JAMMU, Jan 19: Ford India today introduced a technology and feature rich ‘Platinum Edition’ of its capable compact SUV Ford EcoSport, further enhancing its imposing stance and driving dynamics.
Boasting sharper technology and attractive exterior changes, Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition was unveiled for the first time at the Autocar Performance Show in Mumbai. It has been priced at INR 10.39 lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) for petrol variant while INR 10.69 lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) for the diesel engine powered variant. The new Platinum Edition will be sold with a choice of two powertrains–Ford’s trusted 1.5LTDCi diesel engine as well as a globally-acclaimed 1.0L EcoBoost petrol engine.
“We are ushering in the New Year with a great product to delight all compact SUV lovers,” said Anurag Mehrotra, Executive Director Marketing, Sales & Service at Ford India.
“The Platinum Edition is in keeping with our commitment to introduce products that Indian customers want and value. It introduces several upgrades that accentuate EcoSport’s bold design, enhance customer convenience and improve the driving dynamics of our compact SUV”, he added.
Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition introduces aggressive and sophisticated dual tone exterior design, featuring an impressive black roof, bigger 17-inch wheels, wider tyres with brand new alloys as well new rear and front bumper appliqués, appealing 8-inch touch-screen infotainment system with Satellite Navigation system, rear view camera to improve customer convenience, cruise control which boosts EcoSport’s well-established fun-to-drive credentials, six airbags for an enhanced level of protection for the driver and as well passengers, unmatched peak power of 100 PS (73.8 kW) and outstanding fuel economy of 22.27 km/l with 1.5L TDCi diesel engine and 1.0l EcoBoost petrol engine that delivers 125 PS of power and fuel efficiency of 18.88 km/l.
“India’s most awarded vehicle Ford EcoSport topped global automotive research firm JD Power’s Initial Quality Study in the SUV category for two consecutive years”, Mehrotra stated.