Ford Ka Trail or Ford Figo Cross is a crossover that Ford had launched in 2016 in Sao Paolo. The crossover vehicle has faint lines that shall resemble the hatchback Figo, which is popular as Ka in Brazil and Ka+ in Europe. So, what shall the buyers look forward to when the Ford Figo Cross hits the Indian markets next year? The buyers shall find higher ground clearance than the hatchback version and shall even find few black plastic trims near the wheels besides other functionality features. A stylish honeycomb mesh grille shall give the vehicle a macho appearance that shall give you a feel of driving an SUV and give tough competition to the now famous Mahindra KUV100.
Ford Figo Cross
Ford is doing the same thing that other brands have also done and that is of converting or giving their modest hatchbacks a crossover twist for instance, the Toyota Etios Cross and others. This is something that has won plenty of fans, since these crossovers offer great flexibility and strength without actually falling under a large vehicle category. This also means that the price shall remain well within the reach of the customers. Before 2017, however, it is vital that you get to know more about the Ford Figo Cross that shall enter the Indian market here.
Ford Figo Cross Price in India
The higher end models would be at a price of Rs. 8 lakhs tentatively and the lower end models shall be at a price of Rs. 5 lakhs only. This is fine considering it is right for the crossover brands that are available in the market now.
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Ford Figo Cross Release date in India
The stylish looking Ford Figo Cross will hit the Indian market and shall be ready for a test drive by the latter half of 2017. Those who had owned Ford Figo or other vehicles from Ford shall know that the brand works tirelessly to bring in some positively appealing and necessary changes to the profile of the cars. This is what shall make the wait for the Ford Figo Cross also worth it.
Ford Figo Cross Interior
The interiors are a little different from what the Ford Figo model users might have got then. The dark leather or fabric upholstery on the seats shall be with contrast orange or green stitches to strike and welcome the passengers. There are six airbags, door sill plates and normal fittings and accessories of cup holders and pockets to help you keep your things everywhere. There is automatic air-conditioning systems, central locking, and power steering to give you a comfortable ride and help you experience the joys of driving the crossover. From Hill Assist to Parking sensors, to door locking and electrically adjustable seats and windows, the vehicle also has cruise control for convenient drive.
Ford Figo Cross Colors
The colors remain the same as Ford had in Figo range of cars. So, from Sparkling Gold, to Smoke Grey, to Ruby Red, to Ingot Silver, to Deep Impact Blue, to Oxford White, and finally to Tuxedo Black – pick one for yourself. The colors are superbly in stark contrast to dark upholstery.
Ford Figo Cross Seating Capacity
The Ford Figo Cross shall offer seating for five people comfortably. The seats are not just going to accommodate, rather it shall give your back the much needed rest and comfort.
Ford Figo Cross Mileage
The Ford Figo Cross shall be offering a good mileage, which is one of the primary things that shall appeal to every Indian citizen. The 1.5-liter diesel engine shall give 25.83 kpl mileage, and the 1.5-liter petrol engine shall give a mileage of 17 kpl, which is pretty impressive for a crossover vehicle.
Ford Figo Cross Features
In a bid to give the Ford Figo Cross, the stylish crossover look, the brand has come up with various methods for designing the vehicle. The vehicle shall have bumpers and silver skid plates, and 15-inch alloy wheels are going to be here for the potential Figo Cross buyers. The vehicle shall offer fabric and leather upholstery seat covers. The 1.5-liter petrol sigma five-speed manual transmission in the engine shall make the vehicle something to look forward to in the market. The four-cylinder shall be suitable for mostly all the terrains. The 15-inch gunmetal alloy rims will have dual-purpose tires in the wheels, which is a specialty in the Figo Cross. Looks wise, the sporty interiors and fittings shall be something that many future drivers of Figo Cross shall like. Roof rails, OVRM Caps, and the rugged body shall give the drivers a feel of being in a big vehicle.
Ford Figo Cross Specifications
The Ford automaker shall be bringing out Ford Figo Cross, which will come in 1.5-liter petrol and 1.5-liter diesel engine. Hence, it shall be working smoothly and in a fuel-efficient manner for those driving on Indian roads. The car comes in 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission variants for those who wish to try out both of these. The crossover gets a hatchback body and shall be able to give a splendid torque and power. The engine is the one that people who have used the Ford Figo shall have already used. There is not much of difference except for these above mentioned features that shall give the drivers and the passengers a lot of comfort while they go on rough or smooth drives.
Ford Figo Cross Models
The Ford Figo Cross shall come in two trims – Zetec and Style. There will be tentatively two variants or models – one that would run in petrol and one in diesel and with 1.5-liter engine to give you superb performance. Expect a standard 110bhp of power as you drive through the roads. However, there shall also be a base model with 1.2 liter petrol engine that shall serve the same purpose and very pocket-friendly too.
Ford Figo Cross Dashboard
The steering wheel is one of a kind and the dials on the dashboard will feature the top class infotainment system that Ford specializes in now. The SYNC 3 infotainment system shall be compatible with both Android phones and Apple phones. The SmartDevice Link shall be able to guide the drivers easily on the road. The dashboard has the infotainment system and the touch screen display that shall show fuel consumption levels, and the parking sensors, and of course, the SAT NAV along with music and air conditioning controls. Parking sensors, door locking systems and Google Maps, and Wi-Fi connectivity shall help in listening to music through live streaming. In short, the driver and the passengers shall be able to entertain themselves as they drive through the roads.
Ford Figo Cross Boot Space
Since the crossover vehicle has its origin from the Ford Figo Hatchback, it has rather spacious boot space for storing cargo. The capacity is around 257 liters in the boot area for storing luggage.
Ford Figo Cross Best Speed
Those who have had their experience with Figo or Aspire of the Ford shall know that Ford shall offer higher top speed in its vehicles for those who love speed. This Figo Cross has an overall sporty look and this is why it shall be flaunting a top speed of 180 km/h with the 1.5-liter diesel engine. The 1.5-liter petrol engine shall offer around 185 km/h top speed.
Ford Figo Cross Engine
Though, there might be a little bit of similarity in the engine of the Ford Figo but basically, there is a difference in the gearbox or transmission. The 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines shall offer amazing top speed of around 180 to 185km/h. The four-cylinder Sigma engine is shall run noiselessly and shall make the driver and passengers quite happy with its fuel efficiency and fuel emission too.
Ford Figo Cross BHP
The Ford Figo Cross shall be able to offer amazing speed at a power of 110bhp. The torque shall be 146Nm, which is again quite reasonable for a crossover that is running on the roads now.
Ford Figo Cross Cruise Control
The Ford Figo Cross comes with all the most useful gears and features that shall aid in a smooth drive.
Ford Figo Cross Dimensions
The length of this crossover Ford Figo Cross is around 3886mm, and width of 1695mm. This said, the exteriors shall also give you the impression that it is quite a perfect sized vehicle for having your entire family in without really worrying about the space crunch. The height is impressive at 1525mm and this is good enough for the passengers who do not like the bumpy road drives.
Ford Figo Cross Ground Clearance
The ground clearance is something that shall take you in the moment you spot it. Yes, it offers a reasonably good ground clearance that does not leave any room for any bumpy ride.
Ford Figo Cross Exteriors
The front bumper has the stylish honeycomb mesh grille, the black plastic linings and trims around the wheels and the door handles in plastic goes well with the look that the vehicle promises. The silver and grey highlights, the side mirrors and fog lamps and headlights make the vehicle a superb buy.
By introducing Ka Trail or Ka+ car in India as the Ford Figo Cross with a few tweaks, to adapt to the country’s roads, the customers shall surely expect a grand drive. The vehicle has already upped the expectations very high and hopefully live up to it in 2017.
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