Get ready for the latest crossover SUV in the Ford lineup. Seeing the success of subcompacts such as Honda HR-V and Chevrolet Trax, Ford entered into this segment by offering the 2018 Ford Ecosport.
Already sold in other countries, 2018 Ford Ecosport is a small utility vehicle, almost half a foot shorter than the Escape. Inside, you will see a difference in cargo capacity. The Escape has 34 cubic feet of space behind the rear seat, while the EcoSport is only 20.9 cubic feet. But judging by its size, the 2018 Ford Ecosport cargo area is actually one of the largest in its class.
The 2018 Ford Ecosport is a five-passenger subcompact crossover sold in four trim level: S, SE, SES and Titanium.
The front-wheel drive EcoSport S, SE and Titanium are powered by a turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine that produces 123 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy rating at (28/27/29).
Standard on the SES and optional for those models is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine generates 166 hp and 149 lb-ft of torque and all-wheel drive. Both engines are paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. EPA fuel economy rating at (25/23/29).