2020 Ford EcoSport vs 2020 Honda HR-V 

2020 Ford EcoSport vs 2020 Honda HR-V

If you’re shopping for an SUV that works overtime as a comfortable people mover or a light-duty cargo hauler, you’ll find your ideal model in the subcompact segment. Two crossovers that hit the mark for many are the 2020 Ford EcoSport and the 2020 Honda HR-V. See where the road takes us when we explore what sets these two profound players apart.

Overall, the 2020 EcoSport has a slightly smaller footprint than the HR-V, making for more nimble handling and maneuverability in tight parking lots. Inside, both offer seating for up to five passengers with similar measurements for legroom. Keep reading for more details on how these rivaling subcompacts compare.

2020 Ford EcoSport 


2020 Honda HR-V 

$19,995  Starting MSRP  $20,820 
166 horsepower  Maximum Horsepower  141 horsepower 
149 lb-ft of torque  Maximum Torque  127 lb-ft of torque 
2,000 lbs.  Towing Capacity  N/A 

Comparing the Performance and Efficiency of the 2020 Ford EcoSport versus the 2020 Honda HR-V 

The 2020 Ford EcoSport offers a choice of two engines, starting with a 123-horsepower, 1.0-liter EcoBoost I3. The base engine is a profound choice for efficiency with EPA ratings reaching up to 27 city/29 highway mpg. 2020 EcoSport AWD models are powered by a normally aspirated 166 horsepower, 2.0-liter I4 engine that provides the EcoSport with its 2,000-lb. maximum tow rating. Both engines link to a smooth six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.

The 2020 Honda HR-V offers no choice of engine but a 141-horsepower, 1.8-liter I4 unit. The Honda crossover does well for fuel efficiency at 28 city/34 highway mpg, but Honda does not recommend towing with the HR-V.

Have more questions about the 2020 Ford EcoSport SUV? The Akins team is happy to help! We invite you to contact our experienced staff for more details. Drivers in Atlanta and the surrounding area can drop in and shop from Georgia’s largest Ford inventory at the Akins Ford dealership in Winder, GA.