Body: Hatchback Year: 18/18
Fuel Type: Petrol
Quote Reference Number: 033-546686
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- Insurance Group14E
- Performance (BHP)140
- Number of Seats5
- CO2 (g/km)119
- Road Tax£140
"A rare opportunity! This Ford owned Ecosport is the latest ST-Line model with only 8 miles from new! This car has a fantastic Specification over standard including: 18" Alloys (£600 option new), B&O Play Audio (£350 option), Privacy Glass (£150), Front Parking Sensors (£250), Keyless Entry (£300). Call us today!! All Ford Direct Cars have been checked by three major players in the Motor Trade. Each and every vehicle has been thoroughly inspected by Ford, Bristol Street Motors and RAC. For additional peace of mind, all Ford Direct cars are HPI and Mileage Register checked - and come free of charge with a FREE 2 year unlimited mileage warranty worth £499 PLUS 2 years full roadside assistance, which includes Europe-wide cover, home start and vehicle recovery worth £180. As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to preferential Ford Credit finance deals, 7 days free insurance, and you’ll make big savings against the cost of buying a brand-new car."
Andrew Kite, General Manager
- Air Conditioning
- Alloy Wheels
- DAB Radio
- Parking Sensors
- Stop Start
- Low Mileage
|Rain sensor windscreen wipers|
|'Quickclear' heated windscreen/heated washer jets|
|Electric front and rear windows + one touch + global open/closing|
|Electronic Stability Programme|
|Hill Launch assist|
|Emergency brake assist|
|Voice control system|
|Rear parking sensors and rear view camera|
|Cruise control + speed limiter|
|'Ford Power' starter button|
|Easy fuel capless refuelling system|
|SYNC 3 DAB radio with 8" touch screen, emergency assistance, Apple car play/Android auto,2x USB sockets and 6 speakers|
|Seatbelt reminders for driver and front passenger|
|Electric heated door mirrors|
|Auto dimming rear view mirror|
|Electric folding door mirrors with puddle lamps|
|Steering wheel audio controls|
|Steering wheel mounted audio controls|
|Exterior Body Features|
|Body styling kit|
|High gloss black front grille surround|
|Black roof rails|
|Front grille with chrome trim surround|
|Large rear spoiler|
|Body coloured bumpers|
|Body colour door handles|
|LED daytime running lights|
|Front fog lights|
|Headlight levelling control|
|EATC - Electronic Auto Temperature control|
|Part leather upholstery|
|Perforated leather steering wheel with red stitching + gear knob|
|Rake/reach adjustable steering wheel|
|Leather steering wheel with audio controls|
|Centre console with sliding front armrest|
|Stainless steel sports pedals|
|Storage drawers under front seats|
|Driver's side glovebox|
|Reach + rake adjustable steering column|
|Tie down hooks|
|Overhead console with sunglasses holder|
|Variable boot floor|
|Folding grab handles|
|Steering wheel with chrome inserts|
|12V socket in front and rear|
|Ambient interior lighting|
|Illuminated luggage compartment|
|Footwell ambient lighting|
|Courtesy lights with map reading light|
|Tyre pressure monitoring system|
|Front side airbags|
|Child locks on rear doors|
|3x3 point rear seatbelts|
|Airbag deactivation switch|
|Drivers knee airbag|
|Front passenger airbag deactivation|
|Height adjustable drivers seat with lumbar support|
|Rake adjustable rear seats|
|Front head restraints|
|60/40 split rear seats|
|Front seat back map pockets|
|Isofix system on outer rear seats|
|Remote central locking|
|Thatcham 1 volume sensing alarm|
|Driver/passenger sunvisors and lidded vanity mirrors|
|Wheels - Spare|
|Tyre repair kit|
The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.
Ten Second Review
In its first few years on sale, there wasn't really a version of Ford's EcoSport Crossover that you could genuinely call desirable. Here though, is a version with much more of the 'want one' factor, the 1.0 EcoBoost 140PS derivative in the much improved rejuvenated version of this model range. This variant comes with more power and equipment than you might expect from an EcoSport, but at a price that might see you preferring that larger Ford Kuga Crossover model on the other side of the showroom.
Little by little, Ford is honing its EcoSport small Crossover model into a pretty reasonable contender in its class. In 2015, tweaks to the suspension improved the ride, plus this design got greater refinement, a smarter cabin and the option to do without the rear-mounted spare wheel. In 2016, a pokier 140PS 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine was added in at the top of the range and it's that variant we look at in more detail here as part of the substantially updated improved EcoSport line-up announced in the Autumn of 2017. Like its other range stablemates, this model offers chunky looks that deliver up a bit of Amazonian attitude, even if in truth, this car is more CBeebies than SAS in its take on hostile streetlife. Let's check it out.
We've yet to try this revised EcoSport model but the initial signs are good. You don't go an awful lot faster in this 140PS EcoSport variantl than you would in its 125PS counterpart - but then that's not really the point of a car like this. Rest to 62mph in this range-topper takes 11.8s, which makes this variant about a second quicker than its stablemate. Top speed is 115mph, 3mph more than the 125PS derivative. Torque - pulling power - is rated at 210Nm, 40Nm more than the lesser variant. The on the road dynamics of this model have improved since the original launch thanks to suspension retuning with revised rear twist beam suspension and more carefully considered spring and damper rates for chassis optimisation, plus a 10mm reduction in ride height and optimised Electronic Stability Control and power steering systems. Crossovers of this kind need to drive as much like the superminis they're based on as possible. From here on, the signs are that this one will. There's no 4x4 option (that's restricted to the 1.5-litre EcoBlue diesel variant), but you do get a great raised driving position and a comprehensive package of driver assistance technologies, including Electronic Stability Program and Hill Launch Assist.
Design and Build
If you know your EcoSport models, then you'll recognise this 140PS variant by its shiny black 17-inch alloys and the black contrast finish used on its roof and mirrors. The EcoSport's styling has been brought more into line with the look of Ford's larger SUVs, the Kuga and the Edge. A more sculpted bonnet with a central bulge delivers a cleaner front-end appearance and the front-end design is now dominated by a smarter trapezoidal grille design and distinctive angular headlights that incorporate LED daytime running lights. Angular fog light housings complete a front three quarter profile that was apparently inspired by the straps of a rucksack and was designed to reflect an adventurous character. The EcoSport's rear bumper and tail light designs have also been revised to deliver a cleaner, more sculpted appearance. Customers can continue to choose a boot-mounted spare wheel option. Inside, there are easier to use controls and soft-touch materials, plus a new centre console featuring fewer buttons. New seats designs improve long distance comfort and there's an optional adjustable interior lighting system that can be set to one of seven colours. Smart stowage solutions include a new height adjustable boot floor that can be raised to provide concealed storage, or lowered to increase luggage capacity to 334 litres. That new centre console features a built-in folding, sliding passenger armrest with a storage compartment ideal for tablet computers or snacks. That side-hinged tailgate still accesses a load space that Ford reckons is big enough to swallow a 560-litre washing machine - once the 60/40 split rear seats are folded, that is.
Market and Model
The 1.0-litre EcoBoost 140PS EcoSport model costs around £18,000 and comes only in top-spec trim. That makes this flagship variant priced uncomfortably closely to an entry-level version of Ford's larger Kuga Crossover model. Still, at least top spec 'ST-Line' trim gets you plenty of kit. That means things like sports suspension, 17-inch polished black alloy wheels, a high-end Sony-branded DAB stereo system, a painted black contrast finish for the roof and the mirror housings and rear privacy glass. Equipment levels have been improved and now include Ford's sophisticated 'SYNC 3' communications and entertainment system, which is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone-mirroring systems. The 'SYNC 3' set-up is supported by a floating colour touchscreen, which comes in an 8-inch size in this variant. Optional technology includes cruise control with an adjustable speed limiter that helps drivers keep within speed limits. And a rear view camera that makes parking more efficient and safer. You can also have automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, a heated steering wheel, Electronic Automatic Temperature Control, an upgraded 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster and power-foldable mirrors. Safety technology includes an optional Blind Spot Information System that can alert the driver to vehicles approaching alongside. And standard Roll Stability Control that adjusts engine torque and braking to help drivers maintain control. Improved occupant protection now includes driver and passenger front airbags, a driver knee airbag, new side airbags and new curtain airbags. Plus the 'Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance' system directly connects the vehicle occupants to local emergency services operators after an accident in the correct language for the region, using information from the vehicle's on-board GPS unit and mobile network to pinpoint the accident location.
Cost of Ownership
Economy and emissions aren't too far off those of the vehicle this car is based upon, the Fiesta. There's been some small controversy around the 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine not making anything like its claimed fuel economy figures in real world conditions, but that can be said of many small capacity turbocharged petrol engines. It's just a quirk of the NEDC fuel testing program. This 140PS variant claims to manage 52.3mpg on the combined cycle and 125g/km of CO2 - which is exactly the same as the returns you'd get from the lesser 125PS version of this engine. Obviously, you'd to better by opting for the 1.5 EcoBlue diesel; mated up to Intelligent All Wheel Drive, this delivers 52.3mpg on the combined cycle and 119g/km of CO2.
Front/rear floor mats, Rain sensing front wipers, Electronic Stability Programme with hill launch assist, Sports suspension, Cruise control, Easy fuel capless refuelling system, Trip computer, Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors...
|0 to 60 mph (secs)|
|0 to 62 mph (secs)||11.8|
|Engine Power - BHP||140|
|Engine Power - KW||103|
|Engine Power - PS|
|Engine Power - RPM||6000|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT||133|
|Engine Torque - MKG||18.4|
|Engine Torque - NM||180|
|Engine Torque - RPM||4100|
|Emissions - ICE|
|CO2 (g/km)||119 (g/km)|
|Noise Level dB(A)||69|
|Standard Euro Emissions||EURO 6|
|Fuel Consumption - ICE|
|EC Combined (mpg)||53.3|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg)||60.1|
|EC Urban (mpg)||45.6|
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