Ford India officially launched the Compact SUV, Ford EcoSport in India for the starting price of Rs. 559,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Compact SUV becomes very popular in India and Renault Duster already doing good job in India. The Ford EcoSport is direct competitor of Renault Duster.
For EcoSport comes with 10 different variant across four trims, three fuel efficient engine options in manual and a petrol automatic and seven colours.
Ford EcoSport is powered by 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine produces 125 PS of power and 170 Nm of peak torque. The new engine gives the fuel efficiency of 18.9 km/l and emits 15 percent less CO2.
The Ford EcoSport will also be available with the fuel-economical 1.5-litre petrol engine with twin independent variable camshaft timing or a 1.5-liter diesel engine, well-suited to urban driving conditions.
Ford EcoSport to offer Ford Sync, the voice-activated in-car connectivity system co-developed with Microsoft. From this system, Driver able to listen their favorite music and make phone calls using voice commands without compromising on safety.
SYNC also features Emergency Assistance, which helps occupants place a call to the emergency services operator directly in the event of an accident. No such safety feature available in India in this category of automobiles.
The Ford EcoSport cabin also has 20 practical storage spaces, including a glove box that can keep up to six beverage cans cool. Its cargo space at the back is just as versatile. The rear seats can be reclined in select models for greater comfort or easily folded down for additional cargo space. With the rear seats tumbled against the front seats, the boot space increases to 705 liters.
With Smart Keyless Entry, Customers can unlock the SUV or start the engine without any key. They can unlock the doors automatically by pulling the door handle; push the Ford Power Start button and go.
Seats are designed to be soft enough for long journeys. The cabin is also extremely quiet at high speeds, thanks to the meticulous efforts to reduce noise, vibration and harshness.
Ford EcoSport chassis is made up of high-strength steel and ultra-high-strength steel, such as boron steel, making the Ford EcoSport frame especially strong yet lightweight too.
Ford EcoSport comes with an array of driver-assist system such as Hill Launch Assist (available only in petrol automatic variant), help driver to hold the SUV for up to three seconds on uphill or downhill. This prevents the vehicle from rolling backwards or forwards while moving off from the slope, increasing driver confidence.
Ford EcoSport will be available in seven colors: Red, Blue, Silver, Black, Grey and White.
- 200mm ground clearance
- Silent Cabin
- Hill launch Assist
- Higher Seating
- Ford SYNC: Change Music, Make Phone calls via Voice command
- Keyless Entry and Push button start
- 20 storage compartments
- 18.88 kmpl Fuel Efficiency
- Traction control and ESP
- Rear parking sensors
- ABS and EBD
Price of Ford EcoSport in India:
- Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5L Ti-VCT (MT/petrol) – Rs. 559,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
- Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 TDCi (MT/diesel) – Rs. 669,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
- Ford EcoSport Titanium 1.0L EcoBoost (MT/petrol) – Rs. 789,990 (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
- Ford EcoSport Titanium 1.5L TiVCT with Powershift (AT/petrol) – Rs. 844,990 (ex-showroom, New Delhi)