Today’s hot selling cars are all about bling and pizzazz. But realign your priorities and its cars like the Ford Figo that come into focus. Over the past couple of months that I’ve been living with the Figo, this has become more and more evident. Move past the lack of projector head lamps, dual-tone alloys and a fancy infotainment system and what you notice are the little things that make your life so much more convenient. The automatic wiper system, for example, may seem a bit dim-witted initially, but once it gets a hang of the conditions, it really comes into its own. For instance, if you end up driving behind a truck and its tyres are spraying road water onto your windshield..., the system understands this and works appropriately. Step it up a notch, and every time you drive fast over a puddle the intelligent wipers respond seamlessly to the resulting spray on the windshield. Even the auto-dimming IRVM works like an absolute charm. It’s the little things that truly make your life better in a car and the Figo has a fair amount of them to boast about.
When it came: December 2019
Current Odo reading: 9,504kms
Mileage this month: 887kms
Fuel efficiency: 22.07km/l
What’s good: High quality IRVM, fuel efficiency
What’s not: No projector headlamps
Also read - Ford Figo Long Term Report: March 2020