– The 1.2-litre petrol might be geared up with a six-speed torque converter automated gearbox
– Diesel powertrain to proceed with the five-speed guide unit
Ford India is all set to introduce an automated transmission for the Figo hatchback. Slated to be launched tomorrow, the 1.2-litre petrol engine might be mated to a six-speed torque converter gearbox. The brand new transmission is anticipated to be supplied within the mid-spec Titanium trim.
The automated transmission will not be a brand new unit. It’s the identical unit that the carmaker affords with the EcoSport SUV the place it’s coupled with the 1.5-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine. Presently, the 1.2-litre petrol engine on the Figo is accessible solely with a five-speed guide gearbox. With the addition of an automated unit, the Figo will have the ability to compete towards the Maruti Suzuki Swift AMT and the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios AMT.
Ford might want to value Figo’s automated model strategically to have the ability to rival its rivals. We anticipate it to be priced at Rs 50,000 to Rs 60,000 greater than its guide by-product. We’ve got pushed the Figo Automated and keep tuned to CarWale for our first-drive overview.