2020 Ford EcoSport vs 2020 Hyundai Kona
Finding the right vehicle is about narrowing down what’s important to you. Car shoppers on the search for an SUV that’s reliable that’s fun, capable and connected can find it all in the 2020 Ford EcoSport. You can see how Ford’s smallest SUV sprints past the competition in our 2020 Ford EcoSport vs 2020 Hyundai Kona comparison.
The key to getting the most from your subcompact is finding a model that uses its interior wisely. Though similar in overall size, one of these cabins is not like the other. The EcoSport packs in 20.9 cubic feet of standard cargo space – a great figure for the segment. You’ll also have the option to drop the rear seatbacks for a maximum cargo area of 50.0 cubic feet. The Hyundai Kona is much less generous, offering 19.2 cubic feet of standard cargo space or 25.8 cubic feet with seats folded. The EcoSport uses a nifty swing gate rear door to access the cargo area, solving the common issues associated with low-hanging cargo doors.
2020 Ford EcoSport
2020 Hyundai Kona
|1.0-liter EcoBoost inline-3||Base Engine||2.0-liter inline-4|
|20.9 cubic feet||Cargo Space||19.2 cubic feet|
|1,400 lbs.||Towing Capacity||N/A|
Advantages of the 2020 Ford EcoSport SUV
The EcoSport’s standard EcoBoost engine is a gem for efficiency, boasting an EPA estimated 27 mpg city, 29 mpg highway. On EcoSport AWD models, a normally aspirated 166-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine unlocks a 2,000-lb. maximum towing capacity. When properly equipped with a Class I trailer tow package, you’ll be able to tow things like small utility trailers, pop-up tent trailers, lightweight aluminum boats and personal watercrafts. Be sure to consult your local Ford dealer for information on your vehicle’s limitations.
Subcompacts are beloved for their nimble driving manners, and on this front the 2020 EcoSport hits all the right notes. The small Ford SUV is among the best-handling subcompacts on the market as it carves through corners with its tight turning radius and responsive steering. At this rate, the 2020 Hyundai Kona can’t keep up.
Have more questions about the Ford EcoSport subcompact SUV? We’d be happy to help! We invite you to contact the Akins team for more information. Drivers in Atlanta and the surrounding area can come browse Georgia’s largest Ford inventory at the Akins Ford dealership in Winder, GA.