New Ford EcoSport introduced at Rs 7.69 lakhs, new Thunder Edition launched

New Ford EcoSport introduced at Rs 7.69 lakhs, new Thunder Edition launched New Ford EcoSport
author image Nikhil Puthran
Tuesday 04 June 2019, 18:17 PM

New Ford EcoSport was launched in India with more features at a starting price of Rs 7.69 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 2019 Ford EcoSport is available in six trims – Ambiente, Trend, Titanium, Titanium+, EcoSport S and the Thunder Edition. The updated EcoSport gets automatic HID headlamps, daytime running lights, electrochromic mirror, rain sensing wipers, push-button start and tyre pressure monitoring system. Except for the entry-level variant, all other variants get a touchscreen-based infotainment system with embedded navigation. The newly introduced feature-loaded Thunder Edition is based on the Titanium variant and it replaces the Signature trim. Interestingly the updated Ford EcoSport is now cheaper than the outgoing model.

New Ford EcoSport

Mechanically the new Ford EcoSport continues to be powered by the existing 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options. The 1.0-litre EcoBoost continues to be offered in the EcoSport S trim as well. The EcoSport range is available with a five-speed or a six-speed manual transmission along with a six-speed automatic transmission option in the petrol version. The updated model is available with up to six airbags along with ABS with EBD.

New Ford EcoSport
New Ford EcoSport

The newly launched EcoSport Thunder Edition gets distinctive highlights like dark inserts on the headlamp cluster and a prominent black treatment to the fog lamp bezel. Additionally, it gets 17-inch alloy wheels, and a dark theme throughout the exterior, which includes a black-painted front grille and rear-view mirrors; dual-tone bonnet and decals on doors. The sporty theme continues to the interiors as well with abundant use of cognac accents across multiple surfaces – from front seats to door inserts as well as centre console and instrument panel. The variant further gets a nine-inch floating touchscreen system with embedded navigation. The Thunder Edition is available in both 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options in manual transmission.

The 2019 Ford EcoSport is priced as follows –

Ambient petrol MT – Rs 7.69 lakhs

Ambient diesel MT – Rs 8.19 lakhs

Trend petrol MT – Rs 8.49 lakhs

Trend diesel MT – Rs 8.99 lakhs

Titanium petrol MT – Rs 9.28 lakhs

Titanium Diesel MT – Rs 9.78 lakhs

Titanium+ petrol MT – Rs 10.18 lakhs

Titanium+ petrol AT – Rs 11.08 lakhs

Titanium+ diesel MT – 10.68 lakhs

S 1.0-litre EcoBoost – Rs 10.83 lakhs

S 1.5-litre diesel – Rs 11.33 lakhs

Thunder Edition petrol – Rs 10.18 lakhs

Thunder Edition diesel MT – Rs 10.68 lakhs

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