Ford will offer fuel-efficient EcoBoost engines in 11 vehicles in 2012, up from seven in 2011, tripling the production capacity of EcoBoost-equipped Ford vehicles. In 2011, Ford sold 127,883 EcoBoost-equipped vehicles.
The high-volume Escape compact utility vehicle and the Fusion sedan gain a 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine option. The full-size Taurus sedan becomes the first Ford vehicle to offer customers a choice between two EcoBoost engines. It will offer a 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder making an estimated 237 hp (178 kW), while the Taurus SHO sport sedan features a 365 hp (272 kW), twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6.
Additionally, the Focus ST arrives this year as a high-performance sport compact EcoBoost application. Additionally, Ford offers an EcoBoost-powered Police Interceptor for 2012—its first turbocharged law-enforcement vehicle offering.