Ford Ecosport has finally launched in India on the 9th of November at a starting price of 7.31 Lakh. The highly anticipated Ford Ecosport has been delayed for more than six months in India and was spot testing on roads near Pune almost every week. We brought you the spy shots each time and we are glad the news we bring to you today is all official straight from the American Car-maker Ford. The Ford Ecosport is what started a new segment in itself with the compact SUV seeing competition from Renault Duster, Maruti Suzuki Brezza, and Tata Nexon.
Highlights of the New Ford Ecosport 2017 Facelift:
The internet is all full of details about the Ford Ecosport and we won’t bore you with much details either. Instead let’s just focus on what’s different on the newly launched Ford Ecosport.
New Headlamps of the New Ford Ecosport:
The new Ford Ecosport has probably the most proportionate body in the segment and everything seems in place. The headlamps are all LED and blend in more with the design of the car than before. The LED turn indicators are now integrated with the fog lamp in the bumper in the new Ford Ecosport.
Apple Carplay and Android Auto in 8-inch touchscreen of the Ford Ecosport:
At a time when most cars miss out on the most ultimate functionality today, we are glad that Ford Ecosport comes with an integrated 8-inch touchscreen which comes with Apple Carplay and Android Auto. The touchscreen in the Ford Ecosport is best in class and can also rivals cars from a segment above.
Redesigned Seats in the new Ford Ecosport:
The seats of the new Ford Ecosport in India have been redesigned for Indian customers with a heavy profile. The seats are now better contoured and offer more comfort. The facelifted version has also made the seats wider than before. Teh underthigh support is great and so is the seat height which offers ample headroom.
Ford Ecosport is 85% locally Manufactured here in India.
The previous generation car debut in the year of 2013 with 65% localisation and thus time around the Ford Ecosport has its 85% parts manufactured here in India. This has helped the American car maker to price the car competitively.
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System in the Ford Ecosport:
The Ford Ecosport also comes with a tyre monitoring system which can tell you the pressure of the tyres in the car. this is a segment first feature and comes only in premium cars like the Volkswagen Tiguan.
The base petrol variant comes at 7.31 Lakh Indian Rupees while the base diesel starts from 8.01 Lakhs. Ford Ecosport is also the only car in the segment which offers an automatic transmission with a petrol engine.