Ford Ikon Review: Think of a vehicle that lives up to its name and the Ford Ikon easily lands a place among the top few. Iconic in style and performance, this one is a sheer delight whether competing on the road or idling in your garage. Spirited and comfortable, the Ford Ikon is a top-class sedan that delivers much more than you expect. Dynamic Safety Engineering and tons of other features included, the Ikon is a must-consider car.
You might be aware that this was one of the first models in the subcontinent to be offered in different engine choices. The Ikon turns corners nimbly, unlike many other cars in its segment. It is lively and is easy to handle. This makes it popular among both men and women. An athlete on the roads, this car brightens up the mundane task of driving in city traffic even. As for road conditions, the Ford Ikon might look too luxurious for bad roads, but it performs without hassle. The steering precision and well-tuned suspension qualify for praise. A great feature for the some of the bad roads you might encounter in the sub-continent.
Brilliant weight balance, performance, handling are complemented by stunning exteriors and plush interiors. The Ford Ikon has had a facelift with improved and excellent aerodynamics. Sink into the plush seats made of superior quality material. The rubber floor covering is easy to maintain for those on the go. The sporty appeal of the car is obvious when you take a close look at the exteriors. Rear spoiler and mud flaps complete the look. Both young and old can relate to the cars design which is sporty as well as classy.
Safety features are extensive, with a competent tool kit, immobilizer, lock-integrated wheels, emergency lamp, security alarm system, and smart reverse parking sensors to assist you every time you need. You can take home one of these variants of the Ford Ikon: 1.3 LXi or 1.3 Flair, 1.6 EXi or a 1.6 ZXi, and finally the 1.8 EXi or 1.8 ZXi. A loaded dynamite of tempting features, this car makes it to the top slot in its segment.
Our verdict: It’s a good balance of luxury and performance in its segment.
Ford Ikon Prices (Ford Ikon 1.3 Flair)
Mumbai: 4.83 Lakhs
Delhi: 5.06 Lakhs
Chennai: 4.83 Lakhs
Ford Ikon Mileage
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Ford Ikon Specifications
Fuel: System SEFI
Engine Displacement (cc): 1297
Compression Ratio: 10.2 : 1
Max. Power (ps/rpm): 70PS/5500
Max. Torque (nm/rpm): 105/2500
Emission Stage: Bharat stage III
Transmission type: 5 Speed manual
Front: Independent McPherson struts with separate sub-frame
Rear: Heavy duty twist-beam with strut-type coil spring / damper units
Spring: Coil spring
Steering: Power assisted rack and pinion (PAS)
Front Headroom (mm): 982
Rear Headroom (mm): 968
Legroom (mm): 1036
Shoulder room (mm): 1325