The upcoming compact SUV from Ford, the EcoSport is being marketed as a vehicle with “roadability” features. The challenges that the Indian roads place in front of any car makes it slow down or change its direction. But,the EcoSport possesses efficient SUV capabilities along with a high ground clearance and superb water wading capabilities that makes it ready to face anything on the road.
Here’s provided the in-detailed specifications of the Ford EcoSport, that promises to get many heads turned towards itself on the road:
Ford EcoSport will hit the Indian roads as a sub 4-metre compact SUV with an exceptional designing. The five seater has been complemented with quite aggressive looks providing it with a massive bumper with three layered spoiler on the front. The top variant of the car will get chrome finish for its fog lights and spoiler whereas the bumpers will be coloured partly in black. The angular headlights, thin radiator grille, raised bonnet, huge wheel arches and silver coloured roof tails add to the style quotient of the macho vehicle.
Inside the EcoSport, we have a three spoke steering wheel accompanied by a short gear knob complementing the dual tone interiors of the compact SUV. The instrument console will be beautified with a blue lighting which makes the dial very appealing and readable. The four-wheeler will flaunt a powerful music system with voice control features made luring with steering mounted controls. It also has got keyless entry with push start feature and a rear parking sensor with visual display
Ford will be rolling out the EcoSport in petrol as well as diesel variant. The company will be offering the promising performer with both automatic as well as manual transmission. While for the manual transmission variant it will have a 5-speed gearbox, the automatic variant will possess a 6-speed automatic gear transmission
The petrol variant of the compact SUV will get powered with a 1.0L turbocharged, three cylinder engine delivering much fuel efficiency as compared to the 1.6L engine. The engine will develop a peak power of 118 bhp along with a maximum torque of 170 Nm at 1500 rpm.
On the other hand, the Diesel variant of the compact SUV has been equipped with a 1.5L, 4-cylinder, 8V SOHC engine which can develop a peak power of 90 bhp at 3750 rpm along with a maximum torque of 204 Nm at 2000 rpm.
The EcoSport with its turbocharged Petrol engine is expected to attain a top speed of 170 kmph and reach 100km h speed within 10 seconds. Whereas for the Diesel variant the top speed is 160km/h and it reaches the speed of 100km/h within 12 seconds.
Ford EcoSport will be available within the price range of Rs 7-6 lakhs in India. If really so, then this tremendously engineered innovation will undoubtedly have its destiny written in golden words for the Indian market.