2017 Ford EcoSport Facelift Spotted Again Ahead Of Festive Season Launch

The 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift were recently spotted in India again ahead of its official unveil on October 28. Two test mules was spotted and one of the units was possibly an export model considering it missed out on the tailgate-mounted spare wheel.

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Published on July 18, 2017

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  • One of the test mules was possibly an export model
  • 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift will launch around the festive season
  • Ford EcoSport facelift comes with a host of design and cosmetic updates

Again a set of spy images of the 2017 Ford EcoSport have surface online and we have there here for you. The updated model was spotted alongside an export unit which misses out on the tailgate mounted spare wheel. The cars look production ready and were spotted in Mumbai while being transported on a flatbed. The design and styling is identical to the model showcased at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. Slated to make its India debut later this month, on October 29, the upcoming Ford EcoSport facelift comes with a host of design and cosmetic updates. Additionally, it will also come with an all-new 1.5-litre petrol engine from the company's new engine line-up.

Also Read: 2017 Ford EcoSport Titanium S Variant Spotted Ahead Of Launch

This is a much-needed update for the EcoSport, especially when you consider rival Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is leading the UV sales since last few months with average sales of almost 10,000 units a month. Ford, on the other hand, is selling a little over 4000 units of the current model of the EcoSport.

Also Read: 2017 Ford EcoSport Facelift: All You Need To Know

2017 ford ecosport facelift

This 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift is possibly for the export market

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As you can clearly see in these new spy shots, the updated EcoSport models here are the top-of-the-line Titanium variants. While the silhouette of the 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift remains largely similar to the outgoing model, the styling is pretty much new. Up front, the grille design has been changed and it looks bolder now. The front bumper is also new and comes sporting muscular lines, underbody plastic cladding, and a silver faux skid plate. While the headlamp cluster has been slightly revised to give a sharper look, they are further complimented by all-new angular foglamps placed right below them.

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2017 ford ecosport facelift

2017 Ford EcoSport facelift comes with new styling and features

Also Read: Ford EcoSport Facelift Spotted Testing In India Again

From the sides, the EcoSport facelift looks largely similar to the outgoing model and the only major difference are the all-new alloy wheels which look better than the current ones. Similar plastic cladding is seen here as well. The taillamps have also been revised and we can even see that the design of the cover for the tailgate mounted spare wheel has also been updated. The updates made to the cabin are still unknown but we expect a new a slightly upmarket interior.

Also Read: 2017 Ford EcoSport Facelift Spied Testing In India

2017 ford ecosport facelift

2017 Ford EcoSport facelift's rear has also been restyled

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Under the hood, the 2017 Ford EcoSport facelift will continue to use the same 123 bhp 1-litre EcoBoost petrol, the 110 bhp 1.5-litre Ti-VCT petrol and the 99 bhp 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engines. Transmission options will include the 5-speed manual and 6-speed DCT automatic. The car will continue to be manufactured at the company's facility in Chennai, Tamil Nadu for both domestic and the export markets.

Also Read: The US-spec Ford EcoSport Facelift will also be made in India

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