New Delhi: Automobile manufacturer Ford India on Thursday launched the new edition of its compact SUV EcoSport.

The company has priced the new compact SUV's petrol-powered manual range from Rs 7.31 lakh, whereas the automatic series comes with a starting price of Rs 9.34 lakh.

The diesel version has a starting price of Rs 8.01 lakh. According to the company, the new EcoSport has been "comprehensively redesigned" with more than 1,600 new parts.

"With its best-in-class power, safety, convenience and value proposition, it delivers significantly more at the same price," said Anurag Mehrotra, president and managing director, Ford India.

"It is another game-changing product from Ford that, like its predecessor, raises the bar for compact SUVs." The new edition sports an all-new three-cylinder 1.5-litre Ti-VCT petrol engine which offers fuel efficiency of 17 km per litre.

The diesel version is powered by a 1.5L TDCi engine that delivers a fuel efficiency of 23 km per litre