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Ford EcoSport vs. Nissan Kicks

In comparing the Ford EcoSport to the Nissan Kicks, the Ford EcoSport has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and base engine power. The Nissan Kicks has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Ford EcoSport versus the Nissan Kicks, the Nissan Kicks is a better car than the Ford EcoSport.

Ford EcoSport versus Nissan Kicks Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Ford EcoSport ranges from $18,764 to $26,665 while a used Nissan Kicks from the same model year range is priced between $18,265 to $26,996. For a new model, the Ford EcoSport's price is between $20,218 and $28,955, with the Nissan Kicks priced between $20,925 and $26,846.

Ford EcoSport versus Nissan Kicks Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the Ford EcoSport’s base engine makes 166 horsepower, and the Nissan Kicks base engine makes 122 horsepower. The EcoSport is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 394 miles. The Kicks is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 389 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Ford EcoSport versus Nissan Kicks Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities

The Ford EcoSport has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Nissan Kicks has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

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2022 Ford EcoSport

2023 Nissan Kicks

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$20,218 - $28,955

Used Asking Price:

$18,764 - $26,665

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$20,925 - $26,846

Used Asking Price:

$18,265 - $26,996

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.1 / 10

Reliability:

5.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 18
10 / 18
18 / 18
36 / 61
38 / 61
39 / 61
52 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 18
2 / 61
55 / 61

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

SE, Titanium, S, SES

Trim Levels

SR, SV, S

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

166 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

149 foot-lbs @ 4450 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.049 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

122 hp @ 6300 rpm

Torque:

114 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.045 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

23 / 29 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

313 / 394 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

31 / 36 / 33

Range (city/hwy):

335 / 389 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Available

Android Auto:

Available

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

51.3 inches

Cargo Space:

20.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

50 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

112.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.2 inches

Cargo Space:

25.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

53.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

118.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3360 lbs

Width:

81 inches

Height:

65.1 inches

Length:

161.3 inches

Wheelbase:

99.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2685 lbs

Width:

69.3 inches

Height:

63.3 inches

Length:

169.6 inches

Wheelbase:

103.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

205/60R16

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.0 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

P205/60R16