Ford Freestyle Impressions – Specifications, Features and Price

Ford Freestyle Front Grill

Ford India has launched Ford Freestyle at a price starting from INR 5.09 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Ford Freestyle was unveiled globally in India earlier in February 2018. Ford calls it a CUV (Compact Utility Vehicle)  which is lined up between the Figo and the Ecosport in the model portfolio of the Ford India. It is essentially the jacked up Figo with some changes in features, cosmetics, and the mechanicals.

Ford Freestyle Ground Clearance
Ford India has launched Ford Freestyle at a price starting from INR 5.09 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Ford Freestyle Specifications:

1) Engine and Gearbox:

  • Petrol is a 1.2L 3-cylinder naturally aspirated engine which produces 95 PS of power at 6500 RPM and 120Nm of torque at 4200 RPM
  • Diesel is the regular 1.5L TDCi turbocharged engine which produces 99 PS of power at 3750 RPM and 215 Nm of torque at 1750-3000 RPM
  • Mileage – Petrol- 19 km/l; Diesel- 24.4 km/l
  • The gearbox is a new 5-speed manual unit sourced from Getrag which is smoother in use and slots in well

 

2) Dimensions:

  • Length – 3954 mm
  • Width – 1737 mm
  • Wheelbase – 2490 mm
  • Ground clearance – 190 mm
  • Boot space – 257 mm (little less than what the competition offers)

3) Wheels and Suspension :

  • 15-inch wheels with 185/60 section tyres
  • Stiffened suspension with rigid anti-roll bars
Ford Freestyle alloy wheels
Alloy wheels of the Ford Freestyle are 15-inch with 185/60 section tyres.

Ford Freestyle Features:

1) Exterior:

  • New black grille
  • Tweaked bumper design
  • Body cladding
  • Smoked headlamp cluster
  • ORVM with side indicators
  • Roof-integrated spoiler
  • Roof rails with storage capacity up to 20kg

2) Interior:

  • Keyless entry with push-button start
  • New floating 7-inch infotainment system with sync-3 which works the best in its competition
  • 12v power socket with 2 USB ports
  • Auto climate control
  • Ford My-key
Ford Freestyle Interior
Ford Freestyle gets a new 7-inch infotainment system with apple car play and android auto support.

3) Safety:

  • ABS, EBD and Dual SRS airbags as standard
  • TCS and ARP( active rollover protection)
  • Rear-view camera
  • Parking sensors as standard

Ford Freestyle Price:

Petrol:

  1. Ambiente – INR5.09 lakhs
  2. Trend – INR 5.99 lakhs
  3.  Titanium – INR 6.39 lakhs
  4. Titanium Plus – INR6.94 lakhs

Diesel:

  1. Ambiente – INR 6.09 lakhs
  2. Trend – INR 6.99 lakhs
  3.  Titanium – INR 7.35 lakhs
  4. Titanium Plus -INR 7.89 lakhs

 

 

Miscellaneous points:

  • Ground clearance is less by only 10 mm as compared to the Ecosport
  • New KeyFob but no request sensor on the door handle
  • Bigger MID screen and a digital temperature gauge

What’s good?

  • It does not touch the underbody that used to do with the Figo due to increased ground clearance
  • Performance is great with decent mileage on offer
  • Ford Freestyle is decently equipped in every aspect
  • The pricing of the Ford Freestyle is just perfect

What’s bad?

  • The automatic transmission is not available in both petrol and diesel
  • Height adjustment for the head-restraint at the rear is not available
  • Lesser boot space than the competition
  • No ISOFIX child seat mounts which is a bummer from a manufacturer like Ford

 

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