Budget 2014: Ford EcoSport price slashed by upto Rs 26,000

Ford India has slashed the price of their best selling compact SUV, EcoSport by upto Rs 26,000. The new price of Ford EcoSport starts from Rs 5.94 lakh, instead of the previous Rs 6.20 lakh. Apart from EcoSport, price of all other Ford cars on offer in India have been slashed.

Ford EcoSport comes under the small car category, and hence was levied 12% excise duty. But ever since the duty has been slashed by 4%, to 8% after Mr Chidambaram announced the interim budget, we all have been waiting for the new price of EcoSport. Following is the price of EcoSport in detail;

Budget 2014 Ford EcoSport price slashed by upto Rs 26,000Ford EcoSport Diesel price

Before

Ambiente 1.5 TDCi M/T – Rs 7.39 lakh
Trend 1.5 TDCi M/T – Rs 8.26 lakh
Titanium 1.5 TDCi M/T – Rs 9.22 lakh
Titanium 1.5 TDCi (Option) M/T – Rs 9.75 lakh

After

Ambiente 1.5 TDCi M/T – 7.13 lakh
Trend 1.5 TDCi M/T – Rs 8.00 lakh
Titanium 1.5 TDCi M/T – Rs 8.96 lakh
Titanium 1.5 TDCi (Option) – Rs 9.49 lakh

Ford EcoSport Petrol price

Before

Ambiente 1.5 Ti-VCT M/T – Rs 6.20 lakh
Trend 1.5 Ti-VCT M/T – Rs 7.15 lakh
Titanium 1.5 Ti-VCT M/T – Rs 8.11 lakh
Titanium 1.0 EcoBoost M/T – Rs 8.51 lakh
Titanium 1.0 EcoBoost (Option) M/T – Rs 9.04 lakh
Titanium 1.5 Ti-VCT A/T – Rs 9.05 lakh

After

Ambiente 1.5 Ti-VCT M/T – Rs 5.94 lakh
Trend 1.5 Ti-VCT M/T – Rs 6.89 lakh
Titanium 1.5 Ti-VCT M/T – Rs 7.85 lakh
Titanium 1.0 EcoBoost M/T – 8.25 lakh
Titanium 1.0 EcoBoost (Option) M/T – Rs 8.78 lakh
Titanium 1.5 Ti-VCT A/T – Rs 8.79 lakh

Ford EcoSport has received over 60,000 bookings since launch in India. It’s waiting period has crossed 8 months for some variants due to which Ford India has stopped taking orders for those models. These models include the Titanium and Automatic variants. As far as for the existing customers, who are awaiting the delivery of their EcoSport, Ford says that they too will be entitled to the price cut.

Ford explained in a mail to Rush Lane, “The price at the time of delivery will remain prevalent. As we continue to work with our suppliers to evaluate opportunity to bring down the waiting period, we are not taking fresh orders for certain variants with extended waiting period.”

As far as price of other Ford cars is concerned, Figo hatchback price is slashed by upto Rs 23,000, Classic sedan price is slashed by Rs 24,000, Fiesta sedan price is cut by Rs 33,000 and that of Endeavour SUV is slashed by Rs 1.06 lakh.