Ford India stuns with EcoSport price, launches SUV at R5.59 lakh

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jun 27 2013, 05:34am hrs
US auto major Ford on Wednesday launched its much-awaited compact sports utility vehicle EcoSport in India with price starting at R5.59 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The model will be available with three engine options of 1-litre petrol with Ecoboost technology, 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel. While the price of 1-litre Ecoboost petrol version starts at R7.90 lakh, the 1.5-litre petrol variant will be tagged at R5.59 lakh. The 1.5-litre diesel will have prices starting at R6.69 lakh. The automatic transmission version in 1.5-litre petrol will start at R8.45 lakh.

Ford India is betting big on the new compact suv. "We expect EcoSport to be a game-changer for Ford in India and also set a benchmark in the Indian auto industry," companys president and

MD Joginder Singh told reporters.