Ford Eco Sport SES 2019
Ford introduced its Eco Sport in 2003 as a Subcompact SUV crossover. It has been a dated vehicle design sold all around the world and reviewers do not rate it as high as the other crossovers. The 2019 Eco Sport has been liked because of its spacious cabin, satisfied economy for fuel, option for upmarket audio and the feature of all wheel drive. It is available in three trims including S, SE and SES along with Titanium trim. S is the base model which is quite affordable but it lacks in many advanced features. SE model is slightly costly as compared to base model but it includes extensive features while the SES model is a higher level trim including four wheel drive system with sport-tuned suspension and Blind spot information system provided with Cross traffic alert system. It is powered by two liters VCT four cylinder engine with automatic transmission of six speed select shift generating a torque of 149lb-ft and horsepower of 166hp. It offers both front wheel drive and all-wheel drive option with towing capacity of 1400 pounds. It scored a four star rating in NHTSA scoring because of its remarkable safety features including adjustable headrests with latest technology that includes blind spot detection, front sensors for parking, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking system, forward collision warning alarms and airbags.
Styling of Eco Sport SES 2019:
The style of Eco Sport 2019 is not much loved by the people because of its short body with awkward cabin cuts and stubby looks. Overall it is a tiny car embedded with all SUV features. It has a larger front end with Halogen headlights provided with high projector beam and central black painted grille with Ford’s logo encrypted on it. The rear end of the car is shorter with angular cuts and enlightened tail lights trapezoid in shape. The car has body colored door handles and the mirrors are also colored with the body color of the car along with manual folding and heated options. The black roof rails and the rear hatch swag door are really attractive. SES provides a bold and black exterior design. It comes with privacy glass. Rear window wiper, rain sensing wipers and acoustic illuminated windshield along with rear view camera for parking and reversing. This crossover provides a seating capacity for five persons and it provides a mileage of twenty three miles in city and twenty nine miles on highways.
The interior of the Ford Eco Sport is spacious but the dashboard lacks symmetry but SES has copper encrypted on its dash board, door handles and its seats and it has comparatively fit and finish of the cabin. The leather wrapped steering is provided with knobs for controlling audio and cruise along with telescoping and the steering wheel is provided with the heating options. There are two power points on the central console and two USB ports for charging. Seats are very comfortable with leather covering to provide ultimate comfort for longer journeys while the cabin is very bright and illuminated with ambient lightings and the SES is provided with cargo area protector and floor mats compatible in all weather conditions. The eight inches LCD screen is mounted in front that comes with Ford Pass Connect system, SiriusXM Satellite radio and SYNC 3. There are total seven speakers for providing the customers with good sound quality.
The Ford pass Connect system also provides the passengers with Wi-Fi Hotspot. There are many package options for the customers to buy by paying some additional charges. The standard package includes trailer tow prep wiring and the optional package provides you option of cargo management and interior protection. The sport tuned suspension feature will let the drive smooth and firm by handling your car precisely, making it a sporty ride. The blind spot detection feature will alert the driver of a nearby vehicle from behind by an indicator light and sensed by radars. If there is any vehicle from a distance of 15 yards approaching you, the driver will be made alert of it visually and audibly.
It is a spacious and sporty car with all-wheel driving options and provided with Apple Car play and Android Auto with Sync 3 infotainment system which is very easy and very fast as compared to the other trims but it does lack in many features including the advanced safety features, highly luxurious cabin and a remarkable fuel economy. The weight of the Eco Sport is very heavy as compared to other competitors and it provides a very sluggish and jerky ride.
It has some major rivals in market including Chevrolet Trax 2019, Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade 2019, Fiat 500X 2019 and Mazda CX-3.
It is available at a starting price of 27,275 US dollars and vary depending on which package you are buying and it comes with a warranty of five years or 60,000 power train.