2021 Ford EcoSport : Facelift will be launched in the festive season, know what will happen Ford India is very slow compared to its competitors in terms of introducing special new models. The US-based carmaker has been sitting quietly in the markets for quite some time as it does not have any new models in the near future. However, Ford India is currently working on an updated version of the EcoSport compact SUV. Ford EcoSport is one of the successful products for the company in the country’s market. However, despite the initial success and good response from the users, the demand has declined in the last few years due to the introduction of new models from other companies.
Like other Ford offerings in the Indian market, the EcoSport has been lacking in a new look, sleek design and feature updates. The upcoming 2021 Ford EcoSport is also unlikely to bring many changes. The car is likely to be launched in the next few weeks. Some facts about the upcoming 2021 Ford EcoSport facelift model
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Design of the 2021 Ford EcoSport – The biggest change in the 2021 Ford EcoSport is its grille. The radiator grille has been revised with new inserts and chrome edge lining. The front bumper and fog lamp housing have been updated. It also gets new inverted L-shaped LED daytime running lights. It is expected that it will also come with faux skid plates. Other changes will include revised taillights and redesigned alloy wheels.
Cabin of 2021 Ford EcoSport – Since the updated Ford EcoSport has received some minor changes on its exterior, the cabin of the compact SUV is also unlikely to change much. The cabin of the compact SUV is expected to come with new textures, fresh features etc. The touchscreen infotainment system is likely to get an update.
Engine of 2021 Ford EcoSport – The 2021 Ford EcoSport is expected to continue with the existing engine. Specifications are also expected to remain the same as the current model. This means, the EcoSport will come with a 1.5-litre turbo-diesel engine that generates 100 hp power. There will also be a 1.5-litre three-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol motor that generates power of 123 hp. It was also expected to get a 1.2-litre mStallion petrol engine. However, after the cancellation of the partnership of Ford and Mahindra, the proposal has also been postponed.
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Transmission of 2021 Ford EcoSport – Both the petrol and diesel engines are likely to come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox similar to the old model. While the 5-MT will be available as a standard transmission, the petrol motor is also likely to get a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission, which works under the hood of the outgoing model.
Competitors of 2021 Ford EcoSport – The compact SUV segment is one of the toughest and most competitive segments in the Indian automobile market. The upcoming Ford EcoSport facelift will compete with the likes of Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Nissan Magnite, Toyota Urban Cruiser and Renault Kiger.
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