Thursday, 27 June 2013

Comparision: Ford EcoSport Launched In India At Rs 5.59 Lakhs. Is It Renault Duster Nightmare ?

After The Launch of KTM Duke 390 in Automobiles, Its Time For The Launch of Much & Most Awaited Ford EcoSport. Finally Waiting Comes to End for The Ford EcoSport Customer And The Question In Their Mind About The Pricing has Been Solved. Now They Can Sleep Well with the Satisfying Pricing Of EcoSport But For The Other Automobiles Company Their Sleepless Night Has Been Started with the Ford EcoSport Launch. For Renault The EcoSport is Nothing But The Biggest Nightmare For The Duster and Their Sales. Now Lets Head to The EcoSport.....

A lot of buzz has been going ever since Ford disclosed its plans in 2012 to launch its compact crossover for Indian market. Every One Was Exited With the Launch Of EcoSport And After the Launch Everybody Exited Goes Double With The Announcement Of the Price. Ford India has invested $142 million at its Chennai plant to manufacture the EcoSport.

 "We expect EcoSport to be a game changer for Ford in India and also set a benchmark in the Indian auto industry," company's president and managing director Joginder Singh said at the launch.

The company had stated that the EcoSport would play a significant role in its aggressive global plan to achieve a 50 per cent increase in worldwide sales by mid-decade to eight million vehicles a year. The Asia-Pacific and Africa regions were expected to contribute 60-70 per cent to that target.

The Ford EcoSport is offered in seven colours and three engines across 10 variants – 1.5-litre petrol, 1.5-litre diesel and 1.0-litre EcoBoost which produces 112 PS, 91 PS and 125 PS of power respectively. The 1.5-litre petrol engine is offered with a 6-speed PowerShift gearbox as well. The ARAI certified mileage of the Ford EcoSport is as follows – 15.6 km/l (1.5 Petrol AT), 15.8 km/l (1.5 Petrol MT), 18.9 km/l (EcoBoost), 22.7 km/l (Diesel). Manual transmissions will be available in both petrol and diesel models, while the automatic gearbox will come only in the petrol variant.

Pic Courtesy* Automotive India
In Comparison To Duster: Renault Duster (Petrol) has a 1.6 Lit engine with peak 102 BHP power and torque, Were as Ford Ecosport (Petrol) has a 1 Lit turbocharged VCT petrol engine, delivering 118 BHP of power. When Its Comes To diesel Renault Duster (Diesel) has a 1.5 Lit in 85 BHP in 5 hSpeed and 110 BHP in 6 speed transmission And Ford Ecosport (Diesel) has a 1.5 Lit Duratoq diesel engine with peak 90 BHP of power. So There is Everywhere Win-Win Situation by EcoSprt.

In Mileage:  Renault Duster Fuel efficiency of approximately 20.64kmpl for its diesel model and approximately 13.24kmpl for its petrol model. Were as Ford EcoSport Fuel efficiency of approximately 22kmpl for its diesel model and about the same for its petrol model. Yet Again Champion is EcoSport

Interiors & Exteriors: As You Can See From the Above Pictures The Interiors of Duster is Simple As Well as Seats Also. But When You Look At EcoSport The Seats are Specially Designed For Comfort and Good Leg Room Space. Duster has a large boot space 475 liters were as EcoSport has a boot space of about 346 litres and less room space when compared to Duster.  But EcoSport Have a Plenty Of Room in Different Ways Given in Below Picture:-

In Exterior Duster Looks simple in comparison, with a chrome coated grille at the front and a massive flat bonnet. It has Nothing Special in design. In EcoSport comes With sporty elements and an urban look, the Ford EcoSport looks more like a premium car with a distinct modern touch.

In Pricing: The Duster has been overpriced since day one and multiple price hikes have only made the overpriced Duster even more overpriced. The base Duster is priced at Rs. 9.05 lakhs while the base EcoSport is priced at Rs. 6.63 lakhs, that is a difference of Rs. 2.42 lakhs. The base Duster diesel is priced at Rs. 10.06 lakhs while the base EcoSport diesel comes in at Rs. 7.93 lakhs, a difference of 2.13 lakhs! As You All Are Smart One You know Better Which Is Better In Terms of Price & Performs.

There will be four variants of the new Ford EcoSport on offer, which, in order of features and prices, are as follows: Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium

Even The Base Model Ambiente Can bring the Smile on your Face as the entry-level Ambiente variant offers decent amount of standard equipment including power steering, air-conditioning, electric ORVMs with indicators, front power windows, theatre dimming interior lights, Bluetooth radio with AUX and USB connectivity, dual tone interiors and remote central locking.

Here we Bring Specially For You a Peek-a-Boo Image of Old EcoSport With the new One. How is it ? Do Tell us in a Comment. New EcoSport comes equipped with Sync, Ford's voice-enabled in-car connectivity system, which means you can operate your Bluetooth-enabled phone and USB devices, dial calls, read out text messages and browse and select music tracks via voice commands.

In safety: Additional safety features on the EcoSport Titanium will include front airbags, rear parking sensors, emergency assist, and a configurable speed alarm. The automatic variant of the EcoSport available in Titanium trim only will pack in equipment such as side and curtain airbags, traction control, hill hold function, stability control and electronic brake assist and front tweeters.

With The Launch Of Ford EcoSport The rush of Customers is only going to get higher as Ford steps up on advertising its compact SUV in India. A Ford dealership has received more footfalls today than it does in an entire month!

With The Craze of SUV In India Going Up and with This Pricing of EcoSport, Everybody going to Feel the heat Not Only Other Suv But The Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze which was seeing their best Time, Now they close to bad time. I Think For Nissan Terrano it is the Time to Reversed Their Price. Toyota Innova, Chevrolet Enjoy, Mahindra Verito Vibe. But Main Competatoer Duster Will Not sit and see EcoSport to take away The market as Duster is Coming with the Facelift and 4X4 drive train. 

"Please Do Tell Yours Though About EcoSport And How Exited You are ? and If you Have Question ask us In Comment Section ?"

The Ford EcoSport range starts at Rs. 5.59 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Ford EcoSport On-Road Prices ( Mumbai )
  • EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 Petrol – Rs. 6.63 lakhs
  • EcoSport Trend 1.5 Petrol – Rs. 7.69 lakhs
  • EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 Diesel – Rs. 7.93 lakhs
  • EcoSport Titanium 1.5 Petrol – Rs. 8.88 lakhs
  • EcoSport Trend 1.5 Diesel – Rs. 9.01 lakhs
  • EcoSport Titanium 1.0 EcoBoost – Rs. 9.35 lakhs
  • EcoSport Titanium (O) 1.0 EcoBoost – Rs. 9.81 lakhs
  • EcoSport Titanium 1.5 Petrol AT – Rs. 10.01 lakhs
  • EcoSport Titanium 1.5 Diesel – Rs. 10.21 lakhs
  • EcoSport Titanium (O) 1.5 Diesel – Rs. 10.66 lakhs

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