In Europe, the all-new EcoSport will be equipped with Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine, the 2012 “International Engine of the Year”, which combines surprising performance with excellent efficiency. The 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine first went on sale in the Focus this year before being introduced to all-new B-MAX, with models including C-MAX, Grand C-MAX and all-new Mondeo also due to receive this innovative 3-cylinder powertrain. European EcoSport customers will also be able to specify a best-in-class diesel engine.
The distinctive and aerodynamic Ford EcoSport will feature a large front grille; slim, detailed headlights; and cladding on the side sills and bumpers. It will be equipped with Ford SYNC in-car connectivity system, which uses voice-activation technology to enable owners to answer phone calls and select music from devices connected via Bluetooth or USB.
Ford SYNC also includes Emergency Assistance, which directly connects the vehicle occupants to local emergency services operators after an accident, in the correct language for the region.
EcoSport will offer a comprehensive package of driver assistance technologies including anti-lock brake system, Electronic Stability Program, and Hill Launch Assist.
- All-new EcoSport combines the agility, affordability and fuel efficiency of a B-segment car with the flexibility spaciousness of an SUV
- Ford will offer all-new EcoSport in Europe with the award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine and a best-in-class diesel engine
- All-new EcoSport will go on sale within 18 months as part of an expansion of Ford’s SUV range for Europe that will also include all new Kuga and, in the next few years, the Ford Edge.
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