A lot has been said and written about the launch of the 2017 Ford Ecosport. Many reported that the new 2017 Ford Ecosport would be launched in the early part of 2017. However, there seems to be a lot of confusion regarding this. We will hope to clear all your doubts regarding the new Ford EcoSport 2017 launch, facelift etc.
Now the news is that instead of launching the facelift, Ford India will very soon incorporate some new features on the pre-facelift model. The facelift model will be launched by Diwali this year. Ford is set to bring in the new ecosport 2017 with some additional features very soon. So in short, the new model 2017 Ford Ecosport update with some additional features will be launched soon while the facelift model with complete new fresh interiors and exteriors would be launched during Diwali this year. Here is what you can expect from the 2017 Ford Ecosport update.
2017 Ford Ecosport Update
2017 Ford Ecosport Update Launch
|Model||Launch Date (Expected)|
|2017 Ford EcoSport||February-March 2017|
It is expected that the 2017 model of the EcoSport would hit the showrooms sometime in the period of February end to March beginning. Reinstating that this would not be a complete facelift model that made its debut in Los Angeles but would be a new model with additions in features.
2017 Ford Ecosport Update- India Price
It is expected that the prices of only the top end Titanium variants would go up by a few thousands due to the additional features. There won’t be a considerable hike in the other models. See below the current price of the different variants of the Ford EcoSport.
|1.5 L Petrol||Rs. 7,11,000||Rs. 7,86,000||N/A||Rs. 8,82,000||N/A|
|1.5 L Petrol AT||N/A||N/A||N/A||Rs. 9,92,000||N/A|
|1.0 L EcoBoost Petrol||N/A||N/A||Rs. 8,56,000||N/A||Rs. 9,69,000|
|1.5 L Diesel||Rs. 7,76,000||Rs. 8,46,000||Rs. 8,86,000||Rs. 9,42,000||Rs. 9,99,000|
2017 Ford Ecosport Update- Features
The Ecosport is already packed with features. However, its closest rival, the Maruti Vitara Breeza has the upper hand due to some features. Probably to counter that, Ford is coming up with an Ecosport Update with some additional features like the ones mentioned below-
- Keyless entry
- Automatic aircon
- Rain sensing wipers
- Automatic headlamps
- Touchscreen infotainment system (new)
- Reverse parking camera (new)
- 6 airbags
Once the official launch of the Ford EcoSport update takes place, we will update you with the full list of features.
2017 Ford Ecosport Update Specifications
Since the addition would be only in terms of features, the 2017 Ford Ecosport update would have the same specifications as mentioned below.
|Engine Type||1.5 L Ti-VCT Petrol/ 1.0 L EcoBoost Petrol/ 1.5 L TDCi Diesel|
|Power||110 bhp/ 124 bhp/99 bhp|
|Torque||140 Nm/170 Nm/ 205 Nm|
|Transmission||(5-speed MT/6-speed AT)/ 5-speed MT/ 5-speed MT|
|Length x Width x Height||3999 x 1765 x 1708 mm|
|Kerb Weight||1222-1272 kg|
|Wheel Type and Size||16” Alloys|
|Boot Space||346 litres|
2017 Ford Ecosport Update Mileage
Again, since the change in the 2017 Ford Ecosport would be only in terms of addition of features. the mileage won’t be affected. The complete new facelift Ford Ecosport would be launched only during Diwali this year and it would have fresh interiors and exteriors. See below the fuel efficiency of the current Ford Ecosport-
|Petrol 1.5 L||Petrol 1.0 L||Diesel 1.5 L|
|Mileage||18.88 KMPL (Manual)/16.5 KMPL (Automatic)||18.9 KMPL||22.7 KMPL|
2017 Ford EcoSport Facelift Images
Hope the information provided in the above article was helpful. We will keep you updated with any news on the Ford Ecosport 2017 launch, price, features etc. Keep visiting indiaautoz for updates on the developments in the India Auto Industry.