Ford Ecosport SUV Launched In India At Rs 7.31 Lakh

The base trim Ambiente variant itself comes with a bunch of new features like a new black glossy grille, black foglamp bezels, rocker and bumper cladding, dual reversing lamp, body colour bumper, black door handle and ORVMs. However, all models pack a slew of new features across variants. Other features include - one-touch power window for the driver, electrically fordable ORVMs, rear package tray, height adjustable driver's seat, and full front console armrest with storage compartment.

The 2017 EcoSport comes with a new 6-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters on the petrol version.

The 2017 EcoSport continues to come with the spare wheel mounted at the tailgate keeping the Indian buyer's requirement.

The petrol EcoSport gets an all-new 3-cylinder, 1.5-litre, naturally aspirated engine that puts out 123 PS of power and 150 Nm of torque, mated to either a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission or a five-speed manual transmission.

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Redesigned with close to 1600 new parts, the Ford EcoSport facelift features a reshaped front, and a large upper trapezoidal grille and lower grille. Created to accommodate a phone as large as an iPhone 7 Plus, the bin comes with two illuminated USB ports.

Speaking of the cosmetic updates, the 2017 EcoSport facelift flaunts newly-designed projector headlamps with daytime running lights (DRLs). The biggest change being the addition of the new 8-inch touchscreen display for the infotainment system. The new EcoSport will also feature Ford's globally-renowned Emergency Assistance, a technology that calls emergency services from a paired phone to ensure help is always within reach. The petrol variants would be powered by an all-new 1.5L 3-cylinder Ti-VCT engine which is smaller, lighter and efficient than before. It supports most of the modern connectivity options including Bluetooth, USB and AUX along with the smarter connectivity with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

In terms of safety, the new 2017 EcoSport gets two airbags and ABS with EBD as standard across all variants. The petrol-automatic model also features paddleshifters, hill start assist, ESC and traction control, while the top-spec Titanium+ trim gets side and curtain airbags along with Isofix child-seat mounts at the rear. The new petrol engine will deliver segment-best 123 PS of power & 150 Nm of torque with a 7% reduction in Carbon dioxide emissions and outstanding fuel efficiency of 17 Km/L.

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