New details of the India-bound 2018 Ford EcoSport released in Brazil

28/06/2017 - 14:05 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Will reach the market in mid-August.

After listing the 2018 Ford EcoSport on its local website last month, Ford Brasil has released new details of the model which is weeks away from the market launch.

Brazilian-spec 2018 Ford EcoSport front three quarters right side
The facelifted EcoSport will debut the new 1.5-litre three-cylinder flex-fuel engine in Brazil, which comes from the 'Dragon' family.

Ford has released details of the 2018 Ford EcoSport in the 2.0 Titanium configuration, which will top the range. The facelifted EcoSport in this configuration is equipped with features like Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, fog lights, 17-inch alloy wheels, chrome trim, roof bars and electric sunroof.

Inside, the 2018 Ford EcoSport in the 2.0 Titanium configuration gets 4.2-inch TFT driver information display, leather steering wheel, leather seats, automatic climate control, engine start button, 8.0-inch SYNC 3 touchscreen infotainment system, 9-speaker Sony sound system and electric windows with one-touch operation. The facelifted model features tyre pressure monitoring system, Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert, seven airbags, rear-view camera, rear parking sensors, stability control and traction control.

Brazilian-spec 2018 Ford EcoSport interior
The facelifted Ford EcoSport is expected in India around Diwali and will have a similar dual tone cabin and the SYNC3 infotainment.

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The 2018 Ford EcoSport 2.0 Titanium is powered by the 176 cv (176 hp) 2.0-litre Duratec Direct Flex flex-fuel engine that is paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Ford will also offer the refreshed EcoSport with a new 1.5-litre Flex engine that develops up to 137.2 cv (137.2 hp) and 16.2 kgf.m (158.87 Nm) of torque. Sales will commence in mid-August 2017.

The Indian launch of the facelifted model is expected around Diwali (October-November 2017).

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