Top 5 Features Of Ford EcoSport

Top 5 Features Of Ford EcoSport

Indians have a great love for SUVs and always cherish a dream of owning one. But the kind of roads we have in India and the problem of parking spaces make it hard to think of buying an SUV. Also most people want to own a vehicle which is stylish and yet economical. When Ford realized this demand, they came forward with the novel idea of a compact SUV and launched Ford Ecosport, which is compact, yet stylish and is also very economical.

This vehicle has become very popular since its launch due to its stylish exteriors, comfortable interiors, efficient performance and fuel efficiency, which has prompted the makers to launch it in China, Thailand and South America as well. Ford Ecosport has been given the best looks with the trapezoidal grilles, short hood, ‘A’ pillars, huge rear window, oblique tail lights etc. The rear swing out door’s handle is attached to the tail light which is a very novel design.

A lot many built in features make it a very attractive choice which includes CD/MP3 player, USB/ Auxiliary slots, Bluetooth, rear parking sensors, cooled glove compartment, keyless entry and steering controls. There is also a voice control feature. The best part of the Ford Ecosport, is the new 1.0 liter engine which is the EcoBoost engine that ensures a fun drive and is also very economical. This engine will change the whole perspective in which small engines are viewed. It is believed that this engine has the capacity to compete with 1.6 liter petrol engine. There is also a diesel engine option in Ford Ecosport.

This vehicle is loaded with great many features. Discussed below are the top five features which make it a very attractive option for the users.

  1. Engine: Ford EcoSport, has three different engine models. One is the 1.0 liter petrol engine, the other is the 1.6 liter petrol engine and the third is the 1.5 liter diesel engine. The 1.0 liter engine is a real breakthrough and is extremely efficient which is believed to change the perspective of users towards small engines. It produces a full toque of 170Nm at 1500 rpm which is an impressive torque. The engine also has a high performance of 125PS. According to Ford, the manufacturers, this engine is very powerful and efficient and has the capability to compete with the 1.6 liter petrol engine. There is another petrol engine, which is the 1.5 liter 11 bhp petrol engine and comes with an automatic gear box. There is a 1.5 liter diesel engine which is a 90 PS engine and is capable of producing high torque and is extremely efficient. It has a five speed manual transmission and a six speed automatic transmission with power shift. This autobox is very smooth and it makes Ford Ecosport the only SUV which offers a dual clutch feature. But when it comes to the 1.0 liter petrol engine, its efficiency and performance, outdoes the other two engines. The acceleration for all the three engines is extremely strong and the top speed for this vehicle is 170kmph.

Top 5 Features Of Ford EcoSport

  1. Mileage and Running Cost: The 1.0 liter engine of Ford EcoSport ensures a mileage of 18.9kmpl. This makes it more efficient than the 1.6 liter petrol engine. The 1.5 liter petrol engine gives a mileage of 15.8kmpl in the manual transmission and 15.6kmpl in automatic transmission. The mileage given by the diesel engine if 22.7kmpl. All the engines of Ford Ecosport are extremely powerful and efficient.

Variant

Fuel Type

Mileage

ARAI Specified

Ford EcoSport 1.0 Titanium(O)

Petrol

18.9 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.5 Titanium

Petrol

15.8 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.5 Titanium AT

Petrol

15.6 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.0 Titanium

Petrol

18.9 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.5 Trend

Petrol

15.8 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.5 Ambiente

Petrol

15.8 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.5 D Titanium(O)

Diesel

22.7 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.5 D Titanium

Diesel

22.7 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.5 D Trend

Diesel

22.7 kmpl

Yes

Ford EcoSport 1.5 D Ambiente

Diesel

22.7 kmpl

Yes

  1. Interiors: The interiors of Ford Ecosport have been inspired by Ford Fiesta and look extremely elegant and stylish. The central console has a very sporty look with buttons which have been neatly stacked. The design is very novel and unique. Many features have been added to this vehicle to make it a perfect choice for the modern people, which include smart keyless entry, USB/Auxiliary slots, steering controls, CD/MP3 player, push button start, rear parking sensors, Bluetooth and cooled glove compartments. It also has a voice control feature known as SYN using which, the user can assign work to the system and it will be automatically accomplished. This includes making the MP3 player work with the voice of the user, listening to music, hands free calling and downloading music. There are twenty storage spaces inside and a 346 liter trunk. Though this is a compact vehicle, but there is decent legroom for the passengers sitting on the rear seat.

Top 5 Features Of Ford EcoSport

  1. Exteriors: The exteriors of Ford EcoSport are very impressive and attractive. It has a very muscular look and but is also a very compact vehicle. It is a sub four meter SUV. Though it has been inspired by Ford Fiesta, it has a very novel design. The windows and doors creases form a beltline which create an ascending curve and run to the rear end of the car. Another attractive feature of this vehicle is the trapezoidal grille which gives it a very stylish look and a lot of presence. Other interesting details of the car include short hood and A pillars. The rear window of Ford Ecosport is wrapped around the back. The tail lamps are slanting and oblique and the handle of the back door is attached to the tail lamp. The spare tire has also been attached to the back door which is a swing out door. This vehicle has a ground clearance of 200mm.

Top 5 Features Of Ford EcoSport

  1. Braking, Suspension, Comfort and Safety: Ford Ecosport has a Hill Launch Assist Feature which makes it a perfect vehicle for travelling on the hilly terrains where the roads are full of twists and turns. This feature protects the car from rolling back at turns when the driver removes his feet from the brake for a few seconds. This also allows the driver to accelerate the vehicle in a smooth way. The ride in Ford EcoSport is perfect without being too firm or soft. The steering wheel is an electric one and is perfect for driving in the city. Although it has a ground clearance of 200mm, it also has a water wading feature of 550mm. The safety feature in Ford Ecosport is also very good with ABS, ESP and traction control and two airbags in the front and side curtain airbags. This is a feature which is not offered by the competitors.

Thus, Ford Ecosport is a very good vehicle with great mileage, powerful engine, impeccable interiors, stylish exteriors and most of all in the class of SUVs.

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