Ford launches the new Ecosport SE at a price of Rs. 10.49 Lakh for the Petrol & Rs. 10.99 Lakh for the diesel. The main difference that your will spot instantly is that the spare wheel is missing compared to the existing Ecosport and few features are added. Join the Fastest Growing Community Of Auto Enthusiasts at www.autoretailpro.com/joinus
Most of the features of the New SE variant is similar to the Titanium variant of the Ecosport, the additions are a Tyre pressure monitoring system and Ford Sync 3 infotainment system with a 8 inch display. Also the spare wheel is no more there in the Ecosport SE, company gives a puncture repair kit instead. Join the Fastest Growing Community Of Auto Enthusiasts at www.autoretailpro.com/joinus
Compared to the top-spec EcoSport S, the new SE trim misses out on side and curtain airbags, ESC, traction control, hill-start assist, cruise control, an auto dimming inside rear-view mirror, auto HID headlights, auto wipers, a rear seat arm rest, leatherette seat covers and 60:40 split-folding rear seats. However, the EcoSport SE does costs Rs 50,000 less than the range-topping S variant.
According to a Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) amendment from July last year, passenger vehicles falling under the M1 category, subject to certain conditions (like having a TPMS), are not required to be sold with a spare wheel. The M1 category refers to all passenger vehicles with a seating capacity of up to nine occupants, including the driver. The vehicles also must not weigh more than 3.5 tonnes.