2018 Ford EcoSport in Frankfort, KY
As tastes shift, so do the vehicles that are being offered by the biggest manufacturers. New for 2018, drivers can now find a vehicle from Ford that fulfills their desire for a subcompact SUV. The 2018 Ford EcoSport is an excellent option for drivers who want a vehicle that has plenty of room for cargo while maintaining a compact size and performance options that more than able to handle towing a trailer. While you aren't going to have the same truck-like performance options that you would find on a full-size SUV, the 2018 Ford EcoSport is an excellent option for drivers who want more from their vehicle. See the 2018 Ford EcoSport in Frankfort, KY, for yourself when you visit Crossroads Ford Lincoln.
Of course, with a new vehicle like the 2018 Ford EcoSport, it's no wonder that there are plenty of features and technologies available that can help make staying connected and safe while behind the wheel a lot easier. A version of the Ford SYNC system is available on all trim levels, whether it's the basic SYNC on the 2018 Ford EcoSport S, or the upgraded SYNC 3, which is standard starting on the SE trim level. You can also add available SYNC® Connect, which lets you interact with your vehicle even when you aren't behind the wheel.
Options on the 2018 Ford EcoSport
While the 2018 Ford EcoSport is a subcompact model, there is still plenty of space in the interior for passengers or cargo. There is seating for up to five people, with a total passenger volume of 91.1 cubic feet. That can be broken down to provide plenty of space for your passengers, no matter which row they end up sitting in. Though the front row used to be reserved exclusively for the taller passengers, that is no longer the case, with 39.8 inches of head room in the first row, and 37.5 inches in the second row. Even with the leg room, there's plenty of space in the second row, with 36.7 inches against the 42.9 inches in the front. With all of those passengers, it is likely you'll need plenty of room for cargo, which the 2018 Ford EcoSport has in spades. The interior cargo space behind the second row is 20.9 cubic feet, which expands to 50 cubic feet when the second row is folded down.
If the interior cargo space isn't enough, or if you need to move a particularly cumbersome piece of cargo, you can use the 2018 Ford EcoSport to tow a trailer. There are two engine options available that help the 2018 Ford EcoSport handle a trailer. The standard 1.0L EcoBoost three-cylinder engine, which provides 123 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque, is able to tow up to 1,400 pounds when properly equipped. If you need more power, the available engine is a 2.L four-cylinder with 166 horsepower and 149 pound-feet of torque. You'll be capable of towing even more when this engine is equipped, totaling a maximum trailering weight of 2,000 pounds. To see the new 2018 Ford EcoBoost in action, schedule a test drive at Crossroads Ford Lincoln in Frankfort, KY.