Here is an accident involving a Ford Ecosport and a Maruti Alto, showing the strong build quality of the sub compact SUV.
Ford cars are well known for their long lasting life and high build quality, including the Ecosport, Figo, Aspire and Endeavour. As for the Ecosport, many owners still have it running in good life since it was first launched in India. Here is an example of the sturdy build quality of the SUV as it witnessed a recent accident.
The details about this accident are scarce but looks like the Ecosport rammed into this Maruti Alto at city speeds. The speed should not be above 40-50 km/hr here. As seen, the dent on the Alto is huge as the entire boot has been squeezed inside. On the other hand, only the number plate of Ecosport has been dented.
There are no damages found on the front portion of the Ford Ecosport. The SUV has not received any safety crash rating yet, but the Figo and Aspire have received 4-stars respectively. There are many examples of the impressive build quality of the Ecosport that we have seen over the years.
Currently, Ecosport comes with a 1.5 Litre diesel engine and a 1.5 Litre petrol engine, both paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard and the petrol variants getting an automatic gearbox as well. The petrol engine is among the most powerful in the class, producing 122 PS and 150 Nm of peak torque.
Features onboard Ecosport include 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic headlamps, automatic rain sensing wipers, cruise control, electric sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels, six airbags, rear parking camera and traction control. Prices start at Rs 8.19 Lakhs up to Rs 11.73 Lakhs (Ex-showroom).