2018 EcoSport is the Newest Member of the Ford SUV Family
Ford newest SUV, the 2018 EcoSport, was unveiled for North America at the first-ever vehicle reveal on Snapchat. The event in Hollywood showcased the compact SUV ahead of the annual Los Angeles Auto Show. The interactive event focused on the fun, capable and connected EcoSport, which Ford has said is the “perfect companion for those believe in going small and living big.”
Built for customers who want the capability of an SUV with the space-saving convenience and efficiency of a compact car, the Ford EcoSport brings tons of exclusive features to the compact SUV market. The EcoSport will be one of the first vehicles to feature the Ford-exclusive B&O PLAY audio system, which is a 675-watt, 10-speaker, acoustically-tuned setup which lets you unlock the power of your favorite music.
SYNC 3 is also available in the 2018 Ford EcoSport and features intuitive, hands-free driver voice commands, an 8-inch touchscreen and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. EcoSport drivers can also start, lock, unlock, locate their vehicle and view vehicle information like fuel level using the SYNC Connect with FordPass smartphone app.
The driver and passengers will have enough power points to make sure their devices are charged, with two fast-charging USB ports, two 12-volt power outlets and an available 110-volt outlet behind the center console. The 2018 Ford EcoSport also has up to 30 storage bins, pockets and hooks for easy cargo storage, along with movable floor board and fold-away second-row seats that provide a flat surface for hauling bigger items.
Engine options for the EcoSport include the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder or a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, both equipped with six-speed automatic transmissions. Drivers who choose the 2.0-liter engine will get Ford’s Intelligent 4WD system standard.