The main goal of Ford Europe is to change the perception of the Ford Ecosport in the customers’ eyes. This compact-SUV/crossover was previously seen as a weirdly designed vehicle and it appears that things will be changed for the better this time. If the rumors are true, there will be changes in terms of exterior and interior design especially when it comes to changes in terms of materials used for the upholstery inside of the cabin. The new model is expected to arrive with excellent, new equipment and some changes in terms of engine. The newcomer will be based on the same Fiesta platform and it will keep its large hatchback design. The driving dynamics of the car have also been enhanced thanks to the revision of the entire suspension set-up. The revisions arrive in the form of new bumper, rear torsion beam, dampers and electronic stability program. If want to find out more about the 2016 Ford EcoSport, stay tuned because we offer you great juicy details about it.
2016 Ford Ecosport Interior
We will start with the interior design of the 2016 Ford EcoSport which witnesses the fact that this model is really a car of the future. Highest trim levels such as for example Titanium will arrive with partial leather and chrome seats, while privacy glass arrives as standard equipment. The newcomer comes with a Winter Pack which includes heated seats, windshield, and mirrors. There is also floor-level rear seat ventilation which is there to make sure that passengers inside of the cabin enjoy comfortable drive in cold weather. The center console receives a new design. Sync, Ford’s voice-controlled connectivity system, arrives as standard equipment for all trim levels together with a 4” color display. The company now used thicker soundproofing materials to reduce noise inside of the cabin. Other features that arrive inside of the cabin include WiFi hot spot, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, airbags, rearview camera, etc.
Exterior of new 2016 Ford Ecosport
The most noticeable change when it comes to the exterior of the 2016 Ford EcoSport is that the vehicle loses exterior spare wheel. Since the space is limited when it comes to this mini SUV, the partial opening on the rear swing gate will now be easier, because there is no the spare wheel behind. The new exterior design of the upcoming model can be characterized as robust and rugged. The vehicle arrives with a set of 17 inch alloy wheels. There will also be newly designed bumper and grille which provide appealing look for the car. We mustn’t forget to mention that the vehicle gets newly designed LED headlights that are complimented by in-built fog lights. It is also expected that the vehicle will get a redesigned sunroof.
Ford Ecosport 2016 Engine
The upcoming 2016 Ford EcoSport will be offered with several engine options, but the base one will be a 1.0-liter EcoBoost inline three drivetrain. This engine enables you to get the maximum output of 140 horses and 200 pound feet of torque. The engine will be excellent when it comes to fuel economy. It will be coupled to a six speed manual transmission and power will be sent to the front wheels.
More on history of the model: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_EcoSport#Second_generation_.282013.E2.80.93present.29