The Ford SUV is revamped and launches the ST-Line version, a 4×4 transmission, and a new 1.5 turbo diesel engine. 2018 Ford Ecosport 4X4 radically changes face. The urban SUV comes with a fully revised front, headlights and grille follow the style of Edge and Kuga, older siblings in the range of sports utilities of the Blue Oval house. Revised headlamps, with LED daytime running lights, large hexagonal grille, repositioned fog lamps: the muzzle gives a whole new air to the sport. The release on the market is planned at the end of the year, when it will also be presented in the Ford Ecosport ST-Line version, characterized by details that wink to the sporty, like the glossy black finishes, the 17-inch alloy wheels in the design already appreciated on Ford Fiesta ST-Line, undercarriage inserts, black roof bars, projectors with burnished plastics and cured interiors, with leather upholstery and dynamic microfiber, as well as steel pedals.
Ford EcoSport 4×4 with 1.5 turbo diesel
New Ford will also be 4×4, an integral transmission when necessary, able to share up to 50% of the torque at the rear, transfer that takes place in just 20 milliseconds, as soon as a loss of adhesion of the front axle is detected. A proposal combined with the 1.5-liter diesel turbo engine, from 125 horsepower and 300 Nm of maximum torque, with consumption declared in 4.5 liters/100 km. The range of engines will include the launch of the 100 horsepower TDCi diesel, with front wheel drive and 6-speed manual gearbox, in mid 2018 will arrive the Green 125 horsepower in two-wheel drive version and manual gearbox, while on the front of the gasoline units, the EcoBoost 1.0 will be proposed in version 125 Cavalli since the launch (also with automatic transmission PowerShift six speed) and 140 horses, it follows in the middle 2018 the variant 100 horses. A wide offer, to suit all preferences.
Interior of FORD’s Ecosport, there’s the SYNC3
It is not only a great step forward on the design front, the one accomplished by the new eco design. They also improve the characteristics, in the form of systems of assistance to the Guide now indispensable. You will not miss the cruise control with speed limiter, the parking camera. Said of the rain sensors and lights for the automatic activation and the Blind Spot detector, the 2018 Ford Ecosport 4X4 will offer the best of the infotainment in the Ford House, in the form of the SYNC3. The top of the range will be matched to the 8-inch touch screen, obviously complete with Android car system and Apple CarPlay. Multimedia can count on an audio signed B&O Premium, as already done by new Ford Fiesta.
The less prestigious alternatives on the infotainment front record the presence of a 4.2 screen and a second 6.5-inch solution. As for the capacity of the trunk, thanks to the modular plan, the compartment can guarantee up to 334 liters of space.