2019 Nissan Kicks vs. 2019 Ford EcoSport

Nissan has done an excellent job of developing a wide range of crossover SUVs that should have little trouble offering something that almost any potential buyers are looking for. A comparison of the 2019 Nissan Kicks vs. 2019 Ford EcoSport will give Charlie Clark Nissan customers a very interesting look at two models on the more compact end of the crossover SUV spectrum. Both automakers had the same idea when they were developing these compact crossover SUVs. People living in densely populated cities who also need to find creative solutions to finding a parking spot will be interested in these vehicles. However, Charlie Clark Nissan customers who choose the 2019 Kicks will offer its owners a few key advantages that owners of the 2019 EcoSport won’t have, including in cargo volume and fuel economy. Customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2019 Nissan Kicks today by calling, 952-295-3028.

Like almost every other new Nissan vehicle that is available in the Charlie Clark Nissan showroom, the 2019 Kicks can be outfitted with the automaker’s latest connectivity technology. The NissanConnect® infotainment system is compatible with both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications on the SV and SR trims. The 2019 Ford EcoSport offers a similar set of capabilities to its owners. However, one key difference between the two compact crossover SUVs is access to active safety systems. The automaker has equipped the 2019 Kicks with universal access to the Nissan Automatic Emergency Braking system. Ford EcoSport buyers will have different options available. Finally, the 2019 Nissan Kicks is able to offer more cargo volume (53.1 cubic-feet) than its Ford EcoSport competitor (50 cubic-feet). This advantage in cargo volume also extends to the Kicks when there are passengers in the back seat.


2019 Nissan Kicks Vs. 2019 Ford EcoSport
1.6-L, 4-Cyl. Engine Turbo., 1.0-L, 3-Cyl.
122/114 Horsepower/Torque 123/125
31/36 Fuel Economy 27/29
53.1 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Volume 50 cu.-ft.


Performance Specs

All three trim grades of the 2019 Nissan Kicks use the same powertrain. The 2019 Kicks has a naturally aspirated 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that is attached to the automaker’s continuously variable transmission. It will be able to efficiently produce 122 horsepower and 114 pound-feet of torque. Owners of the 2019 Ford EcoSport will have two engine options to choose from, a turbocharged three-cylinder and a turbocharged four-cylinder. Each of them is attached to a six-speed automatic transmission. While the current EcoSport will make more power than the 2019 Nissan Kicks, Ford buyers will pay a price at the gas pump with lower fuel-economy scores.

*2019 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.


A front right quarter photo of the 2019 Nissan Kicks.
A right profile photo of the 2019 Nissan Kicks.
A photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2019 Nissan Kicks.
A photo of the front seats of the 2019 Nissan Kicks.