Sports utility vehicles are receiving modifications. There are high chances that famous car manufacturers will take this matter seriously. Ford is going to make this trend common by introducing the 2017 Ford EcoSport. This vehicle will be a sports version with SUV features. In order to make the new mini SUV or sports version more impressive the Ford will provide a new platform for 2017 Ford EcoSport. The company will create a combination of steel and aluminum for the structure development.
2017 Ford EcoSport: Design and Features
More sharpness has been produced with the help of a small bonnet. Yes, the bonnet is slightly smaller than conventional SUV models. There are two depressions with prominent canal like lines giving it a pointing look. The headlights have been designed with a boat shaped box. There are round bulbs equipped with LED. This makes the front sharper. On the other hand, grille is wider with horizontal layers. There are two prominent layers with a broad plate containing number plate. Tires will be 17 or 18 inches with distinctive aluminum rims. Rear and front bumpers have been modified. Roof rails and rear roof has been prepared with LED lights. Height, length, and width of this vehicle will be 65.3, 167.5 and 69.5 inches, respectively. Wheelbase will be 99.3 inches.
There will be five trim levels of this SUV. The 2017 Ford EcoSport model will present Ambiente, Trend, Trend + (Plus), Titanium and Titanium +. The LCD display in this vehicle will be 4 inches but the Touch Screen will be 8 inches wider. The roof has glass-work that’s why it shows the outer environment. This will make your EcoSport a spaceship. There will be a decent dashboard with leather covered power steering. The 2017 EcoSport contains numerous safety features. It includes special alert systems such as pedestrian alert and anti-collision alert. Parking assist, driving memory system, safety belt alert, anti-lock brakes, anti-theft alarms, stability control, traction control and airbag are also present. Renault Duster and Hyundai Creta will be strong competitors for this model.
2017 Ford EcoSport: Engine and Fuel Economy
There will be four different types of engines in the 2017 Ford EcoSport. Base engine will be 1.0 liters with 3 cylinders and Ecoboost function. It will generate 125 hp and 170 Nm torque. Second will be 1.5 liters with 4 cylinders to produce 112 hp and 140 Nm torque. This four wheel drive is expected to get 6-speed manual transmission system. Third engine will be 2.0 liters having 4 cylinders. This Turbo engine will produce 245 hp and 336 Nm torque. Fourth engine will be TDCI with 1.5 liters and 4 cylinders to generate 100 hp and 205 Nm torque. The 2017 EcoSport will cover 25 miles per gallon with base engine. Estimations about other trim levels will be updated soon.
2017 Ford EcoSport: Price and Arrival
The starting price of the 2017 Ford EcoSport will be $21,000 in USA. Ford will launch this special SUV in last months of 2017. It is expected that upcoming New York auto show will offer first display.