2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Mazda CX-3
Ford put the rest of the compact SUV class on notice during the 2018 model year thanks to the American debut of the all-new Ford EcoSport lineup – which we’re proud to offer here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.
And when we say the 2018 EcoSport lineup puts the rest of the compact SUV segment on notice, we mean it. And we’re going to show you just how much we mean it with this 2018 Ford EcoSport versus 2018 Mazda CX-3 head-to-head compact SUV comparison. In it, you’ll see all the ways the 2018 EcoSport lineup is superior to the 2018 CX-3 lineup – including in terms of power, passenger space, cargo space, and rear cargo storage options. So, without further ado, let’s get right down to it.
2018 Ford EcoSport
2018 Mazda CX-3
|166 HP & 149 lb-ft.||Maximum Power Ratings||146 HP & 146 lb-ft.|
|91.1 ft.3||Passenger Volume||87.6 ft.3|
|20.9/50 ft.3||Cargo Volume (Seats Upright/Down)||12.4/44.5 ft. 3|
|Honeycomb Cargo Shelf||Rear Cargo Area Storage System||N/A|
2018 Ford EcoSport Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL: Higher Power Ratings, A More Spacious Interior, and More Rear Cargo Storage Options than the 2018 Mazda CX-3 Lineup
Let’s begin our in-depth 2018 EcoSport versus 2018 CX-3 comparison by checking out what’s under the hood of each model before heading inside each model.
As outlined in our 2018 Ford EcoSport versus 2018 Mazda CX-3 comparison table, the 2018 EcoSport lineup features higher maximum power ratings than the 2018 CX-3 lineup – 166 horsepower and 149 pound-feet of torque to 146 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque.
Once we head inside the two model lineups, you’ll find the 2018 Ford EcoSport lineup to be far more spacious than the 2018 Mazda CX-3 lineup. That’s because the 2018 EcoSport lineup provides 91.9 cubic-feet of passenger space, 20.9 cubic-feet of cargo space when all seats are upright, 50 cubic-feet of total cargo space, and an easily-configured all-new honeycomb cargo shelf for increased storage options. The 2018 CX-3 lineup, on the other hand, provides only 87.6 cubic-feet of passenger space, 12.4 cubic-feet of cargo space when all seats are upright, 44.5 cubic-feet of total cargo space, and no specialized rear storage options.
For more on the 2018 Ford EcoSport, please contact our staff here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.