Ford EcoSport – compact crossover class “K1”, the serial European version of the car appeared in front of the general public at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2013.
Interior and Exterior Design
In the interior of the SUV there was a converted central console with a separate display of the entertainment complex, a multifunction steering wheel, a gearbox selector and a deflector for the climate system. The quality of the finishing materials is now higher and more has become the color options.
Regarding the external design, the company carried out the restyling of the previous model. The update concerns first of all the front part, where the radiator grille moved higher, closer to the headlights, the grille itself changed, the lighting equipment is new both in shape and filling, a new front bumper. The car received a new original design of light alloy wheels, the radius of which depends on the level of configuration. Behind, too, there are changes – the spare wheel has moved inside the car, the rear bumper and the lights have changed.
The technical side of the new Ford EcoSport 2018 replenished with a new engine, although the old units are also available. The car will be available with two engine options: 1.6 liters and 2 liters. Power of 122 hp and 140 hp. respectively. Drive is possible either front or full 4 × 4.
Prefix “Eco” in the title is not just so, because the fuel consumption is really low. So, the model with the 1.6 liter engine consumes only 5.2 l / 100 km, and the older version with a capacity of 2 liters consumes 6.5 l / 100 km.
Release Date and Price
Mass sales of the car in the countries of North America will begin not earlier than the beginning of 2018. Previously, this model was not introduced in the North American market, but according to the forecasts of manufacturers must withstand tough competition in its class. The price remains unknown.
Ford EcoSport hides an exotic pedigree. Two restyling allow us to believe that this is a proven design.
In addition, it should be noted the high quality of interior materials and a variety of color solutions in the interior of the car.