Comparison - Ford Ecosport Titanium 2019 - vs - Seat Arona FR 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
27,610
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
26,806
Updated: 
24 Apr 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
5-speed Manual
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.60gals
10.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Shadow Black
#3D3D3D
Smoke
#747986
Lightning Blue
#0F5AD3
Ruby Red
#920F0C
Moondust Silver
#ACADB0
White Platinum
#D7D7D5
Diamond White
#EEEEEB
Blue Candy
#2E8AA1
Canyon Ridge
#864426
Race Red
#D01313
Color: 
White
#E6E6E8
Eclipse Orange
#FD9654
Mystery Blue
#526993
Desire Red
#A80D1D
Urban Silver
#B5B5BC
Midnight Black
#11171D
Nevada White
#F0F1F3

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Ford EcoSport wants for safety and styling that match even the lowered standards set by its price.

Pros
Spacious enough
Available all-wheel drive
Decent fuel economy
Upmarket audio option

Cons
Heavy for its size
Also sluggish
Poor safety profile
Cabin’s poor fit and finish

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Ford EcoSport is competitively priced among subcompact crossovers. Unfortunately, its fuel economy scores aren't as good as those of top-tier rivals, and there aren't any advanced safety features aside from blind-spot monitoring.

Pros
Above-average cargo space for the class
All-wheel drive can be ordered at every trim level
Widespread availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Sync 3 infotainment interface is fast and easy to use

Cons
Aside from blind-spot monitoring, advanced safety aids aren't available
Below-average fuel economy
Base engine might struggle while carrying passengers and cargo
Choppy, jittery ride on most road surfaces

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Ford EcoSport ranked #15 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Ford EcoSport has a score of 6.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 17 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Good amount of cargo space
Tall driving position
User-friendly available infotainment system

Cons
Poor acceleration with base engine
Easily unsettled ride
Large window pillars hinder forward visibility
Limited available advanced safety features

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Striking exterior design
Lots of standard kit and space
Very low PCP monthly payments
Plenty of personalisation
Good to drive

Cons
Plain interior design
Ride just okay on rough roads
Boot smaller than some rivals
Entry-level 95hp petrol a little underpowered
No Cupra planned (yet)

By: 
parkers.co.uk

The five-door All-New Arona, a front-wheel-drive only SUV, is well placed in this highly popular sector of the car market.It’s available with a choice of six engines, with both the diesel and petrol variants offered in either 95PS or 115 PS form, and the sporty FR 1.5 TSI EVO leaping up to 150 PS.

Pros
Very smart looking inside and out
Good choice of engines
Well equipped and overall good value

Cons
No SatNav on basic model

By: 
drive.co.uk

The Seat Arona is quite possibly the best compact SUV of the moment. Good practicality, economy and solid driving manners are all Arona staples.It lacks the visual creativity of a Hyundai Kona or the customisation of a Citroen C3 Aircross, but its real-world strengths far outweigh having orange door mirrors. It’s a level-headed car for level-headed people.

Pros
Refined 1.0-litre petrol
Ergonomic infotainment system
Good ride

Cons
Humdrum looks
Narrow middle seat
Trim levels that dictate engine choice

By: 
uk.motor1.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
12
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
3
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.50L
Torque: 
149ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
147ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
166hp
at 6 500rpm
85hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Electric Power STEERING

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
161.30in
162.90in
Width: 
69.50in
70.00in
Height: 
65.10in
61.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.80in
Front Track: 
59.80in
59.10in
Rear Track: 
59.70in
58.50in
Wheel Base: 
99.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
Front Leg Room: 
42.90in
Rear leg room: 
36.70in
Front Hip Room: 
51.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
53.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
51.30in

Weights and capacites

Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
1322lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
20.90cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3327.00lbs
2667.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
power steering

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket front seats
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Driver Seat With Manual Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
Passenger Seat With Manual Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding Center Armrest
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Independent type McPherson with coil springs and hydraulic shock absorber.
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Semirigid rear axle with coil springs and hydraulic shock absorber.
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Air Conditioning

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
9 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Mast Antenna
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
675 Watts Stereo Output
8” DISPLAY WITH FULL LINK
Apple Car Play™
6 speakers
300W amplifier

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17-In.
Wheels more: 
Painted Alloy Wheels
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front disc brakes
ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Destination Download
Airbag Deployment Notification
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
ACC with Front Assist
6 Airbags
Blind Spot Detection
Rear Traffic Alert
RAIN & LIGHT SENSORS

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Management Package
Equipment Group 400A
Interior Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Keyless Entry Keypad
Front License Plate Bracket
Front And Rear Splash Guards/Mud Flaps

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Medium Light Stone, leather
#ABA69C
Ebony Black, leather
#383838