Compact SUV sales have exploded in the car industry over the last few years and are continuing to grow. Customers who want the feel of big chunky SUV but cannot afford the price tag can live their dreams with the compact SUV Segment. And it is no surprise to see companies like Ford are bringing small cross-overs in the market . Ford needs to compete at this small scale to remain competitive. The SUV’s footprint very similar to B segment cars like Fiesta.
The new Ford Ecosport stands truly on its name. It is sporty, compact cross-over with a lot of storage spaces and a snazzy side-hinged rear hatch which is perfect for small mid-size family budget. The 2017- Ecosport carries a new set of technology that makes driving more safer and convenient than ever. It has a BLIS ( Blind Spot Information System) with traffic alerts and use sensors to alert you for your blind spots.
Ford Ecosport 2017 Specifications :-
The pre-Face lift Version at Los Angeles had dimensions 4018.28 mm × 1765.3 mm × 1633.2 mm with a wheel base of 2519.68 mm. Although the final dimensions are yet to be declared by the automaker. This time Instead of a spare wheel , we get a can of fix-a-flat and has no separate external mounted outlet with the rear door. Ford has revealed that the new ecosport will be available with 4-Trim sets – S, SE ,SES and the top-spec Titanium Version.
|Ground Clearance||200 mm|
|Kerb Weight||1342 kg – 1500 kg|
|Turning Radius||5.3 m|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||52-liters|
|Seating Capacity||5 Passengers|
|Boot Space||346 liters (expandable up-to 705 l)|
Ford Ecosport 2017 Engine Variants :-
The new ecosport will have 2 set of engines. Under the hood you will get a either a 1.0 liter 3 cylinder turbo-charged Eco-boost petrol engine or a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder naturally aspirated diesel engine. Ford has not revealed the power outlet of both the engine but we are expecting it to be 112 bhp and 125 from the Eco-boost and Diesel respectively . Both the engine will have a 6-speed automatic transmission. The diesel will also get companies intelligent 4WD system.
|2.0 L Ti-VCT Diesel||125 bhp and 170 Nm|
|1.0 L Eco-Boost Petrol 3-cylinder Petrol||112 bhp and 140 Nm|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual and 6-speed Automatic ( For Both) .|