Ford prepares for the premiere a renewed sedan Escort

Ford prepares for the premiere a renewed sedan Escort

April 6, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

In the network appeared a picture from tests restyling “four-door” American brand.

The serial sedan Ford Escort was introduced in 2014, it is produced and sold only in China. Let’s note, both in the USA, and in Europe there were “Escorts”: for the Old World the model with such name was issued from 1968 to 2000, for the States – from 1981 to 2002. After the release of a new four-door sedan on the Chinese market, rumors were circulating for a while about the possible return of the Ford Escort to Europe, but the car never got out of the China. In the third quarter of this year, China will have an updated model, a photo published by the local edition of Autohome.

Judging by the picture, after restyling Escort will receive other lights and a new radiator grille. Salon models, probably, also refresh. But the motor, according to Chinese media, remains the same: the current Escort in the Middle Kingdom is available with a gasoline four-cylinder gasoline 1.5 Ti-VCT with 113 hp (142 Nm), which works in conjunction with a five-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission.

Ford Escort is built on the platform of the previous Focus, the model is released at the plant of JV Ford and Changan. The length of the Escort is 4 587 mm, width – 1,825 mm, height – 1,490 mm, wheelbase – 2,687 mm. The minimum volume of the trunk is 448 liters.

The list of equipment for the basic version includes air conditioning, ABS, front and side airbags, parking sensors and an audio system. For top equipment, climate control, a multimedia system with a touchscreen, cruise control, curtain airbags, a rear-view camera are provided.

Earlier Ford announced the premiere Focus fourth generation – the model will be presented next week.