The 2017 Ford EcoSport is available in five variants – Ambiente, Trend, Trend+, Titanium and Titanium+. This updated EcoSport gets a new petrol engine, while the diesel engine has been carried forth from the older generation model. The compact SUV gets a new 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine that generates 120bhp of power at 6500rpm and 150Nm of torque at 4500rpm. The diesel version gets the existing 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel that generates 98bhp of power at 3750rpm and 205Nm of torque at 1750-3250rpm. The diesel version is limited to a five speed manual transmission, while the Trend+ and Titanium+ variants in petrol get the six-speed automatic transmission as optional.
Starting with the base EcoSport Ambiente variant; in terms of features it gets - safe clutch start, halogen quadbeam reflector headlamps with chrome bezel, body coloured bumpers, rocker and bumper cladding, dual reversing lamp, high mount stop lamp and variable intermittent wiper. The entry-level EcoSport variant also gets courtesy lamps at the front and rear, four-speakers, device dock and Bluetooth hands free/audio stream. As for safety, the standard equipment list in the new EcoSport includes safe clutch start, dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiter, driver seat belt reminder, crash unlocking system with light flashing, power door locks, engine immobiliser, approach lights and homesafe headlamps, emergency brake lights flashing, door ajar warning and rear child lock.
In addition to all the features from the Ambiente variant, the EcoSport Trend variant offers dual USB ports with illumination, two front tweeters, a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system, mobile navigation with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and microphone. The Trend variant will also offer audio and Bluetooth control on steering, metallic grey interior theme and driver and passenger seat back map pocket. The variant also gets automatic air conditioning with heater, and driver and passenger seat back map pocket.
Moving one level up, the EcoSport Trend+ additionally offers rear parking sensors, puddle lamp on outside mirrors, electronic folding mirrors and load compartment light. The mid-level variant of the new EcoSport will also offer IP illumination dimmer switch, rear package tray, driver seat height adjust, driver window one touch up/down and front full console armrest with storage. These features are in addition to all the features from its lower variants. Along with standard safety equipment from the lower models, the Trend+ additionally offers emergency brake assist, electronic stability control, traction control system, hill launch assist and 352-litre boot space.
The second to top EcoSport Titanium variant in addition to all the features from the Trend+ variant will get projector beam headlamps, front and rear bumper applique, LED DRLs and locking wheel nut for alloy spare wheel. The Titanium variant also offers push start/stop and smart entry with capacitive sensor, rear seat centre armrest with cup holders, sunglass holder, leather steering knob and gear shift knob, front map lamps, sporty alloy pedal, high speed warning and multicolour footwell ambiente lighting. The automatic transmission option in the EcoSport Titanium variant gets paddle shift, HLA, ESC, EBA and TCS.
The top of the line Titanium+ gets all the features from the Titanium variant. In addition to the standard ones, it gets Isofix, automatic headlamps, glove box illumination, cruise control with adjustable speed limiter, side and curtain airbags, rain sensing wipers and tyre pressure monitoring system.