An updated and improved mini SUV will be making its way to American shores in 2015. The SUV was first seen at an Auto Show in India, Dehli in 2012. Its second revelation comes with a few enhancements that make the vehicle seem lighter than the previous model. For instance, the back spare wheel has been removed. This gives the 2015 EcoSport a modern sporty appeal that is hard to resist. There will be three models of the new EcoSport; there’ll be the Ambiente, Trend and Titanium trim levels.
The car overall looks like a cross between the Ford Kuga and the Ford Fiesta. Previous models of the EcoSport have shown a healthy sales report, because of this Ford has decided to give this car a facelift to give the car a fresh look and a competitive edge from its competitors, e.g. Daihatsu Terios, Renault Captur, and Chevrolet Trax.
2015 Ford EcoSport Exterior and Interior
The exterior of the 2015 Ford EcoSport is familiar to the Ford Fiesta. It will be built on a B-segment platform, which is quite popular to Ford vehicles. A completely redesigned rear is likely and the fifth door will receive a new design. With the bulky spare wheel being removed, it will be replaced by a license plate. Minor changes can be expected from the exterior of the SUV. The front grille will be remodelled with chrome, there’ll be a new bumper, and LED head lights will be automatic. Fog lights and a new roof rack will be seen in the 2015 Ecosport.
The interior of the 2015 Ford EcoSport is similar to that found in the Ford Fiesta. It’ll be designed with the finest material, for instance, leather upholstery. The car seats 5 passengers and the seats take on a sporty feel. Some cool features that the SUV will have are automatic climate control, a Ford Sync infotainment system; there will be a touch screen in the centre and the steering wheel will come with electric power steering. An extensive report revealing what buyers can expect on the inside hasn’t been released by Ford as yet. However, more information is expected as the 2015 Geneva Auto Show approaches.
2015 Ford EcoSport Engin Options
No changes are expected to be seen under the hood. The 2015 Ford EcoSport will have 3 engine options. The first will be a 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine that uses gas. It generates 123 horsepower. The SUV goes from 0 to 60 in 11.6 seconds. The first engine has a fuel rating of 41 miles per gallon for both the city and the highway. The second option is the, 1.5 litre TiVCT engine that also uses gas. It has an output of 110 horsepower. The third engine is a 1.5 litre TDCi diesel engine that’ll produce 90 horsepower. The engines that will come with the new EcoSport will be matched to a five speed manual gearbox or a 6 speed automatic transmission. All models will be front wheel drive; all-wheel drive may be optional on some models.
The 2015 Ford EcoSport is a next generation family car that has a sporty design paired with a comfortable interior.
2015 Ford EcoSport Release Date and Price
The price of the SUV will probably be higher than previous models; it could range from $21,000 to $28,000. The 2015 Ford EcoSport is set to debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show
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