Ford has finally confirmed the arrival of the all-new Ford EcoSport 2018 in the Philippines. Just two words are uttered by the Blue Oval: “Very soon”.
Although we still don’t have an exact release date and time of the EcoSport, the American car manufacturer does schedule an event by the end of this August. Is it what we expect?
Ford has finally confirmed the arrival of the all-new EcoSport 2018 in the Philippines
2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium 1-Liter EcoBoost Test Drive Video Review
According to the latest car news, the company also gave a confirmation that the Philippine-spec Ford EcoSport 2018 will be powered by a 1.0L EcoBoost engine. And it is claimed to feature the same output as the Vietnamese-spec model which is capable of cranking out 125 ho and 170 Nm of torque.
So now, what we have is a 1.0L EcoBoost model that will hit our shores very soon. Is it strong enough to go head to head with local heavyweights like the Mazda CX-3, Suzuki Vitara and the Nissan Juke? Let's just wait and see!
In the meantime, let’s check out the up-to-date prices of the Ford EcoSport 2018 in the Philippines:
|Ford EcoSport 1.5 Ambiente MT||₱848,000|
|Ford EcoSport 1.5 Titanium AT||₱1,058,000|
|Ford EcoSport 1.5 Trend AT||₱958,000|
|Ford EcoSport 1.5 Trend AT Black Edition||₱971,000|
|Ford EcoSport 1.5 Trend MT||₱908,000|
|Ford EcoSport 1.5 Trend MT Black Edition||₱921,000|
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Know more about Ford EcoSport 2023
The Ford EcoSport 2023 is a 5-seater subcompact crossover from the Blue Oval company. Ford Ecosport 2023 price in Philippines ranges between Php 750,000 and Php 1,190,000 for the model's four variants. Under the hood, two engines options are available in the Philippines. One is the 1.5-liter gasoline engine that makes 121 horsepower and 150 Nm of torque, while the other is a smaller 1.0-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine that delivers 123 horsepower and 170 Nm of torque. A 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission is connected to the engine.
When it comes to the dimensions, the EcoSport spans 4,325 mm in length, 1,765 mm in width, and 1,656 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,519 mm. Also, it boasts a ground clearance rated at 209 mm. In the local market, this American small crossover is competing against the likes of the Volkswagen T-Cross, Kia Stonic, and Geely Coolray.