Remember when i had told about SUV competition getting far stronger these days on recent posts ?. So this is it, more and more keeps coming, seems like there is no end for this game. Ford is now bringing back the updated model of Ecosport to regain the top position in SUV segment. Ford had a hard time with the old Ecosport when the competitors were too strong and lets see what Ford have brought this time to catchup with other compact SUV models.
The new facelift of Ford Ecosport comes with 1.5-litre Ti-VCT, three-cylinder petrol and1.5-litre 98.59bhp 8V TDCi diesel engines. The petrol engine will produce maximum power of 123 PS and maximum torque of 150 Nm and diesel engine will have peak power of 98.59bhp@3750rpm and peak torque of 205Nm@1750-3250rpm. Both will have 5 speed gear transmission system. The fuel tank capacity of new Ecosport will be 52Litres.
The overall length of new Ecosport is 3999mm and overall width is 1765mm. The overall height of new Ecosport is 1708mm and ground clearance is 200mm. Ford is trying to reduce the CO2 emissions on their cars so they have claimed that the new Ecosport will have lower emissions than the older version. The new Ecosport will be more fuel efficient than the old version. It has got new instrument cluster and newly designed AC vents as well. The expected price of this car is around 7-11 lakhs.