2018 Ford EcoSport S and Signature Edition have been launched, are priced from Rs. 10.40 lakhs and Rs. 11.37 lakhs respectively.
The 2018 Ford EcoSport S and the Signature Edition have been launched in India. The EcoSport S is priced at Rs. 11.37 lakhs for the petrol variant while the diesel variant costs Rs. 11.89 lakhs. The EcoSport Signature Edition, on the other hand, costs Rs. 10.40 lakhs for the petrol variant and the diesel trim is priced at Rs. 10.99 lakhs, (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi). The Titanium S is the range-topping variant while the Signature Edition sits above the Titanium trim and gets a host of extra features.
2018 Ford EcoSport S
For starters, the compact SUV gets a black painted front grille, blackened fog lamp bezel, smoked headlamps, black-finished roof with black roof rails and grey-finished 17-inch alloy wheels for a bolder look. There is also a rear spoiler and the C-pillar gets a white finishing. On the inside, the cabin gets stylish and colourful orange accents for the dashboard, centre console, door pads and even the seats. While the 3-spoke steering and the touchscreen infotainment system are the same, the Titanium S variant gets a larger 4.2-inch MID display and an electric sunroof.
Changes are not just limited to the exteriors and interiors, the 2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium S also gets a stiffer suspension setup for a sportier drive experience and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. The Titanium S trim comes in two engine options – a 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine and the tried and tested 1.5-litre TDCi diesel motor. The EcoBoost is finally making its comeback and currently produces 125 PS of power and 170 Nm of torque. The performance-oriented petrol powerplant comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and claims a mileage of 18.1 km/l. The 1.5-litre diesel makes 100 PS of power and 205 Nm of torque while coming paired with a 5-speed manual transmission.
2018 Ford EcoSport Signature Edition
The Ford EcoSport Signature Edition is based on the Titanium trim. Like the EcoSport S, it too gets sportier styling with features like black front grille with chrome surrounds, black fog lamp bezel, 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, black roof rails, a sportier rear spoiler, anodised blue interior trim and blue seat stitching. The Signature Edition is available with the 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options.
The 1.5-litre 3-cylinder petrol makes 123 PS of power and 150 Nm of torque while the diesel is the same as in the EcoSport S. The petrol powertrain comes mated to a 5-speed manual or an optional 6-speed automatic gearbox. The Signature Edition is priced at a premium of Rs. 1 lakh (approximately) over the Titanium variants.