The compact SUV going by the name of Ford EcoSport made quite an impact in the automobile market ever since its launch last year. The increasingly higher demands lead to Ford jacking up their production and the car selling more than ever before. For the 2016 model year, Ford intends for bring a face-lifted model of their popular car and launch it as Ford EcoSport 2016. Apart from various technical and visual enhancements, we can also expect a better engine with higher output and greater fuel efficiency. The vehicle will appear more aggressive and acquire a modern look that in is sync with the current demands.
Ford EcoSport 2016: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Ford EcoSport 2016 features more angular headlights, short hood and a chrome implanted grille. All this will ride on 17 inch alloy wheels, with the option of upgrading to larger ones in the near future. The automakers designed this small SUV with the intention of going against much larger counterparts, and you have to admire their efforts for that. The boot space opening mechanism is located near the rear lights, and its overall design reflects the compactness that Ford had intended to create. It is also likely that LED lights will make an entry in both front and rear taillights.
The interiors will be upgraded, and Ford has even teased us with the possibility of providing a sunroof on its higher trim variants. The cabin will be upholstered with better quality materials with leather seats taking the centre stage in terms of luxury and comfort. The dashboard will get a new design and will feature various technology equipments and enhancements over its predecessor.
From what information we have gathered so far, the Ford EcoSport 2016 should come packed with some of the most coveted technology equipments in today’s time. These include Ford’s own Applink and SYNC system, along with a multitude of infotainment and safety features such as great audio system and Glympse system, by which others can locate you in case you require some assistance.
Ford EcoSport 2016: Engine Specs
The new EcoSport is very likely to be powered by a 1.5 litre engine that will come in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol unit has the capability of producing horsepower of up to 112 and is paired with a five-speed manual transmission system. On the other hand, the diesel variant has an output of around 90 horsepower, and if paired with a six-speed automatic transmission system it results in higher fuel consumption. It has been recorded to have a mileage score of 6.3 litre/100 km and 7.9 litre/100 km for the higher output unit.
Ford EcoSport 2016: Release Date and Price
There has been no official word so far, but the Ford EcoSport 2016 is expected to launch late 2015 or in the early period of 2016. We are eager to hear from the company about updated news, as well as its price range possibilities. This budget car borrows inspiration from its previous generation model and incorporates new elements that everyone will love.