Ford Ecosport review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Performance & drive

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  • Ford Ecosport 2021 front seats
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Performance & drive

What it’s like to drive, and how quiet it is

Of the two engines offered, both of which are turbocharged 1.0-litre petrols, we’d suggest you look to the 124bhp Ecoboost 125. It's free-revving, flexible and provides good performance. And, while there is a 138bhp Ecoboost 140 version of the same engine, it's only available with the range-topping ST-Line trim so is too expensive to recommend.

All Ecosport models have a six-speed manual gearbox as standard – something that you’ll find yourself operating regularly, due to its relatively short gearing. An automatic is no longer offered, unlike many of its fellow small SUV competitors.