The 2018 Ford EcoSport small SUV has only just arrived, but we're already getting a glimpse of what's more than likely the next version of this subcompact sport-utility. That's because while the EcoSport is new to the U.S. — where it takes on the likes of pint-size rivals like the Chevrolet Trax, Kia Soul, and Honda HR-V — the model itself has been present in other global markets since 2012.
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While its long-term future remains uncertain, Ford signaled that it isn't giving up yet on its best-selling car when it unveiled the 2019 Fusion on Tuesday. But the refreshed midsize sedan, along with the 2018 EcoSport compact crossover before it, also illustrate the first attempts by the company to limit complexity by drastically lowering the number of buildable configurations.
Ford builds the world's largest billboard in Madrid to advertise its tiniest crossover, the EcoSport.
The F-150 is the most popular platform.
Ford exec offers a bit more clarity on future products
It competes with the Honda HR-V, the Mazda CX-3 and the Kia Soul.
Using a Slingbox, you'll be able to watch your TV on your phone, computer, and SUV.
It's strong, eco-friendly, and keeps delicate eggs safe. What's not to like?
Ford's smallest SUV is finally coming to America.
The reveal will be broadcast on Snapchat next week and is part of a three-day event in LA.
The new grille, updated headlights, and tweaked front bumper on this EcoSport point to a US debut sooner rather than later. But is that the best idea?
Ford is testing a facelifted EcoSport in Michigan, raising questions about the sub-compact CUV's potential in the growing American sub-compact CUV market.
Ford rolled into the Sao Paulo Motor Show with some pretty cool crossovers in tow, the awesomest of all being the EcoSport Storm concept shown above, which draws its inspiration directly from the F-150 SVT Raptor. It packs a lower grille clearly derived from the now-famous muscle truck, as well as a Blue Storm paint job, black and silver trim, special graphics, lower body cladding and 215/75 R15 off-road tires. Don't go holding your breath for a supercharged V8, though; made locally in Brazil, I
Siri from Apple has proven that being able to talk to your technology doesn't always work perfectly. But what if it could eventually go far enough to give a personality to inanimate objects like our cars? Ford took just this path to comedic effect by playing a prank on many unsuspecting Australians, in a new commercial for its EcoSport compact crossover.
While most of us believe that small, fuel efficient cars are the key to global expansion for US automakers, Jim Farley, Ford's vice president of Global Marketing, thinks otherwise. Last week, we attended an exclusive sneak preview of the Ford Edge Concept in advance of the Los Angeles Auto Show, and Farley told us that it's actually utility vehicles that will help the Blue Oval gain market share overseas. "There is no other segment in our industry that is growing like utilities," he said. "We ex