2013 Ford EcoSport compact SUV review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 5 January 2012 , 08:01:36 byAlina

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Ford EcoSport compact SUV

The new compact SUV, Ford EcoSport, enriches the Ford's global product family, featuring the highest levels of design, quality and sustainability with which it will definitely attract new generations of customers. The EcoSport has been a market phenomenon since it was launched in South America in 2003 as the region's first affordable SUV, selling 700,000 vehicles in nine years. With its quality and world-class technology, it will expand Ford's presence in India, Brazil, Asian markets and others that will be announced at a later date. The car models promises great levels of safety, being modern and innovative. It has been created in South America at one of Ford's eight global product development centers in collaboration with teams from Europe, Asia and North America, thus reaching the strong demands of markets across the globe. The improved engine results in quieter and more efficient running but with the durability of a chain. Alan Mulally, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company, stated that the all-new Ford EcoSport reflected their commitment to serve their customers with the trucks and cars they truly wanted and valued. Good fuel efficiency is ensured and weight is reduced due to its innovative design. The all-new EcoSport's key SUV cues include command driving position and signature spare wheel mounted on a swing-gate at the rear of the vehicle. The striking personality of the EcoSport family is defined by the large rear window that wraps around to the sides and oblique shaped taillights. The new EcoSport is planned to enter production in the in the integrated Chennai manufacturing facility which has been transformed with an annual production capacity of 200,000 units.