Ford EcoSport to launch in 10 variants; Official specification sheet inside
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Ford India has revealed specifications of all variants of the EcoSport that will launch next month. Ford is going into the marketplace with four configurations - 1L petrol MT, 1.5L petrol MT, 1.5L petrol AT and 1.5L diesel MT. Customers will have ten variants to choose from, of which six are petrol and the remaining four are diesel.
The exact numbers of the 1.5L diesel variant were unknowns until today. As it turns out, the engine is the same unit used on the Fiesta.
The 1.5L Duratorq unit produces a peak power of 91 PS @ 3,750 RPM and a peak torque of 204 Nm @ 2,000-2,750 RPM.
The 1.5L Ti-VCT petrol engine is paired to either a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. The peak power output stands at 112 PS @ 6,300 RPM and the peak torque is 140 Nm @ 4,400 RPM.
All variants measure 3,999mm long (IAB readers know Ford India had to shave off a small part of the front bumper to reach there). The wheelbase is 2,520mm and all variants have 200mm ground clearance. Except for the three-cylinder Ecoboost engine, all other motors are four pots and are almost 100% localized at the Chennai plant. The Ecoboost engine is imported from Ford's Romanian plant.
Bookings for the EcoSport open in June and deliveries would commence by the end of the month. Ford has localized 65% of the car and it is learned that their aim is to reach 85% in the coming years.
Ford EcoSport technical specifications and variants
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