New Delhi: Ford India on Thursday launched two automatic variants of its hatchback Figo, Titanium priced at INR 7.75 lakh and Titanium+ at INR 8.2 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively.
The new Figo AT offers a six-speed, torque converter automatic transmission that is paired to a BS-VI compliant 1.2 litre petrol engine, the company said.
The new variants, with a greater value for money, continue to be a performance leader in the compact car segment, delivering 96PS of power and 119 Nm of peak torque, it added.
Vinay Raina, executive director for marketing, sales and service, Ford India, said, “Ford is committed to serving customers in India and is proud to introduce the world-class automatic technology for customers in the mass-market segment.”
The Figo Automatic Transmission comes with features like rain-sensing wipers, electrochromic IRVM for greater convenience and a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system, side and curtain airbags, standard dual front airbags, traction control system, electronic stability control, and hill launch among others.
The trim offers a Sport Mode and SelectShift features on the six-speed automatic transmission.
In Sport Mode, the transmission will select the optimum gear with shifts happening faster for more responsive driving while the SelectShift feature will enable the driver to change gears manually using a toggle switch on the gearshift lever, Ford said.
Figo AT variants come in five colours – Diamond White, Ruby Red, Moondust Silver, Smoke Grey and White Gold.
With the upgraded version of Figo, Ford will compete with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, Hyundai i20 and the Volkswagen Polo hatchback.