Ford – Ecosport
Ford may have come late to the small crossover sector with its new EcoSport that arrives in the
However, the EcoSport will not be offered in the
The petrol motors are the now familiar 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine in 123bhp form that offers 0-62mph in 12.7 seconds, 53.3mpg average economy and carbon dioxide emissions of 125g/km. A 1.5-litre petrol engine with 111bhp provides the entry point to the EcoSport range and is the only EcoSport offered with the option of an automatic gearbox in the form of Ford’s Powershift dual-clutch transmission. Both this version and the five-speed manual have identical economy and emissions at 44.8mpg and 149g/km respectively.
Of greater interest to fleet drivers is the 1.5 TDCi turbodiesel engine with 90bhp. It offers 61.4mpg combined economy and 120g/km CO2 output. Like the other EcoSport models, it comes in the single Titanium trim level that includes air conditioning, four electric windows and a split and fold rear seat.