2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Toyota C-HR

Blue 2018 Ford EcoSport, VS Icon, and Grey 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).

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2018 Ford EcoSport VS 2018 Toyota C-HR
$21,999 CAD ($19,995 USD) Base MSRP $24,750 CAD ($22,500 USD)
149/166  Max. Horsepower/Torque 139/144
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.

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Blue 2018 Ford EcoSport Driving on a Wet Road
Rear View of Blue 2018 Ford EcoSport
Steering Wheel, Gauges, and Touchscreen of 2018 Ford EcoSport
Black Seats of 2018 Ford EcoSport