Ford’s EcoSport is available for the first time in the United States for 2018! It’s loaded with a ton of amazing interior, exterior and tech features that make it perfect for everyone’s needs! Plus there’s a spacious backseat so even adults can sit back there comfortably! Read the rest of our review and learn even more about the all-new EcoSport!
What kind of trim levels does the 2018 Ford EcoSport offer?
Ford will be offering the 2018 EcoSport in four tier levels; the base S, the SE, SES, and the top of the line Titanium SES! The base S model comes with some really great standard features such as a 4.2-inch display screen, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and MP3 support, a six-speaker sound system for technology. The standard exterior features include automatic headlights, 16-inch alloy, remote locking and unlocking, and power mirrors. The interior includes 60/40 split folding rear seat, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, four-way manually adjustable front seats, extendable sun visors, cloth upholstery and a rearview camera to make backing up safer and easier! Take a look at the SE model for features like a 6.5-inch touchscreen interface with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto and satellite radio, a power moonroof, LED daytime running lights, dual zone climate control, rear parking sensors, heated front seats, upgraded cloth upholstery and a leather-wrapped steering wheel! You can opt for the SE Convenience package that adds a seven-speaker audio system, an 8-inch touchscreen with navigation, SYNC connect, a Wi-Fi hotspot plus additional safety features! For a sportier model think about the SES trim level. This model gets some sporting features such as steering wheel mounted paddle shifters, a sport-tuned suspension, leather and cloth trimmed seats, 17-inch alloy wheels, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, rain sensing front wipers and all of the features from the SE Convenience package! The top of line Titanium model adds great comfort and convenience features such as a center console with a sliding armrest, leather upholstery, and an electronic automatic temperature control. Plus a leather-wrapped steering wheel (that comes with audio and cruise control, chrome insert with black stitching and manual tilt and telescoping), a leather-wrapped shift knob, a power moonroof with sunshade and ambient lighting. The Titanium model also gets some awesome technology features like a 110V power outlet, B&O PLAY Premium Audio System by HARMAN, nine speakers with a subwoofer, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and a voice-activated touchscreen navigation system!
Does the 2018 EcoSport offer optional engines?
The standard engine for the S, SE and Titanium models is a 1.0-liter EcoBoost with auto start-stop technology and FWD that generates 123 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque! The SES model gets a 2.0-liter Ti-VCT I-4 engine with auto start-stop technology and AWD that produces 140 horsepower and 137 lb-ft of torque! This engine and AWD are optional for the other three models. Both of these engines are matched with a six-speed SelecShift automatic transmission! Front wheel drive is standard on the S, SE, and Titanium models while AWD is the only option for the SES model!
What are some the safety and security features for the 2018 Ford EcoSport?
The 2018 EcoSport comes with a ton of great safety and security features! The standard safety features include; a Personal Safety System with dual-stage front passenger and driver airbags, front and second-row side airbags, driver’s and front passenger's knee airbags, Belt-Minder, Ford’s MyKey, Emergency Brake Assist System and the SOS Post Crash Alert System! SecuriLock Passive Anti Theft System is available for added security!
The 2018 EcoSport is a fantastic new crossover for the United States and is the perfect choice if you want an SUV that offers great tech features, convenience and comfort all wrapped in a stylish little package! Come into Sunset Ford today to take a look at this new crossover SUV yourself and take on for a whirl!