A subcompact crossover of epic proportions, the 2018 Ford EcoSport is roomy, fuel-efficient, and high-tech - everything you want in a daily driver.
What Is the EcoSport?
The 2018 Ford EcoSport is an all-new subcompact crossover that appeals to commuters and tech-savvy drivers alike. Thanks to the EcoSport's crossover design, you'll enjoy a commanding view of traffic as you make your way around town. And, thanks to its subcompact outer dimensions, the EcoSport fits snugly into parallel parking spaces.
With its turbocharged engine options, you'll combine peppy performance with impressive fuel economy. This crossover earns up to 27 city/29 highway mpg, making it an excellent option if you've got a long ride to work every day.
How Is It Different from the Escape, the Edge, and the Explorer?
As a five-passenger subcompact crossover, the 2018 Ford EcoSport is in a segment apart from the Escape, Edge, and Explorer. In terms of size, the EcoSport slots in below the Escape in the Ford lineup. The Escape is also a five-passenger crossover, but it's about a foot-and-a-half longer than the EcoSport because, technically, the Escape is a compact crossover. The Ford Edge is a five-passenger mid-size crossover, supplying even greater passenger space for families on the run. Finally, there's the Explorer, a full-size SUV with three rows of passenger space for big families and socialites.
Which EcoSport Is Best?
The best 2018 Ford EcoSport is the one that speaks your language - and fits into your budget. When you shop the EcoSport, you get to choose between four well-equipped models to discover the one that's uniquely suited to you. The base S model supplies an impressive list of basic amenities, including a rearview camera and a 4.2-inch central display screen that offers access to Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming. When you upgrade to the SE, you're getting a lot more bang for your buck, adding the Sync 3 infotainment system and heated front seats and upgraded cloth upholstery.
The sporty SES expands on the SE equipment with performance-oriented hardware. If you live in a wet or icy climate, it just might be your best option, because its standard all-wheel-drive technology helps you keep your footing in winter weather. The SES also comes standard with the EcoSport's more powerful 2.0-liter engine. Then, there's the top-of-the-line Titanium which is, obviously, packed with amenities like leather upholstery and the 10-speaker Bang & Olufsen premium sound system. The 2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium also offers some exclusive conveniences, including a blind-spot monitoring system, which helps you switch lanes with greater awareness of your surroundings.
Are EcoSports AWD?
Yes, the 2018 Ford EcoSport offers all-wheel drive as an option on every single trim model. The sporty EcoSport SES comes standard with all-wheel drive, as well as the upgraded 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, giving you increased athleticism in any situation. In your all-wheel-drive 2018 Ford EcoSport, you can enhance driver control over icy and wet roads.