Difference Between the 2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Ford EcoSport in Hobart, IN

2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Ford EcoSport

Are you interested in both the 2018 Ford Escape and Ford EcoSport? Are you struggling to figure out which SUV has the specific features you want? Paul Heuring Ford in Hobart, IN has crafted this model comparison to provide you with all the information you need to make the decision. Take a closer look at our 2018 Ford Escape inventory and 2018 Ford EcoSport inventory for a better look at what our dealership has to offer. If you have any questions about either the Escape or EcoSport, contact us online or give us a call at (877) 411-5014.

Engines and Performance

When it comes to power, both the Ford Escape and EcoSport have a number of options to choose from. Whether you desire more horsepower or better fuel economy, one of the available Ford engines will provide it for you. Listed below are the engine options for both the Escape and the EcoSport.


1.0L EcoBoost® I3 with Auto Start-Stop

1.5L EcoBoost® I4 with Auto Start-Stop

2.0L Twin Scroll EcoBoost® I4 with Auto Start-Stop

2.0L Ti-VCT I4 with Auto Start-Stop

2.5L iVCT I4


123 HP

179 HP

245 HP

166 HP

168 HP


125 lb.-ft.

177 lb.-ft.

275 lb.-ft.

149 lb.-ft.

170 lb.-ft.

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy


27 MPG/29 MPG/28 MPG

23 MPG/30 MPG/26 MPG

23 MPG/30 MPG/26 MPG

23 MPG/29 MPG/25 MPG

21 MPG/29 MPG/24 MPG

Available Model






2018 Ford EcoSport & Escape Interior

Interior and Exterior

The 2018 Ford Escape and EcoSport both have comfortable interiors and sleek exteriors, but you can only choose one. Whichever SUV you choose, the features are sure to impress you and your passengers. Continue reading for key interior and exterior features inside both the Escape and the EcoSport.




2018 Ford Escape

  • Panoramic Vista Roof®
  • Ergonomic steering wheel with available heat feature
  • 60/40 split-fold-flat rear seat backs
  • 68 cu.-ft. of cargo space
  • Intelligent access with push-button start
  • Bi-xenon HID headlamps with signature lighting
  • Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate
  • Second row and liftgate privacy glass
  • Silver-painted roof rack side rails
  • Dual chrome exhaust tips

2018 Ford EcoSport

  • Power moonroof with sunshade
  • Heated leather-trimmed front seating
  • 60/40 fold-flat rear seat backs
  • Cargo management system
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Power, heated, manual folding sideview mirrors with turn signal indicators
  • Halogen quad-beam projector headlights with LED signature lighting
  • Fog lights
  • Silver-painted roof rack side rails
  • Rear hatch swing door

2018 Ford Escape & EcoSport Interior Infotainment

Technology and Safety

A SUV filled to the brim with technology and safety features is necessary nowadays to keep you and your passengers entertained and connected. Both the Escape and the EcoSport contain a number of safety and tech features that are sure to check everything you want off your list. Continue reading for safety and tech features included with the Escape and the EcoSport.




2018 Ford Escape

  • Ten-speaker audio system from Sony®
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio and SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link®
  • Voice-activated touchscreen navigation with pinch-to-zoom capability
  • SYNC® 3
  • SYNC® Connect
  • Personal Safety System™
  • Safety Canopy®
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • SecuriLock® passive anti-theft system

2018 Ford EcoSport

  • B&O PLAY™ premium nine-speaker audio system by HARMAN
  • 8-in. LCD touchscreen with voice-activated navigation system
  • SYNC® Connect with Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • SYNC® 3
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Personal Safety System™
  • Safety Canopy®
  • Emergency brake assist system
  • SOS Post-Crash System™
  • SecuriLock® passive anti-theft system

Price Difference & Incentives

The 2018 Ford Escape starts at $23,940 MSRP and the 2018 Ford EcoSport starts at $19,995 MSRP. It's not difficult to drive one of these vehicles for a reasonable price! Paul Heuring Ford in Hobart, IN has a number of monthly incentives, Escape lease deals, and EcoSport lease deals that are sure to keep your wallet intact. Once you find the incentive or lease deal you love, act fast! These deals change monthly, so be sure to stay up to date on what our dealership is offering for the SUV you want.

Schedule a Test Drive

Do the Escape and EcoSport sound like SUVs you have to try out in person? Paul Heuring Ford is ready to get you behind the wheel of the vehicle you love. Just fill out our test drive form or give us a call at (877) 411-5014 and we'll have the Escape or EcoSport model you want ready once you arrive. If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to give our dealership in Hobart, IN a call.

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