Ford Ecosport 1.0 EcoBoost 125 Active 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £21,650What Car? Target Price£20,262
Review

The Ford Ecosport’s chunky looks and commanding driving position are easy to fall for, but it’s a disappointing car to drive and is stingy with space inside. With no diesel or four-wheel drive option, there are few reasons to choose an Ecosport over more accomplished rivals.

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This trim gives you a unique set of 17in alloy wheels, black exterior styling tweaks along with plenty of black-plastic body cladding, privacy glass and some premium floor mats. The entry-level Titanium model is better value.

Of the engines available at the moment, we’d suggest you look to this 124bhp 1.0-litre turbo petrol. It's free-revving, flexible and provides good performance.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

356

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

135

g/km

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