Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
2 minute read
29 Jul 2020
7:00 am

Freestyle driving 101 with the Blue Oval

Mark Jones

Safety is of paramount importance when you put a young inexperienced driver in car, and here the Freestyle comes well equipped.

Ford Motor Company Southern Africa recently launched their Figo Freestyle, a compact utility uehicle (CUV) based on the popular Figo hatchback.  The car is said to appeal to younger drivers who like more compact and affordable vehicles. We will be spending the next few weeks with the car, and its description fits my needs rather perfectly. My "need" is that I am going to be teaching my youngest daughter how to drive a manual car. So, compact is good for manoeuvrability and confidence building, and affordable is even better as my children are financed by the Bank of Dad. The...