Missis got one of these
Came home from work and a blue ecosport was in the driveway. Thought the missis was having a fling with someone and the culprit was still over. Was kind of relieved when she said that it was “ours”. That means it’s really hers but I have to pay for it.
It’s at 20,000km and So far so good, transmission has the usual crap but nothing too bad. Ford dealers are always awesome to deal with and ford are fantastic at policing their rogue dealers. Like the one in Melton that was less than average at best.
Missus has been unable to drive lately so I...’ve been leaving my car at home and driving “ours” to the depot. Ride position is nice, features are nice stereo is nice. It’s just nice all round. I Can’t complain about anything yet. The boot space is small and the rear swing door is a pain in the backside when you are in reverse only car parks. If you are shopping for a family of 8 or have to carry a heap of tools it may be an issue, otherwise it’s fine. It’s not a top of the line luxury car however it’s not priced as one. After driving around in trucks all day it sure does feel like one though.
Concerns of feeling movement under excelarator area.
Only 4 days old unknown movement felt when steering the car underneath the excelarator does anyone know why this is in the EcoSport BL suv model 2018. Really feeling unsure about the suv now. Has anyone had this happen in there new suv and if so do you know why?
Good car bought from Ford Morley,Giving me 13 to 14 kms per litre so good on mileage Very good view when driving Very good pickup Only thing i don’t like front light doesn’t not have automatic sensor. As all other cars do have this facility in these days. I bought from morley The salesman was very helpful to choose car
- EcoSport BK
- Verified purchase
Good Car but don't expect much
Had this car for a year now and our first family car.
Pros - good car handling, good engine response (sometimes) when engine is hot, fuel economy (spends $200 per month, everyday driving to work Liverpool to Camden), good boot space, auto head light, rear sensor and auto wiper.
Cons - Agree with others that the engine and gear box are sluggish (which I highlighted don't expect much), after 6 months interior starts to rattle when going to rough road, engine shakes when pressing accelerator from slowing down, slow or sluggish on the get go ...(after full stop), and no satnav/gps for titanium range. Overall we are still happy with the performance as a family car, but don't expect it to run like a performance car as you will be disappointed. The 1.5 petrol engine do helps a lot in when i comes to fuel economy as we are just spending slightly over $50 a week driving from home to work.
Good for the month I've had it
Pro's... I like being treated like a princess! And the Ecosport SES does just that with its heated steering wheel, mirrors, seats, and wipers. I also love the controls being right at your finger tips along with that 8" screen and all it's options.
I also like how the steering feels (sporty).
I feel very safe in it. And with the automatic off when you're stopped I feel it's very economical.
My biggest 2 disappointments ... 1)SQUEAKS, RATTLES, and CREAKING noises. Along with the fact that the Ford dealer had my car for 2hrs one day and 10 hrs ...
Worst car ever!
I bought the ex-demo model and if it wasn't still under ford's warranty i would have to spend thousands fixing the issues. I can't believe Ford has designed such a bad car. The interior is cheap and nasty, engine is sluggish. car has been to the dealer 4 times to fix clutch and gear issues (very common on ecosport). would never buy a Ford again (mustang excluded).
Had issues with this car from day one. Have taken it in for repairs on numerous occasions with no apparent long-term solution to the ongoing issue. Unfortunately the car is part of the recalled vehicles, but there is nothing Ford has been able to us offer to fix the issues.
Good not Great
Handles well and easy to drive, but struggles up any incline. Front is comfy, but not very much space in the back especially with a baby seat. When the silver plastic of the dash catches the sun it's absolutely blinding. I like this car in general but like everything it has areas to improve. However, for the price I can't really complain at all!
- EcoSport BK
- Verified purchase
Great small car
As a Small SUV it feels very spacious on the inside. A tank of petrol goes really far and I haven't experienced any problems with reliability of the vehicle. I really like the Bluetooth and the added feature where the vehicle calls emergency services if you don't respond to prompts due to being injured. The car has a very slight delay in acceleration compared to an all wheel drive.
Great car. Love it
We are driving our 2014 1.5l auto titanium ecosport for last one year. It's an excellent city compact suv. Not so powerful suv. In fact you will get what you will pay. But still we are loving it. Driving experience is good, boot is spacious, leg room is reasonable. So far not a single problem at. We drove more than 10,000 kilos within one year.
the car so far is great but its only 2 years old
the car does tend to shudder at a low speed ,the interior on the passenger side no hand rail or nothing to hold onto,leg room plenty, running cost is great so low on petrol and costs.easy parking with the short front ,the bleeting noises that the car makes when something is near people and cars any object
Extremely underrated vehicle.
I absolutely love this car. It is roomier than a standard sedan but not a large car in its external dimensions like many similar models. The manual Titanium model has an award-winning engine and drives smoothly, is gutsy and economical. The driver seat has excellent visibility all around the car, without the big columns in the back that other compact SUVs often have. Works well with my Iphone. Has a good high ground clearance. Be aware - the auto is a totally different driving experience, so there's no comparison. Extras like the leather seats ...and push-button start are a nice touch. Only needed one repair and Ford agreed to pay for it even though my warranty had ended. My only quibble is that the stereo and dash display are old-fashioned and basic compared to the colour screens available in other cars. However, the driving experience makes up for that. Ford have also been excellent to deal with. Check out the critics' reviews for the MANUAL Titanium that started to come out about a year after the Australian release - they acknowledge it is a good performer.
If you want a SUV then don't buy this car
It is classified as a SUV car for the people that like to pay less for a SUV but it is not 4WD and is actually 2WD in the dimensions of SUV. Anyway when sitting on the driver sit you will have a good feeling of being above sedan cars and obviously better view of front road.
The Automatic transmission model is not actually auto. It is manual that with the trick of software and some extra staff is working as auto. It has clutch but not same as all manual cars, it is hidden and is internal but the concept is same as manual so the software will co...
I bought this car brand new and it has always given me trouble. The rattle noise came after few days of driving it and ford tried to help but got tired of the problem and after few efforts of trying to fix it, they didn't bother. So disappointing and ford metro has the worst customer service.
Regrated buying Ford Ecosport
Performance wise okay. Interior finishing not really good, too congested space wise. Recalled twice. Once for Air bag. second for ABS. After these recall again an ABS malfunction came on the vehicle which cause my vehicle almost towed away, lucky road side assistant got it fixed after 2 hours of investigation. Took to Ford dealer to make sure everything okay. They change the alternator.Now Again seat belt indicator is not working and have booked my car with ford dealer to look at it. I suggest not to buy this car as when ever I am driving I worry if it break down again. I bought the brand new car to have peace of mind when I am driving but in this case it's completely opposite.
Nice and reliable, but gutless
Like most modern Fords it drives and handles pretty well, and certainly gets decent fuel economy. I personally dislike the way these cars are allowed to swap the column controls - indicators on the left of the wheel, etc - but thats a minor problem.
The largest problem with this car is that it's too heavy and under-powered. It's a slug, and I normally regard power as a low priority in a car. It seems Ford were determined to puff up this little thing into a high-riding sport chariot, and add more feature weight, but forgot you need more power t...
Mostly good, occasionally annoying, but reliable and efficient
The good: the high driving position, fuel economy (my long term average after 100,000 KM is 5.8L/100KM), reliability (I've had no issues), and performance (contrary to another review here, mine is always responsive and drives very nicely).
The bad: the interior is all hard plastics, has developed several annoying (but minor) rattles in the dashboard, the tail-gate opens the wrong way (only really an issue if you're parallel-parked), the "SYNC" sound-system is pretty awful (advertises iPhone compatibility, but every time I plug in the usb it is...
Looks great performance is terrible
I was so excited to finally be able to buy a brand new car. The ecosport looks great however the engine and General performance has been terrible. It has had to go back to the dealer numerous times and still more issues arise. It shudders whenever you accelerate and then sometimes won't atarr when you turn the key. Ford seemed willing to fix it but I don't have the time to keep taking my brand new car back to the dealer. That's not what I expected when I bought a brand new car. Very very upsetting and ruined the experience.
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