FORD ECOSPORT FACELIFT DETAILS REVEALEDPosted On: November 1, 2017 By : AutoLife Team
Ford India has disclosed details regarding the upcoming Ford EcoSport, which is due to launch this month. The refreshed compact SUV, now gets a host of cosmetic changes, and features a new 123hp, 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol motor from Ford’s new Dragon series of engines.The new petrol engine will be mated to a five-speed manual, but will also get an optional six-speed automatic transmission.
The upcoming facelift model’s styling, particularly the grille, is in line with new design language of Ford. It now features projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights, new 17-inch alloy wheels and new exterior colour options. The top-spec Titanium S trim gets blacked-out headlamp bezels, fog lamp bezels and alloy wheels .
Inside the cabin, the EcoSport facelift is offered with either a 6.5-inch or an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system (depending on the variant level) mounted in the redesigned centre console, which comes with Ford’s SYNC3 support system and supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. On the safety front, even the base variant is equipped with two airbags and ABS with EBD. The petrol-automatic variant also comes with paddle shifters, hill start assist, ESC and traction control. The top-spec variant will get side and curtain airbags along with Isofix child seat mounts at the rear.