The Ford EcoSport will join the subcompact crossover movement in early 2018, bringing a familiar brand style, generically generic name and Millennial targeting connectivity.
The introduction of the 2018 Ford EcoSport in Grand Prairie marks the debut of the smallest Ford SUV. This new addition brings an air of style and economic functionality that drivers will love.
The EcoSport is a more compact crossover utility vehicle that offers much of the convenience of Ford’s other SUV models in a smaller, more elaborate package. It offers a much more spacious interior than the size indicates. Each decoration is equipped with modern technology, making it a car adapted to the needs of all drivers.2018 Ford EcoSport critics point out that Ford is playing its trump with the new model, taking all the brilliant features of its SUVs and putting them in a smaller and more practical set.
The2018 Ford EcoSport will feature the Ford’s Sync 3 infotainment system with an eight-inch screen that looks like a tablet at the top of the central panel. As a phone, the touch screen can be used with pinch and zoom moves. It will include Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, as well as an assortment of power points and USB ports. A 110 volt outlet will be offered to charge additional gadgets. Using a mobile application, owners will be able to view information such as fuel level and odometer reading, as well as the start, lock and location of the vehicle. A choice of uplevel audio system will be offered by B & O Play, a division of the famous Bang & Olufsen.
The comfort of the creature will be ensured by automatic climate control, heated seats, heated steering wheel, sunroof and push button start. The word Dord indicates that a blind point warning will be available, although it is not clear what other advanced security features would be offered. The EcoSport will be available in four versions: S, SE, SES and Titanium. The SES is the sporty variant, with suspension and steering with performance tuning, and abundant embellishments.
The 2018 Ford EcoSport basic engine is the 1.0-liter EcoBoost I-3 also found in Fiesta and Focus cars. Although Ford has not released any electrical specifications, the engine makes 123 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque in the Fiesta. The 2.0-liter I-4 of the Focus is optional. This engine makes 160 hp and 146 lb-ft in the Focus. Both engines are coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission. The front drive is standard, but the all-wheel drive is standard with the 2.0-liter engine.