The sporty 2018 Ford EcoSport version has an economical offering that makes the customer interest more. This new version has a new upgrade system, even though it keeps some segment from the previous one. Even, this model is called as the second-gen from model arrived in 2012. However, the manufacturer tries to make an improvement to make it better. 2018 Ford EcoSport specs review changes redesign.
2018 Ford EcoSport Exterior and Interior
Basically, the exterior of this new Ford EcoSport 2018 model and previous one are alike. In the grille, it has unchanged horizontal slats. In the front part, there is a small airdam and front fascia with headlights and fog lights. The front part is designed to give larger look. Then, the mirror in the left and right sides are mounted on the door. This subcompact SUV has stylish front fender flares. Move to the rear where the hatch is designed in vertical that is not same with other SUVs. The rear also can be found on the bodyline of bottom door.
The wraparound dashboard looks sporty and chic. The smart design of this dashboard shows larger look than it should be. The large speedometer and tachometer are programs offered in the basic instrument cluster in this 2018 Ford EcoSport. In addition, the interior has Sync3 infotainment system that can be equipped by Apple Carplay and Android Auto. This can be operated through 8-inch touchscreen display. Besides, there are an 110-volt outlet and USB ports. The weakness is the legroom and cargo space is narrow. 2018 Ford EcoSport exterior and interior.
Ford EcoSport 2018 Engine Specs
There are 4 trim levels in this 2018 Ford EcoSport version, S, SE, SES, and titanium. Furthermore, there are two offered powertrains here. The first is the 1.0-liter turbocharged EcoBoost l-3 produces 123 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. This engine can reach 30mpg city and 40mpg highway with 34mpg in between. The second option is 2.0-liter, which can make 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet or torque. The fuel economy can reach 26mpg city, 38mpg highway, and 31mpg combination drives. Those two engines are paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, the 2.0 liter will come with all-wheel drive. Ford EcoSport 2018 engine specs.
2018 Ford EcoSport Release Date and Price
Based on reliable information, this 2018 Ford EcoSport model will hit the market in the first quarter of 2018. The Ford decides to dedicate this version for the customer space in Hollywood to promote this model. The price would be created competitively to beat rivals. It starts from $19,000 for the base model and $25,000 for the top trim of 2018 EcoSport. 2018 Ford EcoSport release date and price.