Ford EcoSport's SE variant launched at Rs. 10.5 lakh
Ford has launched the SE variant of its EcoSport SUV in India at a starting price of Rs. 10.49 lakh. As for the highlights, it comes with a new tail-gate design, a sunroof, but misses out on the rear-mounted spare wheel available on the standard variant. Under the hood, the EcoSport SE is offered with a choice of BS6-compliant petrol and diesel engines.
The car sports a large blacked-out grille
The Ford EcoSport SE has a sporty look, featuring a sloping roofline, a muscular bonnet, a blacked-out grille, a wide air dam, and sleek halogen headlights with LED DRLs. It is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and 16-inch alloy wheels. On the rear, wrap-around taillights, a faux skid plate, and a chrome-garnished number plate recess are available.
Power and performance
The Ford EcoSport SE is offered with two BS6-compliant engine choices: a 1.5-liter petrol mill that makes 121hp/149Nm, and a 1.5-liter diesel motor that churns out 99hp/215Nm. Transmission duties on the car are taken care of by a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The vehicle has a spacious 5-seater cabin
The Ford EcoSport SE has a spacious 5-seater cabin with a sunroof, auto climate control, fabric upholstery, rear parking sensors, and a multifunctional steering wheel. It houses a 9.0-inch touchscreen SYNC 3 infotainment console with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. To ensure the passengers' safety, multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, crash sensors, and a rear-view camera are available.
Ford EcoSport SE: Pricing and availability
In India, the petrol and diesel variants of the Ford EcoSport SE are priced at Rs. 10.49 lakh and Rs. 10.99 lakh, respectively. For reference, the standard EcoSport falls in the Rs. 7.99-11.49 lakh price-bracket (all prices, ex-showroom, New Delhi).