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Old 17th December 2012, 23:21   #1816
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I just heard from someone today that Ford is developing a 7 Seater version of the Ecosport too? Is there any news regarding the same?
Wonder where in that really compact body will 2 more seats fit. I think that car will be a little bigger. Considering the Ford Escape/Kuga doesn't seat 7, that sounds fairly ambitious.
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Checkout the EcoSport's big brother.It maybe a different platform altogether but the Australian Ford Territory's design has formed the basis of the modern design of the EcoSport. The Front is nearly identical!

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Checkout the EcoSport's big brother. The Australian Ford Territory's design has formed the basis of the modern design of the EcoSport. The Front is nearly identical!

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Want to know Ecosports elder siblings, here is one of them.

http://www.ford.se/Personbilar/Kuga?searchid=ppc-[s]-cars---np---kuga-google--+ford-+kuga-broad

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Kuga

The kuga has been running around in Europe for a while and the latest avatar of Kuga stands in the parking lot of my office in Sweden.

Had to edit - the underpinnings are different, kuga is C1 & ecosport is B3. I'm only talking about the similarity in the fords design language.

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Bhavna Ford Vashi has now stopped taking pre bookings as the number has gone upto 150 and slated date for launch is feb 2013. I was thinking of pre booking the eco sport. No other information was provided , nor have they started training the staff regarding the car
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Duster vs Ecosport

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Is the Ecosport in Picture under 4m? in first picture It does look smaller than Duster.

Overall it is sportier than duster - lookswise.
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The car looks too puny when along side the innova in the video.
Looks like a grown up hatch. Need to see it in flesh for the road presence.
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Yes, Ecosport looks puny widthwise compared to the Innova. One more reason to hope for a very attractive and low price.
I think that's what we want right? Bigger than hatchback, taller than sedan, smaller than MUV/SUV, Drive like car, handle potholes like SUV, easy to park. So i think its the right size. Though it looks small, it demands attention.

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I think that's what we want right? Bigger than hatchback, taller than sedan, smaller than MUV/SUV, Drive like car, handle potholes like SUV, easy to park. So i think its the right size. Though it looks small, it demands attention.

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Absolutely Right !!!! One should not compare with MUV's and SUV's. Afterall, this is a Mini SUV.
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Bhavna Ford Vashi has now stopped taking pre bookings as the number has gone upto 150 and slated date for launch is feb 2013. I was thinking of pre booking the eco sport. No other information was provided , nor have they started training the staff regarding the car
AFAIK Ford is not taking any bookings officially. It is some dealers who are taking pre launch bookings.

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Folks, maybe its already been shared on this thread, there is some info on Ecosport up on the Ford India website. Maybe its been up for a while, but I just happened to see it today. However the pics being shown are still for a left hand drive car. I havnt been following this thread and couldnt find the link on last few pages.

http://www.india.ford.com/suvs/ecosport
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The Ecosport does look Puny in front of Innova. But when I See the official Dimensions, the width should be equivalent; Now the dimension which is making Innova huge from the back is height. The Clean back of Innova is also making the area visible. ...

But yes I agree that we need to see this in flesh to get amazed or disappointed, folks who have seen this in auto shows can comment...

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The Ecosport does look Puny in front of Innova. But when I See the official Dimensions, the width should be equivalent; Now the dimension which is making Innova huge from the back is height. The Clean back of Innova is also making the area visible. ...

But yes I agree that we need to see this in flesh to get amazed or disappointed, folks who have seen this in auto shows can comment...
Obviously, it looks small when compared with Innova. I am not sure why folks are comparing it first. Lets be realistic. Both are different segments.
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Caught Ecosport without any camouflage 5 mins back on GST road, Chennai.

Looks nice. Is small, but still has road presence thanks to the truckish front and spare wheel at the back.

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Obviously, it looks small when compared with Innova. I am not sure why folks are comparing it first. Lets be realistic. Both are different segments.
Well Siad Bro! These vehicle belong to different segment. each has their own merits and demerits. Need to wait and watch, How different the Indian model will be compared to Brazillian one. (Understood the presence of Chrome on the grill might not be available on the Indian version ).
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I found some more spotting online, possibly the same car that CrAzY dRiVeR spotted. It seems to be a lower model.
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Caught Ecosport without any camouflage 5 mins back on GST road, Chennai.

Looks nice. Is small, but still has road presence thanks to the truckish front and spare wheel at the back.
Great to know that it has good road presence! With so many uncamouflaged spottings recently, I believe the Launch is just around the corner.

This wait is very difficult, come on Ford India, just launch it already!!

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I found some more spotting online, possibly the same car that CrAzY dRiVeR spotted. It seems to be a lower model.

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Great to know that it has good road presence! With so many uncamouflaged spottings recently, I believe the Launch is just around the corner.

This wait is very difficult, come on Ford India, just launch it already!!
Yes. Lower model for sure. The spare wheel clearly shows the car has wheel caps instead of alloys on the blue car spotted earlier.

Does Ford offer Ecosport with AT transmission in Brazil?
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