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Subaru Crosstrek vs. Ford EcoSport

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

Subaru Crosstrek versus Ford EcoSport Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Subaru Crosstrek ranges from $22,994 to $31,213 while a used Ford EcoSport from the same model year range is priced between $17,299 to $24,965. For a new model, the Subaru Crosstrek's price is between $26,435 and $34,455, with the Ford EcoSport priced between $22,751 and $29,886.

Subaru Crosstrek versus Ford EcoSport Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Subaru Crosstrek is 8.1 out of 10 while the Ford EcoSport's quality rating is 7.1 out of 10. This results in the Subaru Crosstrek being ranked 2 out of 18 Best Subcompact SUVs and the Ford EcoSport being ranked 10 out of 18. Out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs, the Subaru Crosstrek is ranked 61 and the Ford EcoSport is ranked 38.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Subaru Crosstrek’s base engine makes 152 horsepower, and the Ford EcoSport base engine makes 166 horsepower. Both the Crosstrek and the EcoSport are rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 481 and 394 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the Subaru Crosstrek has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and trunk space. The Ford EcoSport has the advantage in the area of rear leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Subaru Crosstrek has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Ford EcoSport.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Subaru Crosstrek has higher safety ratings than the Ford EcoSport, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Subaru Crosstrek

2022 Ford EcoSport

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$26,435 - $34,455

Used Asking Price:

$22,994 - $31,213

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

30.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$22,751 - $29,886

Used Asking Price:

$17,299 - $24,965

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

5.6 / 10

Retained Value:

8.7 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.1 / 10

Reliability:

5.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 18
7 / 18
11 / 61
11 / 18
12 / 61
19 / 61
39 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

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

Summary Review

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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, Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Base, Premium, Special Edition, Limited, Sport

Trim Levels

S, SE, SES, Titanium

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 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:

152 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

145 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

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

0.049 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

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

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Flat/Horizontally Opposed

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

22 / 29 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

365 / 481 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

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

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

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

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.6 inches

Cargo Space:

20.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

55.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

121.7 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3117 lbs

Width:

79 inches

Height:

63.6 inches

Length:

176.5 inches

Wheelbase:

104.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 inches

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

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

225/60R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

205/60R16