Ford Officially Introduces New EcoSport Active

The crossover is focused on the European market.

Ford has held an official presentation of the new EcoSport Active. The new model has received an updated design, a few distinctive interior features and a 1.0-liter engine.

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Ford positions the EcoSport Active as an “off-road” version of the well-known EcoSport, which has been produced since 2003. The new vehicle has received additional body protection in the form of plastic linings, the Active logo on the front fenders, a modified radiator grille and an increased ground clearance.

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Besides, the EcoSport Active features opaque headlights, tinted rear windows, a black roof and exterior mirror housings, as well as 17-inch wheels with Y-shaped spokes.

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The interior of the crossover is made of artificial leather with As embroidered on the back of the front seats. The EcoSport Active is equipped with an 8-inch infotainment system, cruise control, powered and heated mirrors, as well as LED headlights.

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The new crossover is available only with one powertrain. The front-wheel drive EcoSport Active is driven by a 1.0-liter petrol turbo V3 (125 hp / 200 Nm). The unit works exclusively with six-speed manual gearbox. According to the manufacturer, fuel consumption will be about 6 liters per 100 km.

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The Ford EcoSport Active is primarily focused on the European market. The new car will cost at least €24,100 in Spain and from €23,880 in Germany.

In late October, it was reported that the Ford Escape, also known as the Kuga, may in the future acquire an upgraded ST version. This wish was expressed by buyers who appreciate powerful and fast cars.

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