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    Ford: EcoSport To Be Sold In 62 Countries, Not U.S.*

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    William Maley

    Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

    May 31, 2013

    Ford's new EcoSport SUV will be sold in 62 countries by 2017. However the U.S. will not be one of the countries according to a report from The Detroit News.

    Ford’s executive vice president of global marketing, sales, service and Lincoln, Jim Farley said earlier this week that for the time being the EcoSport will not be sold here. He went onto say that Ford is studying whether to bring the EcoSport to the U.S. if the demand for subcompact SUVs climbs.

    Source: The Detroit News

    William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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    I wonder if they are watching to see how the sales of the Buick Encore do before bringing this here. It could cannibalize sales of their focus CUV or other models.

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    I would expect that to be here in about 2 years from right now. If it is 2018 and the EcoSport is still not here, then the next-gen will be here in the USA for sale.

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