UPDATE June 26, 2013:
Ford has just launched the EcoSport at a stunning starting price of Rs. 5.59 lakh going up to Rs 8.99 lakh.
Read: Ford EcoSport launched at a starting price of Rs. 5.59 lakh!
Click here for Ford EcoSport detailed Road Test and Review
However, what is of interest now is the variant line up that Ford has for the EcoSport and the features list each of the variants has. Looking at the list, one thing is for sure, it is being served up with a host of goodies. Ford sure did surprise us. Also see: Ford EcoSport official photo gallery
The variant line up has some very interesting features. There are four trims on offer – Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium Optional, with three engine choices, with a total of 10 variants. WATCH: Ford EcoSport video review
Ford EcoSport Variants and Features
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From the above table it’s clear that Ford is keeing on wooing the feature-seeking buyer. All variants of the Ford EcoSport come with a music system. The top two variants have “Sync” which is a voice-command system that recognizes not just infotainment system commands, but various vehicle control commands as well. The top two variants also have airbags – two in the Titanium variant and six in the Titanium Optional variant. The Trend variant upwards all get ABS and EBD. Also read: Ford EcoSport to feature Sync
Ford EcoSport Engine Choices and Variants
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If you look at the engine choices that Ford is offering, there is the 1.5 litre diesel and 1.5 litre petrol, which are present in the current Ford Fiesta as well. These two engines are available across all four trim variants of the EcoSport. The 1-litre EcoBoost variant, however, is available only in the Titanium and Titanium Optional trim variants, going to show that this little turbo-petrol engine that has been causing quite a stir won’t come cheap. It promises the most power and also excellent fuel efficiency. However, it will only come with a five-speed manual variant. Also read: Ford showcases EcoSport to public ahead of launch
If you want the 6-speed dual-clutch automatic Ford EcoSport, you will get it only with the 1.5 litre petrol engine – the same as the Ford Fiesta, which is a treat to drive anyway. As for all you buyers looking for a diesel, you can shop right across the range, as this engine with its five-speed manual transmission is available in all variants.
So now that you know the variants of the Ford EcoSport, which one would you pick? On another note, we weren’t quite off the mark when we listed the likely variants here: Upcoming Ford EcoSport likely features and variants