Compare 2019 Ford Ecosport vs 2019 Hyundai Kona

2019 Ford Ecosport
2019 Hyundai Kona
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S 4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
EcoSport S 4WD 23 29 $21,159 $21,590
EcoSport S FWD 27 29 $19,595 $19,995
EcoSport SE 4WD 23 29 $24,158 $24,650
EcoSport SE FWD 27 29 $22,687 $23,150
EcoSport SES 4WD 23 29 $26,729 $27,275
EcoSport Titanium 4WD 23 29 $27,057 $27,610
EcoSport Titanium FWD 27 29 $25,637 $26,160
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Iron Manual DCT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona Iron Manual DCT AWD 26 29 $30,768 $31,950
Kona Iron Manual DCT FWD 28 32 $29,438 $30,550
Kona Limited DCT AWD 26 29 $25,747 $26,950
Kona Limited DCT FWD 28 32 $24,431 $25,550
Kona SE Automatic AWD 25 30 $20,735 $21,390
Kona SE Automatic FWD 27 33 $19,405 $19,990
Kona SEL Automatic AWD 25 30 $22,222 $23,200
Kona SEL Automatic FWD 27 33 $20,906 $21,800
Kona Ultimate DCT AWD 26 29 $27,580 $28,900
Kona Ultimate DCT FWD 28 32 $26,264 $27,500

2019 Ford EcoSport vs. 2019 Hyundai Kona: Compare Cars

Small crossovers are a big deal.

The 2019 Ford EcoSport and 2019 Hyundai Kona are entry-level crossovers for new buyers or empty-nesters looking for a tall ride height with a low price.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,159
$30,768
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,590
$31,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$360 / month
$533 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
3.7
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford EcoSport wants for safety and styling that match even the lowered standards set by its price. The 2019 Hyundai Kona takes less of your money for more of its space; it’s a compact crossover SUV that shares our priorities, if not our sensibilities.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.1 94.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 53.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 52.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 61
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 61.7
Wheelbase (in)
99.2 102.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 61.4
Length, Overall (in)
161.3 164
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.9 19.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
20.9 19.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50 45.8
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.6 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P235/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P235/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 3276
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
149 @ 4500 195 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
99L NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6500 175 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.61
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.83
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 4.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.17
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.85 3.64
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford EcoSport Hyundai Kona
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 6.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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