Ford Ecosport, the mini-SUV will step in India and find a place in the compact SUV segment which will be slowly and steadily gaining popularity.. The new Ford Ecosport will be an excellent combination of style and high quality. This popular SUV now flaunts a new two-step front grille, a re-sculpted hood, a new front bumper design, a sleek 10-spoke alloy wheel as well as oval shape fog lamps. The SUV will be available in two variants: 1.0 Petrol and 1.5 DV5 Diesel. The Dual Climate Control, adjustable tilt telescopic steering, Multi-info display and Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) reduction for an ultra silent cabin, that makes the driving experience unforgettable. Extraordinary convenience features are Integrated WMA/MP3 Audio, Cruise Control, 8-Way Power Seat Adjustment and Illuminated Audio Controls on the Steering Wheel.
Ford Ecosport 1.0L 998cc, Manual, Petrol, 14 - 19 kmpl
Ford Ecosport 1.5L 1499cc, Manual, Diesel, 16 - 21 kmpl
Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy
Ford Ecosport will be available in two variants: 1.0 Petrol and 1.5 DV5 Diesel. 1.0 Petrol will be powered by 998cc, Ecoboost, 3-cylinder, petrol engine offers a mileage of 14 kmpl in city and 19kmpl on highway. On the other hand 1.5 DV5 Diesel will be powered by 1499 cc TDCi turbo diesel engine offers a mileage of 16kmpl in city and 21kmpl on highway. The Ford EcoBoost engine has advanced turbo-charging mechanism with direct injection feature that will be mated with enhanced double variable camshaft design. It has a fuel tank capacity of 58 liters.
Ford Ecosport will be available in two variants: 1.0 Petrol and 1.5 DV5 Diesel. 1.0 Petrol will be powered by 998cc, Ecoboost, 3-cylinder, petrol engine that will deliver more than expected power and torque. This power train generates 120 PS of maximum output together with maximum torque of 170 Nm. On the other hand 1.5 DV5 Diesel will be powered by 1499 cc TDCi turbo diesel engine. The superb engine will deliver maximum power of 91 Bhp at 3750 rpm along with peak torque of 204 Nm at 2000-2750rpm. It will be a real time four wheel drive version which also gets an option of 5 speed automatic transmission in addition to basic 6 speed manual transmission.
The SUV has great capabilities both on and off road which will be why it will be the ultimate choice of fun-loving drivers. The front view of the Ford Ecosport will be really powerfully built and larger that gives the feel of a truly solid machine. It will be the only SUV from Ford that can accommodate five passengers at a time. The great SUV has length 4530mm, width 1820mm and height 1680mm. It got front and rear track of 1565 mm with the 225/65 R alloy wheels measuring 17x6.5 J and wheelbase of 2620mm offers a reasonable ground clearance of 185mm. It has a pretty good gap between wheel arches and the tyres that makes cornering very easy. The compact SUV has got every bit of thing that will be required to get qualified for the a proper SUV from its applauding aerodynamics that has the sense of New American design language together with a rear-mounted spare wheel. While the area from the bonnet to the bumpers and air dam throws an appearance as if the SUV will be ready for ultimate action. It will be a good looking SUV that has all the luxuries and fancies attached to it to make it a dream car for anyone. he rear will be as appealing as the front with the rear windscreen looking as if it will be pillar-less besides the prominent and futuristic taillights that are extended towards the tailgate as well along with being high mounted for maximum visibility for the vehicle approaching from behind. The super wide bonnet offers an impression that a really powerful machine will be hidden inside attached with the broad body colored bumpers.
Ford Ecosport has been designed to give comfort to the passengers. It will be an ultra spacious luxurious SUV segment vehicle which has maximum five passengers seating capacity. The central console offers enough room to carry as many as 12 CD cases to provide everlasting entertainment on the car .Apart from that CD/MP3 player with four speakers that enrich the inside comfort level. The seats have been arranged to provide you the comfortable journey. The interior of Ford City will be very attractive with irresistible look and this head turner will be sure to attract the car lovers in just a glance. Huge Leg room on the back side has been provided for comfortable riding for rear passengers as well. Major interior features of Ford Ecosport includes the central locking system and key less entry with response feature are simply class leading to enhance the comfort of the passengers to offer hassle-free ownership. Auto door lock feature which operates automatically in tandem with the speed limit takes the thoughtfulness of the Ford to next level in the new Ford Ecosport. The power windows, power operated Outside Rear View Mirrors (OVRMs) and front and side Dual SRS airbags in total six in number are provided for the utmost safety of the people aboard.
Ford Ecosport wheels will be 16 inch wide. Alloy wheels adorn this SUV. A spare wheel resides on the back swing door to add true SUV nature and practicality.
Braking and Handling
Ford Ecosport will be packed with large Ventilated Disc Brakes in front as well as the rear wheels that helps in preventing wheel lockup during emergency braking. The other advanced feature that makes the handling of this Ford Ecosport more convenient are ABS (Anti lock Braking System) which helps in decelerating the car when it will be moving in great speed. It works well in the city and with 161bhp power it runs well on the highways as well. The powerful engine also enables the SUV to move around in an agile Mann.
Handling and Safety
Ford Ecosport will be loaded with many advanced safety features that makes sure good comfort, stability and handling. The major active and passive safety features are Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and EBD (Electronic Distribution of Brakes) in company with the driver and passenger side airbags. Furthermore, the parking sensors and rear camera along with a wider roof spoiler can make its way when the vehicle gets official launch in India. It can also feature the modern technology of automatic door-locks once the ignition will be switched on apart from the power windows that are one touch-up type with anti-crushing and timer facility that enables the vehicle to close the windows after the vehicle will be shutdown.