Ford Ecosport base variant to cost Rs. 10,000 more, whereas top end price rises by Rs. 13,000

Wednesday 09 July 2014, 10:48 AM by

Eye-catchy design, Good Performance, Reliability and Efficiency were some of the key factors that has aided with the Ford Ecosport's success in the country. The popular compact SUV has earned about 30 awards for its uniqueness in this segment. As per a recent update the price for the base variant of EcoSport has gone up by Rs. 10,000, whereas the price for the top end variant has gone up by Rs. 15,000.

Ford Ecosport base variant to cost Rs. 10,000 more, whereas top end price rises by Rs. 13,000 | CarTrade.com
Ford Ecosport base variant to cost Rs. 10,000 more, whereas top end price rises by Rs. 13,000

Ford Ecosport, the compact SUV is available in petrol and diesel variants. The petrol version is powered by 1.5 Litre and 1.0 Litre petrol engine that generates about 112 Ps of power with 140 Nm of torque and 125 Ps of power with 170 Nm of torque respectively. The diesel version is powered by 1.5 Litre engine that generates about 91Ps of power with 204Nm of torque. The 1.0 Liter petrol variant delivers around 18.9 kmpl, the 1.5 Liter petrol variant delivers around 16.15 kmpl and the diesel variant with 1.5 liter engine delivers around 22.7 kmpl. The compact SUV gets a EPAS with Pull Drift Compensation technology for steering for maximum control. For a comfortable ride, the car gets Independent McPherson strut with coil spring and anti-roll bar for the front, whereas the rear gets Semi-independent twist beam with twin gas and oil filled shock absorbers.

Recently another popular car-maker in this segment Renault had hiked up the prices by about 1% for cars namely Scala, Duster and Pulse in India. For now Ford has stated that the price hike shall only be restricted to the Ecosport. This move is expected to fill-in the gap between retail cost and production cost.

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