2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Honda HR-V

2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Honda HR-V

The 2018 Ford model year continues to impress in many ways here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL – but one of our favorite things to happen during Ford’s 2018 model year was the debut of the all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup.

As Ford’s smallest and most fun to drive new SUV, the 2018 EcoSport has instantly won over everyone who gets behind its wheel – and it’s not hard to see why, as it’s bursting with personality and packed to the brim with advanced new features and capabilities. But what happens when you put the 2018 EcoSport lineup up against its stiffest competition? We’re going to answer that question with this Ford EcoSport versus 2018 Honda HR-V head-to-head model comparison.

2018 Ford EcoSport


2018 Honda HR-V

Two # of Engine Choices One
166 HP & 149 lb-ft. Top Power Ratings 141 HP & 127 lb-ft.
27 City MPG/29 Highway MPG Top Fuel Efficiency Ratings 28 City MPG/34 Highway MPG
Yes Specialized Rear Cargo Shelf? No

Get More Engine Choices, More Horsepower and Torque, Comparable Fuel Efficiency, and More Rear Storage Options with the 2018 Ford EcoSport Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL

We’ve used some pretty general terms when talking about the greatness of the 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup, so let’s now take a deeper dive into what’s offered by the lineup as we compare it to the 2018 Honda HR-V lineup.

As outlined in our 2018 EcoSport versus 2018 HR-V lineup comparison table above, the all-new EcoSport lineup offers a lot of capabilities and features the new HR-V lineup can’t match. This includes a second engine option, higher maximum horsepower and torque ratings, and a specialized all-new four-way honeycomb rear cargo shelf. The 2018 Honda HR-V lineup offers no additional engine options and no specialized rear cargo shelf. It does offer slightly better gas mileage, but it’s not a big enough advantage for you to notice a difference at the pump.

For more on the 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable staff here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.