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I am planning to buy Ecosport Automatic could you please suggest.

Published On : 2016-10-06 23:44:34.0 rajeev garg
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It's great that you are planning for a new car. 

Now, since you wish to purchase an automatic car, we would like to share few major benefits of Automatic transmission.

The main advantage of an automatic car is the driving comfort. An automatic car does not have a clutch pedal. Once you start driving an automatic car in traffic jams, you will realise what you have been missing all these years. You don't have to change gears or use the clutch every few seconds in an automatic car. No more being so tired while driving through the constant traffic jams in the cities of India, because you do not have to be pressing the clutch and changing gears all the time.

Coming to Ford Ecosport: There are two variants in Automatic Transmission:

1. Ford Ecosport 1.5 Ti VCT AT Titanium
2. Ford Ecosport 1.5 Ti VCT AT Titanium BE

Ford Ecosport 1.5 Ti VCT AT Titanium BE is a special edition car wherein "BE" stands for "Black Edition". The Black Edition is available from the Trend+ variant and upwards with both the petrol and diesel engines. It is a purely cosmetic update with certain elements being blacked out for a sporty appeal. The grille, 16-inch alloy wheels, mirror covers, fog lamp bezel, roof rails & roof cross bars are all finished in black. The interiors and the engine options remain untouched. It carries a premium of fourteen thousand rupees over Ford Ecosport 1.5 Ti VCT AT Titanium.

Now coming to Ford Ecosport 1.5 Ti VCT AT Titanium - This trim is equipped with a 1.5-litre petrol engine that delivers exceptional performance and mileage. It has a displacement capacity of 1499cc and has four cylinders integrated with 16 valves. It churns out 110.4bhp maximum power at 6300rpm and 140Nm torque at 4400rpm. This motor is mated to an advanced 6-speed automatic transmission gear box that assists in easy shifting of gears. The mileage on highways comes to around 16.5 Kmpl, but it falls down to nearly 12.5 Kmpl on the city roads.

This vehicle is equipped with efficient braking system wherein, its front wheels are fitted with ventilated disc brakes, while the rear ones have sturdy drum brakes. This mechanism is further assisted by the advanced anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution and emergency brake assist. An electric power steering is offered with tilt and telescopic adjustment functions. This ensures easy handling irrespective of different road conditions.

It is equipped with best of convenience features inside. This list comprises of courtesy lights along with two map reading lights, a cooled glove box, steering mounted with audio controls, all four power windows with one touch up and down function on driver's side, power adjustable ORVMs with side turn indicators as well as engine push start button. An automatic air conditioner gives additional comfort by allowing its occupants to set the cabin temperature as required. The music system comes with a 3.5 inch MFD screen and includes a CD player, as well as radio tuner. This unit even features SYNC with Applink, Bluetooth connectivity and Aux-In options.

This variant has a long list of security attributes that keeps its occupants safe. Some of these include remote central locking with flip key, engine immobilizer system, ABS with EBD, rear defogger, and emergency brake hazard warning. Also, there is electronic stability control, dual front, side and curtain airbags, rear parking sensors, door ajar warning lamp and a few others.

The ex-showroom price of Ford Ecosport 1.5 Ti VCT AT Titanium variant is approximately INR 9.94 lakhs. At this price point, it is indeed a good car to go with. 

Rest, we suggest you to take a test drive before you make a final call.
Please click here to see the overview of Ford Ecosport.
For further assistance, feel free to reach us on our toll-free number 1800-200-3000 from Monday to Friday (10 AM-7 PM). We will be glad to be a part of your new car purchase.

 


 

CarDekho Helpdesk on 2016-10-07 10:49:49.0
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