Ford India has launched a replacement sports utility vehicle (SUV) Model EcoSport. The vehicle is priced at Rs 5.59 lakh onwards New Delhi. The diesel variant has been launched at a starting price of Rs 6.69 lakh. There will be four variants of the new Ford EcoSport on offer, which, so as of features and costs, are as follows: Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium (O). Launch of this model will make the market far more competitive. This low priced SUV from ford will certainly give the dominant players of market a jolt. The compact SUV will compete with other SUV brands of Mahindra Mahindra's Quanto, Maruti Suzuki's Ertiga, Renault Duster, Hyundai i20, Maruti Suzuki Dzire and Honda Amaze. Company has already received an order of 5,000 units. Ford invested US$142 million (Rs 838 crore) to supply EcoSport at its Ford India manufacturing facility in Chennai. The compact SUV comes in four trims, eight colours and three engine options including the globally awarded 1-litre EcoBoost turbocharged engine. The engine delivers an influence of 1.6-litre engine and fuel efficiency of the little car. Manual transmissions are going to be available in both petrol and diesel models, while the automated gearbox will come only within the petrol variant. While the 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine develops a maximum of 125PS of power, the 1.5-litre petrol and diesel units put out 112PS and 91PS respectively.Â
Ford EcoSport Prices Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
|1.5-liter petrol engine - manual transmission||Rs 5.59 lakh - ex-showroom New Delhi|
|1.5-litre petrol automatic variant||Rs 8.44 lakh ex-showroom New Delhi|
|1.5-litre diesel engine- manual transmission||Rs 6.69 lakh - ex-showroom New Delhi|
|1.0-litre petrol EcoBoost engine||Rs 7.90 lakh - ex-showroom New Delhi|
The EcoSport comes equipped with Sync, Ford's voice-enabled in-car connectivity system, which suggests you'll operate your Bluetooth-enabled phone and USB devices, dial calls, read out text messages and browse and choose music tracks via voice commands.