The latest addition to the Ford lineup will be the new EcoSport. This subcompact crossover will be making its debut for the 2018 model year. The goal of the EcoSport is to deliver sporty crossover performance in a small and fuel efficient vehicles. All of this starts with the 2018 Ford EcoSport engine options.
Ford Three-Cylinder Engine
The standard engine powering the EcoSport will be Ford’s turbocharged, three-cylinder EcoBoost engine. This impressive engine has already established a significant reputation on past Ford models. The engine’s small size leads to some of the best fuel economy ratings on the market today, while the turbocharged helps it maintain competitive horsepower and torque ratings.
Four-Cylinder Engine Upgrade
Higher EcoSport trim levels will offer a second engine in addition to the base three-cylinder. The crossover can be equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder. This engine increases the performance ratings, while keeping the fuel economy competitive. EcoSport models equipped with the four-cylinder engine also include Ford’s Intelligent four-wheel drive system.
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Both engine options come paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The EcoSport can be equipped with all of the best comfort, safety and technology features Ford has to offer. This includes Ford’s SYNC 3 touchscreen infotainment system. SYNC 3 offers connectivity via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The responsive 8-inch touchscreen provides easy access to all of the features offered.
The all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport will be arriving at dealerships everywhere in early 2018. When it does, stop by Sanders Ford to take the new crossover for a test drive. You can take a look at our selection while you wait to learn more about everything we have to offer at Sanders Ford.