Ford EcoSport:The toughest upcoming rival to Renault Duster

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Ford India has launched many successful cars. It is now giving a very aggressive promotion to Ford EcoSport. This car was first unveiled at the Auto Expo 2012, New Delhi. Its design and features with its price attracted a large number of viewers. This car is expected to launch in November. This car comes with an option in diesel or petrol engine type. Its toughest rival is Renault Duster. Let us know more about its features.

This SUV is expected to launch in April 2013.

Ford EcoSport: Full Specifications

Engine Specifications

Ford EcoSport has a powerful 1.0 litre, 3 cylinder engine. It’s a petrol engine. This engine can give maximum power output of 118bhp and maximum torque of 170Nm. It is equipped with PowerShift Automatic Transmission to make it more powerful. It is a powerful rival to Renault Duster.

EcoSport Exteriors

Ford EcoSport is a wonderful SUV model. Its stylish as well as comfortable. Lengthwise it is more than 4 meters. It has inherited many features from its predecessor, the headlights are contemporary. It has much better aerodynamics. It has a middle range bonnet, not much extended. The body color bumpers and the chrome linings are very clear and looks fantastic. Its looks are very appealing both from the front and the rear end.

EcoSport Interiors

Ford EcoSport has an attractive interior also. Its skin tone is very nice. Its cabin is very spacious. Steering wheel is wrapped in leather and has a very sporty look. The steering has some control buttons for audio control. It has seating capacity of 5 persons. This car is very spacious, ample of leg space, head space, luggage space inside. There are remote operated door opening and closing. It is equipped with remote boot, remote fuel filler, rear defogger, rear armrest and automatic wipers also.

Comfort Specifications

Ford EcoSport is a very comfortable SUV. This is an air conditioned car without climate control. It has power windows and the central locking is remote. The driver seat adjustment is manual. All the seats are foldable. It has integrated music system and FM radio. The seats are made up of leather. However, leather is optional.

Safety features

Ford EcoSport is a very safe SUV. Ford always ensures the safest ride and drive. This car has 2 airbags. It has parking sensors to avoid theft at the parking place. It has fog lights to make you drive comfortably in the foggy weather. It also has EBD, ABS, and traction control. 3 rear seat belts are also provided with this car.

Price and Availability

Ford EcoSport is available in both the petrol and diesel options. The petrol model is priced Rs. 8,50,000 and the diesel model is priced Rs. 9,00,000.

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Engine Specs,

Displacement, 1499cc

Power, 90PS @ 3750rpm

Torque, 204Nm @ 2000-2750rpm

Engine Type,

Cylinder, 4

Valve per cylinder, 2 DOHC

Valve configuration, In-line

Transmission type, Manual

Gears, 5

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Dimensions,

Length,4241mm

Width,2057

Height, 1696mm

Ground clearance,200mm

Wheel base, 2520mm

Kerb weight, 1275 kgs

Tyres, 205/60 R16

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Capacity,

Fuel Capacity, 52 liters

Seating capacity, 5

Boot space, 362 liters

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Brakes & Suspension,

Brakes (front), Drum brakes

Brakes (rear), Disc brakes

Suspension (front), Multi-link Independent

Suspension (rear), McPherson strut

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Price,

Ford EcoSport Base, $11793

Ford EcoSport Petrol, $15095

Ford EcoSport Automatic petrol, $16982

Ford EcoSport Diesel, $16982

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