The Ford EcoSport Stands Up Against Models from Honda, Mazda and Subaru in the Arundel, ME Area

Small crossover SUVs are popular models for the fact that they are easy to control and provide utility that sedans just can't match. They're the best of both worlds and the Ford EcoSport seems to model that better than most.

Built to mix capability with performance, this Ford SUV represents itself well against some of its top competitors, which include the capable Honda HR-V, the luxuriously sleek Mazda CX-3 and the dependable Subaru Crosstrek.

If you live in Sanford, ME or Kennebunk, our dealership is a short drive nearby and we're happy to compare these four crossover SUVs, so you can decide what might just be the perfect fit for your driving lifestyle. Our new inventory of Ford models is easy to navigate through and you can find one that matches your needs.


Ford EcoSport versus Honda HR-V

  • Honda HR-V offers more interior space for passengers and luggage
  • Ford EcoSport comes equipped with a 1.0-liter turbocharged engine and an optional 2.0-liter engine-the Honda model only utilizes a 1.8-liter engine
  • The Ford SUV offers all-wheel drive at a lower cost than the standard option on the Honda SUV

When it comes to keeping power at the forefront in the mind, the EcoSport is better equipped for it. The Honda model does include a slightly more powerful engine on its base model but offers nothing else for consideration whereas the Ford model makes their stronger engine available immediately and includes it on higher-end models.

If you're looking for an SUV that has more space, the Honda HR-V is a great fit, but the Ford SUV will make sure you have the performance to handle your daily commute to Wells, ME with ease.

Ford EcoSport versus Mazda CX-3

  • The Ford EcoSport provides more overall interior space over its Mazda competitor
  • The Mazda's cargo space pales in comparison to the available room in the Ford SUV, both with the back seats upright or folded down

When it comes to luxury, Mazda has built a brand that knows what their drivers look for in comfort. Except when it compares to the interior comforts of the Ford EcoSport. The Mazda provides less space than any of the other models in this comparison with a meager 44.5 cubic feet of storage space. Compare this to the Ford EcoSport, which offers up to 50 cubic feet and you'll feel like you can accomplish more at the wheel of the Ford model. It makes up for it with a stellar starting engine package but doesn't improve from there, so the Ford SUV surpasses it with the 2.0-liter available powertrain option.



Ford EcoSport versus Subaru Crosstrek

  • The Ford SUV offers more available power than the Subaru model can achieve
  • Automatic transmission is the standard choice for drivers in the Ford EcoSport while the Subaru Crosstrek utilizes a manual transmission. Automatic is available but it will cost you more

The Subaru Crosstrek makes the most out of powertrain, using the impressive BOXER® technology and standard all-wheel drive to keep performance at the forefront of its list of important features. It provides more space in its interior and cargo space, so your passengers will feel comfortable. But, drivers of the EcoSport will benefit most from the Ford model's ability to adapt and improve. The Subaru is standard with basic engine features but doesn't receive much improvement from there. The EcoSport can be equipped with all-wheel drive and a more powerful engine option which allows it to surpass that of the Crosstrek.

The Ford EcoSport Adapts to a Market and Thrives on Outperforming its Competition

In a packed field of small crossover SUVs, it can be hard to stand out. But, the latest model from the EcoSport lineup shows that, with the right available features, it can compete with just about any other competitor. If you'd like to learn more about what the Ford EcoSport can offer, swing by Arundel Ford, near Biddeford!

We'll take you through our stock of new Ford SUVs and help you discover the new vehicle specials that will get you the best deal. Our finance team will help you with the rest and find you an SUV that fits into your monthly budget. We look forward to helping you find your dream vehicle!