This is Ford’s all-new EcoSport which offers all the practicality and affordability of a small car in a spacious and flexible SUV package. The Ford EcoSport will be equipped with the award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine that produces 125hp. Customers can also choose a 1.5-litre TiVCT petrol engine with 110hp and a 90hp diesel 1.5-litre TDCi engine. The EcoSport is the first Ford global model to be developed entirely in South America. The Ford SYNC in-car connectivity system will enable owners to voice-activate phone calls and select music from devices connected via Bluetooth or USB. Ford SYNC with AppLink will enable EcoSport owners to be among the first Ford drivers to voice-activate apps, including leading music streaming service Spotify; the TomTom turn by turn navigation service with audible instructions and on-screen mapping; and Hotels.com that enables booking of rooms in 145,000 hotels in 19,000 destinations worldwide. Prices will commence from €23,995, full details and specification will be announced closer to the car’s Irish launch.