Ford's popular EcoSport subcompact SUV gets a major refresh for 2018. Up front it gets a the new Ford family face with a higher-mounted trapezoidal grille flanked by larger twin-chamber headlights and a reshaped fascia. New wheel options complete the exterior makeover. At the back it gets larger rear bumpers and a new spare tire case. Inside it gets an all-new dashboard with a full gauge cluster and a large floating infotainment screen.
There are two gasoline powerplants offered, a 1.5-liter Ti-VCT inline-3 Dragon mill which produces 121hp and 150Nm of torque and a 1.0-liter turbocharged inline-3 EcoBoost unit which makes 123hp and 170Nm of torque. The Dragon motor can be mated to either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic transmission, the boosted engine is exclusively paired to a 6-speed auto.