Ford EcoSport Facelift Launched At Rs 7.31 Lakh

November 09 2017

The Ford EcoSport facelift gets a new petrol engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. It remains the only sub-4m SUV to offer a petrol-auto combo!

 

Ford has finally launched the EcoSport facelift in the country at a starting price of Rs 7.31 lakh for the base petrol and Rs 8.01 lakh for the base diesel variants. The Ford EcoSport facelift made its world debut in the US in November last year and the US-spec EcoSport will be exported from India. The EcoSport facelift comes after more than four years since the nameplate was introduced in the country. In 2013, 60-65 per cent of the Ford EcoSport was localised. And now, with the facelift, the sub-4m SUV boasts of over 85 per cent in terms of localisation.

Prices (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

FORD ECOSPORT VARIANTS
PETROL
DIESEL
Ambiente
Rs 7.31 lakh
Rs 8.01 lakh
Trend
Rs 8.04 lakh
Rs 8.71 lakh
Trend+
Rs 9.34 lakh (auto)
Rs 9.10 lakh
Titanium
Rs 9.17 lakh
Rs 9.85 lakh
Titanium+
Rs 10.99 lakh (auto)
Rs 10.67 lakh

The thoroughly updated sub-4m SUV will go head-to-head against the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, the TUV 300, the Honda WR-V and the recently launched Tata Nexon (check out the price comparison below). 

Prices: Diesel (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

FORD ECOSPORT
MARUTI VITARA BREZZA
TATA NEXON
HONDA WR-V
Ambiente Rs 8.01 lakh
LDI Rs 7.23 lakh/ LDI (O) Rs 7.36 lakh
XE Rs 6.85 lakh
S Rs 8.71 lakh
Trend Rs 8.71 lakh
VDI Rs 7.77 lakh/ VDI (O) Rs 7.90 lakh
XM Rs 7.39 lakh
VX Rs 9.91 lakh
Trend+ Rs 9.10 lakh
ZDI Rs 8.70 lakh
XT Rs 8.14 lakh
 
Titanium Rs 9.85 lakh
ZDI+ Rs 9.69 lakh
XZ+ Rs 9.29 lakh
 
Titanium+ Rs 10.67 lakh
 
XZ+ Rs 9.44 lakh (dual-tone)
 

Prices: Petrol (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

FORD ECOSPORT
TATA NEXON
HONDA WR-V
Ambiente Rs 7.31 lakh
XE Rs 5.85 lakh
S Rs 7.66 lakh
Trend Rs 8.04 lakh
XM Rs 6.49 lakh
VX Rs 8.88 lakh
Trend+ Rs 9.34 lakh (auto)
XT 7.29 lakh
 
Titanium Rs 9.17 lakh
XZ+ Rs 8.44 lakh
 
Titanium+ Rs 10.99 lakh (auto)
XZ+ Rs 8.59 lakh
 

Ford EcoSport facelift: Highlights

  • Gets a redesigned front profile with a new grille, projector headlamps, and chunkier fog lamps 
  • Redesigned dashboard with a floating touchscreen infotainment system with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. 6.5-inch screen on the Trend and Trend+ and 8-inch screen (segment-first) on the Titanium and Titanium+ variant.
  • The central console and controls for the AC are also new along with the steering wheel. The front seats are also redesigned and are relatively bigger than before
  • Comes with a tyre pressure monitoring system
  • The updated Ford EcoSport petrol is powered by a newly introduced 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine mated to either a 5-speed manual or a new 6-speed torque converter automatic with paddle shifters. The petrol-auto combo has replaced the previous 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol which was mated to the 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Further, the slow-selling 1.0-litre, turbocharged, 3-cylinder Ecoboost petrol engine has also been ditched this time round
  • There are three new colours on offer: Lightning Blue, Canyon Ridge, and Race Red 

Vitals 

FORD ECOSPORT
PETROL
DIESEL
Engine
1.5-litre 3-cylinder TiVCT
1.5-litre TDCI
Power
123PS
100PS
Torque
150Nm
205Nm
Transmission
5-speed MT/6-speed AT
5-speed MT
Fuel Efficiency
17kmpl/14.8kmpl
23kmpl

Check out what all the EcoSport facelift packs here: Ford EcoSport Facelift: Variants Explained

 

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