2019 Ford EcoSport vs. 2019 Buick Encore

May 1st, 2019 by


  • EcoBoost® Engine
  • Ford SYNC®3
  • FordPass Connect

Looking for an affordable SUV with great fuel economy? Look no further than the brand new 2019 Ford EcoSport. Visit Sheridan Ford to check out the 2019 EcoSport, available in four trim models (S, SE, SES and Titanium). Compared to the 2019 Buick Encore, this Ford SUV has a more affordable starting MSRP ( $19,995 vs. $23,200). Both offer seating for five, but the 2019 Ford EcoSport’s vast features available make it the better choice. This Ford SUV allows you impressive fuel economy with 4-Wheel Drive capability. Go See Joe at Sheridan Ford to learn more.

Cargo and Space

The 2019 Ford EcoSport offers plenty of passenger and cargo space. This Ford SUV has a total passenger volume of 91.1 cubic feet. With the rear seats folded down, there is 50 cubic feet of cargo space, and 20.9 cubic feet of space with the rear seats folded up.

For passengers, there is plenty of head, leg, hip and shoulder room.

Front Rear
Head room 39.6 inches 37.5 inches
Leg room 42.9 inches 36.7 inches
Hip Room 51.6 inches 50.9 inches
Shoulder 53.3 inches 51.3 inches


Performance and Capability

The 2019 Ford EcoSport is equipped with a 1.0-L Ecoboost® engine, or a 2.0-L Ti-VCT engine in 4-Wheel Drive-capable models. Both options provide great power, optimized efficiency and impressive fuel economy.

4WD models are perfect for anyone who often commutes all week and wants to get off road on the weekends without having to stop at the gas station as frequently. One feature that automatically engages for you in 4WD models is Hill Start Assist. This keeps you at a stop on a steep hill and prevents you from rolling backwards as you release the brake to move forward.

Technology and Safety

Connect your compatible cell phone to the 2019 Ford EcoSport, while still utilizing all the features of your phone, like the map, podcast app, answer phone calls and more. The 8-inch touch screen allows you to maneuver through as if you were using your phone. Answer phone calls and text messages all hands-free. You can do all of this with Ford’s SYNC 3® with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility.

Arrive at all of your destinations safely with the following driver-assist technologies:

  • Rear-view camera
  • Reverse Sensing System
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross Traffic Alert
  • AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (roll Stability Control™)

These features use sensors and cameras to alert you to any potential dangers that may cause an accident, or to just help you stay on track and drive with more confidence.

FordPass Connect™ allows your 2019 EcoSport to become an in-vehicle hotspot, with up to 10 devices able to connect. This service also allows you to remotely check your fuel levels, lock/unlock the car, schedule maintenance, request roadside assistance and locate your car if you’re parked in a crowded lot.

Go see Joe at Sheridan Ford now that you’ve compared the 2019 Ford EcoSport to the 2019 Buick Encore. Our knowledgeable staff will help you learn more about the EcoSport and will answer your questions and help you drive home in your new Ford SUV. Visit Sheridan Ford on Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington, DE today to test drive the 2019 EcoSport.