The wait is finally getting over. The much-awaited Ford EcoSport will be launched later today, and the live webcast can be seen here (at the bottom). As we reported earlier, Ford has already commenced taking bookings of EcoSport SUV. To be offered in four trim levels – Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium Optional
The EcoSport will be available in a choice of three engine options, 1.5-litre petrol, 1.5-litre diesel and 1.0-litre EcoBoost. These will respectively deliver mileage of 15.8 kmpl, 22.7 kmpl and 18.9 kmpl. Apart from this, EcoSport Automatic will also be on offer with 1.5-litre petrol and this will deliver 15.6 kmpl mileage.
Possibly all variants of the vehicle would be offered between Rs 7.50 lakh to Rs 11 lakh (Ex-showroom). At this price range the global vehicle will be a major rival of Duster, Quanto and Scorpio. The compact SUV has begun rolling-off Ford’s production line in Chennai. The car is being built in five plants all over the world – Chennai being one of them.
“The EcoSport looks fantastic,” said Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer, Ford. “The Chennai team, together with our supplier partners, has done an outstanding job in delivering our customers a great looking, fuel efficient, safe, compact utility vehicle with impressive functionality and connectivity.”
Check out the LIVE webcast of EcoSport launch at 12: 30 PM today, below after the jump. For now, you can have a look at the huge image gallery (Click here)