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2018 Ford EcoSport Vs. 2018 Honda HR-V

When it comes to squeezing in features, technology and safety components, subcompact crossovers are a bit of a miracle. Not only do they manage to give you the riding dynamics and cargo-carrying abilities of a much larger SUV, but they also do so with grace and efficiency, seeing fuel consumption numbers on par with compact cars. These vehicles are valued by urban drivers who also have exciting adventures to go on when the workday ends. It’s no wonder that this class has seen some of the most impressive growth in the industry in its short-so-far time.
Ford’s newest badge is also among its most exciting. The Ford EcoSport is a subcompact crossover that carries the personality and abilities of Ford’s bigger SUV lineup into a small and city-ready package. It’s a refreshing and fun model that promises the perfect blend of utility and whimsy. Going up against the Ford EcoSport is the 2018 Honda HR-V. Let’s see how they compare.


Year Make Model in Kingston ON

2018 Ford EcoSport


2018 Honda HR-V

6-speed automatic Standard transmission 6-speed manual
2 Engine options 1
2.0L 4-cylinder (166 horsepower) Available engine 1.8L 4-cyliner (141 horsepower)
907 kg (2000 lb.) Maximum towing capacity Not recommended for towing
$20,985 MSRP starts at $22,850


Test-Drive the 2018 Ford EcoSport at James Braden Ford

As you can see, the 2018 Ford EcoSport comes in well above the 2018 Honda HR-V everywhere except price. You get a more versatile vehicle that has two available engines and can tow over 900 kg at a lower price.
Additionally, the standard transmission on the 2018 Ford EcoSport means you’ll enjoy smooth and comfortable automatic shifting rather than having to keep an eye on your RPMs and a hand involved in shifting.
At James Braden Ford, we’re Eastern Ontario’s high-inventory, low-overhead Ford dealer. With the largest inventory of Ford F-150 trucks and SUVs, we’re your place to find the 2018 Ford EcoSport that is perfect for you. Contact us today to schedule a test drive with this incredible and impressive subcompact crossover!


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