Ford Ecosport 1.5 EcoBlue 125 ST-Line [X Pack] 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £23,425What Car? Target Price£21,600
Review

The Ford Ecosport’s chunky looks are easy to fall for, but it’s a disappointing car to drive and is stingy with space

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Trim: ST-Line

The range-topping ST-Line gets sports suspension and various sports-inspired styling. However, it's expensive, so we think Zetec is actually the trim to go for.

Engine: 1.5 EcoBlue 125

As for diesels, there’s a 99bhp diesel or a higher-output 124bhp unit that is the only Ecosport engine to be offered with four-wheel drive. Both are worth considering if you do a lot of miles, due to their superior economy and good mid-range urgency. However, for most people, the petrols will make more sense.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.7 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

53.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

356

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

139

g/km

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