Ford Motors is all set to launch the Ford Ecosport facelift this year in India. There has been no official announcement on the launch details of the updated Ford EcoSport yet the reports suggest that the bookings for the subcompact SUV – Ford Ecosport facelift may start somewhere around Diwali this year. The updated variant of the Ford EcoSport will not only come with cosmetic updates and new features but the Ford Ecosport facelift is also expected to carry some mechanical updates.
Ford EcoSport facelift to be launched in India soon
According to reports, Ford EcoSport facelift is slated to be launched in India this year. Although the Ford Motors has not revealed any information about the Ford EcoSport facelift that when the sub-compact SUV is going to be launched officially in the country yet, reports are that booking for the 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift are likely to commence next month.
The bookings for the Ford EcoSport facelift may possibly start around Diwali this year. The Ford EcoSport facelift will get cosmetic updates but these updates with come clubbed with a bunch of new features. That’s not all it has been reported that the new Ford EcoSport is also expected to come with Ford’s new Dragon series engine. Well, more official details will only be revealed once the facelift edition is launched in India. As of now, all that is confirmed is, that the Ford EcoSport will get a facelift soon.
10 things you need to know about the Ford EcoSport Facelift
The update edition of the Ford EcoSport – Ford EcoSport facelift made its first global debut at the 2017 LA Auto Show earlier this year.
With the global debut the company announced that its next plan is to export India-made Ford EcoSport to the the US market.
There have been reports that the India-spec model and the export-spec model of the Ford EcoSport facelift have been spotted in India a couple of times since its global debut
It was in August 2017 when the Ford EcoSport facelift was seen without any camouflage. This was the time when most of the new exterior design, as well as styling of the 2017 EcoSport facelift, was revealed on the public domain through the digital platform.
The Ford EcoSport facelift is expected to come with a bunch of new updates such as a new grille with beefier slats and chrome details.
The 207 edition of the Ford EcoSport facelift gets revised projector headlamps as well as new angular foglamps that have been placed on a all-new front bumper.
The profile of the updated subcompact SUV EcoSport principally remains unchanged, though new alloy wheels, revised taillamps on the rear, a new stylish cover for the spare wheel, and few minor design touches adds freshness to the 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift.
The inside of the updated EcoSport gets more updates in comparison to the exterior of the car. Some of the biggest updates in the Ford EcoSport facelift include a new stick out display for the touchscreen infotainment system. The car gets SYNC 3 Ford’s in-car connectivity system which is expected to come equipped to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Ford EcoSport facelift is likely to get revised upholstery besides keyless entry and other features.
The updated Ford EcoSport is also expected to get the new 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. The engine will come from Ford’s Dragon series of engines. This engine churns out 120 bhp. Besides the new engine as an option the Ford EcoSport facelift will continue to use the existing 123 bhp 1-litre EcoBoost petrol engine. This 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine produces 99 bhp.
The existing 1.5-litre petrol engine is likely to come mated to a 6-speed DCT automatic transmission.