The Ford Ecosport was one of the first sub 4-meter SUV launched in India and now the American automaker has brought in the first major facelift. The new 2017 Ford Ecosport facelift price starts at Rs 7.31 lakh for the petrol and Rs 8.01 lakh for the diesel version. The fully loaded diesel Ecosport with the manual gearbox is priced at Rs 10.67 lakh while the equivalent petrol Ecosport with a manual gearbox is priced at Rs 9.17 lakh. The petrol automatic Ecosport is priced at Rs 10.99 lakh. The Ford Ecosport takes on the likes of the very popular Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza which has become the country's highest selling SUV, the Mahindra TUV 300, the recently launched Tata Nexon and the Honda WR-V. The Ford Ecosport will also take on a wide variety of other cars bearing different body styles from premium hatchbacks like the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and the Hyundai i20 to subcompact sedans like the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire.
2017 Ford Ecosport Engine Specifications
||1.5litre TDCi Diesel
||1.5litre Ti-VCT Petrol
||1498cc, 4 cylinder
||1497cc, 3 cylinder
||99 bhp @ 3750 rpm
||120 bhp @ 6500 rpm
||205 Nm @1750-3250 rpm
||150 Nm @ 4500 rpm
||5-Speed MT / 6-Speed AT
||23 kmpl MT
17 kmpl MT /14.8 kmpl AT
The Ford Ecosport is available with two engine options. The diesel is a 1.5-litre unit that makes 99 bhp of peak power and 205 Nm of peak torque. The diesel only gets a 5-speed manual gearbox. Ford has ditched the much loved Ecoboost 1-litre engine It's the new 'Dragon' 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol motor that has been entrusted with handling duties. The brand new engine now makes 120 bhp of peak power an 150 Nm of peak torque and is mated to either a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
2017 Ford Ecosport Interior
The interior too has received a major update with the floating tablet like display screen that replaces the older infotainment system. The Ecosport gets built in navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in the top spec car too. You also get features like a cooled glove box, start-stop button, keyless entry and rear parking sensors and camera. On the safety front, the Ecosport gets 6 airbags in the top spec car while the other models get two airbags as standard. The Ecosport also gets ABS as standard on all variants.
2017 Ford Ecosport Design
The all-new Ford EcoSport gets comprehensive upgrades to its design. While the overall silhouette remains the same, the front has been reprofiled with a new and wider hexagonal grille, larger headlamps with projector lens and LED daytime running lights. The front bumper has been reworked as well and now accommodates beefy looking foglamps. There are also new alloy wheels, new spare wheel cover and revised taillights. The roof rails are new as well
Price of the 2017 Ford Ecosport
||Rs 7.31 lakh
||Rs 8.01 lakh
||Rs 8.04 lakh
||Rs 8.71 lakh
||Rs 9.34 lakh (AT)
||Rs 9.10 lakh
||Rs 9.17 lakh
||Rs 9.85 lakh
||Rs 10.99 lakh (AT)
||Rs 10.67 lakh
The petrol automatic Ecosport is priced at Rs 10.99 lakh. The Ford Ecosport takes on the likes of the very popular Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza which has become the country's highest selling SUV, the Mahindra TUV 300, the recently launched Tata Nexon and the Honda WR-V. The Ford Ecosport will also take on a wide variety of other cars bearing different body styles from premium hatchbacks like the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and the Hyundai i20 to subcompact sedans like the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire.
2017 Ford Ecosport Features
The new SYNC 3 version brings in a host of upgrades on the Ford EcoSport facelift with voice command allowing you to make phone calls and play music. A new climate control system is also in place with a digital display. The feature is available across most trims barring the base version.
2017 Ford Ecosport Safety & Security
The new Ford EcoSport comes with a total of six airbags on the top trims, while dual front airbags are offered on trims, save for the base one. All variants though come with ABS as standard. In addition, Ford's Emergency Assistance system is on offer as well that will automatically calls emergency services in case of an accident.
2017 Ford Ecosport Colour Options
New 2017 Ford EcoSport Gets 7 colours, now gets 3 exciting new colours - Canyon Ridge, Race Red, and Lightning Blue. The new blue colour is similar to the older Kinetic Blue option but in a different shade. The other colours are - Diamond White, Moondust Silver, Absolute Black, Smoke Grey.