2015 Ford Ecosport
The 2015 Ford Ecosport is a vehicle that is based on Fiesta, but not available worldwide. This is a crossover made mainly for Brazil and China, fast growing countries, and 8 more. Further plans is to spread a network of countries where Ecosport will be available, because it shows promising results so far. However, main market for entire automotive industry is US, and from exploration, Ford saw that buyers are looking for some kind of Fiesta in crossover lookalike. This could be major hit for 2015 Ecosport.
2015 Ford Ecosport engine
There are two powertrain options available for 2015 Ford Ecosport. First is 1.0-l three-cylinder EcoBoost engine that can deliver 118 hp and 126 lb-ft of torque. Other one is 2.0-l four-cylinder drivetrain. This unit is capable to produce 112 hp and 105 lb-ft. Both engines uses front-wheel drive systems and they are mated to either 5-speed manual or 6-speed automated gearbox. Top speed is around 110 mph, and this compact SUV sprints to 60 mph in 11.6 seconds with smaller, and in 13.4 seconds with bigger engine. Mileage is 36 mpg combined.
2015 Ford Ecosport redesign
Platform used for 2015 Ford Ecosport vehicle is B-car concept. Car has 5-doors and it is weight around 2600 lbs. Outside, it has 15-inch alloy wheels built on 99.3 inch wheelbase. Grille is chrome and both front and taillights are LED. Roof rack and fog lights are something new for this model. The new Ford Ecosport is going to be available in 3 trim levels. Entry level is Ambiente, through mid-range Trend, up to the top class Titanium trim. Cab is excellent. Ford didn’t save on materials. This 5-door car can take 5 passengers. Some of the features are electric power steering, heating seats and navigation. Leather is used for covering big part of the interior of 2015 Ecosport. Ford Infotainment system and touchscreen display are part of its equipment.
2015 Ford Ecosport price
Price range for 2015 Ford Ecosport starts from $15.000 for base model. This is $2.000 more than its competitor, Nissan Juke. However, higher end models will be closer to $25.000. It is possible that Titanium level cost over $28.000.