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Almost finalised to buy a figo but little confusion whether to buy petrol or diesel as i see more diesel figo on road. this would be my first car & expected run of 600-800 kms/month. Also feedbacks of some customers on average of 8 & 9 kms is scaring. Please guide
By Pankaj 09 September 2010

After 2 to 3 services you may get increased mileage like 11 to 13KM, initially all cars prior to 5000km will give less mileage.

For your usage Petrol car makes good choise, for diesel you need to spend atleat 75,000 more.

Answer by Vinoth 09 September 2010

I totally disagree with Vintoth ...My Ritz is giving more than 13 km since I have purchased it in Bangalore city limit.
Thats true that initially till 3k km it gives less mileage but this much less ...there is something problem.

Answer by Jitendra 09 September 2010

yeah ford is expensive to run but good to ride and its has high maintenance.

Answer by RAVI 09 September 2010

For 800-900km per month, go for petrol cars like A-star, Ritz, Beat, Micra or Polo. Do not buy Figo. My Figo diesel is giving me just about 12-14 kmpl. I'm not surprised to hear that petrol Figo gives only 10 kmpl!

Answer by Nixon 09 September 2010

I have been using Ford figo Diesel almost for 4 months with decent mileage of 14 to 16 in City and 23 to 25 Kmpl in highways.The performance is good @ hill stations also. I am not sure about petrol engine. From Chennai to Ooty via Erode the milage averages to 20 Kmpl which is very great performance.The driving comfort is great. The gear shift, power steering is very smooth. The clearance you get while driving in city traffic is awesome.
You will love driving the ford figo Diesel.

Answer by Saki 09 September 2010

Go for A-star. I was also planning to buy figo bt bought A-star coz figo was on waiting. now I m very happy. A-star gave me a mileage of 16 even before first service. now its giving me 17-18 in city with AC.

Answer by Himanshu 09 September 2010
Expert`s comment:

Ford Figo is good selection for its reliability,styling,build quality and interiors. It would be a good selection.

Answer by Shiva Shankar 10 October 2010
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