Compare 2021 Ford Ecosport vs 2021 Honda HR-V

2021 Ford Ecosport
2021 Honda HR-V
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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 $27,024 $27,575
EcoSport Titanium 4WD 23 29 $27,161 $27,715
EcoSport Titanium FWD 27 29 $25,739 $26,265
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EX 2WD CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
HR-V EX 2WD CVT 28 34 $22,969 $24,220
HR-V EX AWD CVT 26 31 $24,388 $25,720
HR-V EX-L 2WD CVT 28 34 $24,483 $25,820
HR-V EX-L AWD CVT 26 31 $25,902 $27,320
HR-V LX 2WD CVT 28 34 $20,049 $21,020
HR-V LX AWD CVT 27 31 $21,476 $22,520
HR-V Sport 2WD CVT 28 34 $21,786 $22,970
HR-V Sport AWD CVT 26 31 $23,205 $24,470
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,159
$22,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,590
$24,220
Monthly Payment Estimate
$360 / month
$404 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
3.5
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ford Ecosport small crossover forsakes its name and doesn’t offer much by way of driving excitement or efficiency. The 2021 Honda HR-V leans into hatchback practicality, but its fuel economy and standard safety gear lag.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 39.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 56.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.1 96.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 53.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 69.8
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 60.4
Length, Overall (in)
161.3 170.4
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 63.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
99.2 102.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
20.9 24.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50 58.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.9 24.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.5
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.8 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P215/55VR17
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 2959
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6500 141 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
149 @ 4500 127 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
99L NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.8 L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 30
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.71
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)
4.58 2.53 - 0.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 5.44
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford EcoSport Honda HR-V
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
7.2 5.9
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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