Comparison - Ford Kuga ST- Line 2018 - vs - Ford Ecosport Titanium 2019

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Make: 
Average Price: 
39,331
converted from British pound
Updated: 
30 Nov 2016
$
27,610
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
no
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.85gals
13.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Deep Impact Blue Metallic
#788298
Electric Spice Metallic
#AC7027
Ingot Silver Metallic
#8A8788
Magnetic Metallic
#858484
Oxford White
#E3E3E3
Shadow Black
#1D1A1B
Sunset Metallic
#7C0401
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

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The new Kuga is safer and roomier than before. Less fun, but a better family car

Pros
Safer,
more affordable,
more spacious and more convenient than before

Cons
Not as fun as it used to be. It's grown up and got some proper trousers...

By: 
topgear.com

The Ford Kuga has recently been facelifted to keep it competitive, but its dashboard still lags behind some rivals.With attractive styling, decent practicality and an impressive safety record, the Kuga is a convincing family SUV. It can't quite match the extremely high all-round standards of some of its latest rivals – the SEAT Ateca in particular – but for the right deal it's worth considering.

PROS
Good value and well equipped
Economical diesel engines
Spacious interior

CONS
Too many buttons inside
Outshone by several rivals
Inferior automatic gearboxes

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
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: 
467ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
149ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
238hp
at 5 500rpm
166hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
178.10in
161.30in
Width: 
72.40in
69.50in
Height: 
67.00in
65.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
7.80in
Front Track: 
61.50in
59.80in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
59.70in
Wheel Base: 
105.90in
99.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
37.50
Front Leg Room: 
43.10in
42.90in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
36.70in
Front Hip Room: 
54.80in
51.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.00in
53.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
50.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
51.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
67.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
34.30cu.ft
20.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
21.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3500.00lbs
3327.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Digital keypad power door locks
Power mirrors
1 one-touch power windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
Leather
Cloth
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
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut front suspension
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-link rear suspension
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Rear floor mats
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
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: 
USB connection
Radio data system
355 watts stereo output
Speed sensitive volume control
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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
no
yes
Wheel size: 
17
17-In.
Wheels more: 
Steel wheels
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Full wheel covers
Null tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
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: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear 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: 
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Dual front and dual rear with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
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

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 301A
Equipment Group 300A
Cargo Management Package
Equipment Group 400A
Interior Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Splash Guards
Power Panorama Roof
Roof Rail Cross Bars
Wheel Locking Nuts
19" Bright Machined Alloy Luster Nickel Wheels
Trailer Tow Class II
Keyless Entry Keypad
Front License Plate Bracket
Front And Rear Splash Guards/Mud Flaps
Interior Options: 
Tonneau Cover
All Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Area Protector
Navigation System w/Sony Branded MyFord Touch

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal Black, cloth
#3E3E3E
Color: 
Medium Light Stone, leather
#ABA69C
Ebony Black, leather
#383838