Not all Ford dealers are taking bookings for EcoSport

Shrawan

Shrawan Raja,

I’m the Founder & CEO of IndianAutosBlog.com. I love teamwork and talking about cars.

The Ford EcoSport is very easily the hottest launch of 2013.

Ford EcoSport

Ever since Ford showcased the exterior at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo, motoring enthusiasts and family car buyers and biting their nails in anticipation of its price positioning, driving performance, seating comfort and features.

These are the four departments that appear on every query coming in through our contact form. We have received emails enough to flood a Gmail inbox from India and Nepal for the last year!

Piece after piece, the jigsaw is painstakingly being put together by bloggers in India who are assembling the puzzle with spyshots, official information and insider clues. We know that Ford is doing a multi-variant launch with three engine options and two transmission choices, early next year.

The EcoSport is presumably going to be priced under the Duster, and would be manufactured in Chennai for global markets in the long run.

Ford has launched the EcoSport to good reception in Brazil and China, after being carefully tailored to local market requirements. Ford improved rear seat comfort by stretching the wheelbase for the Chinese market. Such an operation would please the rear seat-loving Indians, but that would also limit the car’s reach as the 12% excise grant for sub-4m long cars disappears in the process.

Shortly after reports and claims appeared on the internet about Ford dealers logging bookings for the EcoSport, we wrote to a popular Ford dealer in south India on this matter, and this is what we got –

We are not aware about dealers who are taking advance bookings. We are not doing it.

Ford has to stop the Renault Duster from completely taking over the market with fantastic pricing and thoughtful marketing campaigns. Almost 20,000 units of the Duster have been off-loaded into Indian roads and the EcoSport is the only mini SUV expected to launch next year.

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Ford EcoSport News & Updates

2018 Ford EcoSport facelift India-spec front three quarters

Ford EcoSport facelift launched in India at INR 7.31 lakhs

Indian-spec 2018 Ford EcoSport front three quarters

2018 Ford EcoSport bags 123 pre-orders online in less than 12 hours

2018 Ford EcoSport (facelift) front fascia

2018 Ford EcoSport reaches dealer yards in India

2018 Ford EcoSport Amazon bookings banner

Ford to accept 2018 Ford EcoSport bookings on Amazon.in on 5 November

Ford EcoSport facelift brochure leaked colours and accessories

Ford EcoSport facelift brochure leaked

Ford EcoSport facelift variant wise features revealed

Ford EcoSport facelift variant-wise features list revealed