March 7, 2018
The all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport offers customers a wide range of choices to customize their small Crossover SUV, including 10 available exterior colors and six interior choices. There’s even choice is powerplants and drive options, with the 1.0 L turbocharged EcoBoost three-cylinder engine with Auto Start-Stop. Also available is a direct injected 2.0 L Ti-VCT four-cylinder engine, also with Auto Start-Stop. Front wheel drive is featured on S, SE, and Titanium models, while an Intelligent 4WD system is standard on SES models. All models are equipped with the six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.
The 2018 EcoSport offers five-passenger seating, so there’s plenty of room for friends and family. In fact, the all-new EcoSport offers as many as 30 stowage pockets, bins and hooks to make efficient use of every inch of the interior. Its movable floor board and fold-away 60/40 second-row seats provide a flat area to safely haul objects of all shapes and sizes. Rear access is via a swing gate rear door, so there’s no more bumping your head or limiting the size of what you can load in the cargo area.
Other interior features include an available eight-inch voice-activated SYNC 3 touchscreen compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Whether you’re a classic rock, hip hop, or jazz fan, you’ll appreciate the available B&O PLAY Premium Audio System by HARMAN that features 10 speakers with nine amplified channels.
Also offered is the SYNC AppLink, which is an enhanced voice-recognition system that enables the new Ford+Alexa app to provide new levels of access to communications and entertainment. The Ford+Alexa app gives you the ability to select music, check news reports, and even add items to your shopping list all via voice commands.
To make certain that your smartphone, tablet, or laptop has the connectivity you require, an embedded 4G LTE modem with Wi-Fi hotspot is available in the 2018 EcoSport, allowing customers to connect up to 10 separate devices, with a range of up to 50 feet outside the vehicle. Two USB ports and a 12V provide plenty of access to keep your devices fully charged.
The 2018 Ford EcoSport is brimming with standard safety features that include AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, Safety Canopy side-air curtain technology for first and second rows, and side chest-level airbags for rear passengers. In addition, a rearview camera to help provide a better view behind the EcoSport comes standard.
Other standard features include a multi-speaker audio system, which differ by model, power sideview mirrors, windows and remote keyless entry. Some desirable optional equipment includes a power moonroof with shade, remote start system for those cold mornings, roof rack side channels and crossbars for added rooftop capacity, as well as 17” premium dark-painted machined aluminum wheels.
So if there’s a small Crossover SUV in your future you owe it to yourself to check out the 2018 Ford EcoSport at Elk Grove Ford.
Come out and see us for a test drive today.