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.
Model: Ford EcoSport / Ford EcoSport 1.0 EcoBoost 125 / Ford EcoSport Titanium S
Body type: 5-door SUV, 5 seats
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
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.
+ 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– outdated interior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.