Ford Ikon is a stylish sedan which runs with elegance. Cpacious interior is enhanced with dual beige tone and accessories like rear reading lamps. The engine runs smoothly, making driving the car fun. The car has competent chassis, good ride and comfort. With good interior quality and mileage, owning the car is a thing of pleasure. Having responsive engine with good fuel efficiency, the vehicle is a pleasure to drive on Indian roads.
Design and Interior
Ikon has optimized suspension design, a balanced chassis and sharp steering precision. The car has independent McPherson Struts mounted on separate sub-frame and a heavy-duty twist-beam with strut-type coil spring/damper units on the rear. The suspension dynamics is excellent and the handling is predictable. Even on high speeds, the car is firm on highways. The engine growls and young drivers like to drive it.
In short, the car offers reliability and good handling in affordable price. The cabin has the passengers. The car provides a choice of small storage spaces inside the roomy cabin. The standard features of include power windows on all doors, fabric seats and air-conditioning.
Variants and Price
Ford Ikon is available in six variants - 1.3 LXi, 1.3 Flair, 1.6 EXi, 1.6 ZXi, 1.8 EXi, and 1.8 ZXi. The car is available in the range of Rs 4.9 lakhs and Rs 5.5 lakhs.
Ikon petrol version uses the 1.3L ROCAM (Roller Finger Camshaft) engine which generates 69 [email protected],500 rpm and torque of 105 [email protected],500 rpm. The diesel version comes with a 1.4 DuraTorq TDCi In-line 4 engine producing 67 bhp of power. In both variants, the engine is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission.
Highly developed Dynamic Safety Engineering (DSE) program has been incorporated in Ford Ikon. Some of the key safety features include side impact beams, crumple zones, a monocoque body and the latest in occupant restraint systems.