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Few Reasons That Make Ford EcoSport Most Awaited

The desperation for EcoSport is getting more and more intense with the passing months. The year’s most anticipated compact SUV is really a hot topic among gossip mongers. The unleashed Ecosport has become at thrill for everyone, it’s eventually a year after its exposure in Auto Expo New Delhi 2012, it’s still not launched. The rumours are there that it will first launch in Chennai and then in other regions. EcoSport SUV will have direct competition with Quanto, hence, it’s taking every step very thoughtfully and will not leave stone unturned to face the challenges.
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American auto maker is trying every bit to create more hype and interest although, EcoSport have been launched abroad. Ford has begun test drive of new sub 4-metre SUV without camouflage in southern region of India.

New Ford sub-4 metre compact SUV is highly power packed and premium featured car of this time. Stunning EcoSport has high powered EcoBoost engine, the 1.5 litre, diesel variant can generate peak power of 91bhp at maximum torque of 240Nm. The petrol fed 1.0L engine can belt out highest power of 120PS and maximum torque of 170Nm. Ford has never substituted quality with output. Hence, EcoSport is expected that it will deliver a superb mileage of 19kmpl for petrol trim and 21 kmpl for diesel variant. The icing on the top is that it sure going to be priced discreetly in the bracket of Rs. 7 lakh to 9 lakh.
The highly featured compact SUV based on Figo and Fiesta platform will have plenty of features which will make it a perfect choice. Its Aerodynamic built, SYNC function with voice assist, music system with my Connection, Hill Assist Launch etc. Overall, it’s believed it will give unmatched comfort and performance.

The first quarter is almost nearing, yet company has not announced the D-Day of EcoSport launch. But, sure company will launch it very soon with great bang.

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Honda Amaze VS Ford Ecosport: Comparing the Upcoming Leaders

With so many new cars from so many manufacturers pertaining to all the possible segments, it gets really confusing both in choosing the kind of car and the manufacturer. So, if you are one of those not very sure of whether to buy a sedan or SUV, here is a quick comparison of Honda Amaze India VS SUV Ford Ecosport. Take a look at it before deciding on what to buy.

Engine, Specification & Performance:

Honda Amaze will be packed up with 1498cc displacement producing, 1.2 litre petrol mill or 1.5 litre i-DTEC diesel engine mated with 5 speed manual transmission capable enough of producing decent maximum power and pretty fine torque. If you’re planning for petrol based sedan it is not for you as the petrol variant won’t be getting launched that soon.

Ford Ecosport is expected to come loaded with direct-injected, turbocharged, 1.0 litre petrol engine with 3 cylinder system offering a maximum power of 120PS and 170Nm of maximum torque at 1500RPM. The diesel variant is expected to use 1.5 litre of Duratorq engine capable of producing 90BHP of power. The engines will be mated with 5 speed manual transmission.


Honda Amaze diesel interior will be neat, clean, simple and straightforward. Cabins will be spacious enough to accommodate 5 people well. You get fine leg room and enough knee room, tall passengers needn’t worry, it promises to be comfortable to all irrespective of their height.

Ford Ecosport 2013 interior has a real chic designing though a bit of borrowing form Fiesta! It is spacious in true terms even if it is a 5-seater; it is far more in the space quotient. The boot also has enough room for your stuffs to be carried for vacation. And of course, all possible comforts come added to it.


Amaze is an amazingly attractive sedan with elegance in the looks and sportiness in the frame. It is both tough and delicate at the same time. Though there is much resemblance with Honda City in it, there is no doubt it will capture many hearts in the very first look.

Ecosport on the other hand is a style clad machine with rock solid appearance. It is a confidence inspiring, action invoking compact SUV that will surely get the attention of all the buyers looking for a strong vehicle suitable for the city roads as well as off road driving without occupying a really lot of space.

Safety & Handling:

Amaze safety features will not disappoint you either. It will come packed up with best braking system with ventilated disc brakes on the front and drum brakes for the rear. You get Anti-Lock Braking system, Electronic Brake Force Distribution system and of course the Brake Assist. The airbags, central locking and other safety features make it a really safe and secure car.

Ecosport safety features are no less fascinating. It is the easiest and best car to drive anywhere in the city or a highway.  It comes loaded with disc brakes on the front and drum brakes on the rear. The suspensions are just the apt, and with its mind blowing ground clearance, it is just the thing you’d like to drive. It offers you Dual airbags for the passengers in the front as well as side curtain airbags. Coming to its safety, you then have Electronic Stability Program, Rear Parking Sensors, Anti Lock Braking system, Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Hill Launch Assist, all of which make it super safe to drive.

Mileage & Pricing:

Amaze is expected to offer a fuel economy of 15 to 16kmpl in the city and 19 to 20kmpl on the highways.  It may come tagged with a price between 6 to 8 lakh INR.

Ecosport at the same time promises an overall fuel economy of 18kmpl. Price is still to be announced but can be expected between 7 to 9 lakh INR.

There are several cool ford car models in India awaiting you if you have a car buying plan on your mind. But don’t forget checking the car prices in India for best car buying decision.

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