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Ford EcoSport 1.0 EcoBoost 125 (2015)

by Adrian
Ford EcoSport (source - ThrottleChannel.com)

Ford EcoSport nameplate was initially launched in 2003 and the car featured here represents the second generation. This particular car is manufactured for Europe and has some improvements, made in 2015, to cope with Europeans requirements. Appart from the first models sold in Europe in 2013 and 2014, this version of the model has stiffer suspension, better steering system and improved interior quality.


Details

Make: Ford

Model: Ford EcoSport / Ford EcoSport 1.0 EcoBoost 125 / Ford EcoSport Titanium S

Production: 2012-

Body type: 5-door SUV, 5 seats

VIN: WF0BXXMRKBFS68409

Price without VAT: 18,058 Euros

Engine: 1.0-litre (999 cc) 3-cylinder turbocharged engine, direct injection. The maximum output is 92 kW / 125 PS/hp at 6,000 and peak torque is 170 Nm (approx. 125 lb-ft), available between 1,400 and 4,500 rpm.

Transmission: 5-speed manual gearbox and Front Wheel Drive (FWD)

Tyres: Goodyear EfficientGrip 205/50 R17 89V

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 12.7 seconds

Top speed: 180 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 5.4 liters of gasoline per 100 km

Emissions: EU6, 125 g CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 52

Dimensions (mm): L 4,273 / w 1,765 / h 1,645

Luggage compartment capacity (l): 310-1,238

Wheelbase (mm): 2,519

Weight (DIN/EU): 1,262 kg/1,337 kg

Cd: –

Front suspension: McPherson, coil springs, sway bar.

Rear suspension: Element with torsional trailing arm, coil springs.


Main standard equipment

Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats; ABS; ESP/ESC; HLA; cruise control; board computer; fog lights; front and rear electrically powered windows; electrically adjustable side mirrors, heated; automatic climate control; EPAS power steering; leather steering wheel with audio, telephone and cruise controls controls; keyless start; SONY radio CD MP3; USB; AUX-IN; Sunny Yellow paint.


Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)

Comfort Pack (294) consisting  cruise control, light/rain sensor; Winter Pack (294) consisting heated windshield and heated front seats.


Comments

+ good soundproofing
+ nice ride quality
+ good dynamics
+ well balanced steering system
+ easy to drive
+ nice engine sound

– only five gears for the manual transmission
– outdated interior
– cheap look and feel


Driven by Adrian M. for 75 km, 7.5 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 2,052 km total mileage of the car.


Ford EcoSport photos

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