How Does the New Ford EcoSport Stand Against Its SUV Rivals?


Purchasing or leasing a new SUV has become a popular choice for many. Whether it is passenger space, cargo room, or technology, SUVs can deliver. So, how can you choose a new SUV for sale in Baltimore with so many options out there? To make the shopping experience easier, we have comprehensive comparisons for various new Ford models. Is it a compact SUV that's easy to maneuver and packed with features that sounds inviting? The new Ford EcoSport is ideal! See why it is the SUV to go with over others on the market by exploring this comparison against the new Chevrolet Trax and Honda HR-V at Koons Ford Of Baltimore.


The Ford EcoSport vs. the Chevrolet Trax


Price: If it is a budget-friendly SUV that you are searching for, the new Ford EcoSport offers astounding affordability with a starting MSRP at $19,995. The new Chevrolet Trax, however, begins higher with an MSRP starting at $21,200.


Performance: Though you can find Front-Wheel Drive on both the Ford EcoSport and Chevy Trax, you can also opt for All-Wheel Drive on the Trax and Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive on the EcoSport. When it comes to power, the EcoSport offers the 166 Horsepower 2.0-liter Ti-VCT engine that provides substantially more power than the 138 Horsepower 1.4-liter engine that the Trax has. If efficiency is high on your list of must-haves, the EcoSport offers a standard estimated 27 mpg in the city compared to the Trax and its estimated 25 mpg in the city that it can reach.


Space: Both SUVs have seating for five, but if you are looking for a spacious cabin, the Ford EcoSport has more front and rear leg room than its competitor. For packing, the EcoSport also offers more cargo space with 50 cubic feet to utilize behind the first row. The Chevy Trax comes in slightly less at 48.4 cubic feet when you fold the rear seats.


Features: The Ford EcoSport and the Chevrolet Trax offer exciting features like Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, as well as come standard with a rear view camera. You can also find a suite of safety amenities on both SUVs. There are unique features on the EcoSport, though, like the standard MyKey® that allows you to program driving modes.

The Ford EcoSport vs. the Honda HR-V


Price: Showing to be the affordable option again, the Ford EcoSport and its MSRP starting at $19,995 is less than the starting MSRP of $20,520 that the new Honda HR-V offers.


Performance: Equipped with the Honda HR-V, there is a 141 Horsepower In-Line 4-cylinder engine. If you want power under the hood, the Ford EcoSport and its available 2.0-liter Ti-VCT engine that offers 166 Horsepower is the way to go. The Honda HR-V also has All-Wheel Drive offered, as the Ford EcoSport has Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive available.


Space: Both of these five-passenger SUVs offer spacious cabins. However, the EcoSport offers more front head room and front legroom. And, in the second row, the Ford EcoSport has a hip room of 50.9-inches. In the Honda HR-V, it offers a rear hip room of 47.4-inches.


Features: The Ford EcoSport and Honda HR-V have their fair share of high-tech features. The EcoSport takes things up a notch though. For instance, while both have a Tire Pressure Monitoring System standard, the Ford EcoSport boasts an Individual Tire Pressure Monitoring System. And, the Honda HR-V has Daytime Running Lights, whereas the EcoSport has Configurable Daytime Running Lights. Both SUVs come with an entertainment setup as well. When you climb up in trims, the Honda HR-V offers a 7-inch touchscreen, but the EcoSport has a larger touchscreen available at 8-inches, as well as offers the SYNC® Connect Wi-Fi Hotspot.


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Are you eager to explore the new Ford EcoSport and see how it is superior among the SUV competition for yourself? We would be glad to provide you with more information on the Ford EcoSport, as well as schedule a test drive at our Ford dealership near Dundalk and Glen Burnie so that you can get a grand tour of this exhilarating SUV!