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2017 Ford EcoSport Facelift Launched At Same Price As Before – Makes It A Serious Contender

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Ford India today introduced its stylish, powerful and connected new EcoSport priced at Rs. 7,31,200. Becomes an instant attractive package because of the BOLD PRICING

The EcoSport Facelift has been comprehensively redesigned with more than 1,600 new parts, featuring rugged new looks, sleek interior makeover, a raft of ingenious technologies and a new engine, offering more power & efficiency. The new EcoSport has a large upper trapezoidal grille and lower grille that make it unmistakably a member of the Ford family of SUVs. The sculpted hood features a wider central dome for a more muscular appearance.

A continuous line running from the beltline along the edge of the hood accentuates sleek new headlamps with LED daytime running lights. Bold fog lamps and bigger 17-inch alloy wheels with top-of-the-line Titanium+ variant are on offer. The EcoSport Facelift is available in five trims with seven colour options – Lightning Blue, Canyon Ridge, Race Red, Diamond White, Absolute Black, Moondust Silver and Smoke Grey.

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Engineering team spent more than a million hours studying computer fluid dynamics, and more than 200 hours in a wind tunnel refining the aerodynamics of the EcoSport Facelift. An all-new three-cylinder 1.5-liter Ti-VCT petrol engine that’s smaller, lighter and efficient. The new petrol engine will deliver 123 PS of power & 150 Nm of torque with a 7% reduction in CO2 emissions and outstanding fuel efficiency of 17 Km/L.

In addition to a five-speed manual transmission, Ford is also offering the petrol engine with an all-new six-speed automatic transmission. A new, sportier steering wheel features first in segment paddle shifters. For diesel lovers, the new EcoSport will also be offered with Ford’s trusted and reliable 1.5L TDCi diesel engine that delivers best-in-class 100 PS power and fuel efficiency of 23 Km/L. The diesel motor will come strapped with a five-speed manual transmission.

The EcoSport Facelift features Ford’s in-car infotainment system, SYNC 3, which allows drivers to control their entertainment, climate settings, as well as their connected smartphone, all with conversational voice commands. This latest edition of Ford’s globally renowned in-car connectivity system is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible. This allows drivers to make phone calls, access their music, send and receive messages, get directions and more, all while staying focused on the road. Convenient features including rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlamps, cruise control, hill launch assist and rear-view parking camera.

Continuing its lead on safety, new EcoSport Facelift will be the only vehicle in the segment to offer up to six airbags. Dual front driver and passenger side airbags along with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) will be offered as standard equipment across all variants. The new EcoSport will also feature Ford’s globally-renowned Emergency Assistance, a potential technology that calls emergency services from a paired phone to ensure help is always within reach. The compact SUV has been built strong using high-strength steel and will feature a host of safety features including emergency brake assist, traction control system, impact absorbing door panels and steering wheel among others.

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