Ford is ready with the EcoSport Powershift variant for Brazil


Nithyanandh K, As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!

The Ford EcoSport which is powered by the 2.0 litre flex fuel engine in Brazil now gets the Powershift dual clutch automatic gearbox.

Ford EcoSport Powershift Titanium variantFord EcoSport Powershift Titanium

This very variant had its first outing during the Sao Paulo Motor Show. reader Michel Vecchi has spotted the car on a transporter heading to the dealerships. The car carried a ‘Powershift 2.0’ badge. The variant spotted is the SE and it’s expected that the Powershift may be made available in high end Titanium as well.

The Titanium variant of the EcoSport 2.0 litre manual is priced at 66,490 Brazilian Reals (around Rs. 17.64 lakhs) and the Titanium variant powered by the 1.6 litre engine retails at R$ 63,990 (around Rs. 16.98 lakhs).

The 2.0 litre EcoSport SE with the Powershift gearbox is expected to retail at R$ 63,390 (around 16.82 lakhs). The SE variant comes with dual airbags, ABS with EBD and seatbelts and headrests for all the five passengers.

The car is also equipped with powered windows, central locking and Ford SYNC multimedia system with Bluetooth and voice command capability. The SE variant makes do without the automatic climate control, keyless entry and start, automatic headlamps and wipers, parking sensors, leather seats and side curtain airbags, which are available in the Titanium trim level.

The estimated price of the EcoSport 2.0 litre Titanium with Powershift gearbox is R$ 74,590 (around Rs. 19.79 lakhs). The automatic EcoSport comes as a direct rival to the Renault Duster AT which is also available with a 2.0 litre flex fuel motor.

Indian Autos Blog reader Deepak Sharma spotted a Ford EcoSport Powershift variant on test in Pune earlier this year.


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