Ford Philippines recently launched the new Eco-Sport 1.5L Titanium AT variant that features a brand new engine and transmission.
“The Ford EcoSport remains one of the country’s favorite SUVs with its quality design, rugged capability, best-in-class features, superior fuel economy, and great value for money. With the introduction of this new variant, we are giving our customers another option to enjoy the mini-SUV and its street smart capabilities,” said Ryan Lorenzo, AVP for Marketing, Ford Philippines.
“The EcoSport 1.5L Titanium combines the performance of a new powertrain and the segment-leading features of the Titanium variant to provide a differentiated urban driving experience that only the EcoSport can offer.” Lorenzo added.
These are the new things that the EcoSport 1.5L Titanium variant has in store:
1. Powerful and fuel-efficient engine
The EcoSport Titanium variant now features a 1.5L Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) engine mated with a new 6-speed automatic transmission which delivers a powerful yet fuel efficient performance for better acceleration and fuel economy.
2. Advanced safety features and DATs
It also features multiple Driver Assist Technologies (DATs) which adds more safety and comfort to the EcoSport. Other safety features include Smart Keyless Entry, Power Sunroof, Rearview Camera with Rear Parking Assist, and six airbags that would ensure the safety of the driver.
3. Smart technologies for driver convenience
SYNC 3 hands-free technology is made available at this variant which allows the driver to keep their focus on the road. The entertainment system, calls, and text messages are controllable by voice as another key feature of the SYNC 3. Seamless link of select smartphone apps through Apple carplay, Android auto, and Alexa Auto is also provided via its 8-inch colored touchscreen mated with its 7-speaker sound system.
4. Refreshed look, inside out
The new variant is more aggressive with its high ground clearance of 209mm and new exterior design elements which include a refreshed grille, new hood design, sportier headlamps, and 17-inch alloy wheels. Inside the new EcoSport features more storage spaces which includes a load of up to 1, 178 liters and 25 different smart storage compartments. This is in addition to its spacious trunk which is adequately enough to accommodate huge luggage.
Since 2018, the new EcoSport has became a staple around the country all thanks to its combination of key elements in a compact car and SUV that translated into an agile, affordable, fuel-efficient, hig ground-clearance, flexible, and spacious vehicle.
The 1.5L Titanium variant of the EcoSport is currently priced at PHP 1, 098,000 which comes in 6 colors namely Absolute Black, Ingot Silver, Ruby Red, Canyon Ridge, Crystal White, and Blue Lighting. It is now available at Ford dealerships across the country together with the existing 4 variants made available earlier.