Ford EcoSport Thunder Edition launched in Nepal
Ford Nepal has launched the all-new EcoSport Thunder edition for an introductory price of Rs 47.40 lakh. Apart from several cosmetic to the exteriors, the 2019 Ford EcoSport Thunder also gets various interior tweaks to give the cabin a more premium feel.
Ford EcoSport rivals against Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300 and Tata Nexon. Laxmi Hyundai Nepal had launched Venue compact SUV on Aug 23 for an introductory price of Rs 34.96 lakh.
The Ford EcoSport Thunder edition comes with changes like black-painted front grille and rear-view mirrors, dark inserts on the headlamp cluster, fog lamp bezel with more prominent black treatment, dual-tone bonnet and decals on doors. The compact SUV features new 17-inch alloy wheels as well. Inside the cabin, one will witness ample use of cognac accents across multiple surfaces, including front seats, door inserts, centre console and instrument panel. It also gets a 9-inch floating touchscreen, with embedded navigation. An electric sunroof might work as a deal maker for the new Thunder edition.
Ford EcoSport is available with three engine options — 1.5-litre TiVCT petrol, 1.5-litre TDCi diesel and 1.0-litre TiVCT EcoBoost. The 3-cylinder, 1.5-litre TiVCT petrol engine makes 123 PS and 150 Nm of torque and is offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox, with an option for 6-speed automatic transmission. The 4-cylinder, 1.5-litre TDCi diesel mill produces 100 PS and 205 Nm of torque and is mated only to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The 3-cylinder, 1.0-litre TiVCT EcoBoost petrol motor churns out 125 PS and 170 Nm of torque and comes with a 6-speed manual transmission.
The compact SUV is offered in five variants — Ambiente, Trend, Titanium, Titanium+ and EcoSport S, which is available with either 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine or 1.0-litre TiVCT EcoBoost. Ford EcoSport Thunder edition comes as an optional pack on the Titanium variant and gets 1.5-litre TiVCT petrol and 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engines. However, there is no automatic option with it.
Ford EcoSport comes with features like six airbags, SYNC 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen that is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic HID headlamps, daytime running lights, electrochromic mirror, rain sensing wipers, push-button start and tyre pressure monitoring system, among others.
Ford Nepal has launched the all-new EcoSport Thunder edition for an introductory price of Rs 47.40 lakh.