Published: 09 Jan 2018

New EcoSport arrives at Jennings Ford

2018 has welcomed the arrival of a new model at Jennings Ford - further complementing the range is the New EcoSport.

The Eslington Park-based dealership in Gateshead was one of the first branches across the group, to take delivery of Ford’s small crossover model, the New EcoSport.

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Barry Fearon, sales manager at Jennings Ford in Gateshead, said; “We’re delighted to be able to offer Ford’s latest SUV model to our customers.

“The redesigned model offers the enjoyment of both performance and efficiency with a choice of three innovative and advanced engines, as well as offering outstanding fuel economy, low CO2 emissions, advanced technology and peace of mind safety and security systems.”

Sitting alongside Ford’s award-winning Kuga and Edge SUV range, customers opting for the New EcoSport have the choice of three models, including Zetec, Titanium and ST-Line.

For the entry level Zetec model there’s a range of specification, including 16” 5-spoke magnetic painted alloy wheels, halogen headlights with LED daytime running lights, front fog lights, a chrome-finish front grille, electrically operated and heated door mirrors, quick clear heated windscreen with heated washer jets, electrically operated front windows, leather-trimmed steering wheel with audio controls, leather-trimmed gear knob and handbrake handle, Ford SYNC 3 DAB radio with 6.5” touchscreen emergency assistance, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, USB connectivity and 6-speakers, Ford Mykey, Thatcham Cat 1 Alarm with remote central locking, ESP, TPMS, Ford Easy Fuel, and a trip computer.

A 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine, six times winner of the International Engine of the Year award, is available with the options of 125PS and 140PS, and offers the power of a conventional 1.6-litre engine.  Customers can also choose from a 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine delivering 100PS and CO2 emissions of just 107 g/km, as well as a turbocharged 1.5-litre EcoBlue diesel engine offering 125 PS of power and CO2 emissions from 119 g/km.

Ford SYNC 3 enables customers to stay connected and control their phones, as well as a music and navigation system facility with intuitive voice commands, and an 8” colour touchscreen being on offer.  A 675-watt B&O PLAY sound system delivers a rich, powerful sounding listening experience through premium speakers. 

Customers can also take advantage of four-way adjustable, heated seats and steering wheel.

Awarded a 4-Star Euro NCAP rating, the New EcoSport includes key safety features such as anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control, traction control and a tyre pressure monitoring system, in addition to a comprehensive suite of front, side, knee and curtain airbags.

Customers who purchase a car at Jennings Ford, can also take advantage of a range of aftersales facilities at the Gateshead-based dealership with a service, MOT, accident repair centre and parts department on site.

Jennings Ford also operates dealerships at Stockton and Middlesbrough.

For more information about the range of products and services available at Jennings Ford, call into the Eslington Park dealership, contact 0333 414 9750.


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