Published: 19 Dec 2017
New Ford EcoSport impresses on Automotive Blog review
Ahead of the impending launch of the new Ford EcoSport leading online review site automotiveblog.co.uk has been testing Ford’s latest SUV. Jennings Motor Group takes a look to find out how impressed they were.
Discover the New Ford EcoSport
Improved personalisation options will be available with the new Ford EcoSport, allowing it to meet your individual requirements. Features will include new wheel designs, new body colour combinations and fresh alloy wheel designs.
Automotive Blog highlighted the look of the “smarter” Ford EcoSport with “radical changes inside where the cabin has been brought right up to date”. The instruments were clearer and the new seats offered improved comfort. For the first time Cruise Control with Adjustable Speed Limiter was an option for EcoSport buyers. Other technology that impresses included: Rear View Camera, Rain-sensing wipers, heated steering wheel and Blind Spot Information System. With a “quality feel” and “increased use of soft-touch plastics” the Ford Ecosport SUV is “well put together”.
Engine options include the award-winning 1.0l EcoBoost engine (124bhp or 138bhp), as well as a 1.5l EcoBlue Diesel that offers greater fuel efficiency and lower emissions. Impressed with the EcoBlue All-Wheel Drive edition on a mixture of urban and rural roads, Automotive Blog added “not only was it surprisingly smooth and refined, but there was more than enough grunt”.
In summing up Automotive Blog were impressed with the improvements made to the Ford EcoSport SUV. They commented “The Ford EcoSport is much improved with better build quality, refinement and comfort, plus updated technology. In particular, the new EcoBlue diesel engine paired with AWD coming in 2018, is a real step up.”
The new Ford EcoSport is set to arrive at Jennings Ford early in the New Year. To be one of the first to get behind the wheel and road test it for yourself, call 0333 414 9750 to register your details. Alternatively, visit a Jennings Ford dealership in Gateshead, Stockton or Middlesbrough to find out more.
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