Ford EcoSport gets upgraded to tackle Maruti Vitara Brezza & Tata Nexon Compact SUVs

Ford India has given the recently launched, facelifted EcoSport sub-4 meter SUV a slew of upgrades. These upgrades are meant to make the EcoSport Facelift a better challenger to the likes of the Maruti Vitara Brezza and the Tata Nexon, two other hot selling SUVs in the segment. However, the variant rejig also comes with a price increase across the board. Prices have been hiked by about Rs. 5,000 to 10,000 on each variant.



The EcoSport Facelift now gets a 9 inch Touchscreen infotainment system with Embedded navigation and rear view camera even on the Trend, Trend+ and Titanium variants. Previously, this feature was available only on the Titanium+ model. Ambient lighting and the MyKey feature are now available even on the Titanium variant (previously available only on the Titanium+ model).

All variants get a safety upgrade in the form of standard speed sensing door locks and a passenger seat belt reminder. Reverse parking sensors are now standard even on the Ambiente and Trend trims while a reverse parking camera has now been added to the Trend, Trend+ and Titanium variants. All in all, the Ford EcoSport Facelift gets additional features across the variant line-up, making it a feature-rich SUV.

These updates will be rolled out from the April-manufactured models of the EcoSport. So, get in touch with your nearest Ford dealer for more details on when the upgraded models will reach dealerships. The EcoSport Facelift sold in India is offered with two engine options. The petrol motor is the 1.5 litre, 3 cylinder Dragon unit with 122 PS of peak power and 150 Nm of peak torque.

This engine gets 5 speed manual and 6 speed torque converter automatic gearbox options. The diesel engine is a 1.5 litre TDCI turbocharged unit with 100 PS of peak power and 205 Nm of peak torque on tap. The diesel motor is paired to a 5 speed manual gearbox. The EcoSport is a safety leader in its segment. The top-end variants of the SUV get 6 airbags and the top-end automatic variants get traction control and hill hold assist. A well-built SUV, the EcoSport is priced at Rs. 7.82 lakhs for the base variant.


Ambiente MT – Rs. 7,82,200

Trend MT – Rs. 8,56,200

Trend+ AT – Rs. 9,75,800

Titanium MT – Rs. 9,55,400

Titanium+ MT – Rs. 10,52,300

Titanium+ AT – Rs. 11,35,600


Ambiente MT – Rs. 8,41,700

Trend MT – Rs. 9,15,700

Trend+ MT – Rs. 9,55,700

Titanium MT – Rs. 10,14,300

Titanium+ MT – Rs. 11,04,300

Via AutoTrendzIndia