Comparison - Ford Ecosport Titanium 2021 - vs - Lexus NX 300 F SPORT 2020

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
27,715
Updated: 
17 May 2019
$
40,360
Updated: 
22 Jun 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.80gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Diamond White
#e7e7e5
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
#f7f6f2
Luxe Yellow
#FCBE4D
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#8e1c26
Moondust Silver Metallic
#c7c8cb
Lightning Blue Metallic
#193b82
Blue Metallic
#014886
Race Red
#eb1f20
Shadow Black
#242424
Smoke Metallic
#72727b
Color: 
Ultra white
#FAFAFA
Nebula Gray pearl
#3F3E40
Atomic Silver
#7B7B75
Obsidian
#050507
Matador Red Mica
#7F1F2A
Cadmium Orange
#A1250E
Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
#2646B3

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Six-way power driver's seat now standard on SES and Titanium trims.Cargo cover and package tray included on SE trim and above.Minor exterior styling changes.

Pros
Above-average cargo space for the class
All-wheel drive can be ordered on 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 features aren't available
Below-average fuel economy
Base engine can struggle while carrying passengers and cargo
Choppy, jittery ride on most surfaces

By: 
edmunds.com

Very little is new on the EcoSport for 2021, but it does get an updated appearance package, a standard power driver’s seat on the top SES 4WD trim (oddly, it didn't have one before) , and techy faux-leather seat coverings in the Titanium model.

Pros
Affordable, compact and maneuverable, easy-to-use infotainment.

Cons
Disappointing fuel efficiency, sleep-inducing acceleration, lacks interior space.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Ford Ecosport small crossover forsakes its name and doesn’t offer much by way of driving excitement or efficiency.

Pros
Easy to park
Big enough back seat
Cargo space isn’t bad

Cons
No active safety tech
Spartan base model
Hardly a value
Built to a budget
Cheap, but somehow still too much

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Lexus NX 300 comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automaticNew driver safety features, including low-light pedestrian detection, bicyclist detection and lane centering assist.Mark Levinson premium sound system is now available.

PROS
Generous backseat room
Cabin is very quiet at highway speeds
Lots of standard high-tech safety features

CONS
Limited cargo volume
Remote Touchpad interface can be distracting to use
Apple CarPlay is available, but Android Auto isn't

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Lexus NX ranked #8 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Lexus NX has a score of 7.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Well-built, spacious cabin
Smooth, quiet ride
Good fuel economy ratings
Excellent predicted reliability rating

Cons
Tricky infotainment system
Subpar cargo capacity
Not as fun to drive as rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Only a few changes mark the 2019 model year for the NX. Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa integration are now standard across the lineup. Lexus's Enform Remote app is now standard and can be used on smart watches; it includes Alexa and Google Assistant.

Pros
Edgy styling,
SUV-like driving position,
stylish and comfortable interior.

Cons
Irksome infotainment controls,
performance doesn't match looks,
hybrid performance is pokier still.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
149ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 650rpm
Horsepower: 
166hp
at 6 500rpm
235hp
at 4 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
heated steering wheel
Keyless ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
161.30in
182.70in
Width: 
69.50in
73.60in
Height: 
65.10in
64.80in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
Front Track: 
59.80in
Rear Track: 
59.70in
Wheel Base: 
99.20in
104.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
38.20
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
42.90in
42.80in
Rear leg room: 
36.70in
36.10in
Front Hip Room: 
51.60in
55.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
53.30in
57.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.90in
53.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
51.30in
55.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
54.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
20.90cu.ft
17.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3300.00lbs
4050.00lbs

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: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
leather
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
6 -way power driver seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
Folding Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bang & Olufsen premium brand speakers
675 watts stereo output
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
mast antenna
1 subwoofer(s)
9 total speakers
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
8 Total Speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 in.
18 X 7.5-In
Wheels more: 
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

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 Solid Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Solid Disc Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
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: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Cornering Lights
Emergency Service
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 400A
Interior Protection Package
Cargo Management Package
Windshield Wiper De-Icer
F SPORT Comfort Package
Premium F SPORT Package
Navigation Package
Navigation/Mark Levinson Audio Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Keyless Entry Keypad
Front and Rear Splash Guards/Mud Flaps
Overlander Decal
Power Tilt And Slide Moonroof
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Mudguards
Premium Paint
Roof Rack Cross Bars
F SPORT 19-In Split-Six-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
Paint Protection Film By 3M
18" F SPORT Wheels W/Summer Tires
Panoramic View Back Up Monitor
Door Edge Film By 3M
Power Back Door
Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
Rear Bumper Protector
Body Side Moldings
Interior Options: 
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Inside Rear View Mirror W/Homelink Universal Transmitter
Carpet Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Illuminated Door Sills
Key Gloves
Universal Tablet Holder
All-Weather Floor Liners W/Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Mats W/Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony Black, leather
#383838
Medium Light Stone, leather
#aba69c
Color: 
Artic White w/Metallic Sport Trim, leatherette
#B5B4B0
Black, leatherette
#252525
Circuit Red, leatherette
#771721