2018 Ford EcoSport Towing Capacity

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2018 Ford EcoSport Towing Capacity


The 2018 Ford EcoSport towing capacity maxes out at 1,400 pounds with the standard 1.0-liter engine. However, the optional 2.0-liter engine is more powerful and enables the EcoSport 2018 tow up to a maximum 2,000 pounds with proper towing equipment. With that rated towing capacity, users can tow a mini trailer with Kayak, motorcycle or ATV without much fuss. Some rivals like the Chevrolet Trax and Honda HR-V can tow a maximum of up to 1,263 pounds and 1,500 pounds respectively. 

Some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the 2018 Ford EcoSport towing capacity are: 

What is the payload capacity of the 2018 Ford EcoSport?

The 2018 EcoSport payload capacity is limited to 1,570 pounds. 

What is the required frontal area considerations for the 2018 EcoSport?

The frontal area limitation for the 2018 Ford EcoSport is 12 sq-ft for lower air resistance and better towing experience. 

Can the 2018 Ford EcoSport tow a camper?

Yes, with the available powertrains and their towing capacities of 1,400 pounds and 2,000 pounds, one can tow a small pop-up camper without any issues

Can you put a hitch on a 2018 Ford EcoSport and will it void warranty?

Yes. You can use a trailer hitch without any issues and it will not void your warranty. 

Which model year of the Ford EcoSport can tow the maximum load? 

The 2022 Ford EcoSport with the standard 2.0-liter engine is the best model year to tow the maximum load of up to 2,000 pounds. 

MODEL YEAR

TOWING CAPACITY

2022 Ford EcoSport 2.000 pounds
2021 Ford EcoSport 1,400 pounds
2020 Ford EcoSport 1,400 pounds
2019 Ford EcoSport 1,400 pounds
2018 Ford EcoSport 1,400 pounds

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2018 Ford EcoSport Towing Capacity

Trim NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
S 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)
S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
SE 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)
SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
SES 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
Titanium 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)
Titanium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
+5 More
2000 lbs.1570 lbs.3300 lbs.

Used Ford EcoSport For Sale

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4
25
Price Rise, $600
Earlier Price: $10395
17 Jun 2022
Naugatuck, CT

2018 Ford EcoSport SE

SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

$10,995
Est. $149/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,117 Below market
RMV: $15,112
Listed On 26 Feb 2022 (339 Days)
10
24New
Price Drop, $390
Earlier Price: $12490
24 Dec 2022
Alvin, TX

2018 Ford EcoSport S

S 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$12,100
Est. $164/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,372 Below market
RMV: $16,472
Listed On 27 Sep 2022 (126 Days)
6
5
Price Drop, $2000
Earlier Price: $16490
5 Oct 2022
Hazelwood, MO

2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium

Titanium 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$14,490
Est. $196/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,057 Below market
RMV: $19,547
Listed On 30 Sep 2022 (123 Days)
19
29
Warner Robins, GA

2019 Ford EcoSport S

S 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$15,000
Est. $203/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,863 Below market
RMV: $19,863
Listed On 21 Jul 2021 (559 Days)
5
9New
Vauxhall, NJ

2018 Ford EcoSport S

S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

$12,495
Est. $169/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,914 Below market
RMV: $16,409
Listed On 19 Dec 2022 (43 Days)
25
27
Alvin, TX

2019 Ford EcoSport SE

SE 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$15,500
Est. $210/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,767 Below market
RMV: $20,267
Listed On 15 Jul 2022 (200 Days)
18
6
Alexander City, AL

2019 Ford EcoSport Titanium

Titanium 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$17,990
Est. $244/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,315 Below market
RMV: $23,305
Listed On 09 Aug 2021 (540 Days)
15
20
Wichita, KS

2018 Ford EcoSport S

S 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$14,500
Est. $196/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,995 Below market
RMV: $18,495
Listed On 20 Jul 2022 (195 Days)
7
25New
Price Drop, $200
Earlier Price: $15700
30 Dec 2022
Elmhurst, NY

2019 Ford EcoSport Titanium

Titanium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

$15,500
Est. $210/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,125 Below market
RMV: $19,625
Listed On 23 Nov 2022 (69 Days)
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2018 Ford EcoSport vs. Competitor's Towing Capacity

Car NameTowing CapacityPayload CapacityCurb Weight
2018 Ford EcoSport1400 - 2000 lbs.1570 lbs.3060 - 3327 lbs.
2018 Dodge Journey1000 - 2500 lbs.-3818 - 4238 lbs.
2018 Jeep Cherokee2000 - 7200 lbs.1000 lbs.3655 - 4046 lbs.
2018 Mazda CX-52000 lbs.976 - 981 lbs.3563 - 3693 lbs.
2018 Subaru Outback2700 - 3000 lbs.-3622 - 3902 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Trax3208 lbs.-3124 - 3344 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Tucson1500 - 8500 lbs.1138 - 1286 lbs.3300 - 3627 lbs.
2018 Mazda CX-32000 - 8600 lbs.1031 - 1038 lbs.2809 - 2952 lbs.
2018 Subaru Forester1500 lbs.-3322 - 3717 lbs.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox1500 - 3500 lbs.1114 - 1240 lbs.3274 - 3665 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV2000 - 3500 lbs.1052 - 1265 lbs.3624 - 4107 lbs.
2018 Kia Sportage2000 lbs.-3596 - 3997 lbs.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek1500 lbs.-3113 - 3230 lbs.
2018 Buick Encore1500 - 3500 lbs.1018 lbs.3237 lbs.
2018 Hyundai Kona1500 - 3500 lbs.999 - 1104 lbs.2890 - 3256 lbs.
2018 Kia Sorento2000 - 5000 lbs.1237 - 1521 lbs.3704 - 4101 lbs.
2018 Nissan Rogue Sport SUV1102 - 11520 lbs.1040 - 1115 lbs.3232 - 3424 lbs.
2018 Honda HR-V1500 - 5000 lbs.850 lbs.2888 - 3109 lbs.
2018 GMC Terrain1500 - 3500 lbs.1146 lbs.3449 - 3801 lbs.
2018 Kia Niro hybrid2000 - 2866 lbs.973 - 1028 lbs.3106 - 3274 lbs.
2018 Nissan Rogue1000 lbs.984 - 1136 lbs.3441 - 3627 lbs.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan1500 lbs.970 - 1213 lbs.3777 - 3858 lbs.
2018 Honda CR-V1500 lbs.-3307 - 3512 lbs.
2018 Ford Escape1500 - 3500 lbs.-3526 - 3678 lbs.
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV2000 - 3500 lbs.880 - 1123 lbs.4075 - 4921 lbs.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV1500 - 17320 lbs.1058 - 1311 lbs.3032 - 3285 lbs.
2018 Toyota RAV41500 - 7600 lbs.900 lbs.3345 - 3630 lbs.
2018 Jeep Renegade1000 - 9300 lbs.-3056 - 3532 lbs.
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander1500 - 3500 lbs.1334 - 1444 lbs.3351 - 3626 lbs.
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV1750 - 4000 lbs.1010 - 1035 lbs.3605 - 3950 lbs.
2018 Fiat 500X1000 lbs.-2967 - 3305 lbs.
2018 Jeep Compass2000 lbs.-3184 - 3633 lbs.
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross1500 - 17290 lbs.1114 - 1323 lbs.3307 - 3516 lbs.
2018 Toyota C-HR6000 - 6200 lbs.835 lbs.3300 lbs.

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Used Ford EcoSport For Sale

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5
35
Price Drop, $130
Earlier Price: $17859
6 Nov 2022
Chesterfield, MO

2019 Ford EcoSport SE

SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

$17,729
Est. $240/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,662 Below market
RMV: $22,391
Listed On 20 Oct 2022 (103 Days)
5
32New
Price Drop, $500
Earlier Price: $15990
31 Dec 2022
Hazelwood, MO

2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium

Titanium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

$15,490
Est. $210/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,922 Below market
RMV: $19,412
Listed On 06 Jun 2022 (239 Days)
3
5New
Nottingham, MD

2018 Ford EcoSport S

S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

$13,005
Est. $176/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,265 Below market
RMV: $16,270
Listed On 02 Jan 2023 (29 Days)
21
35New
Price Drop, $40
Earlier Price: $16689
31 Dec 2022
Birmingham, AL

2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium

Titanium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

$16,649
Est. $226/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,138 Below market
RMV: $20,787
Listed On 10 Nov 2022 (82 Days)
11
26
Price Drop, $3000
Earlier Price: $19900
8 Aug 2022
Rahway, NJ

2018 Ford EcoSport SE

SE 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$16,900
Est. $229/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,161 Below market
RMV: $21,061
Listed On 16 Feb 2022 (349 Days)
10
28
Alvin, TX

2019 Ford EcoSport SE

SE 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$16,000
Est. $217/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,956 Below market
RMV: $19,956
Listed On 22 Sep 2022 (131 Days)
2
25
Price Drop, $800
Earlier Price: $17995
24 Oct 2021
Fresno, CA

2018 Ford EcoSport SE

SE 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$17,195
Est. $233/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,204 Below market
RMV: $21,399
Listed On 09 May 2021 (632 Days)
12
30
Price Drop, $1000
Earlier Price: $17998
1 Oct 2022
Janesville, WI

2018 Ford EcoSport S

S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl 6A)

$16,998
Est. $230/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,133 Below market
RMV: $21,131
Listed On 09 Aug 2022 (175 Days)
10
8
Price Drop, $500
Earlier Price: $15984
8 Dec 2022
Punta Gorda, FL

2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium

Titanium 4dr SUV (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6A)

$15,484
Est. $210/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,773 Below market
RMV: $19,257
Listed On 24 Aug 2022 (160 Days)

FAQs

What's the price of the 2018 Ford EcoSport?

Posted On: November 5, 2022

The 2018 Ford EcoSport price starts at an msrp of $19,995 and goes up to $26,880.

What are the engine specs of the 2018 EcoSport?

Posted On: November 5, 2022

A 1.0-liter turbo I-3 with 123 hp engine is standard, while a 2.0-liter I-4 engine with 166 hp is available.

Where is the 2018 Ford EcoSport made?

Posted On: November 5, 2022

The 2018 EcoSport is manufactured in Chennai, India.

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