Ford Figo vs. Hyundai i20

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Ford Figo and Hyundai i20 are the two hatchbacks battling each other to prove their mettle.But which one is better let’s find out.

Performance

Ford Figo is available in diesel and petrol versions. The diesel version is powered by 1399cc, 1.4L 8V Duratorq diesel engine and the petrol engine is built with 1196cc, 1.2L Duratec petrol engine. This (diesel) produces maximum power of 69 PS @ 4000 RPM and torque of 160 Nm @ 2000 RPM.The diesel engine maintain a mileage of 17 KMPL in city and 20 KMPL on highway.

Hyundai i20 comes in both petrol and diesel model. The diesel engine is crafted with a 1396cc, 1.4L U2 CRDi diesel engine and the petrol model has an 1197cc, 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT petrol engine. This (diesel) engine produces maximum power of 89 Ps @ 4000 RPM and torque of 219 Nm @ 2750 RPM. The diesel engine maintains a mileage of 18 KMPL in city and 21 KMPL on highway.

Exterior

Ford Figo is a sporty hatchback. The wide-eye shaped headlamps with premium chrome grille add elegance to the look and the 8-spoke alloy wheels with radial tyres gives it a sporty look. The rear facia is dominated by large tail lamp. It is equipped with large boot space of 284L.

i20 is a trendy luxury hatchback suits to the urban lifestyle. The eye shaped headlamps provide ample illumination and gives a stylish look. The chrome molded blanking cover fog lamp makes it sportier. The chrome door handles at the side facia adds a touch of class. It is equipped with boot space of 295L.

Interior

Ford Figo is a compact hatchback but it is built with ample space and luxury on the inside. Five adults can accommodate comfortably.The 60:40 fold-able rear seats are capable of providing extra boot space.

Hyundai i20 has a descent and rich interior. The beige and brown dual interior looks elegant. The quality of plastic used is good. The front row is provided with immense leg room. The black dashboard adds to the character of the car.

Features

Ford Figo is accompanied by class leading technology. The tilt power steering with cruise control gives a comfortable driving experience. USB and Bluetooth connectivity to offer hands free telephony is given. With Bluetooth feature you can even connect your phone to the music system. The steering column mounted audio control gives easy accessibility while driving. Figo is equipped with first in its segment Lane change warning indicator and 6-speed smart wipers. Ford Figo is available in 3-models LXI, EXI, and ZXI.

Hyundai i20 is loaded with best in class features like electronic power steering, music player with two speakers, battery savers etc.  Rear parcel tray, glove box, luggage lamp are there for passengers convenience. The fully automatic temperature control,turning indicator in OVRM and rear defogger comes optional.

Safety

The all new i20 is the only hatchback to offer 6 airbags (dual front and side). Engine immobilizer, ABS (anti lock brake system) with EBD is given. Reverse parking sensor and rain sensing wipers are given. Smart pedal with clutch lock ensures that car won’t start until clutch is pressed first.

Ford has given high emphasis on making Figo safer. It is equipped with anti theft alarm and central locking. Front wheels have disc brake while rear has drum brakes. The Air bags for driver seats with front and rear seat-belts for the passenger’s safety in time of collision is also available.

Colours

I20 is available in Variety of colors like Diamond white, Colorado red, Kinetic blue, Bright yellow and Moon dust silver.

Ford Figo is available in five color options to choose from Maharaja red, oral white, Twilight blue, Ember grey and Bronze.

Price

Ford Figo is priced at 3.8-5.9 lakhs. while Hyundai i20 is priced at 4.8-7.8 lakhs.

Verdict

Hyundai i20 is powerful luxury hatchback which gives a good mileage. This is one of the safest vehicles in segment. While Figo is a compact hatchback made to meet Indian family needs of space and comfort and also it is less expensive than i20.

This post was written by

ANKIT BHINDA – who has written posts on Car Comparisons.

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Ford Figo vs. Hyundai i20, 7.9 out of 10 based on 7 ratings