The new Ford EcoSport S is the sportier version of the compact SUV. The new EcoSPort S sits above the top spec Titanium Plus variant. The company says that the prodution of the new Ford EcoSport S will be based on customer demand. The sub compact SUV gets some blacked out elements along with HID headlamps that makes it look bolder than the regular model. There are some changes on the cabin as well and the car gets orange highlights along with same colour inserts on the instrumenr cluster as well. The cabin also gets an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The Ford EcoSport S is priced in India at Rs 11.37 lakh for the petrol variant while the diesel trim will set you back by Rs 11.89 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).
Blacked out alloy wheels
Ford has made some subtle yet impressive changes on the new EcoSPort S when it comes to exteriors. The car gets smoked out elements like the headlamp, roof rails and the roof. There are new HID headlamps and the fog lamp bezel also get blacked out with black inserts. The new Ford EcoSport S gets a sunroof as well.
The cabin of the Ford EcoSport S is the same as the standard model. However, there are some changes like orange highlights on the seats and instrument cluster in order to offer a sportier feel. The S variant of the car also gets a tyre pressure monitoring system. In terms of safety, the new Ford EcoSport S gets six airbags. The car also receives an 8-inch touchscreen with the company's SYNC3 infotainment system.
With the new Ford EcoSport S, the 1.0-litre Ecoboost engine makes a comeback. The engine is good for shedding out respective power and torque outputs of 123 bhp and 170 Nm. This engine comes mated to a new six-speed manual transmission. Besides, the Ford EcoSport S is also offered with a 1.5-litre, four cylinder diesel engine that is good for churning out a maximum power of 100 bhp. This one comes mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
While the 1.0-litre petrol Ecoboost engine on the Ford EcoSport S comes mated to a new six-speed manual transmission, the 1.5-litre diesel engine comes linked to a five-speed manual unit.
The Ford EcoSport S gets six airbags. The sub compact SUV also receives HID projector headlamps that offer better illumination than the conventional units. The car gets ABS, EBD along with disc brakes for added safety and convenience.
Ford claims a fuel efficiency of 18 kmpl for the Ford EcoSport S petrol. On the other hand, the Ford EcoSport S diesel will return you a fuel economy of close to 21 kmpl.