First spyshots of the 2018 Ford Figo (facelift) emerge from Brazil

Dhruv

Dhruv Saxena, Mechanical engineer trying to find his place in the world of automobile journalism.

Spy shots of camouflaged test mules of the Ford Figo facelift (Ford Ka facelift) have emerged from Brazil. The images were taken by a Autos Segredos reader and are the first spy shots of the 2018 Ford Figo. The first report of the facelift came out last month and hints at a possible reveal in mid-2018.

2018 Ford figo facelift spied in brazil right front three quarters
The Ford Figo facelift or Ford Ka in Brazil will feature updates to the exterior and interior, which will roll out on the MY 2019 model.

The complete body of the 2018 Ford Figo (2019 Ford Ka) is draped in heavy camouflage, which hints at possible changes to the front and rear of the hatchback. From what we can make out, the Figo will get updates to the nose with a new fog lamp enclosure. At the back, the tail lamp graphics are new. The test mules were seen wearing new design multi spoke black alloys, which could be part of the list of cosmetic updates.

The interior panels are also under camouflage indicating the cabin is likely to go under the knife. Ford is reportedly planning to introduce a touchscreen AVN on the Figo and Aspire as reported in July 2016. This new touchscreen unit will support the latest version of Ford’s SYNC AppLink.

2018 Ford figo facelift spied in brazil rear three quarters
Ford is reportedly working on adding a touchscreen infotainment to the Figo and Aspire to bring the features at par with competitors.

As per Brazilian media reports, the Ford Ka will continue with the 1.0 L and 1.5 L petrol engines. The latter is expected to gain a 6-speed automatic transmission. In India, the 2018 Ford Figo should continue with the current set of 1.2 L Ti-VCT petrol, 1.5 L Ti-VCT petrol, and 1.5 L TDCi diesel engines. However, there is a real possibility of a new three cylinder 1.5 L Dragon petrol engine replacing the current 1.5 L unit on the Figo twins and EcoSport.

The cosmetic changes to the Figo will trickle down to the Aspire and the Ka ‘Trail’ version. In India, the Figo and Aspire currently retail for INR 4.73-7.62 lakhs and INR 5.41-8.16 lakhs (ex-showroom) respectively.

2018 Ford Figo (Ford Ka) Spy Shots – Image Gallery

[source – Autos Segredos]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Ford Figo News & Updates

Ford Figo Dual Tone spotted in Titanium trim

Ford Figo dual tone spotted in India

2018 Ford Fiesta ST front three quarter at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show Live

Ford, Nissan, Bajaj & Royal Enfield to skip Auto Expo 2018 – Report

Ford Figo Cross (Ford Figo Active) rendering by IAB

Ford Figo Cross – IAB Rendering

Ford Figo facelift spotted in India first time front three quarters

Ford Figo facelift spotted in India for the first time

2015 Ford Figo front first drive review

Ford Ka (Ford Figo/Ford Ka+) to get a facelift in 2018 – Report

Ford Figo Green

Ford India issues recall for 39,315 cars for possible steering issue