Ford EcoSport 2018 facelift debuts in China

Updated Sep 21, 2022 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

The new Ford EcoSport 2018 facelift has officially launched in Chinese market with significant exterior and interior updates.
Initially unveiled at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, the EcoSport is a part of Ford’s global campaign called “One Ford”. Therefore, it can be said that the China-spec model will give us a preview of the updates of global version.

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Ford EcoSport 2018 facelift angular view

The EcoSport is a part of Ford’s global campaign called “One Ford”.

Up front, the car is equipped with revised projector headlamps with integrated L-shaped daytime running lamps, new fog lamp clusters that now have turned indicators and a new bumper with bigger skid plate. Moreover, the car also gets a new set of 17-inch alloy wheels and the chrome beading for windows. This fresh design brings a sporty look to the 2018 EcoSport like the Ford Edge.

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The changes at the rear are slight, just some small tweaks at the taillights and the rear bumper. Like the India-spec version, the China-spec EcoSport is also mounted a spare wheel at the tail-gate.
Ford EcoSport 2018 facelift angular rear

The changes at the rear are slight.

The interior is almost completely refreshed, more refined and more eye-catching with the combination of beige and black shapes. Accordingly, the car possesses new steering mounted controls, new instrument cluster, horizontal central HVAC vents, large MID flanked by the new instrument dials and especially, the latest SYNC 3 infotainment system (8-inch touchscreen for the high-end versions).
Ford EcoSport 2018 facelift's cabin

The interior is almost completely refreshed, more refined and more eye-catching. 

In China, the 2018 Ford EcoSport facelift is powered by a 2.0L naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine, producing 173 horsepower, mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Besides, a 4WD system and an independent rear suspension are also available in this China-spec version. 

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Ford EcoSport 2018 facelift 

Know more about Ford EcoSport 2024

Ford EcoSport

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.