Ford India has announced that they will be launching the new Figo hatchback on the 15th October 2012. Figo has been going great guns for the company ever since it was launched in March 2010. This current model is now ready to be replaced by a new and refined variant. The launch of new Figo is well timed for the Navratri, Dusshera and Diwali festivities in the country.
The new Figo hatchback is expected to be priced higher than the current model but is also expected to have a slew of enhancements. New Ford Figo will sport a new body design, new headlamps, a well fashioned grille and restyled bumpers and tail lamps. Newly designed turn blinkers, new fog lamps and a push button starter are likely to be seen on the new Figo. Interiors are also to undergo various alterations with new audio controls and a stylish new dashboard while engine will be carried on from the older version Figo with no real modifications. Exteriors are expected to sport new color options.
Back in August this year, Ford India crossed the milestone sales figure of 2 lakhs for the Ford Figo. Ford Figo sales for the month of September 2012 stood at 6,279 units, registering a growth rate of 20.3% YOY. Ford Figo is also a regular to feature in the top 20 cars sold in India. Once successfully launched Ford Figo is slated to offer competition to compete with Maruti Suzuki Swift and Hyundai i20.
Starting price of current Ford Figo in India
Price of Ford Figo Petrol – Rs 3.82 lakhs
Price of Ford Figo Diesel- Rs 4.79 lakhs