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19 Rating(s) | 19 Review(s)
₱920,000 - ₱1.19 Million
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Ecosport Specs
Engine 1498 cc
Transmission Type Manual
Power 121 hp
Seating 5 seats
Ground Clearance 209 mm
Driver Airbag Yes
Power Steering Yes

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  • 1.0 L Titanium AT | ₱1.19 Million (SRP)
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  • 1.5 L Trend AT | ₱1.03 Million (SRP)
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  • 1.5 L Trend MT | ₱970000 (SRP)
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  • 1.5 L Ambiente MT | ₱920000 (SRP)
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Ecosport Pros & Cons

Things We Like in Ecosport

Ford has been making vehicles with really tough build quality since the beginning, and the Ecosport, despite its compact size and affordability, possesses great build. It classifies under one of the strongest SUVs when it comes to fit and finish, which is comparable to SUVs from one segment above.

Being a compact SUV in today’s time is one tough job, as it has to be one great value for money offering. The Ecosport does offer some really nice and premium comfort and convenience as well as safety features for a vehicle of its class, which makes it one of the most fully loaded compact SUVs.

Following the traditions of its siblings, the Ecosport offers brilliant driving dynamics. The suspension feels sturdy, the feel from steering feels connective and the body roll is well under control, despite having a high ground clearance of nearly 200mm.

Things We Dont Like in Ecosport

Being a sub-four meter compact SUV, the Ecosport falls a bit short in terms of in-cabin space. While the feel in front seats is fantastic, the rear bench feels a bit cramped with limited legroom and knee room, making it a bit uncomfortable for long runs.

While the Ford Ecosport showcases tough build quality, some of the switches as well as dashboard panels comprise of low-quality bits, making it feel a bit low rent at some places.

The Ecosport’s 1.5-litre petrol engine pumps out a decent amount of power and torque outputs, however, the fuel efficiency in urban conditions is a bit underwhelming.

Recent Updates of Ecosport

The 2020 EcoSport adds to its recent major design refresh. The vehicle is introduced with necessary upgrades with the sleeker exterior but, there's also a new engine option. Inside the Ford EcoSport also gets a number of new upgrades over the predecessors, making it more pleasant to look at and feel confident. The Ford EcoSport is offered in four trims in the Philippines: 1.0 EcoBoost Titanium AT, 1.5 Trend AT, 1.5 Trend MT, and 1.5 Ambiente MT as the base variant, ranging between Php 920,000 – 1,190,000. Powering the vehicle is a 1.5-litre Inline 4-Cylinder Ti-VCT petrol engine with improved performance. The power plant now gives the car 121hp of power and 1150Nm of peak torque. 

 

Ford Ecosport 2020 Price List

Ford Ecosport August 2020 prices start from ₱920,000 for base variant 1.5 L Ambiente MT and goes upto ₱1.19 Million for top-spec variant 1.0 L Titanium AT.

Variant Price list Specifications  
Ford Ecosport 1.5 L Ambiente MT ₱920,000 *
SRP Price
1498 cc, Manual , 121 hp, Gasoline
Ford Ecosport 1.5 L Trend MT ₱970,000 *
SRP Price
1498 cc, Manual , 121 hp, Gasoline
Ford Ecosport 1.5 L Trend AT ₱1.03 Million*
SRP Price
1498 cc, Automatic , 121 hp, Gasoline
Ford Ecosport 1.5 L Titanium AT ₱1.1 Million*
SRP Price
1498 cc, Automatic , 121 hp, Gasoline
Ford Ecosport 1.0 L Titanium AT ₱1.19 Million*
SRP Price
998 cc, Automatic , 123 hp, Gasoline
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Ford Ecosport Price In Philippines

₱920,000 - ₱1.19 Million
₱920,000 - ₱1.19 Million
₱920,000 - ₱1.19 Million
₱920,000 - ₱1.19 Million
₱920,000 - ₱1.19 Million

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Ford Ecosport Colors

Ecosport is available in 6 different colors - Ingot Silver, Race Red, Crystal White, Absolute Black, Blue Lightning and Canyon Riged.

  • Ingot Silver

  • Race Red

  • Crystal White

  • Absolute Black

  • Blue Lightning

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Ford Ecosport Fuel Consumption

Fuel Type Mileage (City) Mileage (Highway)
Gasoline 17.58

Ford Ecosport Review

  • Ecosport Overview
  • Ford Ecosport Interior & Features
  • Ecosport Exterior
  • Ford Ecosport Ride & Handling
  • Ecosport Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Ford Ecosport Braking & Safety
  • Ecosport Verdict

Ecosport Overview

It was back in 2003 when the first generation Ford EcoSport hatched from its egg and saw the daylight. However, not all the markets across the globe were fortunate enough to get it. The Filipinos had to wait just over a decade to finally get their hands on the EcoSport which Ford brought in the country in 2014. It was the second generation of this subcompact crossover SUV which quickly gained popularity amongst the population and soon it was one of the best selling vehicles in its category, primarily because it was that much more affordable than its rivals. Now, the 2018 Ford EcoSport is here with which Ford has tried to improve the shortcomings of the earlier model. So has Ford been successful in ironing out the wrinkles of the EcoSport? Let’s find out.

Ford Ecosport Interior & Features

We are glad to report that Ford took time to bring about a few changes in the interior of the 2018 EcoSport. The layout has been revamped and we don’t get the aircraft-inspired dashboard and centre console anymore. For a refreshing look, Ford has kept things clean and tidy. The most prominent change inside the cabin is the inclusion of a new touchscreen that sits vertically at the centre of the dashboard. It features Ford’s SYNC 3 connectivity and also comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The new EcoSport also has a reverse parking camera which broadcasts on the touchscreen what’s behind the car.

The seats on the new EcoSport have been slightly tweaked to give better support. The front seats offer good lumbar support to accommodate people of varying body types. The rear seats are a bit upright but offer a good amount of legroom. Further enhancing the comfort level is the presence of the automatic climate control.

Ecosport Exterior

When it comes to the looks, the 2018 Ford EcoSport isn’t really a totally new car rather a facelift of the previous model. Ford has decided to not alter a whole lot of the aesthetics of the new model. The front fascia is where most of the changes can be seen. You can clearly see the redesigned headlamps. While the silhouette is somewhat similar to that of the old model, the new headlamps are a bit wider than sleek and are HIDs with projectors. There is also a set of LED daytime running lights. The front grille has been uplifted and houses the Ford logo in the centre. Ford has also redesigned the front bumper for a sporty appearance. We also spot a set of new fog lamps. If you notice closely you will spot a bump or raise at the bonnet.

Moving to the side profile of the car, we see that Ford has softened the character line that runs through the door handles. The rest of the design here remains the same. Even at the rear of the car, we don’t see any significant changes and things seem familiar with a two-piece combination tail light and the boot lid mounted spare wheel.

Ford Ecosport Ride & Handling

Being a subcompact crossover, the Ford EcoSport isn’t going to blow you away with its superb handling. It isn’t a Fiesta. But still, the handling of the new model has been improved thanks to wider tires and larger 17-inch wheels. Also, Ford has set the suspension a bit towards the firmer side to get that much extra stability in the corners. The body roll has been reduced but can still be felt when driving enthusiastically around bends.

Ecosport Engine & Fuel Consumption

There are two engine options of the Ford EcoSport available in the Philippines. The first one is a 1.5-liter unit that has been programmed to produce 123 PS of max power and 150 Nm of torque. This engine has been installed in the Ambiente and Trend trims of the car. While the former trim is available with only a 5-speed manual transmission, the latter comes with an option of a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The other engine available is Ford’s famous 1.0-liter EcoBoost unit. It has won the International Engine of the Year for 6 years running. This engine produces 125 PS of power and 170 Nm of torque and promises to deliver a thrift fuel economy. The 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine is available only with the Titanium trim and comes with only the automatic gearbox.

Ford Ecosport Braking & Safety

The brakes of the 2018 Ford EcoSport provide adequate bite and shed speed quickly. They are further aided by Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD). To keep the occupants of the car safe, the new EcoSport comes with dual airbags that are standard across all the trims. There are other airbags like the curtain and front side airbags which come with specific variants. We also get the hill start assist, hill descent control, electronic stability control, traction control system, rear park assist, etc.

Ecosport Verdict

The new 2018 Ford EcoSport is definitely an improvement over the previous model. It looks better, performs better, handles better, features a large touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. Ford has done a commendable job in making the new EcoSport an overall improved model. It clearly shows that Ford has paid attention while making the EcoSport even though it sits at the bottom of Ford’s SUV line-up here in the Philippines. Available in 6 color options - Ingot Silver, Race Red, Crystal White, Absolute Black, Blue Lightning, and Canyon Ridge - the 2018 Ford EcoSport has a starting price of Php 918,000.

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    John Mark Apr 29, 2020 for Ford Ecosport

    I want to create my style statement even with the beauty of the car that I drive in. Thus, after thorough research online, I found this car, Ford EcoSport, suiting my requirements with absolute perfection. Firstly , the car looks sleek and stylish that can easily catch others attention the moment you hit the road behind the wheels of this Read More

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    John Mark Mar 19, 2020 for Ford Ecosport

    You may get a misconception with the name of this car. I feel this car is not as sporty as many of its competitors in the market. Neither can it be labeled as a fuel efficient car. But certain features of this car is definitely too alluring. Like its tall seating position. Majority of its buyers prefer to go for Read More

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    Huskar Mar 18, 2020 for Ford Ecosport

    The Ford Ecosport is a vehicle that is blessed with a responsive engine, comfortable cabin space and decent safety features. All these attributes make this car an ideal family vehicle. However, as far as the looks are concerned, I don’t think that there is anything stylish about this car. If you compare the front fascia and overall styling with other Read More

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    Aquilino Jan 10, 2020 for Ford Ecosport

    The EcoSport is the perfect crossover SUV for those on a tight budget like me. It has some drawbacks compared to midsized or full-bodied SUVs. There’s limited legroom at the back seat and tall passengers may find it a bit crammed. But the interior is high-quality even for an entry-level pseudo-SUV like this. The safety features are impressive. The car Read More

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    Nicholas Dec 17, 2019 for Ford Ecosport

    I did not have any high end expectation neither I was looking for something of premium quality. What I seeked from my car is it should look decent, will provide a comfortable drive and my entire family can find ultimate comfort while driving in it. All these expectations were met well by my newly purchased car, Ford Ecosport. The car Read More

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    Edward Oct 09, 2019 for Ford Ecosport

    I was eyeing for a crossover when options like Ford Ecosport and Maruti S-Cross came on the table. I picked the former and am quite happy about the choice. The Ecosport is a tough car with a rock-solid body. Unlike the other cars in the segment, this one offers six airbags, five stars for that. Next, the car is loaded Read More

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    Brix Brylle Sep 10, 2019 for Ford Ecosport

    I love driving and always look to buy cars that are fun to drive. SUVs do not really fall in that fun to drive category, so when I was looking to buy a new car it was really tough to pick something that was an SUV and still fun. When I test drove the EcoSport, it was a done deal! Read More

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    Duccio Aug 26, 2019 for Ford Ecosport

    When my search began for a compact SUV one of my main criteria was that it should be fun to drive. After test driving everything I finally zeroed in on the EcoSport. Never expected a mini SUV to drive like this. It is very well balanced and loads of fun to drive. The high ground clearance does mean that there Read More

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    Remoir Aug 02, 2019 for Ford Ecosport

    To me affordability mattered while selecting my car. I am into a mid management level job and just shifted to the city with a decent job. Though I make more or less comfortable living but you have to plan your budget well when you are staying in a foreign country. So considering that aspect I decided to opt for a Read More

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    Antonio Jul 22, 2019 for Ford Ecosport

    My favourite little SUV is the Ford Ecosport, it looks big for its size. The best thing about this little Ford is the way it handles, its a blast to drive. If you want a compact SUV where you can have fun driving, the Ecosport is the one to get. Read More

Ford Ecosport FAQ

What are the Safety Features Available in Ford Ecosport?

The safety features available in Ford Ecosport Below:

Feature Value
Driver Airbag Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes
Side Airbag-Front No
Child Safety Locks Yes
Side Airbag-Rear No
Anti-Lock Braking System Yes
Ebd Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes
Rear Camera Yes
Parking Sensors No
Crash Sensor Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes
Traction Control Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes
What are the Dimensions of Ford Ecosport?

Below are the Dimensions of Ford Ecosport:

Feature Value
Seating Capacity 5 seats
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 52 L
Wheel Base 2519 mm
No Of Doors 5
Ground Clearance 209 mm
Length 4325 mm
Width 1765 mm
Height 1640 mm
What is the Engine Capacity of Ford Ecosport?

Ford Ecosport comes with 5 variants. The Top variant 1.0 L Titanium AT:

Engine Specification
Engine 998 cc
Power 123 hp

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