Small, nimble and efficient crossover SUVs are replacing traditional compact platforms in the modern automotive industry. Within the Toyota inventory available at dealerships, like Serra Toyota of Decatur, that focus falls on the Toyota C-HR. Customers shopping in this segment might need some help identifying which member of this rapidly growing segment will best fit their needs. A comparison of the 2020 Toyota C-HR vs. 2020 Ford EcoSport will help shoppers separate the wheat from the chaff. On the base level, the 2020 C-HR will offer more standard performance than the 2020 Ford EcoSport and it makes a more comprehensive suite of connectivity technology available on more trim grades. Additionally, the 2020 Toyota C-HR is able to demonstrate very strong fuel economy scores over its Ford rival. Customers can schedule a test drive today by calling, 256-274-4354.
Both the 2020 Toyota C-HR and 2020 Ford EcoSport offer two rows of seating that can hold up to five people. Any passenger in either vehicle will have approximately the same amount of legroom in the front and rear rows leading to a very comfortable experience. In terms of cargo volume, the 2020 Toyota C-HR is able to offer a little more than 19 cubic-feet when the rear seat is being used and up to 37 cubic-feet when that seat is folded down. In the interest of honesty, the 2020 Ford EcoSport does have a little more maximum cargo volume. Every 2020 C-HR trim available at our showroom will offer a smartphone-compatible infotainment system on all trim grades. The base trim of the EcoSport doesn’t have access to the Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ suites. However, both compact crossover SUVs give respective owners a chance to use a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. Drivers and passengers in the 2020 C-HR will be able to connect several devices simultaneously.
Performance and Fuel Economy Specs
Toyota employs a single powertrain for the 2020 Toyota C-HR. Every version at the dealership will use a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a continuously variable transmission, making 144 horsepower and 139 pound-feet of torque. It is only equipped with all-wheel-drive. Owners of the 2020 C-HR will be able to achieve 27 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway. Ford uses a turbocharged, 1.0-liter, three-cylinder or a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine in the 2020 EcoSport. The base three-cylinder engine will make 123 horsepower and record up to 27 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.