2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Mazda CX-3

Orange 2018 Ford EcoSport, VS Icon, and Red 2018 Mazda CX-3

Are you thinking about buying a compact SUV? We encourage you to take a look at the 2018 Ford EcoSport, with its pleasing driving characteristics, comfortable and spacious interior, advanced technologies, and personalization options. In this 2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Mazda CX-3 comparison, we show how the new EcoSport favorably stacks up against the competition.

The EcoSport has the advantage for performance, especially with its available 2.0L Ti-VCT I-4 engine. With its direct-injection technology, the engine doles out 166 horsepower and 149 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the 2.0L, 4-cylinder engine in the Mazda CX-3 only manages 146 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. Also, the EcoSport comes with Auto Start-Stop technology for improving fuel economy when idling. And for optimum traction, the EcoSport offers the available Intelligent 4WD system.

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2018 Ford EcoSport VS 2018 Mazda CX-3
166-hp Max. Horsepower 146-hp
149-hp Max. Torque 146 lb-ft
91.1 cu-ft (2,580 L) Passenger Volume 87.6 cu-ft (2,481 L)
50 cu-ft (1,416 L) Max. Cargo Capacity 44.5 cu-ft (1,260 L)

What are the differences between the Ford EcoSport and Mazda CX-3?

Another advantage of the EcoSport is its spacious cabin. It has a total passenger volume of 91.1 cu-ft (2,580 L), compared to 87.6 cu-ft (2,481 L) for the Mazda CX-3. The EcoSport also has more storage space, with a maximum cargo capacity of 50 cu-ft (1,416 L), compared to 44.5 cu-ft (1,260 L) for the Mazda CX-3.

The Ford EcoSport offers a wealth of advanced technologies, helping you to be well-connected and entertained on your journeys. This includes the HARMAN B&O PLAY™ Premium Audio System, the Remote Keyless Entry System, voice-activated navigation, and the choice of either the SYNC or SYNC 3 infotainment system. On the safety front, standard technologies include AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control, the SOS Post-Crash Alert System, a rearview camera, and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Would you like to experience the impressive features and capabilities of the 2018 Ford EcoSport? Do you live in the Calgary-area? Take this outstanding compact SUV for a test drive at Marlborough Ford!


Side View of Blue 2018 Ford EcoSport
Steering Wheel, Gauges, and Touchscreen of 2018 Ford EcoSport
Rear View of Blue 2018 Ford EcoSport
Rear Black Seats of 2018 Ford EcoSport