Ford EcoSport with updated BSVI emission norm introduced

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 20: Ford India has introduced the 2020 Ford EcoSport with updated Bharat Stage VI emission norm compliant petrol and diesel engines at attractive prices starting from Rs 8,04,000 and Rs 8,54,000 respectively.
The 2020 EcoSport will stay true to Ford’s fun-to-drive DNA and offer greater choice with powerful, capable & best-in-class diesel and petrol engine options.
The 2020 EcoSport offers Ford’s trusted and reliable, BSVI compliant 1.5l TDCi diesel engine that delivers best-in-class 100 PS power and 215 Nm of Torque . The diesel engine is available with five-speed manual transmission, said Vinay Raina, Executive Director Marketing, Sales and Service at Ford India.
The line-up will also include Ford’s latest three-cylinder 1.5-liter Ti-VCT petrol engine that delivers segment best 122 PS of power & 149 Nm of torque. The petrol engine will continue to be paired with both five-speed manual transmission and six-speed automatic transmission, he asserted.
Strengthening its value for money credentials, the 2020 Ford EcoSportlineup will offer standard 3-year or 100,000 KM factory warranty.
“The 3-year standard warranty on 2020 EcoSport is a testament of our continuous localization efforts and commitment to deliver an even greater value to our customers. Thanks to these efforts, not only has Ford been able to absorb a large part of investments on upgrading engines to new emission norms, but also strengthen our compact SUVs compelling proposition with an extended warranty cover,” Raina added.
This 3-year standard warranty further compliments EcoSport’s benchmark ownership costs and longer service intervals of 10,000 KM, compared to 5,000 KM for most compact SUVs. Ford EcoSport owners spend as low as INR 1,400 for scheduled service in the first year while the 100,000-KM or 10-year service is surprisingly affordable at just Rs 4,700.
The EcoSport will carry forward its bold, imposing stance with aggressive exterior & interior styling. The compact SUV also offers a sun-roof on half of its variants.
“The 2020 Ford EcoSport offers unmatched safety, connectivity & convenience with up to six airbags for enhanced protection for the driver and as well as passengers, best-in-segment SYNC 3 infotainment system, with 8-inch touchscreen as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility on top-of-the-line EcoSport S variant, a 9-inch touchscreen-based, infotainment system and embedded navigation across the range, unmatched convenience with driver assistance features like automatic HID headlamps, daytime running lights, electrochromic mirror, rain sensing wipers, push-button start and scores of other intuitive features”, Raina informed.