Press - Jun 2020

Ford adds Freestyle to the Figo Range

With the growing popularity of the Compact Crossover Suv market, the demand for a vehicle that fits a more SUV style approach has beckoned the Figo Freestyle. Serving a rival to the Polo Vivo Maxx and Renault Sandero Stepway the Freestyle is raised and offers the same look and aesthetic to hint at the gravel road intent.

2020 Ford Figo Freestyle Spec

Offered as both a Tred and top Spec Titanium Model, the central and critical differences to the Figo are the Roof rails, underbody protection sills, wheel arch cladding and increased ride height. 15-inch anthracite wheels, rear PDC and a painted front grille. The Titanium models additionally gain auto wipers and headlights, keyless entry, climate control, 6.5-inch infotainment screen, linked to Carplay and Andriod Auto and Reverse Camera.

2020 Ford Figo Freestyle Drivetrain

Powering the Figo is the same 1.5Litre naturally aspirated Ti VCT engine as the standard model. Power is rated as 91kW and 150Nm, with this ultimately an economy car, the focus on performance is not blistering, but the numbers provide for nippy in city performance on the standard model. The Freestyle has identical 0-100 times as the standard model and is dealt with in 11.5Seconds and has a top speed of 175Km/h and should return 5.5L/100.

2020 Ford Figo Freestyle in South Africa

Standard with a 4-year/60 000 service plan and 4-year/120 000Km warranty. The Freestyle is available in 6 colours, and metallic paint option is an extra R990

Ford Figo Freestyle 1.5 Trend R 226 700

Ford Figo Freestyle 1.5 Titanium R 247 500

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