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Awesome New EcoSport Is Eco-Friendly, Eco-Nomical And More

Posted: June 4, 2013

It’s one of the most talked about and most anticipated vehicles this century and now it’s here in South Africa. This awesome new compact SUV from Ford will further augment Ford’s offering and cement its position as the company that is delivering the right product at the right time to the motoring public.
“Modern and innovative, the all-new Ford EcoSport was designed to combine best-in-class design, technology, quality and safety aimed at attracting a new generation of consumers in different global markets.”

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[section id=”unique” columns=”8″ margin=”bottom”] [span columns=”4″] Alan Mulally, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company recently said that “the all-new Ford EcoSport reflects our commitment to serve our customers with the cars and trucks they truly want and value.” “Our engineering team used their years of EcoSport experience to make every aspect of the next-generation EcoSport even stronger.” [/span][span columns=”4″]The EcoSport’s contemporary shape conveys confidence while combining refinement and an adventurous spirit in an intelligent and modern package. It sports key SUV cues such as the confident stance, command driving position and signature spare wheel mounted on a swing-gate at the rear of the vehicle.[/span][/section]The EcoSport’s hardy character and strong stance give it the appearance of a larger vehicle, while retaining the agility and practicality of a compact car. It features high ground clearance and integrated lower body cladding for robustness.[break][break]The back of the vehicle is marked by a large rear window which wraps around to the sides and oblique shaped taillights. This characteristic defines the striking personality of the EcoSport family: a sporty and casual car, for consumers who want to stand out and who want more from life, but in an intelligent and sustainable way.[break] The EcoSport has been a market phenomenon since it was launched in South America,   selling 700,000 vehicles in nine years. It has created a new segment and popularized features that many consumers have long wanted. Designed to offer balanced performance on paved roads as well as off-road terrain, the all-new Ford EcoSport is ideal for the urban consumer who wants the versatility to escape the city.

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Developed to world-class product standards via the Ford global product development system, the next-generation model delivers on key traits customers all around the world demand: Smart – New technology and features from Ford will be central to the all-new Ford EcoSport ownership experience. It will offer innovative equipment normally not found in this class of vehicle. Green – Fuel efficiency was a key factor in the development process, as Ford targets the EcoSport to deliver leading fuel economy in its segment. Safe – The all-new Ford EcoSport has been engineered to meet the most demanding safety standards in the various markets where it will be sold. Its weight-optimized, highly resistant body, developed with advanced software and design tools, combines zones aimed to absorb the forces of impact with an extremely rigid cell to protect its occupants. Quality – The all-new Ford EcoSport will deliver impressive levels of quality and craftsmanship, reflecting its new world-class design and engineering story, and has endured rigorous developmental testing around the globe. Low maintenance costs and great durability were also key objectives in the development process.