The production of the new Ford EcoSport has started in Russia

The production of the new Ford EcoSport has started in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – Ford Sollers has announced the official start of the serial production of Ford EcoSport in Russia. As previously, the compact crossover will be manufactured at the Naberezhnye Chelny plant of the company in full-cycle, providing body welding and painting, as well as quality control and testing of finished products.

Ford EcoSport production has started in Russia in December 2014. The compact crossover was the first model to roll off from the newly opened facility of Ford Sollers in Naberezhnye Chelny. Almost 17,000 Russian production EcoSport vehicles have been sold up to today.

47 types of components, including stamping parts for bodies, interior elements, glass and weatherstrips are exported from the Russian suppliers of Ford Sollers to the Romanian plant of Ford in Craiova, where crossover production is made for the European market.

The new Ford EcoSport will be offered to Russian customers in 5 versions: Ambiente, Trend, Trend Plus, Titanium and Titanium Plus. The price of the front-wheel-drive crossover in the initial configuration of Ambiente (1.5 lt engine, 5-speed manual transmission) will start from 959,000 rubles.The all-wheel-drive versions (2 lt engine, 6-speed automatic transmission) will be available from 1.229 million rubles, as the Trend version crossover.