2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Chevrolet Trax
The 2018 Chevrolet Trax is the closest competitor to the Ford EcoSport. The Trax has had a good response, with buyers having a positive response towards its easy pricing and small dimensions. Both the Trax and the EcoSport are similar in two ways: these are not fast cars but are reasonably efficient. It gets a 1.4L turbocharged engine, and makes a little more power than the EcoSport. The Trax also has better performance than the base EcoSport, with a higher top speed as well. It also stops earlier than the EcoSport. Both the cars have the same combined fuel economy, but the EcoSpoort is more efficient in the city, whereas the Trax, on the highway. Coming to handling, both the cars have similar handling but we prefer the Trax.
On the inside, the EcoSport has more front and rear legroom on offer, whereas the Trax's interior is wider and more stylish. The cargo space on the Trax is less than the EcoSPort's. In terms of dimensions, the EcoSport is easier to maneuver and has a higher ground clearance. The Trax's exterior is more appealing, and the longer wheelbase gives a smoother ride quality. The Trax has better safety ratings and also gets more advanced safety features on higher trim levels. The Trax is around $1,100 more than the EcoSport, in terms of pricing. However, the Trax is a better car to buy, overall.
2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Mazda CX-3
The 2018 Mazda CX-3 is the better option than the EcoSport in many ways. First off, the CX-3 has a larger engine, with more output than the EcoSport, and this engine is more refined as well. The CX-3 also has better performance run times than the Ford EcoSport. All this performance is then matched with a strong braking setup that helps the CX-3 to stop quicker than the EcoSport. In terms of driving dynamics, the CX-3 has sporty handling, precise steering control, and great stability due to its equal weight distribution. The CX-3 also has a superior fuel economy and a slightly longer range.
The towing capacity is more on the CX-3. The interior on the EcoSport is better in the higher trims, whereas the CX-3's interior has better fit and finish levels throughout. Where the EcoSport excels is the infotainment system, which is easier to use and more fluid as well. The EcoSport also has more cargo capacity on offer. The Mazda CX-3, however, benefits with better safety ratings and a more advanced safety package. At a price of $20,110, the CX-3 is expensive compared to the EcoSport, but a better package overall.