Ford has been noticed testing a small SUV that can exchange the EcoSport in 2020. Spied for the primary time, the prototype being examined overseas sports activities closely disguised Fiesta hatchback-based bodywork, however with a transparent SUV-style raised trip peak.
The as-yet-unnamed mannequin, which may proceed the EcoSport nameplate or tackle a brand new id extra carefully aligned to the Fiesta hatchback that’s bought overseas, will function a alternative for the ageing EcoSport because the smallest mannequin in Ford’s SUV vary.
Linking the styling of the brand new automotive nearer to the Fiesta may assist Ford enhance its competitiveness within the fast-growing crossover market. The automotive is ready to share a platform – and certain an engine vary, together with the favored EcoBoost petrol powertrains – with the Fiesta hatchback. Which means it's anticipated to be front-wheel drive, though a four-wheel-drive system may doubtlessly be carried over from the present EcoSport.