Ford EcoSport 2018 now produced in Europe

Updated Oct 06, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Ford has no longer built the upcoming Ford EcoSport 2018 in Asia.

According to latest car news, the Euro-spec Ford EcoSport 2018 is now in the pipeline at Ford’s plant in Craiova, Romania where Ford’s 1.0L EcoBoost engine is being built.  

Ford EcoSport 2018 in factory

The Euro-spec Ford EcoSport 2018 is now in the pipeline at Ford’s plant in Craiova, Romania 

In actual fact, the Blue Oval has invested a total of 200 million euros in the Craiova plant and has created an additional 1,700 jobs at once. Moreover, the increase in demand for the Ford EcoSport 2018 in Europe also contributed to Ford’ decision of shifting the production place from India to Romania.

Ford EcoSport 2018 in factory

The Craiova factory will be the only source of the Ford EcoSport 2018

Since the EcoSport is no longer made in India, the Craiova factory will be the only source of the Ford EcoSport 2018 for 56 auto markets worldwide.

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Speaking of the all-new Ford EcoSport 2018, the crossover is confirmed to come in earlier next year. It will feature new face, new features as well as more power and options to overwhelmingly conquer the subcompact crossover market.

Red Ford EcoSport 2018 in factory

The Ford EcoSport 2018 is confirmed to come in earlier next year

For a comprehensive overview of the next-gen Ford EcoSport, please have a look at our Ford EcoSport 2018 review in which all concerning the price, specs, performance and release date will be revealed.

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Know more about Ford EcoSport 2022

Ford EcoSport

The Ford EcoSport 2022 is a 5-seater subcompact crossover from the Blue Oval company. Ford Ecosport 2022 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.

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