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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Ford EcoSport

<p>The Ford EcoSport belongs to the best-selling subcompact crossovers in the Philippines, which acquired its major redesign in August 2018. It is best known for its flexibility, a sleeker exterior, and a new option for its engine that can compete within the Philippine market with greater range. A floating display screen measuring 8 inches is equipped with Ford&#39;s SYNC 3, which is available in the Titanium variant. It is the most apparent feature in the cabin of the Ford EcoSport. Ford Philippines offers the Ford EcoSport is available in four trims: 1.5 Ambiente MT as the base variant, 1.5 Trend MT, 1.5 Trend AT, and the 1.0 Eco-Boost Titanium AT. The advantages of the top-of-the-line Titanium variant includes an automatic start and stop engine system and six airbags. Ford EcoSport is now offered in two engine options. Ford kept the 1.5L Inline 4-Cylinder Ti-VCT petrol power plant but with improved performance. It now produces 121 horsepower and torque power of 1150 Nm. The other engine option is the smaller 1.0L Turbocharged Eco-Boost engine. It can generate 123 horsepower and torque power of 170 Nm. Furthermore, aside from the current five-speed manual gearbox, there is a new six-speed conventional A/T as well.</p>

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