 15-inch Mags
- Dual-purpose Tires
- Trail Decals
- Black Wing Mirror Caps
- Black Door Handles
- Roof rails
Stay tuned to CarBlogIndia for latest news updates on the Ford Ka Trail (Ford Figo Cross).