2018 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2018 Ford Eco-Sport

When we are talking about the 2018 Ford Eco-spot and the 2018 Toyota RAV4, there is not much to differentiate both the models. However, we need to take a closer look to choose either of them. The comparison below will give you a fair idea of the model you should definitely go for!

Design & Style

The exterior of both the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Toyota RAV4 comes with a durable and robust construction. The 2018 Honda EcoSport is a 5-seater with comfortable and spacious front seats, but the rear seats are short on legroom. Due to large window panels, visibility is also below par.With the use of midgrade and low quality materials, the interior of Eco-sport is just not up to mark. The vehicles of this segment feel more posh and expensive than EcoSport.

For the 2018 Toyota RAV4, it is quite impressive with spacious cabin and well-shaped front seats. One can also adjust the lumbar and height accessible on the side of the driver. The controls are easy to reach, making it a comfortable drive for the drivers and passengers,

Technology & Safety

No vehicle can be completely reviewed unless we take into account its technology and safety aspects. Some of the standard features in the Ford EcoSport include SYNC infotainment system with 4.2-inch display, MyKey and 6-speaker audio system. Available features include SYNC infotainment system with 6.5 or 8-inch touch screen, 9-speaker premium audio system, navigation and a moonroof. Rearview camera is the only standard safety feature in the base model.

On the other hand, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 comes with an easy to use infotainment system, with an upgraded interface offering smartphone integration. The well positioned controls make life easy for drivers and passengers alike. Some of the standard safety features include airbags, emergency braking and lane keeping assist.


Performance of any vehicle plays a pivotal role in determining how powerful it is, in terms of engine specifications. With the 2018 Ford EcoSport, you get two engine options, including a standard 3-cylinder EcoBoost engine producing an output of 123 HP and an upgrades 166 HP 4-cylinder engine. On the other hand, for the same price point, the base model of 2018 Toyota RAV4 is blessed with a superior engine, generating an output of 170 HP and 172 lb-ft of torque.

The Bottom Line

The above comparison tells a clear story that the 2018 Ford EcoSport is no match to Toyota RAV4. The latter has an upper hand in terms of technology, design and safety features. It is a comprehensive package, making it a preferred choice for car buyers.

Ready to Schedule a Toyota RAV4 Test Drive Today?

If you want to experience the total package offered by the 2018 Toyota RAV4, come for a test drive with us at Colonial Toyota. We are located in Milford Connecticut and we serve the needs of car buyers from the entire state. You can drop by our showroom today or call us in advance to book your Toyota RAV4 test drive appointment.

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