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Other subcompact crossovers we think should get the performance treatment

The rumored Kona N will need competition, after all

We've learned that Hyundai's engineers are working on a high-performance N version of the Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover SUV. And while people might cringe at the idea of putting effort into making a crossover sporty, we're not opposed to the idea. It worked pretty well in the case of the Nissan Juke Nismo RS, and now

First Drive
2018 Ford EcoSport First Drive Review | What’s in a name?

Testing the Indian-made small crossover on American roads

The rest of the world is already familiar with the Ford EcoSport. Now the small crossover is available to U.S. customers for the first time. Incidentally, it's the first car built in India to be sold here. As Ford begins to lean more heavily on its crossovers at a time when it plans to discontinue most of its cars, the EcoSport is the most diminutive in its lineup. It's available with two engine options: a 1.0-liter three-cylinder Ecoboost, and a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter. Front- and all-whe

Spy Shots
Next-generation Ford EcoSport small crossover spotted testing

Ford's tiny SUV looks ready for a redo

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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There were 2,000 ways to configure a Ford Fusion. Now there are 36

2019 Fusion one of first Fords to reduce complexity, follow 'operational fitness'

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.

Official
Ford promotes tiny EcoSport with world's largest billboard

It would take three EcoSports to tow the ad

Ford builds the world's largest billboard in Madrid to advertise its tiniest crossover, the EcoSport.

SEMA
Followup
Ford’s product plans veer off the asphalt, toward electrification

Ford exec offers a bit more clarity on future products

Ford exec offers a bit more clarity on future products

Official
Ford’s new EcoSport compact crossover will start just under $21K

It competes with the Honda HR-V, the Mazda CX-3 and the Kia Soul.

It competes with the Honda HR-V, the Mazda CX-3 and the Kia Soul.

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The 2018 Ford Expedition will offer live streaming TV via the SlingBox app

And don't bother bringing your CDs in an EcoSport

Using a Slingbox, you'll be able to watch your TV on your phone, computer, and SUV.

Video
How the Ford EcoSport's rear shelf weighs just 6 pounds but can support 700

The secret is a recycled-paper honeycomb design.

It's strong, eco-friendly, and keeps delicate eggs safe. What's not to like?

Los Angeles
Ford EcoSport Spied | Autoblog Minute

Ford EcoSport has been spied around Michigan.

Los Angeles
The Ford EcoSport is coming to the US and we can thank the King of Snapchat

The reveal will be broadcast on Snapchat next week and is part of a three-day event in LA.

Spy Shots
Ford EcoSport spotted in US with Escape-inspired face

Updated compact CUV raises more questions about US viability for Blue Oval's EcoSport.

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?

Open Road
Is the Ford EcoSport coming to the USA?

This subcompact crossover has been on sale abroad since 2004.

This would be a relatively easy way for Ford to jump on the subcompact crossover trend.

Spy Shots
Spy shots of Ford EcoSport could hint at future US sales

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.

Official
Ford EcoSport Storm concept swallows a Raptor in Sao Paulo

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 bod

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