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2017 Ford EcoSport India Launch in October – All of the Particulars [EXCLUSIVE!]

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2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Launch in October – All of the Particulars [EXCLUSIVE!]

Ford Malaysia Malaysia has been busy readying the brand new Ford EcoSport 2017 facelift for its Malaysia launch in late-2017. After all, this facelift would be the greatest launch from Ford Malaysia this 12 months. As soon as a top-selling mannequin, the automotive was somewhat fast to be overtaken by the Maruti Vitara Brezza. With the Tata Nexon launch nearing with each passing day, the upcoming EcoSport facelift ought to assist the American carmaker deliver this compact SUV again into the limelight. Our sources inform us that the brand new 2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia launch date will fall in late-October this 12 months. At the moment, the producer has been busy testing the automotive on Indian public roads, which is obvious from the quite a few spy pictures seen to this point.

The most recent spy pictures reveal that the 2017 Ford EcoSport will provide the brand new Arpoador Pink color shade together with a handful of different beauty updates. The inside can even get some visible updates together with many new options. The front-end of the up to date automotive can have a single piece hexagonal grille, new bumper, and new fog lamp housings. Because of the brand new entrance fascia, the automotive seems to be quite a bit bolder than the present mannequin. The facet profile will get new design alloy wheels whereas the rear-end might get some minor updates, too.

Additionally See – 2016 EcoSport Check Drive Overview | EcoSport Costs 

Coming to the inside, the 2017 EcoSport will get a brand new dashboard, refreshed instrument console, new design HVAC vents, and a brand new three-spoke steering wheel. The brand new dashboard provides a dashboard seize bar for the entrance passenger. The largest replace, nevertheless, is the introduction of the brand new SYNC3 infotainment system that provides Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity options. The trendy infotainment unit additionally helps sat-nav, voice recognition, and provides telephony controls. The bottom fashions are more likely to get a 2-DIN audio unit with a smaller show as an alternative of the SYNC3.

Additionally See- Ford Figo Cross Malaysia Launch Subsequent Yr

Whereas speculations abound that the brand new 2017 EcoSport will get new-generation Petrol engines, it’s very probably that the engines will likely be carried over from the present mannequin. This implies the up to date automotive will provide three engine choices – 1.Zero-litre EcoBoost Turbo Petrol, 1.5-litre TDCi Turbo Diesel, and 1.5-litre TiVCT Naturally Aspirated Petrol. All of the engines will come mated to a 5-speed Guide Transmission. Moreover, the 1.5-litre Petrol engine can even provide an optionally available 6-speed Twin Clutch Transmission. It’s unsure in the intervening time, however Ford Malaysia may even contemplate providing the optionally available four wheel drive system on the highest mannequin.

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2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Spy Pictures

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Seen listed below are a few new EcoSport spy pictures that had been shot not too long ago. These reveal the Malaysia-spec mannequin in all its glory. The utter lack of any little bit of camouflage hints at an imminent launch. As might be seen in these spy pictures, the check mule wears the brand new Arpoador Pink color. The facelift comes with a set of latest design headlamps, a bolder entrance grille, a brand new entrance bumper and new fog lamps. All these updates come collectively to make the automotive look quite a bit bolder. Thanks to those adjustments, the 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift will get in keeping with newest Ford automobiles such because the Kuga and the Endeavour.

Additionally See – 2016 EcoSport Check Drive Overview | EcoSport Costs 

2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Launch Date

Launch Date Late-October

Whereas Ford Malaysia is but to make an official announcement of the launch date, our sources inform us that the brand new automotive will launch in late October this 12 months. Contemplating that the brand new 2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia launch date falls bang in the midst of the festive interval, Ford Malaysia is more likely to witness a powerful preliminary demand for the brand new product. The EcoSport facelift has two somewhat difficult duties forward of it- One, to outclass the Vitara Brezza, and two, to forestall the Tata Nexon from grabbing a excessive market share.

Additionally See – EcoSport vs Vitara Brezza vs Creta vs Duster

2017 Ford EcoSport Value in Malaysia

Variant  Anticipated Value
Base Mannequin Rs 6.90 Lakh
Prime Mannequin Rs 11.10 Lakh

The Ford EcoSport was as soon as the top-selling mannequin in its section. Nevertheless, due to the introduction of many new fashions, the American automotive producer’s sub Four-metre SUV was seen shedding its prime place. The corporate will now wish to regain the misplaced footing with the launch of the brand new EcoSport 2017. A key consider deciding the gross sales efficiency of the brand new SUV will likely be its worth. We count on a aggressive worth to assist the refreshed automotive fend off the warmth from the Brezza and the Nexon. That mentioned, the brand new Ford EcoSport facelift will probably see a worth hike in comparison with the older mannequin. Nevertheless, the refresh will attempt to justify this enhance in worth via new design and extra options.

Additionally See – EcoSport vs Vitara Brezza vs Creta vs Duster

Costs of the Nexon compact SUV are anticipated to begin at Rs 6.5 lakh. With the brand new Tata SUV anticipated to take pleasure in a slight worth benefit, will probably be fascinating to see if the brand new mannequin can appeal to consumers merely on the idea of its worth and a somewhat unconventional design. The EcoSport, alternatively, provides a way more involving drive. True, the facelift doesn’t look wherever as radical because the Nexon, but it surely holds its personal by providing butch, usually SUV-ish seems to be. At the moment, costs of the Nexon begin at Rs 7.23 lakh. Let’s see if the favored compact SUV from Maruti will be capable of fend off the elevated warmth from the brand new Ford and the brand new Tata merchandise.

Additionally See – Ford EcoSport vs Tata Nexon

2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Specs

Engine 1.5 L Ti-VCT Petrol 1.Zero L EcoBoost Turbo Petrol 1.5 L TDCi Diesel
Energy 110 bhp 124 bhp 99 bhp
Torque 140 Nm 170 Nm 205 Nm
Transmission 5-speed MT/6-speed Powershift dual-clutch AT 5-speed MT 5-speed MT

The 2017 EcoSport will probably include the identical engines because the pre-facelift mannequin. The engine choices embody a two petrol and one Diesel motors. Whereas the petrol powerplants embody a 1.Zero EcoBoost turbocharged petrol motor and a 1.5-litre TiVCT naturally aspirated engine, the Diesel engine comes within the type of a 1.5-liree TDCi turbocharged unit. The 1.5-litre petrol engine outputs a max. energy of 110 BHP and a peak torque of 140 Nm. Alternatively, the 1.Zero-litre EcoBoost turbo petrol engine outputs 124 BHP and 170Nm. The Diesel engine on provide outputs 99 BHp and 205 Nm. All these engines come mated to a 5-speed Guide Transmission. Moreover, the 1.5-litre turbocharged engine additionally provides a 6-speed Powershift dual-clutch transmission. It could be famous right here that that is the one automotive in its section to supply a twin clutch gearbox.

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For the facelift, we don’t count on any change within the engine choices. Whereas numerous rumours abound that the brand new automotive will include new technology Petrol engines, we predict that it’s extremely unlikely to occur. Quite the opposite, the engine and transmission choices are more likely to be carried over to the brand new mannequin with little or no adjustments.

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2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Mileage

Ford EcoSport 2017 Mileage
1.5 Petrol 16 KMPL
1.Zero Turbo Petrol 19 KMPL
1.5 Diesel 23 KMPL

Like we mentioned, we don’t count on any main change within the engines of the EcoSport. Therefore, perhaps, even the engine choices will stay the identical. Sure, we did point out in regards to the slight risk of Ford Malaysia tweaking the engines, however will this solely enhance the mileage marginally. Of the three engines, it’s, in fact, the 1.5-litre Diesel unit that’s the most pocket-friendly. Among the many petrol engines, the 1.Zero-litre turbocharged Petrol engine provides the next mileage.

2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Options

Exterior Options

  • New Design Alloy Wheels
  • New Entrance Grille
  • Up to date Headlamps
  • New Foglamp Enclosures
  • Fake Skid Plate
  • Up to date LED Taillights

Inside Options

  • New Instrument Cluster
  • Physique-coloured Dashboard Trim
  • New Centre Console
  • New Aircon Controls
  • New Steering Wheel
  • Infotainment Controls on Steering Wheel
  • SYNC3 Infotainment Unit
  • New Upholstery
  • Seize Deal with on Dashboard

2017 Ford EcoSport Facelift Pictures

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2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Colors

  • Arpoador Pink (new!)
  • Smoke Gray
  • Chill Metallic
  • Golden Bronze
  • Moondust Silver
  • Mars Pink
  • Panther Black
  • Diamond White
  • Kinetic Blue

Most likely, the brand new 2017 Ford Ecosport Malaysia spec mannequin can have all the color choices which are obtainable on the present automotive. Apart from this, the facelift can even get the brand new Arpoador Pink paint possibility. This has been confirmed by the spy pictures that you’ve got seen earlier on this publish.

2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Inside

The inside of the 2017 Ford EcoSport can have many new bits. All of the updates come collectively fairly effectively to make the cabin of this automotive look quite a bit more energizing and therefore, extra engaging. The 2017 mannequin of the EcoSport will characteristic a brand new dashboard, up to date speedo console and lots of new options. The dashboard provides a seize rail for the entrance passenger, which is one thing new for this SUV. The centre stash provides many new buttons and knobs together with new design HVAC vents. The speedo console can also be new and so is the steering wheel. All these updates are sufficient to provide the cabin a a lot more energizing look.

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The largest spotlight would be the new SYNC3 infotainment system that provides a touchscreen interface. This new unit will utterly substitute the SYNC unit of the present EcoSport. It can provide a big touchscreen interface that can be utilized to regulate audio system, phone options and sat-nav. Additionally, the system provides Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity together with voice controls.

2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Exterior Design Overview

This compact SUV regarded pretty radical again when it was first launched in Malaysia. This was primarily as a result of massive twin-port grille, modern headlamps and lots of taut surfaces. The facelift tries to supply a extra engaging bundle while retaining all of the plus factors of the present automotive. The replace brings alongside a comprehensively revised entrance fascia that has an even bigger grille with two horizontal slats operating throughout it. It additionally will get a pair of latest headlamps, a pretend skid plate, and an up to date bumper. All this results in a somewhat butch look of the nostril.

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Not a lot has modified within the facet profile. The one change right here comes within the type of a set of latest design alloy wheels. The rear-end of the facelift retains the tailgate-mounted spare wheel. Therefore, the registration plate stays on the bumper. Speaking in regards to the bumper, it will get barely up to date. We’re fairly positive that each one the up to date on the brand new 2017 Ford EcoSport will likely be effectively obtained by the automotive shopping for lot.

2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Competitors

  • Maruti Vitara Brezza
  • Tata Nexon
  • Mahindra TUV300
  • Mahindra NuvoSport

The 2017 EcoSport facelift will primarily rival the above 4 fashions. Our of those, the Vitara Brezza is the one which has been resposible for leaving an enormous dent within the gross sales of the EcoSport. Additionally, with the Nexon launch nearly on the doorsteps. competitors goes to get even fiercer on this section. Whereas the NuvoSport and the TUV300 don’t benefit from the mass enchantment of, say, the Vitara Brezza, they’re undoubtedly clocking first rate gross sales numbers in choose pockets. The 2017 Ford EcoSport should cope with all these fashions.

2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Dimensions

Dimensions New Ford EcoSport
Size three,999 mm
Width 1,765 mm
Peak 1,708 mm
Wheelbase 2,520 mm
Kerb Weight 1222-1272 KGs
Wheel Kind and Measurement 16” Alloys
Boot House 346-litres

There gained’t be any change within the dimensions and measurements of the facelift. The automotive will proceed to measure a shade below Four-metres with an total size of 3999 mm and a wheelbase of 2520 mm. The EcoSport is 176 mm broad, which is significantly lesser than the Brezza’s 1790 mm. This automotive measures 1708 mm in top. All the scale are very more likely to stay the identical.

2017 Ford EcoSport Malaysia Engine and Transmissions

The upcoming model of this compact SUV will retain all of the engines which are obtainable on the pre-facelift mannequin. That mentioned, Ford Malaysia simply may give these engines a minor tweak to extract a greater mixture of efficiency and mileage. At the moment, the automotive provides three engine options- 1.Zero-litre EcoBoost Petrol, 1.5-litre TiVCT Petrol, 1.5-litre TDCI Diesel. All these engines come mated to a 5-speed Guide Transmission. Moreover, the 1.5-litre TiVCT petrol engine additionally provides a 6-speed twin clutch unit. Out of those three, it’s the Diesel engine that’s the most pocket-friendly to run. This isn’t solely due to Diesel being a less expensive gas but additionally as a result of the motor provides a somewhat excessive mileage. Among the many petrol engines, the 1.Zero-litre EcoBoost is much more frugal. Nevertheless, we’re unhappy there’s no automated transmission possibility for this wonderful engine.

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The Ford EcoSport continues to be one of many mainstay fashions of the corporate. Whereas it has undoubtedly seen higher days, it has been shedding out to competitors. Additionally, the launch of the Tata Nexon may pose a menace to this compact SUV. Therefore, will probably be a clever transfer on the producer’s half to launch the 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift in Malaysia. What do you say? Are you ready for the launch of this automotive? Do share your views within the feedback part under.

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