2017 Ford EcoSport facelift spotted testing in Europe

first_imgThis is the 2017 Ford EcoSport spotted testing in southern Europe. The EcoSport was developed with India and the Asia-Pacific markets in mind, but sold all over the world.ALSO READ:New Range Rover Sport Coupe spotted testing ahead of launch2017 Ford EcoSport. (Photo: AutoMedia) And that hasn’t gone down well in areas where the booming subcompact crossover segment has yielded competitive entries such as the Mazda CX-3, Renault Captur and Honda HR-V – to name but a few.Styling-wise, this EcoSport appears to gain larger wheels and tires and various trim pieces that mimic the new Edge and recently revised Escape crossovers, which in turn will probably make the littlest Ford crossover look slightly more substantial.2017 Ford EcoSport. (Photo: AutoMedia)ALSO READ:2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class spotted testingThis model, however, continues to wear its spare tire on the tailgate – which hints to this particular car being a version for South America or Asia. Even after the face-lifting, European models will come without the visible spare wheel.2017 Ford EcoSport. (Photo: AutoMedia)Changes were made last year to improve the EcoSport’s refinement and creature comforts. It’s possible further changes will also be made to put the Ford on par with competitors. The EcoSport is still rumoured to make a US appearance in facelifted form.2017 Ford EcoSport. (Photo: AutoMedia)ALSO READ:Audi Q5 spotted testing again; launch this yearBut considering a totally new version based on the next-generation Fiesta is due around 2018 or 2019, Ford’s US and Canada dealers may be without a rival in the class for several more years.advertisementlast_img read more

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