2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Toyota C-HR
Compact crossover SUVs are burgeoning in popularity these days — and a model that stands out from the crowd is the Ford EcoSport, with its impressive driving characteristics, advanced multimedia and safety features, comfortable and refined interior, and high-level utility. See how the new Ford EcoSport outshines the competition in this 2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Toyota C-HR comparison.
With a starting price of $21,999 CAD and a lengthy list of desirable features, the EcoSport is the higher value choice ($24,750 CAD for the C-HR). Standard and available features in the 2018 EcoSport include 12-volt powerpoints, the B&O PLAY Premium Audio System, SiriusXM Radio, the remote keyless entry system, the SYNC or SYNC 3 infotainment systems, push-button start, power moonroof, remote start, the voice-activated navigation system, and a keyless-entry keypad. On the safety front, the 2018 EcoSport comes standard with AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, a rearview camera, and the SOS Post-Crash Alert System. And with a maximum cargo capacity of 1416 L (50 cu-ft), you'll have plenty of room for storing items. In comparison, the 2018 C-HR only has a maximum cargo capacity of 1031 L (36.4 cu-ft).
|2018 Ford EcoSport||VS||2018 Toyota C-HR|
|$21,999 CAD ($19,995 USD)||Base MSRP||$24,750 CAD ($22,500 USD)|
|Available||All-Wheel Drive System||No|
|1416 L (50 cu-ft)||Max. Cargo Volume||1031 L (36.4 cu-ft)|
Strengths and Advantages of the 2018 Ford EcoSport
On the performance front, the 2018 EcoSport offers two sophisticated engines. The 1.0L EcoBoost I-3 produces 123 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque, while the available 2.0L Ti-VCT I-4 generates 166 horsepower and 149 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the 2018 C-HR only offers one engine choice — the 2.0L 4-cylinder, which has an output of 139 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque. Also, the EcoSport offers the available Intelligent 4WD for optimal traction, but you can only get the C-HR in front-wheel drive.
Come check out the 2018 Ford EcoSport at Marlborough Ford in Calgary!