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Never Buy Ford Eco Sport Titanium+ AT with Bridgestone Ecopia or 17" tyres
I am owner of Ford Eco Sport Titanium+ AT , Car come with Bridgestote Tyre 205/50 R17 .
2 Tyre has damaged after 6000 Kms Drive only .
After that i visit ford showroom , they refer my complain - Bridgestone , After al lot of complian and mail they take about 7 days for appointment for tyre Infection . i visited there , find upprofeesional pathentick service as footpathshop . he is mnc company for name only . Clint respect, time ,Money nothing for Bridgestote . report provide its not in guaranteed

Bridgestone Ecopia or 17" tyres simply cannot handle Indian roads.

Wonder where does the responsibility start for Ford or Bridgestone.
This could be quite damaging to their reputation
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Hello
I am having titanium plus . I am having R17 Bridgestone tyres . I have claimed warranty almost 4 times. Because of tyre damage and tyre blast . Planning to go for cusumer Court. Because after two years company will not responsible for warranty.company is playing with our life. Same time I am having headlight condastion problem and replaced one time for all the head light assembly but still I am facing the issue I contacted ford engineer they are telling it's general issue .useless answer


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I am owner of Ford EcoSport vizag ( Viskhapatam) I purchased the car Ford EcoSport on 31st Jul 2019 and my car tyre 205 / 50 R 17 get cut after 2500 km believe it is companies mistake to install such a low profile tires and company should do something about it. they should change all the rims to 16 inch or do something else because I believe it is cheating with the customer who bought all these cars with 17 inch tyres. Now Ford EcoSport workshop send the mail to tyre manufacturer and he simply said this now my mistake because tyre cut by any object.
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Ankush Varshney Accepted Answer
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I had purchased ecosport signature in July 18. Had drove the car for 38 k km and saw bulge n my Bridgestone ecopia 205/50 R17 tyres.

Though I have ran good distance but good tyres run for at least 60 k km without any problem. Have faced Tyre issues with my other cars.

Understand after reading all the complaints here that this is general issue with these tyres due to size and width which is not suitable for Indian roads

Can someone advise which Tyre I should now use with this car.

MRF showrrom is suggesting me to replace all tyres with 205/ 65 17 inch tyres and giving me guarantee for 10 years.

Pls advise if I can change height an diameter of the Tyre under 17inch and will dat work and if that will.effevt my fuel efficiency
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Shanmugam Accepted Answer
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Sir, I had bought ford ecosport 1.5l titanium AT at the launch of facelift model 2 years ago. I had driven 28000 kms. Yesterday on the way to thirukoviloor from Dharmapuri, tamilnadu, both left-side front and rear tyres burst causing mental agony as i didn't expect this from ecosport vehicle, The Dealer in my case is not friendly and the tyres had to be purchased again. This tyre is not fit for village roads. Dr. V. Shanmugam. Dharmapuri.
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Vivek Accepted Answer
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I bought Ford Ecosport Titatnium + on Feb 2018 after paying 12.7 lacs. The front Ecop Bridgestone R17 tyre got burst in just 3 months and the rim also got bungled. After that I had to replace 4 tyres in just 18 months. Each tyre costs around Rs10,000. I spent around 40,000 just for buying new tyres till now. I am completely fed with this now. A new tyre worth Rs 10,000 for every 6000-7000 kilometres for a car priced around 13 lakhs. How will you match and justify this. Absolutely unacceptable.

I have already raised a complaint with Ford company requesting a permanent solution to this.


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SACHIN KUBAWAT Accepted Answer
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I I have also ford EcoSport Titanium plus and facing the same issue with tyre 205 / 50 r17.I believe it is companies mistake to install such a low profile tires and company should do something about it. they should change all the rims to 16 inch or do something else because I believe it is cheating with the customer who bought all these cars with 17 inch tyres.
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Punit Accepted Answer
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Faced the same issue where the right front tyre was torn. It is the same R17 Bridgestone Ecopia 205/50.

I guess we have to go with Michelin r17 tyre which would cost somewhere between 9-10k
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Saiyam Gambhir Accepted Answer
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Hi Sudhir is it. ecosport s? and what did ford people said. Are they going to change these tyres?
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abhishek Accepted Answer
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yes this brigstone ecopia is really bad for Indian roads . it's make a very unsafe car for long highway trips bcz of it's tyre.
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Sudheer Jaisawal Accepted Answer
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I am also facing the same issue first tyre ( (Front Left Tyre) got burst within three weeks of purchase and second tyre (Rear Left Tyre) got burst in 12th month.
So much frustrated with this car , I just want to dump it. I am attaching the photo of burst. All perspective buyer please be warned this car is not safe for driving due to poor tyre issue
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Anil sharma Accepted Answer
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I bought this ford eco sports car in jan 2018 my two tyre was brust in just 18000 kms . Very bad service by ford and bridgstone tyre . Help us they are demanding 50 percent amount to replace tyre
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Saiyam Gambhir Accepted Answer
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Is it happening on Ecoboost version also. I have Ecoboost Sept 2018 and done 2000km. For now there is no issue in the tyres..
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Baba Accepted Answer
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Why you all still trust fFord?

Just like GM, it may leave India very soon.

Trust only big names like maruti honda Tata etc.
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abhishek Accepted Answer
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I have 2019 Ford Ecosport which comes with 17 allow and Bridgestone ecopia 205/50r17 tyres. those tyres are piece of shit .my first Tyre will burst when I go on my first trip and I am about 70km/h . my Tyre got burst on 70km/h speed when it goes in a small pothole . till date my 2 more Tyre got damaged .Ford India what are you doing plz give us a solution from this problem. Tyre replacement is not a solution . we want permanent solution from this Tyre issue. plz provide God quality Tyre which good for Indian roads .
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Prashant Accepted Answer
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I brought ford ecosport signature model in nov.2018, on 7th april 2019,while drriving out sie city tyre burst out, 205/50 R17 .service manger told me that we will send complaint to company. lets see what happened . but its so pathetic and had bad driving experience , now have fear to drive out of city, ford decreases image due to tyre company...
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Sujana Accepted Answer
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I bought the April, 2018 T+ model. Car did 6k kms and two tyres both on the front left have been damaged. Ford was gracious enough to help me with the replacements for both of them but I am now worried using the low profile Ecopia tyres. I am not sure when the other 3 older tyres will run into the same issue.
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deepak kumar Accepted Answer
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i bought ford ecosport titanium plus in2018 with low profile tyre. my tyre has punctured for 7th time. although the company replaced tyres but i have worst experience with the tyre. i m fearful of driving this car to any locality.
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RV Accepted Answer
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I also bought Ford Ecosport Titanium plus Diesel, Purchased in May 2018
Suffered two tyre bursts even when travelling at very low speed. The Ford service has replaced all 5 tyres with new Ecopia 205/50 R17 tyres. Will see how they perform. Had an i10 for a decade and never faced any such problems. Ford has now removed these tyres/wheels on the 2019 models but should replace on earlier models as well
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vilas chavan Accepted Answer
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I have Ford Ecosport Titanium plus 1.5L petrol, Purchased on 1st July 2018
I have also suffered from tyre issue
- At 6500 Km - run in city only, I found Front left tyre bulging, and damage to Rear left tyre ( one tyre replaced by new by service centre and sanother tyre replaced with spare wheel)
inmy first out station travel to for 900 Km more (total car travelled on this date= 7600 Km), Both Left Tyres burst during runof car at 40-50 KM/Hr. vey much inconveniences suffered by me, car wax towed to nearby service centre - wherd both Left tyres we’re replaced.
Not suitable for Indian roads and there is potential danger while travelling in this car due to its defective, low profile tyres
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Godwin Accepted Answer
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facing same issue... Bridgestone wants to inspect the tyre before taking any decision, Ford forwarded my complain to Bridgestone. Doesn't look promising for any replacement. will keep you'll informed.
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