Ford India has announced the expansion of EcoSport model lineup with a top-end EcoSport S and Signature Edition. Prices for the new Ford EcoSport Signature Edition and EcoSport S edition start at INR 10.40 lakh and INR 11.37 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively.
Beginning with the Ford EcoSport S variant, the top-end trim comes equipped with all-new smoked HID headlamps with dark inserts and a black treatment to the fog lamp bezel. The dark theme has been carried all through the exterior design with a blacked out grille, black painted roof and roof rails. Also on offer are 17 inch smoke alloy wheels. The interiors of the Ford EcoSport S edition feature orange accents on the seats as well as instrument panel, a new 4.2-inch digital information cluster along with a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
Under the hood, the new Ford EcoSport S will be paired to the 1.0L EcoBoost engine, delivering 125 PS of peak power and 170 Nm of torque. This motor is claimed to return a fuel economy of 18.1 kmpl and 12% lower CO2 emissions than conventional four-cylinder engines. It will be mated to an all-new six-speed manual transmission.
The EcoSport S with Sun-roof is also offered with the 1.5L TDCi diesel motor that delivers 100 PS peak power and a claimed fuel economy of 23 kmpl. This new variant will also feature an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with SYNC 3 connectivity. Also on offer will be six airbags.
Coming to the Ford EcoSport Signature Edition, the model will come paired to the 1.5L three-cylinder TiVCT petrol engine that delivers 123 PS of power and a claimed fuel efficiency of 17 kmpl along with the 1.5L TDCi diesel engine. Outside, the Ford EcoSport Signature Edition comes equipped with a grille with chrome surround, diamond cut 17 inch alloy wheels, black fog-lamp bezel along with all round graphics, rear spoiler and roof rails. Its interiors will have subtle use of blue accents on seat stitching, centre console and instrument panel. Customers can also opt to buy theEcoSport Signature Edition as an option pack on the car’s Titanium variant.
Speaking on the occasion, Anurag Mehrotra, President and Managing Director, Ford India, said that in line with their ‘Feels like Family Promise’, they are committed to meeting diverse needs of their customers and act on their feedback. The addition of Sunroof, a feature that customers have been demanding, and world-renowned EcoBoost engine technology, is an example of their commitment. Driven by customer feedback, the two new editions make their compact SUV even more stylish, trendier and fun-to-drive, he further added.
Following are the prices for the Ford EcoSport S and EcoSport Signature Edition:
|Ford EcoSport Signature Edition||INR 10.40 lakh||INR 10.99 lakh|
|Ford EcoSport S||INR 11.37 lakh||INR 11.89 lakh|