Ford’s been one of the earlier players in the famously competitive compact-crossover vehicle market ever since unleashing the wildly popular Escape, way back at the turn of the 20th century. From that time on, we’ve had a pretty good grip on the market, becoming a long-standing dominant force over time. As Ford continually looks for new ways to expand its SUV fleet in all directions that best respond to the evolving needs of modern-day motorists, we’re able to offer a greater variety of choice at both ends of the category. Blowing the compact-crossover segment wide-open, the 2018 Ford EcoSport, one of our economical sport-utility vehicles yet, is sure to make waves that’ll shake the SUV market from the ground up! At Zender Ford we’re positively ecstatic to be able to feature this vehicle in our lineup of shortly-upcoming vehicles for 2018; we can’t wait to show you why this one’s the perfect fit for you and yours. That’s why we’ve decided to write a post that focuses on some of the most intriguing aspects of this formidable little bruiser. Read on and gain a truly a comprehensive understanding of the features and innovation that Ford’s built into the all-new 2018 EcoSport!
The compact crossover: looks are deceiving
Other crossovers, roll over! When the Ford EcoSport lights up the asphalt in Canada in early 2018 we’re sure it’ll bust up any preconceived notions you had about what a compact-crossover was capable of. The 2018 EcoSport take the concept to the next level, refusing to compromise either comfort or capability. Sizing-in at nearly 20 per-cent smaller than its larger cousin, the Ford Explorer, the EcoSport still manages to fit the same number of passengers (5) with room to spare. Making ingenious use of the interior cabin space, the 2018 EcoSport can accommodate most anything you pile into it. Store rear seats to make room for extra cargo; with 60/40 flip-up and split-fold-flat rear seat backs, the switch between extra passengers or more cargo has never been quicker and simpler! For ease of accessibility and increased functionality, it also features a useful swing gate-style rear door for rear entry and cargo loading.
The Boost that powers Sport
Ford’s exclusive EcoBoost engine delivers great performance and fuel efficiency (8.6L/100km city, 8.1L/100km highway). 2018 takes green to the next level as well with EcoSport’s Auto Start-Stop Technology that automatically powers down the engine during periods of inactivity, like when you’re waiting at a stoplight. Saving money on fuel consumption while decreasing carbon emission through smart innovation is a win in our book! Efficiency and power form a strong partnership in the EcoBoost engine, posting a robust 123 HP at 6,000 RPM, and torque of 125 at 1,500 – 4,500 RPM. Ford’s 2018 EcoSport was designed to handle the active lives of adventurous spirits and fun-seeking families; with science and innovation like this underpinning it, you know that the EcoSport will go the distance!
The 2018 Ford EcoBoost comes packed with all the tech innovation you need and want to make your drive entertaining and easy. The vehicle comes with a standard 8-inch LCD touchscreen, two Smart-Charging USB Ports, and IceBlue interior-lit gauge cluster display that all combine to help ensure a fun and convenient driving experience. The interface is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and the EcoSport’s message centre and trip computer integrate easily whichever smart-device that keeps you connected.
Ford’s 2018 EcoSport
The 2018 EcoSport is almost here, and we’re sure that Edmontonians will positively devour this pint-sized powerhouse! Perfectly suited to the unpredictable and sometimes seasonal roads of Alberta, the EcoSport promises to be the new faithful travel companion of fun-seeking families and sun-seeking singles, alike! Built and priced to be a true contender in its field, the 2018 Ford EcoSport is expected to become yet another highlight in Fords long, storied history of automotive innovation. Drop by Zender Ford and allow our expert team to introduce you to the EcoSport properly (in person), or cut to the chase and book your test drive today!