2016 Ford EcoSport Review, Price

Ford EcoSport is a mini SUV or sport utility vehicle. It has received various and mixed opinions from people who have bought the latest version. In terms of features and engine options, this mini SUV is nothing but great. Nonetheless with the appearance, a lot has been appealing to restyle this car. These days, Ford has decided for the EcoSport to have a major facelift. There would be changes on the interior and exterior of the car. It is said to be released early on next year, as 2016 Ford EcoSport. In India alone where this model is manufactured, the demand has risen up and the estimated waiting time is between 8-12 months.

2016 Ford EcoSport front

2016 Ford EcoSport Exterior

Among the changes that will be done on 2016 Ford EcoSport is the drop-off of the rear-mounted spare wheel. Space is limited on this mini SUV and so without the spare wheel behind, there would be easier partial opening on the rear swing gate. For the exterior, EcoSport would be a lot more rugged and robust. There are also options of including a sunroof as suggested by Ford displaying an EcoSport with a sunroof during the Auto Expo last year. There will be subtle and stylish revisions on the interior according to Ford. There would be light dimming functions and chrome tips for window switches.

2016 Ford EcoSport rear

2016 Ford EcoSport Interior

There would also be added equipments for 2016 Ford EcoSport. Like the heated windscreen, front screens and mirrors for their Winter Pack. Other inclusions would be a rear view camera, sat-nav system as well as daytime running lights. There would also be changes on the driving dynamics of this car. The suspension of the car was re-tuned with a revised rear twist beam and a revised spring and damper rates. This SUV is also 10mm closer to the ground so it can be handled for effectively.

Other features this 2016 version contains are subdued city soundscape and so it would be much quieter inside the car. Hill Launch Assist is a feature in which it is possible to accelerate without rolling as it controls the brake a few more seconds after you take your feet off the brake.

2016 Ford EcoSport interior

2016 Ford EcoSport Engine and mpg

But even with these revisions in style and new gizmos and techs, Ford EcoSport will retain its mechanical aspects. Ford will still be using 1.5 liter petrol engine, 1.0 liter EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine and 1.5 liter oil-burner that will power this mii SUV. The current EcoSport boasts a 110 mph but it is proposed that the 2016 version would surpass it. Mileage, however, is not yet confirmed.

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