Should I buy a new Ford Ecosport
2022 Ford EcoSport S with I2.0L Ti-VCT GDI I4 engine 4WD Automatic transmission - Is this a reliable new vehicle? Will it last if I take care of it? Should I buy it?
The Ford EcoSport is a scam.
It's a lifted sixth generation Ford Fiesta (2008), and the EcoSport it self is a decade old at this point.
Ford has long discontinued that horrid economy car for most of the world - replacing it with the Ford Puma.
So that's a 15 year old design, based on an unsuccessful economy car.
But the main issue is that the pricing is outrageously horrible!
These small crossovers are meant to be cheap - as it's just a bodykit. IT SHOULD NOT COST LIKE A FAMILY CAR!
For instance, my small crossover which I absolutely adore was $1,000 more than the non-lifted version.
And same with the Corolla Cross, it is around $1,000 more than the Corolla hatchback.
BUT the EcoSport is a mind boggling $8,000 OVER the super outdated Fiesta it's based on and it's a crap car!
If it would be a $15k car, as it should be, I wouldn't have much critique BUT at the price of a decent car?
If you value your money, Just get a Corolla Cross / C-HR.
Or maybe even just a regular Corolla.
Avoid it. If you want a subcompact suv go for a hr-v or corolla cross or if something a bit bigger then cr-v or rav4.