Ford India launched its new updated EcoSport on Tuesday with starting price 7.31 lakh (ex-showroom). The new version of Ford EcoSport comes with both option petrol and diesel engine. The petrol version of new Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) EcoSport is available with the 1.5-liter engine. The delivering fuel economy of petrol EcoSport is 17KM per liter and priced between Rs7.31 lakh and Rs10.99 lakh. While the diesel option has the same engine as previous, having a mileage of 23 KM per liter. The price range of Desile EcoSport is between Rs 8.01 lakh and Rs10.67 lakh.
The new SUV EcoSport gets projector headlamps along with LED and also have fog lamps. Another big change in the design is that it has new 17-inch alloy wheels and claiming to be lighter and stronger than the previous. The updated new compact SUV EcoSport gets both cosmetic and mechanical changes and looks attractive, more significant and different from the outgoing models.
Managing director and president of Ford India, Anurag Mehrotra said in media, “The all-new EcoSport reinforces our commitment to the Indian market…We have increased the level of localization to 85% from around 60-65% when the model was first launched in 2013.” Mehrotra adds in his statement that ford has become number 1 exporter and also exported advanced markets like America.