Ford is going to be the latest carmaker to join the hatchback-SUV crossover club in India. According to a report, a rugged and updated version of the Ford Figo hatchback is all set to be launched in India in 2018. The new vehicle from the automaker will be christened as the Ford Figo Cross and it will hit the roads in India in the coming year. The Figo Cross from Ford will come with alluring features including added body cladding, modified styling and several other striking features on the inside as well as outside. The Ford Figo Cross is likely to go be launched in India in early 2018.
Ford Figo Cross spied without Camouflage
Ford’s hatchback-SUV crossover the new Ford Figo Cross has been under development for some time now. The new hatchback-SUV crossover from Ford is based on the Ford Figo hatchback. The underdevelopment model was recently spied testing in India and this time without camouflage. The naked model revealed several new offerings from the automaker. Based on the Figo hatchback, the Ford Figo Cross will get several new features such as additional body cladding, an updated design and changes inside the cabin.
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Ford Figo Cross may rival these vehicles
Leaked images of the Ford Figo Cross showcase that upcoming model is being developed for its launch. According to reports, the new vehicle from Ford may be showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi. After launch, Cross will compete with existing players Maruti, Hyundai, Toyota and Fiat. Currently, the hatchback-SUV crossover segment has models like Maruti Suzuki Celerio X, Hyundai i20 Active, Fiat Urban Cross and the Toyota Etios Cross.
Features of the Ford Figo Cross
The new Ford Figo Cross gets noticeable upgrades, in terms of styling. The Cross gets new hexagonal grille which is expected to be inspired by the Mustang. The new vehicle gets sweptback sporty headlamps, a redesigned bumper that come with black body cladding.
The black plastic inserts will be seen on all sides of the Cross that have been added for the rugged appeal of the hatchback. In addition to the additional cladding, the car gets split racing stripes that run along with roof rails of the Cross.