Ford launches BS-VI EcoSport priced from 8.04 lakh

Ford India has launched the EcoSport BS-VI in India. The petrol variant of the compact SUV comes at a starting price of Rs 8.04 lakh (ex-showroom), while the diesel variant of the car is priced from Rs 8.54 lakh (ex-showroom).

The upgraded Ford EcoSport comes with a marginal price hike and it gets six airbags, touchscreen infotainment, embedded navigation, claims the American automaker.

Ford is offering 3 years or 100,000 km warranty as standard with the EcoSport.

Commenting on this, Vinay Raina, executive director Marketing, Sales & Service at Ford India, said, “Ford is committed to offering products & technologies our customers want & value, including our best-in-class diesel engines, at almost the same price. With the continuation of its entire range, Ford EcoSport will be the vehicle of choice for all compact SUV customers and meet their diverse needs.”

The Ford EcoSport BS-VI gets a 1.5-litre Ti-VCT petrol engine and a 1.5-litre TDCi diesel motor. The petrol engine churns out 122 PS of power and 149 Nm of torque, while the diesel engine kicks out 100 PS of power and 215 Nm of torque. The petrol engine is available with a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed automatic unit as well, while the diesel motor gets a 5-speed MT.

Raina further added, “The 3-year standard warranty on 2020 EcoSport is a testament of our continuous localization efforts and commitment to deliver even greater value to our customers. Thanks to these efforts, not only has Ford been able to absorb a large part of investments on upgrading engines to new emission norms, but also strengthen our compact SUVs compelling proposition with an extended warranty cover."