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Ford India launched the new EcoSport facelift in the country in November 2017. The top-spec Titanium+ petrol trim was only offered with an automatic gearbox. Now, Ford has introduced 5-speed manual gearbox on the EcoSport Titanium+ petrol variant.
The new Ford EcoSport Titanium+ petrol with 5-speed manual gearbox is priced at Rs 10.47 lakh ex-showroom (India). The Titanium+ trim of the new Ford EcoSport facelift comes with several premium features as compared to the lower trim level models.
The Ford EcoSport petrol Titanium+ variant is equipped with projector headlights, LED daytime running lights and 17-inch alloy wheels. The compact SUV also gets features such as cruise control, rain sensing wipers and a rearview camera.
The interior of the new EcoSport Titanium+ trim sports Ford's SYNC 3 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with voice control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity options.
The safety features of the SUV include six airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seat mounting points and much more.
The Ford EcoSport Titanium+ MT is powered by a 1.5-litre, three-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine producing 122bhp and 150Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The Titanium+ trim is also available with a 6-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters.
The diesel variant of the Ford EcoSport Titanium+ MT draws power from a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine producing 98.6bhp and 205Nm of torque. The engine is paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. You can also read our first drive review of the new EcoSport for detailed specs, features and more.
DriveSpark's Thoughts On The new Ford EcoSport
The Ford EcoSport created a new wave in the Indian SUV segment. With the launch of the 2017 facelifted edition, the compact SUV has become more appealing to the customers. Now, Ford has introduced the manual gearbox on the top-spec Titanium+ trim of the petrol model giving more options for the buyers.