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2018-2019 Ford EcoSport: Europe is not far off

This year, the International Motor Show in Geneva, the American automaker 2018-2019 Ford brought its most compact crossover called EcoSport.
The model of the first generation of the same name was presented back in 2003-th year.
Its development was engaged in the Brazilian unit of US company, and the car was intended only for the countries of Latin America.
Overall, the market received 700 thousand copies of the crossover 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport first generation.
The machine of the second generation was introduced in the early 2012-th, as part of the auto show in the Indian city of New Delhi.
After some time, the model shown at the auto show in Beijing, and after some modifications the engineers from Australia started production.

Initially, 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport went on sale again in Brazil, but since this time, the crossover developed as a global model, then later he will go and conquer the European market.
Crossover Design 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport 2014 th model year closer to being a “city car”.
The car with such appearance is difficult to imagine somewhere in the rugged terrain.
The exterior is clearly discernible features American-style, but to call it revolutionary or unique can not be – it’s pretty simple and conservative.
The length of the new product reaches 406 ti centimeters, and in view of the spare wheel on the stern – -x 424 centimeters.
Vehicle height is 175 centimeters ti.
Wheelbase length of 253 cm.

Salon crossover 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport more futuristic in its turn, so to speak, the designers have shown more courage.
On the center console you do not meet the rectangular elements.
Everything, including the smallest buttons, is shaped in the form of diamond shapes, polygons or droplets.
The steering wheel of the car is not oversaturated with various keys and control buttons, and the dashboard lighting several color choices provided.
On finishing materials and interior fitting to say something concrete is difficult, but at the official photos of the model still looks quite good quality.

The power range of the modification of the European 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport will enter larger engines than in Latin America and India.
There are practically no buyers select – 1-2 variants.
In the European market the base unit the Americans call a gasoline 4-cylinder 1.5-liter Duratec engine series, which delivers power to 110 horsepower.
The engine is made ​​entirely of aluminum, it has the DOHC 16 valve, as well as the feature variable valve timing and fuel injection system of distribution.
No other details about him manufacturer has not yet announced.

Representatives of the group representing the crossover at the Geneva Motor Show, touting more than a second petrol engine, which is still before has generated a lot of rumors and controversy.
There is a view 1-liter gasoline turbo unit series EcoBoost SCTi, has three cylinders 71.9 -millimetrovymi.
This motor unit is made of cast iron, and the cylinder head is made of aluminum.
Its maximum output reaches 123 -x horsepower and maximum torque of 170 Newton meters available from 1300 – 4500 rpm.
The engine is equipped with variable valve timing and the Ti-VCT system of direct petrol injection.
With him 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport crossover accelerates from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in about 11 seconds.

Another unit for the European version of the model is the 1.5-liter turbocharged diesel engine, developing 89 hp maximum power.
For more detailed information about this engine yet.
Also, there is no information yet about the choice of transmissions, which will be offered to European motorists.
At the same time, India and Latin America, the car is only available with a manual 5 A range gearbox Getrag 2018-2019 Ford Durashift with a self-adjusting clutch with hydraulic drive.
Fuel consumption is also not disclosed, and the maximum speed of 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport is declared at the level of 180 – 200 kilometers per hour, depending on the engine type.

The main feature of the crossover 2014 th model year are not considered power units and electronic “filling” of the highest level.
For example, EcoSport for the first time received a unique technology 2018-2019 Ford SYNC, which is composed of the same name entertainment system, which is equipped with a car.
With this technology, almost all crossover systems can be controlled by voice commands.
Another impressive innovation in the equipment model is a system of Emergency Assistance.
She is able to independently send a distress signal and call a tow truck in case of an accident.
At the same time the distress signal is sent to the language of the country where the accident occurred.
The exact timing of the appearance of the new 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport at the European market, the American automaker has not yet released, but presumably it will be the end of the 2013-th year.
The cost of the vehicle and also not yet been announced.
Well, in the Russian market 2018-2019 Ford EcoSport crossover will, under forecasts of experts, not earlier than the second half of 2014-th year.

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