Ford Figo is awarded as the most dependable vehicle in the premium compact car segment, as per the prestigious J.D. Power Asia Pacific India Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) 2013. The car has left behind competitors like Hyundai i20 & Maruti Suzuki Ritz and surpassing the industry average score of 270. The J.D. Power study ranks motor vehicles for dependability based on an extensive research on 169 factors.
Joginder Singh, president and managing director of Ford India said: “Quality is a key cornerstone of our brand promise and this recognition further strengthens our commitment to laser sharp focus in delivering quality products and services to our customers. The award reinforces the Figo’s reputation as a reliable, substantial vehicle with outstanding value for money.” Ford Figo is widely acclaimed for its best in class features, value for money and has found a place in the prestigious Limca Book of Records 2012, as the most awarded car in its debut year. The car has established India, as one of Ford’s preferred location for building a manufacturing centre with world-class facilities.
The compact Figo brings an attractive package under its hood – spaciousness, Bluetooth connectivity, air conditioner and optimum comfort. Its well-engineered steering and suspension, light & precise steering and responsive engine makes the Figo a fun package to drive. J.D. Power’s award just add more charm for customers to it’s already existing image of reliability, smart features, fuel efficiency, environment friendly and high on safety features. The Ford Classic too scored over the industry average on dependability in the Midsize-Car segment. The J.D. Power Asia Pacific India Vehicle Dependability Study reached its sixth year of providing valuable vehicles study measuring dependability based on number of problems reported per 100 vehicles.