The compact-sports utility vehicle segment has been one of the most famous segments in the country for a fairly long time now. Every car manufacturer wants to provide something in this segment from their side. The recently launched Kia Sonet took the market by storm, but the final verdict can only be concluded after people use the car for a long time. But the Ford EcoSport is said to be the creator of this segment. Find out below what do you get in the top variant of Ford EcoSport.
The Ford EcoSport is available in 5 variant options with the Titanium S being the top-spec one. The Titanium features significant differences from its sibling variants. The Ford EcoSport costs between Rs.8.17 to 11.71 lakh ex-showroom. The SUV comes with colour options like Canyon Ridge, Lightning Blue, Diamond White, Moondust Silver, Race Red, Absolute Black, and Smoke Grey.
The Ford EcoSport also comes with 3-year Factory warranty giving you complete peace of mind. The Ford Service Price Promise also enables the service cost of the Titanium S variant to be around Rs.4,000 for Petrol and Rs.5,000 for Diesel. Ford is also trying its best to improve the localization of parts and provide them at better costs. The customer service feedback has also been appreciated by Ford customers throughout. We would still recommend you to check and experience the dealership correctly to avoid any issues.
Engine and Performance
The Ford EcoSport Titanium S variant is available in both petrol and Diesel engine. These Ford engines have become highly trust-worthy and provide performance as well as efficiency.
|Name||1.5L Petrol engine||1.5L Diesel engine|
|No. of cylinders||3||4|
|Fuel Efficiency||14.7kmpl(AT) 15.9kmpl(MT)||21.7kmpl(MT)|
|Transmission||5-speed MT/ 6-speed AT||5-speed MT|
If you are thinking that the 3 cylinder petrol engine will make noise and vibration, and then think again. The petrol engine is quite refined and delivers performance and reliability.
The Ford EcoSport is a sporty looking SUV, to say the least. The design has been quite consistent through the ages, and multiple updates have given a fresh look to the car. The under 4-meter parameter also enables the car to get tax benefit. The Titanium S variant comes with extra exterior features like High Black Gloss Front Grille, Body-coloured door handles, Black Roof Rails, HID headlamps, LED DRLs, electric sunroof with black painted roof. Other standard features are also available in the SUV. You also get 16-inch alloy wheels only with this variant.
Safety is also a very important aspect with an overall package. The Ford EcoSport Titanium S variant comes with safety features like 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, Speed-sensing auto door locks, Rear parking sensors with camera, Rear wiper and defogger, EBA, ESC, TCS, HLA, ISOFIX, Cruise Control with adjustable speed limiter device.
The Titanium S comes with Premium Leatherette Seats, Satin orange theme, Black inner door handles, leather Steering wheel, Sporty Alloy pedal, and Cargo area management system.
Infotainment and connectivity features include an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with 4 speakers and 2 tweeters. You also get Ford Pass, Bluetooth Hands-free, Microphone, Steering mounted controls and exclusive features on Titanium S like SYNC 3 with voice recognition, Android Auto and Apple Car Play.
Comfort and Convenience features include One-touch driver side power windows, automatic climate control, 12V charging socket both front and rear, Electrochromic IRVM, Storage Spaces, Rear Package tray, Driver seat height adjust, Push Start/Stop button with Capacitive Sensor, Auto headlamps, Rain sensing wiper and rear armrest with cup holders.
The short driving experience with the Titanium S variant was highly satisfying, to say the least. The 1.5L petrol engine is peppy with acceleration and also does not struggle at top speeds. There are also no vibrations in the petrol variant of the car. The suspension is on the stiff side with small potholes being easily absorbed by the SUV. The 200mm of ground clearance also promises urban off-road experience without a hitch. The driver seating position is also quite high and gives a commanding position on the road. Overall the SUV is a delight to drive.