Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Ford EcoSport previewed at China's Beijing Auto Show - Images & Video

Ford has previewed its new EcoSport at the Beijing Auto Show and the car maker says the car will start production at three manufacturing locations in the world and will reach to 100 countries.

"The all-new EcoSport is designed and engineered specifically for customers in global growth markets using Ford's global SUV engineering expertise and reflecting our commitments for quality, leading fuel economy, safety and smart technology," said Raj Nair, group vice president, Global Product Development. "We're delivering innovative products like this to drive our global growth."

  • 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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