Ford did not want to miss your morsel in the compact SUV segment and release the EcoSport which had the personality of its lines and in the case of this version the powerful engine 1.0 EcoBoost.
Built on the platform "B" Ford Fiesta and already using B-Max the signature oval proposes a third alternative the Ford EcoSport which attacks in the successful compact SUV segment. Judging from its size 4.24 meters long 1.77 wide and 1.67 high this Ford directly targets rivals like the Nissan Juke Opel Mokka Peugeot 2008 and Renault Captur but can also become a match for the two models with which it shares platform.
Perhaps to avoid this Ford has distanced himself from them in price offered at a higher rate. The problem is that this feature requires to be critical of its completion since plastics are all hard the connection between dashboard and door panels slightly adjusted the seats feature a basic low-grip design and its metal structure is too glaring. In other words the EcoSport conveys the feeling of being a little burdensome to manufacture car.
Ford Ecosport also is true that is well equipped as it features standard with leather upholstery climate control cruise control system 'Sync AppLink "voice control sensing auto-on headlights and wipers rear parking sensor or tires 17-inch alloy as elements more meanings. But even here we miss a Start & Stop device or system antireculamiento helpful or not offered as an option.
And speaking of load capacity its trunk has a real volume of 400 liters which places him at the head of the segment even ahead of the Ford B-Max itself. Furthermore square shapes make it very usable and low load threshold facilitates the introduction of heavy objects. Yes the gate is built from right to left as in a TT hindering its opening if the vehicle is parked behind us next.
l driving position is higher than in most cars enhancing control of nearby traffic and access to the interior and it goes without stooping to sit in the seats. The different controls meanwhile offer good touch and manual transmission is fast and accurate.
Our unit was driven by the EcoBoost 1.0 three-cylinder surprising that only 999 cm3 been credited to our bank no less than 135.6 hp at 6140 rpm. Would it be "tuned" ...? Either way and with such power the car was moving pretty little joy for displacement. Yes if we decide to squeeze the engine must be prepared to pay a high price for fuel because in our tests we got to see consumption close to 15 liters. In a more relaxed driving the engine can since it is very elastic that figure dropped to a much more rewarding 5.98 liters on average.
Up the suspension is comfortable and simultaneously prevents the swing body is much cornering. The frame provides a non-detachable noble bearing which has much to do stability control which goes into action at the slightest attempt to sporty driving. Despite not having AWD the Ford EcoSport has certain skills for driving on single tracks and reasonable grip as your headroom is generous and also features output angles and attack 35 and 21 degrees respectively.
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