Compare 2020 Ford Ecosport vs 2020 Hyundai Kona

2020 Ford Ecosport
2020 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 $24,451 $24,950
EcoSport SE FWD 27 29 $22,981 $23,450
EcoSport SES 4WD 23 29 $26,833 $27,380
EcoSport Titanium 4WD 23 29 $27,161 $27,715
EcoSport Titanium FWD 27 29 $25,739 $26,265
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Limited DCT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona Limited DCT AWD 26 29 $26,264 $27,500
Kona Limited DCT FWD 28 32 $24,948 $26,100
Kona SE Automatic AWD 26 30 $21,029 $21,700
Kona SE Automatic FWD 27 33 $19,699 $20,300
Kona SEL Automatic AWD 26 30 $22,504 $23,500
Kona SEL Automatic FWD 27 33 $21,188 $22,100
Kona SEL Plus Automatic AWD 26 30 $24,243 $25,350
Kona SEL Plus Automatic FWD 27 33 $22,927 $23,950
Kona Ultimate DCT AWD 26 29 $28,003 $29,350
Kona Ultimate DCT FWD 28 32 $26,687 $27,950

Pricing

Invoice Price

$21,159
$26,264

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$21,590
$27,500

Monthly Payment Estimate

$360 / month
$458 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

4.0
6.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2020 Ford Ecosport is not particularly good value, not particularly efficient, and not particularly good. The 2020 Hyundai Kona is an eyeful, but has nearly everything crossover buyers want in a city-friendly package.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

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 -

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 61.6

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

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- 11.2

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

- NA

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- 12

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 3256

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 3.58

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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