Ford India has introduced a special edition of its popular compact SUV – EcoSport. Called the Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition, this new model comes loaded with several comfort and connectivity features. Besides this, the Platinum edition gets a few cosmetic upgrades.
Available with both petrol and diesel engine options, the Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition has been priced at Rs 10.39 lakh and Rs 10.69 lakh (all ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively. Since it’s just a special edition, limited units of the vehicle will be sold in the market. New Ford EcoSport Explained In 8 Quick Points – Picture Story
With dual-tone shade and a black roof, the Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition looks quite sporty. Ditching the regular 15-inch alloys, this special edition comes with newly-designed 17-inch alloy wheels and wider tyres. What add more to its appearance are appliqués on the front and rear bumpers. Inside, there is an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that enables user to control video and music playback.
Other key features include satellite navigation system, rear view camera and cruise control. Ford India has also offered six airbags as standard on the EcoSport Platinum edition. This special edition is available with two powertrains – a 1.5-litre diesel and 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol – producing 98.59bhp with 205Nm and 110.4bhp with 140Nm respectively. While the petrol mill returns a claimed mileage of 18.88kmpl, the diesel motor gives 22.27kmpl. Also Read – New-gen Ford Endeavour – All You Need To Know
Commenting on the launch, Anurag Mehrotra, executive director Marketing, Sales & Service at Ford India, said, “We are ushering in the New Year with a great product to delight all compact SUV lovers.” “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 further.