Ford is preparing to launch the new EcoSport lift in India on November 9. Prior to its launch in the country, some Ford dealers have opened a prior reservation for the new EcoSport for an initial payment of 30,000 rupees. The new EcoSport facelift has become a staple in the world of automobiles, its specifications and images are released regularly. And now, by taking the decibel levels higher, Ford has begun to annoy the model on its website. The microsite of the new EcoSport was launched to invite interested customers to register.
The new Ford EcoSport is taking on a new look and welcoming many new features. It has a revised front grille, a new set of headlights with LED daytime running lights. The new EcoSport grille houses two horizontal chrome slats. While the side profile of the new EcoSport remains virtually unchanged, the compact SUV gets a new set of alloy wheels.
The features of the new EcoSport feature include a touch screen infotainment system with SYNC 3 and emergency assistance, cruise control, speed limiter function, backup camera and automatic temperature control. In terms of safety, ABS and airbags are standard on all variants. In terms of dimensions, Ford EcoSport 2017 has not seen any change. The compact SUV is still 3,998 mm long, 1,765 mm wide and 1,647 mm high. It comes with a wheelbase of 2,519 mm and has a luggage volume of 346 liters, which can be extended to 705 liters.
Under the hood, the new EcoSport receives new gasoline engines from the Dragon series. The current 1.5-liter Ti-VCT is replaced by the 1.5-liter Dragon engine with an output of 123 hp at 6500 rpm and a torque of 150 Nm at 4500 rpm. The 1.5 liter TDCi diesel engine is preserved for the new EcoSport. Both engine options receive a five-speed manual transmission, while the new gasoline engine is also offered with a six-speed automatic torque converter with Paddle Shift and Hill Launch Assist. Scheduled to be Rs 6.2 lakh, the new EcoSport will oppose Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Tata Nexon.