The Ford EcoSport is a small utility, according to FoMoCo and was designed for emerging markets such as India and Brazil where there are plenty of scooters and small cars. Based on the Ford Fiesta, the EcoSport might also arrive in the United States as executives are hinting this.
According to Jim Farley a.k.a. global boss of sales, marketing, service and Lincoln, the company is studying very closely the issue.
Same Farley added that the sales of crossover grown 35 percent since 2005 and crossovers are on of the biggest trends.
The Ford EcoSport is sold in 10 countries this year but FoMoCo is planning to sell the “small utility” in 62 contries by 2017. Moreover, Ford is also planning to sell the Edge in 40 countries by 2017. The Ford Edge is currently sold in only 16 countries.