Compare 2020 Ford Ecosport vs 2020 Nissan Kicks

2020 Ford Ecosport
2020 Nissan Kicks
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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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S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kicks S FWD 31 36 $18,383 $19,070
Kicks SR FWD 31 36 $20,546 $21,320
Kicks SV FWD 31 36 $19,951 $20,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,159
$18,383
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,590
$19,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$360 / month
$318 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Ford Ecosport is not particularly good value, not particularly efficient, and not particularly good. The 2020 Nissan Kicks is a quirky and cute crossover that’s inexpensive, but some of the details just feel cheap.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 53
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.1 93.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 53.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 43.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 50.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 59.8
Length, Overall (in)
161.3 169.1
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 62.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
99.2 103.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 26.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
20.9 25.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50 32.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.9 25.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 53.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 35.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 38.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 57
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.2
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.6 10.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 34.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 2691
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
149 @ 4500 114 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99L NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6500 122 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 31
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 33
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.85 4.01 - 0.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.93
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford EcoSport Nissan Kicks
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 5.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120
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 holding up
  • Factory rebate up to $5,750
  • Lease from $219 for 36 months
  • APR from 2.9% for 36 months
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2020 Nissan Kicks
  • 2020 Nissan Kicks is a good value
  • Rebates: $2,000 cash back
  • Financing: From 0% APR for 72 months + $500
  • Leasing: From $285 per month for 36 months
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