Ford India website provides plenty more data on EcoSport

23/04/2012 - 07:32 | ,   | Shrawan Raja

This is our fourth update on the Ford EcoSport in the last 24 hours where we're going put down technical data and info on features shared by Ford India on their official website. The Ford EcoSport made its global premiere at the Beijing Motor Show today and was shown to the Brazilian media last night.

Ford EcoSport vs Ford Fiesta

Ford EcoSport features and technical details

  • 200mm ground clearance
  • 550mm water wading capability
  • Quietest cabin in its class (also applies to the Fiesta)
  • SYNC technology that connects the mobile phone and the car. It reads out text messages, can browse audio tracks and makes phone calls
  • 346 liter trunk capacity, 560 liters when seats are folded
  • 20 storage spaces around the cabin
  • Hill Launch Assist (vehicle does not roll back when starting on an incline)
  • Keyless Entry and Push-Button start - these were missing on the Fiesta
  • Electronic Stability Program, Traction Control and ABS are safety features Ford's revealing at this time
  • 6-speed PowerShift automatic transmission paired to a the 1-liter petrol engine; 5-speed manual is also an option
  • 1-liter petrol engine can deliver up to 20kmpl - 120PS/170Nm from as low as 1,500 RPM
  • Still no word on the diesel, but Ford says it will also be offered. Expect the 1.5-liter unit from the Fiesta with revised outputs

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