Comparison - MG GS Exclusive 2019 - vs - Ford Ecosport Titanium 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
19,595
Updated: 
27 Dec 2018
$
27,715
Updated: 
17 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Manual
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.60gals
13.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Arctic White
#ECECEC
Jet Black
#191B1F
Aspen Silver (metallic)
#A1A1A1
Sunset Orange (metallic)
#D25214
Mocha Brown (metallic)
#6F5B49
Sahara Gold (metallic)
#B4732F
Color: 
Diamond White
#e7e7e5
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
#f7f6f2
Blue Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#0f8299
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#8e1c26
Moondust Silver Metallic
#c7c8cb
Lightning Blue Metallic
#193b82
Canyon Ridge Metallic
#7a3719
Race Red
#eb1f20
Shadow Black
#242424
Smoke Metallic
#72727b

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The MG GS is the brand’s first SUV, built to rival the Nissan Qashqai, Renault Kadjar and Vauxhall Mokka X. The MG costs less than all those models and is also a little bigger so, in terms of value for money, it’s off to a flying start.

Pros
Decent looks
Punchy engine
Low price

Cons
Cheap feeling cabin
Firm ride
Small boot

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The 2020 Ford EcoSport comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic. LTE Wi-Fi hotspot now standard.8-inch touchscreen now standard on SE models.

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 2020 Ford EcoSport ranked #15 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Ford EcoSport has a score of 5.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Straightforward optional infotainment system
Good maneuverability in close quarters

Cons
Powertrains are sluggish and can be noisy
Ride is too firm for some
Limited visibility
Few advanced safety features

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Ford Ecosport is not particularly good value, not particularly efficient, and not particularly good.

Pros
City-friendly size
Spacious enough interior
Back seat head room
Upmarket stereo available

Cons
Sluggish acceleration
So-so fuel economy
Poor safety scores
Bargain-bin interior trim

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban /Extra urban/Combined(mpg) UK- 37.6/53.2/46.3
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
Flat
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
184ft-lbs
at 4 300rpm
149ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
163hp
at 5 600rpm
166hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.71Feet

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: 
Cold storage box
Rear foot wind tunnel
Auto-dimming inner rear view mirror
Lazy locking
Trunk 12V power
A/C system
AUX
Push Button Start
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
heated steering wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
177.16in
161.30in
Width: 
73.03in
69.50in
Height: 
65.55in
65.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.28in
Front Track: 
61.96in
59.80in
Rear Track: 
62.72in
59.70in
Wheel Base: 
104.33in
99.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.25
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
38.11
37.50
Front Leg Room: 
40.79in
42.90in
Rear leg room: 
37.13in
36.70in
Front Hip Room: 
51.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.30in
53.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.41in
51.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
47.18cu.ft
50.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1525lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.06cu.ft
20.90cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3053.40lbs
3300.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
AUX
Odometer

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
electric mirror
LED tail lamp
Xenon headlamp
LED daytime running lights
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Fabric sporty seat
Leather sporty seat
Driver's seat lumbar support
Front heated seats
Driver's 6-way manual adjustable seat
Driver's 6-way power adjustable seat
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear ventilation ducts
Incline adjustable rear seats
2nd row proportional foldable seat
Passenger's 4-way power adjustable seat
Passenger's 4-way manual adjustable seat
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Macpherson struts front suspension
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-link rear suspension
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
A/C system
Heater + A/C
Heater + Auto A/C
Lazy locking
Trunk 12V power
Power adjustable door mirror with steering light
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Radio + AUX/USB
MP3 + iPod
DAB audio
Radio data system (RDS)
iGo navigation
USB (with charging function)
Mirror link
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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent wipers
Manual fold rear-view mirror
Electrical heated door mirrors
Front and rear boneless wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 in.
17 in.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18
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: 
Electric brake
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Electric rake
Rear ventilated 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: 
Seat belt height adjustment
Rear ISOFIX (x2)
Take me home function
Side air curtain
Anti rolling program (ARP)
TPMS
Automatic door latch function
Seat belt reminder
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

Options

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

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony Black, leather
#383838
Medium Light Stone, leather
#aba69c