2018 Ford EcoSport Release on US Market




Ford Motor Company will expand the offer of crossover SUVs on the US market. From the company came the news that the customers in the most prestigious global car market will have the opportunity to purchase three new models. The first will be the 2018 Ford EcoSport, which will be available from mid-2017. This subcompact crossover SUV, is available on the market of India, Europe and some other markets.

In the above-mentioned markets, EcoSport has exceptional competitors in the Mazda CX-3, Jeep Renegade, Honda HR-V and Subaru XV models. Many would agree that the Ford EcoSport is unable to provide the high quality and performance as well as its competitors. Just for this reason, Ford will invest significant resources in the redesign and improvement of the model. The first to raise the quality of the vehicle and to be competitive compared to rivals, the second to achieve the appropriate level of the requirements of US markets.

The redesigned 2018 Ford EcoSport is not the only crossover SUV that will refresh Ford’s offer on US market. Ford also announced the return of the legendary Bronco SUV, a new Lincoln Aviator will replace the Lincoln MKT model. In addition to these three crossover SUV models, Ford will enrich the offer and the pickup truck segment, another returnee to the US market, Ranger pickup model.

2018 Ford EcoSport Redesign

Ford Motor Company has sold more than 740,000 SUVs in 2015 year. If we consider that in the US market, more than 60% of the vehicles sold from the crossover SUV segment, the conclusion is that Ford has a large share in it. Extending the offer, should increase these figures.




2018 Ford EcoSport redesign

Just for this reason, Ford already is working on improving the EcoSport models, in order to be more competitive in a really great competition. In relation to the current version, 2018 Ford EcoSport arrives with considerable enhancements. It is mainly related to the redesign of the exterior, but also at improving the supply of powertrains.

Such a move by the company was expected. The american consumer tastes are very refined when it comes to SUVs. The new EcoSport, as well as representatives subcompact crossover class, must be almost perfect. Models of this class are the economical alternative seven-seat family hauler. Therefore, expectations are enormous, and Ford must respond to the challenges and requirements.

2018 Ford EcoSport Specs

In addition to the necessary redesign exterior and interior improvement, 2018 Ford EcoSport must get stronger and new powertrains. The current model, which is present outside the American continent, is available with the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine, with the 1.5-liter Ti-VCT engine.

Version with EcoBoost engine delivers 123 horsepower. This is a three-cylinder engine and is one of the best in its class. In fact, the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine is three times consecutive was proclaimed Engine of the Year. There is no doubt that if this engine found under the hood and American versions of the new EcoSport model.

Ford Ecosport with the 1.5-liter Ti-VCT engine, disposes with 110 horsepower. By all indications are this engine will not be offered to customers in the US market. Instead, it is expected some of Ford’s powerful engine. Currently in circulation are larger EcoBoost engines or one of Ford’s V6 engines.

After all the improvements and redesign, 2018 Ford EcoSport should be very acceptable for customers on the American continent, too. We expect this model to achieve equally good success in the new market, as is the case in markets where it is already available.







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