Ford launched a greatly improved version of its Ecosport SUV with promise, it is more suitable to European requirements than its poorly received predecessor.
The updated crossover, on show at the IAA in Frankfurt is getting a new 1.5-litre diesel engine and comes with a ST-Line option. It also gets a new chassis settings to improve the handling.
In addition to the existing 1.0-litre Ecoboost petrol engine option, a new 1.5-Liter Ecoblue diesel, 123bhp produced. Starting in mid-2018, Ford is also a 99bhp version of the Ecoboost three-pot will sit below the 123bhp and 138bhp versions in the line-up.
As before, the Ecosport will be available with a six-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic.
A new ST-line trim was added to the mixture, 17in alloy wheels, S-line badging, and a leather interior standard. The car is also equipped with larger 18-inch wheels.
New for the updated car Sync3 infotainment, involved in a 8 inch touch screen, the functions of Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity is.
The car also features an adaptive cruise control and blind-spot-assist technology, for the promotion of driver-assistance capabilities.
No, the prices have been released for the new car, which goes on sale later this year, but no major changes are expected from the outgoing car to Â£15,645 open figure.
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