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Ford EcoSport 2017

Expected Price:

8.00 Lakh – 11.00 Lakh

Expected Launch Date:  Oct 2017 - Dec 2017

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Ford EcoSport 2017 Preview

Ford EcoSport had got a tremendous response from the customers in the compact SUV segment. However, the growing competition in the segment had a considerable effect on the sales figures of EcoSport model. But now, Ford India is all set to launch the facelift version of EcoSport with the latest and trendy features. The Ford EcoSport Facelift features will include new headlamps with daytime running lights, new fog lamps, trapezoidal shape radiator grille and stylish alloy wheels at the exteriors. The interior aesthetics would be further improved with new trims and upholstery, and an advanced touchscreen infotainment system would be featured as a standard.

Ford EcoSport Facelift Expected Exterior

The Ford EcoSport Facelift exteriors will feature new headlamps with signature light guide and new bumpers with stylish contours. The radiator grilles with chrome surround with Ford logo at the center, and the sleek design of bonnet and front windshield will get a refreshing image for the front profile. The facelift version will have new ORVMs with body-coloured integrated side indicators and door handles, and the new alloy wheels will enhance the elegant stance of the EcoSport. The rear profile will have new tail lamps, defoggers and tailgate with Ford signature, leaving a lasting impression on the onlookers.

Ford EcoSport Facelift Expected Interior

The Ford EcoSport Facelift interiors will have new two-tone interiors with chrome and silver accent interiors. The automatic air conditioning, colour touchscreen multi display infotainment system with DVD player, and navigation system would be featured in the top Ford EcoSport Facelift variants. The steering-mounted audio control and cruise control buttons, and the height-adjustable feature for the driver seat will enhance the comfort and convenience of the occupants. The versatility of the interiors are further improved in the facelift version with foldable rear seats in a 60:40 split ratio, and cup holders and spacious glove box.

Ford EcoSport Facelift Expected Engine and Transmission

The Ford EcoSport Facelift specifications are expected to feature the 3-engine options as in the present version, but with a refinement. The diesel version will have a 1498 cc 4-cylinder engine with power output of 100 PS at 3750 rpm, torque of 205 Nm at 1750-3250 rpm. The 1.5 L VCT petrol version will have a 1499 cc 4-cylinder engine with 112 PS at 6300 rpm and torque of 140 Nm at 4400 rpm. The 1.0 L EcoBoost petrol version will have a 99 cc 3-cylinder engine with a power output of 125 PS at 6000 rpm and torque of 170 Nm at 1400-4500 rpm. The transmission system will be available in the 5-speed manual gearbox and 4-speed automatic transmission versions.

Ford EcoSport Facelift Expected Mileage

The Ford EcoSport Facelift mileage figures of the 1.5 L petrol and diesel engine are expected to range at 15 kmpl and 22 kmpl, respectively. The 1.0 L EcoBoost engine is expected to deliver a mileage of 18 kmpl in standard driving conditions. The refinement of the engine and the exterior design can be expected to boost up the mileage figures by a small margin.

Ford EcoSport Facelift Expected Braking and Safety

The braking system of Ford EcoSport 2017 will feature ventilated disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear in all variants. The anti-lock braking system with EBD will be featured in all the variants except the base variant. The safety features in the facelift version would include front airbag for the driver and co-passenger, and additional side and curtain airbags will be available in the top variant.

Ford EcoSport Facelift Expected Performance and Handling

The refined engine and the facelift in body design with aerodynamic body contours will further enhance the performance of the vehicle. The steering system will have the electronic power assist steering system with pull drift compensation technology and the sharp turning circle radius of 5.3 m will deliver a pleasant experience of handling the car in all conditions. The suspension system will have McPherson strut with coil spring and anti-roll bar at the front and semi-independent twist beam with shock absorbers at the rear.

Ford EcoSport Facelift What do we think about

The Ford EcoSport Facelift has bold styling features, and refreshing interior fit and finish. The refinement in the performance parameters and the equipment on offer would be boosting factor for the improved sales of the new EcoSport.

Ford EcoSport Facelift Competitors

The Ford EcoSport Facelift would be competing against the likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Renault Duster models. The refreshing styling features, the proven performance with high reliability and the excellent after-sale service would give it an edge over the competing models.

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