2015 Ford Figo Vs Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10
2015 Ford Figo Vs Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10Manufacturers

Ford India launched its highly-anticipated hatchback, the new Figo, on 23 September, with prices starting at Rs 4.29 lakh for petrol variants, while the diesel Figo gets a price tag of Rs 5.29 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi.

The Ford hatchback comes with a choice of three engines - 1.2-litre petrol, 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel. Its competitors such as the Maruti Suzuki Swift and the Hyundai Grand i10 come with one diesel and petrol engine each. The Ford Figo also has upper hand with the most powerful 1.5-litre engine in the segment. However, is that enough to shake the segment which is dominated by Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai?

Let's check out the key specifications of the three hatchbacks and see which one would be a better buy.

Engine Specifications


The new kid on the block, the Figo hatchback, comes with three engine options. The 1.2-litre 4-cylinder petrol motor develops 87bhp at 6,300rpm and 112Nm of torque at 4,000rpm, while the bigger petrol engine, the 1.5-litre unit, develops 110bhp at 6,300rpm and 136Nm of torque at 4,250rpm. The 1.2-litre unit comes with a five-speed manual gearbox while the 1.5-litre petrol comes with six-speed dual clutch gearbox.

The Swift comes with 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine that develops 83bhp at 6,000rpm and 115Nm of torque at 4,000rpm mated to five-speed manual transmission.

The Hyundai Grand i10 comes with 1.2-litre Kappa petrol engine that churns out 82bhp at 6,000rpm and 114Nm at 4,000rpm mated to five-speed manual and four-speed automatic transmission.

The Ford Figo1.5-litre petrol is the pick of the engine for being the most powerful combined with the latest dual-clutch transmission. Even for manual transmission aficionados, the 1.2-litre Figo is the best choice with 87bhp, which is more that 4bhp over the petrol counterpart of the Swift. Maruti Suzuki is not offering Swift with automatic transmission. The Hyundai Grand i10 has the least powered engine and also comes with a slightly old four-speed automatic transmission.

Specifications Ford Figo Maruti Swift Hyundai Grand i10
Engine 1.2/1.5-litre Ti-VCT 1.2-litre K-Series VVT 1.2-litre Kappa VTVT
Power 87bhp @6300rpm/ 110bhp @6300rpm 83bhp@6000rpm 82bhp @6000rpm
Torque 112Nm @ 4000rpm/ 136Nm @4250rpm 115Nm @4000rpm 114Nm @4000rpm
Transmission 5-speed manual/ 6-speed dual clutch 5-speed manual 5-speed manual/ 4-speed automatic


The Ford Figo comes with 1498cc TDCi diesel engine that develops 99bhp at 3,750rpm and 215Nm of torque at 1,750-3,000rpm range mated to five speed manual gearbox. The Maruti Suzuki swift comes with 1248cc DDis that develops 74bhp at 4,000rpm and 190Nm of torque at 2000rpm mated to five-speed manual transmission. The 1.1-litre diesel engine from Hyundai Grand i10 develops 70bhp at 4,000rpm and 160Nm of torque at 1,500-2,750rpm mated to five-speed manual transmission.

The Ford Figo steers ahead of the Swift and Grand i10 for having a powerful and torque engine. The Ford Figo develops 99bhp whereas the next best, the Maruti Suzuki Swift, makes only 74bhp. The Hyundai Grand i10 comes as a least powered car, even among the diesel engine ones, with 70bhp.

Specifications Ford Figo Maruti Swift Hyundai Grand i10
Engine 1.5-litre TDCi 1.2-litre DDis 1.1-litre U2 CRDi
Power 99bhp @3750rpm 74bhp@4000rpm 70bhp @4000rpm
Torque 215Nm @ 1750-3000rpm 190Nm @2000rpm 160Nm @1500-2750rpm
Transmission 5-speed manual 5-speed manual 5-speed manual


The Ford Figo comes with 3,886mm in length, 1,695mm in width and 1,595mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,491mm. The car has a ground clearance of 174mm and boot capacity of 257-litres.

The Suzuki swift measures 3,850mm in length, 1,695mm in width and 1,530mm in height along with a 2,430mm of wheelbase. The Swift has 170mm of ground clearance and 230-litres of boot capacity.

The Hyundai Grand i10 measures 3,765mm in length, 1,660mm in width and 1,520mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,425mm. It comes with 256-litres of boot space and 165mm of ground clearance.

Without a doubt, the Ford Figo is the winner here. The Figo leads in length, width and height that will result in bigger interior space. The new Figo also has the highest wheelbase that aids in stability and boasts of 174mm ground clearance which is spot on for Indian road conditions. Additionally, the Figo has the biggest boot with 257-litres.

Fuel efficiency

The Ford Figo 1.2-litre petrol returns 18.16kmpl while the 1.5-litre diesel returns 25.83kmpl. The Maruti Suzuki Swift petrol delivers 20.4kmpl while its diesel variant delivers 25.2kmpl. The Hyundai Grand i10 petrol has a claimed fuel efficiency of 18.9kmpl while its diesel variant returns 24 kmpl.



Ford Figo Maruti Suzuki swift Hyundai Grand i10
1.2 base Rs 4.29 lakh LXI Rs 4.64 lakh 1.2 Era Rs 4.69 lakh
1.2 Ambiente Rs 4.56 lakh LXI (O) Rs 4.78 lakh 1.2 Magna Rs 4.88 lakh
1.2 Trend Rs 5 lakh VXI Rs 5.40 lakh 1.2 Sportz Rs 5.28 lakh
1.2 Trend+ Rs 5.25 lakh ZXI Rs 6.24 lakh 1.2 Asta Rs 5.55 lakh
1.2 Titanium Rs 5.75 lakh - - 1.2 Asta (O) Rs 5.87 lakh
1.2 Titanium+ Rs 6.40 lakh - - 1.2 Asta AT Rs 6.29 lakh
1.5 Titanium+(AT) RS 6.91 lakh - - - -


Ford Figo Maruti Suzuki swift Hyundai Grand i10
1.5 base Rs 5.29 lakh LDI Rs 5.84 lakh 1.1 Era Rs 5.54 lakh
1.5 Ambiente Rs 5.62 lakh VDI Rs 6.31 lakh 1.1 Magna Rs 5.74 lakh
1.5 Trend Rs 5.97 lakh ZDI Rs 7.28 lakh 1.1 Sportz Rs 6.14 lakh
1.5 Trend+ Rs 6.22 lakh - - 1.1 Asta Rs 6.41 lakh
1.5 Titanium Rs 6.72 lakh - - 1.1 Asta (O) Rs 6.73 lakh
1.5 Titanium+ Rs 7.40 lakh - - - -

All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.

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