Ford EcoSport 2018 facelift debuts in China

Updated Oct 08, 2020 | 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 

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<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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