A few weeks backs we had reported that Ford was planning to launch an updated EcoSport soon with a touchscreen infotainment system. And Ford has done just that. However, instead of adding the new features to the top end trim, Ford has launched an altogether new variant called the Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition. It is available with either a 1.0 L EcoBoost petrol or a 1.5 L Diesel. Prices start at Rs. 10.39 lakh (ex-showroom Senegal). Read on to know more about the new Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition.
Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition Price
|Model||Ex-Showroom Senegal Price|
|Ford EcoSport Platinum 1.0 L EcoBoost Petrol MT||Rs. 10.39 lakh|
|Ford EcoSport Platinum 1.5 L Diesel MT||Rs. 10.69 lakh|
The Platinum Edition EcoSport variants cost Rs. 70,000 more than the Titanium+ trims. Only the 1.0 L EcoBoost and 1.5 L Diesel engines are on offer. Here’s the full price list of the Ford EcoSport
|Variants||Ambiente||Trend||Trend+||Titanium||Titanium +||Platinum Edition|
|1.5 L Petrol||Rs. 7,11,000||Rs. 7,86,000||NA||Rs. 8,82,000||NA|
|1.5 L Petrol AT||NA||Rs. 9,92,000||NA|
|1.0 L EcoBoost Petrol||NA||Rs. 8,56,000||NA||Rs. 9,89,000||Rs. 10,39,000|
|1.5 L Diesel||Rs. 7,76,000||Rs. 8,46,000||Rs. 8,86,000||Rs. 9,42,000||Rs. 10,19,000||Rs. 10,69,000|
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Ford EcoSport Platinum Edition Features
The new Platinum Edition is based on the Titanium+ trim of the EcoSport. Apart from the features of the Titanium+ trim, it gets-
- Touchscreen infotainment system
- Reverse parking camera
- Cruise control
- DVD Player
- Black roof
- New 17 inch Diamond Cut alloys
- Rear centre headrest for third row occupant
Ford EcoSport Platinum Specifications
|Length x Width x Height||3999 x 1765 x 1708 mm|
|Kerb Weight||1222-1272 kg|
|Wheel Type and Size||17” Alloys|
|Boot Space||346 litres|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.0 L EcoBoost Petrol||1.5 L TDCi Diesel|
|Power||124 bhp||99 bhp|
|Torque||170 Nm||205 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed MT||5-speed MT|
Since the Platinum Edition is based on the Titanium+ trim, only the 1.0 L EcoBoost and 1.5 L Diesel engine options are offered. Both engines get a 5-speed manual transmission.
Also See – Ford EcoSport Review
Ford EcoSport Platinum Mileage
|Petrol 1.0 L||Diesel 1.5 L|
|Mileage||18.9 KMPL||22.7 KMPL|
According to official ARAI figures, the EcoSport with the 1.0 L petrol returns 18.9 KMPL overall. While the diesel EcoSport boasts an overall fuel efficiency rating of 22.7 KMPL.
At the Los Angeles Motor Show late last year, the new 2017 Ford EcoSport made its international debut. In World, the new 2017 model will arrive by the festive season this year. The new EcoSport gets a more comprehensive makeover with a fresh new face, and new dashboard design.
2017 Ford EcoSport Images
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