This is yet another refreshed Ford EcoSport, just revealed by the Blue Oval. This is the European version of the latest revision that was first unveiled for the US market late last year. There appears to be a long list of changes, even if the basic car remains the same. The new EcoSport for Europe will now be built in Romania following a 200 million euro investment, replacing India as the source. It will go on sale later this year, before a new “SUV-inspired” Fiesta Active crossover model is introduced in the Continent next year. There’s a new engine, a 1.5-litre EcoBlue diesel with 125 PS and 300 Nm of torque. Paired to a six-speed manual gearbox, it’s good for fuel consumption of 4.5 litres per 100 km. The new engine comes with Intelligent AWD that can adjust torque delivery up to 50/50 between the front and rear wheels in under 20 ms. Ford says that the EcoBlue will also come with front-wheel drive and “all-new, low-friction” six-speed manual … [Read more...] about Ford EcoSport facelift
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Ford India recently launched the new Freestyle CUV in the pseudo-crossover market. The company will also launch an updated Aspire within a couple of months. Even the Figo facelift will launch in India this year. These three cars should help Ford consolidate its position in the B- and C-segments of the Indian car market. As per the latest reports, the Ford Figo facelift will launch in October this year. The facelifted Figo will likely become a stronger rival to the Hyundai Grand i10 and the Maruti Suzuki Swift. The Figo facelift is already on sale in certain international markets, which means we already know about most of the new bits it will carry. The upcoming Figo facelift will have an updated front-end and rear-end. The front facade will carry a new grille and a new bumper. The rear will also have a new bumper while the tail lamps will see some minor updates. On the inside, the Figo facelift will get a handful of updates. The dated SYNC infotainment unit will make way for the much … [Read more...] about Ford Figo facelift launch timeline revealed!
The Ford EcoSport is easily among the best equipped compact SUVs you can buy in the country. Also, the latest set of updates – launched through a facelift some months ago – make the EcoSport a pretty attractive machine. Ford also offers a set of official accessories that can help you give your EcoSport a slightly distinct identity. Here’s a video that shows most of the official accessories you can purchase for your Ford EcoSport. The vlogger has used the recently launched EcoSport Signature variant to highlight the accessories on offer. However, these accessories can be fitted to all the variants. The EcoSport doesn’t get any accessories for its front-end. However, the side-end can be kitted out with door visors (Rs 3,615) and chrome garnish for the door handles (Rs 1,202). For the rear-end, you get a chrome exhaust tip (Rs 1,028) and a roof spoiler (Rs 5,556). While the high-end variants of this SUV come factory-fitted with the spoiler, the same can be … [Read more...] about Ford EcoSport Facelift’s official accessories detailed in new video
The Ford EcoSport facelift, which was launched late last year in the Indian market saw the omission of the 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. All this will change as Ford will launch a sportier version of the car in the Indian market in the form of Titanium S, replete with the 1 liter EcoBoost turbo petrol engine. The sub-4 meter compact SUV has been spotted quite a few times in India. Ford will launch the EcoSport Titanium S and the Signature Edition in the Indian market and according to a new report, both new variants will be launched on 14th of May. The Ford EcoSport Titanium S will become the most expensive variant of the EcoSport in the Indian market. It will get a few visual updates in the form of newly designed 17-inch alloy wheels, electric sunroof, HID headlamps and a tweaked instrument cluster with 4.2-inch information display. The EcoSport S will also get segment-first Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). On the outside, the EcoSport S will be … [Read more...] about Ford EcoSport Titanium S & Signature Edition launch date revealed
Ford India has given the recently launched, facelifted EcoSport sub-4 meter SUV a slew of upgrades. These upgrades are meant to make the EcoSport Facelift a better challenger to the likes of the Maruti Vitara Brezza and the Tata Nexon, two other hot selling SUVs in the segment. However, the variant rejig also comes with a price increase across the board. Prices have been hiked by about Rs. 5,000 to 10,000 on each variant. The EcoSport Facelift now gets a 9 inch Touchscreen infotainment system with Embedded navigation and rear view camera even on the Trend, Trend+ and Titanium variants. Previously, this feature was available only on the Titanium+ model. Ambient lighting and the MyKey feature is now available even on the Titanium variant (previously available only on the Titanium+ model). All variants get a safety upgrade in the form of standard speed sensing door locks and a passenger seat belt reminder. Reverse parking sensors are now standard even on the Ambiente and Trend trims while … [Read more...] about Ford EcoSport gets upgraded to tackle Maruti Vitara Brezza & Tata Nexon Compact SUVs