Overview (Final Score: B)
The EcoSport is new to Ford’s lineup, at least in North America. The new subcompact crossover comes directly from Europe where it’s been selling for some time. The 2019 Ford EcoSport is a small utility vehicle that fits in the line below theand which, for all intents and purposes, replaces the in the U.S.
There are plenty of new competitors in the subcompact crossover segment, which is becoming the fastest-growing segment in North America. The EcoSport sets itself apart with its larger-than-most cargo area, infotainment technology, and solid fuel economy returns. The all-new 2019 EcoSport is definitely a competitive option for today’s market.
The 2019 Ford EcoSport is a five-passenger, four-door hatchback crossover available in four trim levels. Two engine choices are available, each mated to front-wheel or all-wheel drive respectively.
What We Love About the 2018 Ford EcoSport:
- Extremely maneuverable
- Good fuel economy both on paper and in the real world
- Great infotainment options for technology buffs
What We Don’t Love About the 2018 Ford EcoSport:
- Safety ratings are unsure
- Interior is not as upscale as many rivals
- Performance is lackluster with both engine options
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