2017 Ford EcoSport Facelift

The heavily updated Ford EcoSport has launched in the country and has marked a positive impression on the audience via its appealing bold look, excellent comfort, great handling, and riding experience. Performance wise, the diesel trim continues to offer pleasant driving experience while the new petrol engine that is being offered with the manual and automatic gearboxes options are not up to that level as expected. So the question arises which powertrain will suit your vehicle using habitats

Which engine should I Choose?

As mentioned earlier, you can go for engine options are per your roaming habitats. If the vehicle will be used mostly in city conditions then the petrol engine with the manual gearbox is a good option. Besides, a similar powertrain with automatic transmission is also on offer to fulfill your more convenient driving needs. While, those who travel long distance journeys on highways, we’d suggest the diesel engine option.

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New EcoSport Variant Options:

In the Indian market, the new EcoSport is being offered in five trims with different engine-gearbox options. Like, the diesel variant is available in all five variants, although petrol manual variant is not available for the range-topping Titanium+ trim.

At a place, not only the availability of numerous options in terms of engine-gearbox combinations create confusion among potential buyers but also the wide difference between the pricing of the base model and top-spec enhances the mess. Though a closer look at the prices of successive trims will make you that the difference is sensible.

In order to resolve this mess of trim selection as per your usage and budget, we have gone through all the trims and find out the easiest way to select your desired combination. For this firstly you have to select engine and gearbox according to your budget from the provided table.

Variant
Features
Price
Ambiente Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, music system with Bluetooth connectivity and four speakers, electric boot release and adjustable front and rear headrests. Petrol MT – Rs 7.31 lakh

Diesel MT – Rs 8.01 lakh

Trend Features of Ambiente trim, along with front tweeters, illuminated dual USB ports, 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, steering-mounted audio control and automatic climate control. Petrol MT – Rs 8.04 lakh
Diesel MT – Rs 8.71 lakh
Trend+ Features of Trend trim, along with illuminated boot, puddle lamps under exterior mirrors, power folding and electrically adjustable exterior mirrors, driver seat height adjust, rear parking sensor, defogger and wiper, front fog lamps and the combination of ESC, traction control, hill-launch assist and emergency brake assist in the case of the automatic variant. Petrol AT – Rs 9.34 lakh

Diesel MT – Rs 9.10 lakh

Titanium Features of Trend+ trim, along with 16-inch alloy wheels, push-button start, keyless entry, projector headlamps with LED DRLs, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, sports pedals, ambient lighting for footwells. Petrol MT – Rs 9.17 lakh

Diesel MT – Rs 9.85 lakh

Titanium+ Features of Titanium trim, along with 17-inch alloy wheels, side and curtain airbags, cruise control, automatic wipers and headlamps,tire-pressure-monitoring system, reversing camera and paddle shifters for the automatic variant. Petrol AT – Rs 10.99 lakh

Diesel MT – Rs 10.67 lakh

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Trims available in particular engine and transmission options:

1. Petrol manual (Ambiente, Trend and Titanium trim):

For those who want to go with petrol manual option and have a tight budget, the base Ambiente variant is the best option, as it comes equipped with the latest features of dual airbags and ABS with EBD and a music system with Bluetooth connectivity as standard.

As far as the petrol manual EcoSport goes, the Trend trim is the next option with a jump in price. Though, to pass on value for money, the Ford offers this trim with a host of comfort and convenient features.

The Titanium trim is the last option that is expensive if you compare EcoSport with the Nexon petrol in this engine gearbox option segment.

2. Petrol automatic (Trend+ and Titanium+ trims):

In the case of petrol automatic EcoSport, the Trend+ trim along with the shared features of Trend trim gets the advanced safety of ESP, traction control and hill-start assist. However, the set of alloy wheels misses out in this trim.

The priciest in the whole EcoSport lineup, the petrol-automatic Titanium+ variant is laden with all the modern essentials for comfort and safety. Also, the EcoSport is one of the rarest product that is offering an automatic variant with the top-spec trim.

3. Diesel manual :

The company offers diesel manual option for all the five variants. So here, by going through the features mentioned in above table and their pricing. You can easily select your desired variant.