The subcompact segment is very popular around the world, especially in the USA and Ford Company will do everything to achieve their goals in that segment. The most recent compact SUV or crossover whatever you like named 2018 Ford EcoSport will hit the dealerships by the end of next year. This model will be the smallest SUV in the Ford lineup, but that doesn’t mean that will be less popular than the larger one. The company says that they expect a lot of sales, and consequently, a lot of satisfied customers, however, time will tell. We know that will receive a lot of changes, from the inside and from the outside. Find out latest news about this model.
2018 Ford EcoSport Exterior design
From the outside, the upcoming model will look very stylish but simple, like Escape just smaller. If we compare it with an older model, there are just some small redesigns from the outside. In general, you need just one look at this model and you will know that you are looking at Ford model. The front fascia is recognizable, and here we can see almost the same front grille as in others newest Ford vehicles. Exactly the same grille we can see in others models, including Ford Fiesta, Ford Escape, Ford C-Max, and Ford Edge. However, this grille will be located a bit down compared to the mentioned models. Under this grille, there will be front bumper equipped with LED fog lights in the shape of the triangle and with large air intakes(wide as the grill).
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When we already mention LED technology, we have to say that the rest of the lighting will use the same LED system. The headlights of this model will be a bit redesigned, now they are a little thicker. The rear side will remain almost the same as before. At the sides, all-new 2018 EcoSport will ride on large aluminum wheels fitted with quality tires for all seasons. Just like the every newest model, and this one will have a bit reduced weight. The entire chassis is made from lightweight materials, and besides weight reduction, we can also expect better fuel consumption.
This model will have 10 exterior colors as well as 7 ambient lighting colors.
Ford EcoSport 2018 Interior, bigger inside than outside
The interior design of the resulting 2018 Ford EcoSport will be appealing, comfortable and elegant. There will be a very attractive moonroof, heated seats, a six-way power driver seat. At the first glance, we can see how sporty the cabin actually is. There is going to be a lot of different materials inside, including leather, leather and cloth, aluminum and perhaps carbon fiber. We can also see from images mix of leather and aluminum parts on the dashboard, steering wheel, and shift knob and on the door trims. This model will also provide a lot of high tech features and standard interior features. We can expect some updates here. For example, the infotainment will be updated(Sync 3, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay) with help of voice recognition capability.
2018 Ford EcoSport Interior
The new Ford EcoSport 2018 entertainment will be on the better level than before, there is available B&O Play 675-watt audio system from Harman with 10-speaker. The dashboard is well organized, and above it, we can see an 8-inch large touchscreen display with Navigation System. This screen will have same capabilities like smartphones. Optionally, manufacturer offers SYNC Connect with FordPass. Some of the other interior features will include dual zone climate control, adaptive cruise control, a lot of connectivity options and a lot of safety features, rear view camera, cross-traffic alert, blind spot detection and many other as well.
Engine and Performance
According to Ford, the approaching model will be most likely powered with 1.0-liter, EcoBoost, three-cylinder and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder. Both engines will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Model equipped with the 2.0-liter engine will come with AWD as standard, with unique styling cues and a sport-tuned suspension. 2018 Ford EcoSport EPA rates are currently unavailable, but it is quite certain that we can expect better rates than before. As soon as we receive data about the fuel consumption, we will let you know.
Price and Release date
The release date of the most recent model will be early 2018, while start of production will be the Fall 2017. When it comes to prices, this model will have a starting price of around $19.000(S trim). There will be four trimm: S, SE, SES, and Titanium.
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2018 Ford EcoSport pictures