The 2018 Ford EcoSport vs Honda HR-V Comparison

Are you seeking out the right fuel-efficient crossover to get you out on the road throughout the Cerritos, Long Beach, and Anaheim areas? There are a few notable options, but at Norm Reeves Ford, we’ve encountered several drivers who are stuck choosing between the 2018 Ford EcoSport vs. Honda HR-V. Both these notable crossovers offer a lot to their drivers, but we’re here to help you tell them apart.

Contact us and read our EcoSport vs. HR-V comparison to see which of these crossovers makes your cut!

*Ford EcoSport vs Honda HR-V Engine Performance, Efficiency, & Options *

2018 Ford EcoSport Blue

Both the 2018 EcoSport and HR-V offer smooth end efficient performances with their respective engines. The Ford EcoSport is outfitted with a 1.4L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine and the Honda HR-V includes a 1.4L 4-cylinder. While both vehicles share similar performances, the EcoSport gets 27 city MPG while the Honda HR-V tops off at 25 city MPG. The Ford EcoSport even offers an additional engine option with the 2.0L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder. The Honda HR-V, on the other hand, only comes with one engine with no available options or upgrades.

*Entertainment & Technology *

The EcoSport and HR-V each include some interesting entertainment and technology features within their respective cabins. Each vehicle features a dashboard-mounted display screen that drivers can use to select their audio entertainment. However, the SYNC® screen featured in the Ford EcoSport includes voice recognition technology, making it more convenient for media selection.

2018 Ford EcoSport Blue Rear

Each crossover features a radio, Bluetooth® streaming, and even USB/auxiliary inputs. The Ford EcoSport includes a 6-speaker sound system, while the Honda HR-V comes with just 4-speakers. These vehicles even offer optional trial subscriptions to SiriusXM®, however, the Ford doesn’t require as many upgrades for it, and its trial is twice as long as the one featured in the HR-V.

Crossover Safety Features

In terms of collision protection, each crossover includes advanced airbags for their respective front passengers. The vehicles also feature side airbags and side curtain airbags, however, the EcoSport also includes knee airbags for both the driver and front passenger. Both crossovers include traction and stability control systems to help the driver maintain control when traveling over slippery terrain. The Ford EcoSport also includes the SOS Post-Crash Alert System™, which is a system that unlocks the doors and activates the hazard lights immediately following a collision so the scene can be easily spotted by emergency responders in route.

Deciding Between the 2018 Ford EcoSport vs Honda HR-V

Did this comparison of the Ford EcoSport vs. Honda HR-V help you see the clear differences between these two vehicles? While there were some similarities, you noticed that the Ford EcoSport has some crucial advantages over the Honda HR-V. You can learn even more about these advantages by dropping by Norm Reeves Ford for a closer look.

Schedule your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Ford. We’re here to help drivers like you in Cerritos, Long Beach, and Anaheim make the right choice when finding your next car!

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