This mini SUV was originally developed in South America, by Brazilian division of “blue oval” company. Original model was launched in 2003 and it was produced until 2012. In 2012, its successor came. The second generation of this SUV came with plenty of changes and improvements. New model is offered in many countries in the world, and it is produced in several Ford’s plants all over the world, such as India, Vietnam or Russia. For the next-year model, company prepares a mid-cycle refresh, which will bring plenty of novelties. The 2016 Ford EcoSport will come with not only visual, but also with some mechanic updates.
2016 Ford EcoSport details
The 2016 Ford EcoSport will come refreshed. This, so called, mid-cycle refresh will include several modifications. In visual aspect, new model will come with some serious changes. Just like it is usually case with facelifts, most of the changes will be made at the front end. There is a new front fascia that mimics one that we already saw at new Edge. There is a huge, trapezoidal grille with chrome slats and slim headlamps with square shaped projectors. The 2016 Ford EcoSport also comes with new front bumper, which features new L-shaped fog-lights and larger air intakes. Rear end will also come with changes, which will include new taillights and other tweaks that will follow new styling of the front end. When it is about interior changes, we don’t expect to see some bigger modifications in terms of styling, but updated and upgrade features are likely to come.
2016 Ford EcoSport engine
Many novelties are expected when it is about engines for 2016 Ford EcoSport. Current model is available with several petrol units and one diesel engine. There are also rumors that new model will come with new 1.5 liter EcoBoost units, but it is still unknown will this unit be available worldwide, or only for some specific markets. Beside this new engine, it is also expected that other engines of 2016 EcoSport will come with some smaller boosts. For example, 1.6 liter petrol and 1.5 liter diesel units will come with around 5 horses more.
2016 Ford EcoSport release date and price
The 2016 Ford EcoSport will come probably late this year. Exact date is still unknown. Bigger price changes are not expected.