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Compare 2020 Ford Ecosport vs 2020 Mazda CX-3

2020 Ford Ecosport
2020 Mazda CX-3
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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
Sport AWD
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,159
$21,409
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,590
$22,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$360 / month
$367 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Ford Ecosport is not particularly good value, not particularly efficient, and not particularly good. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is stylish but impractical for a crossover SUV.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 49
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.1 87.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 52.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 35
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 60
Length, Overall (in)
161.3 168.3
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 60.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
99.2 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 69.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50 42.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.9 17.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
20.9 17.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 56.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 30.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.6
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.6 11.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/60HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 2994
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
149 @ 4500 146 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
99L NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6500 148 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 32
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.85 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 4.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.45
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.02
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford EcoSport Mazda CX-3
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 6.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
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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2020 Ford Ecosport
  • 2020 EcoSport selection still looks good
  • Factory rebate up to $6,250
  • Lease from $229 for 36 months
  • APR from 2.9% for 36 months
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2020 Mazda CX-3
  • 2020 CX-3 supplies improving
  • $500 rebate + $750 loyalty bonus
  • Lease from $179 for 36 months + free 1st payment
  • Get 0% APR for 60 months, no payment for 90 days
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