2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross vs Ford EcoSport - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross vs Ford EcoSport - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which car is better: Maruti Suzuki S-Cross or Ford EcoSport? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross vs Ford EcoSport

S-Cross 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

S-CROSS VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Ford EcoSport

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Sigma

₹8.39

Ambiente

₹8.18

Delta

₹9.60

Trend

₹8.98

Zeta

₹9.95

Titanium

₹9.77

Alpha

₹11.16

Titanium+

₹10.67

 -  -

Thunder

₹10.67

 -  -

S

₹11.22


Maruti Suzuki S-Cross prices start from Rs. 8.39 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.16 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Ford EcoSport petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.18 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.22 lakh.

S-CROSS VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Ford EcoSport

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Delta

₹10.84

Titanium

₹10.67

Zeta

₹11.19

Titanium+

₹11.57

Alpha

₹12.39

   


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross prices start from Rs. 10.84 lakh and Ford EcoSport starts from Rs. 10.67 lakh.

S-Cross 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is 4300mm long, 1785mm wide and 1595mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2600mm. The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross has a boot space of 375 litres. The Ford EcoSport measures 3998mm in length, 1765mm in width and 1647mm in height. The wheelbase of Ford EcoSport is 2519mm and it has a boot space of 352 litres.

S-CROSS VS ECOSPORT | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Difference

Ford EcoSport

Length (mm)

4300

302

3998

Width (mm)

1785

20

1765

Height (mm)

1595

52

1647

Wheelbase (mm)

2600

81

2519

Boot Space (litre)

375

23

352

Ground Clearance(mm)

180

20

200

Fuel Tank (litre)

48

4

52

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

215/60 R16

-

195/65 R15

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

215/60 R16

-

215/60 R16


Dimension Review

  • The S-Cross is longer than the EcoSport by 302mm.
  • The S-Cross is wider than the EcoSport by 20mm.
  • The EcoSport is taller than the S-Cross by 52mm.
  • The S-Cross has a longer wheelbase than the EcoSport; by 81mm.
  • The S-Cross has 23 litres more boot space than the EcoSport.
  • The EcoSport has 20mm more ground clearance than the S-Cross.

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In terms of dimensions, the S-Cross is a larger car compared to the EcoSport. So, in theory, the S Cross should have better road presence but its hatchback styling gives the EcoSport the upper hand.

S-Cross 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

S-CROSS VS ECOSPORT | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Ford EcoSport

Engine Type

Hybrid Petrol

Petrol

Displacement

1.5L

1.5L

Cylinder

4

3

Maximum Power

105PS @ 6000rpm

122PS @ 6500rpm

Peak Torque

138Nm @ 4400rpm

149Nm @ 4500rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

18.55kmpl

15.9kmpl

Automatic Transmission

4-speed torque converter

6-speed torque converter

Automatic FE

18.43kmpl

14.7kmpl


S-Cross 1.5L Petrol vs EcoSport 1.5L Petrol

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross gets a 1.5L hybrid petrol 4-cylinder engine which makes 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 4-Speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol manual has a mileage of 18.55kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.43kmpl.

Ford EcoSport gets a 1.5L petrol 3-cylinder engine that makes 122PS of maximum power and 149Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Ford EcoSport petrol manual has a mileage of 15.9kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 14.7kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The EcoSport has a more powerful engine than the S-Cross.
  • The EcoSports engine produces more torque than the S-Cross but its heavier weight negates some of that higher torque advantage.
  • The S-Cross petrol manual is far more fuel-efficient than the EcoSport.
  • Not only is the S Cross more efficient, but it also has a slightly better torque-to-weight ratio. Along with the additional off-peak torque from the electric motor, the S-Cross should have noticeably better drivability than the EcoSport petrol.

S-Cross 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

Notable top features of S-Cross 2020 are:

  • LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Auto headlamps
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto AC
  • Auto-dimming IRVM
  • Cruise control
  • Keyless entry w/ push-button start/stop
  • Rear wiper & washer
  • Rear defogger
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Front and rear armrests

Notable top features of EcoSport 2020 are:

  • HID Xenon Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRLs
  • Electric Sunroof
  • 16-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Front and rear armrests
  • 9-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System w/ Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • 6 Airbags
  • Auto AC
  • Auto-Dimming IRVM
  • Auto Headlamps
  • Front and rear armrests
  • Auto Wipers
  • Keyless Entry w/ Push Button Start/Stop
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

Is the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross better than the Ford EcoSport?

Price of the base variant of Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is Rs. 8.39 lakh and Ford EcoSport is Rs. 8.18 lakh (both ex-showroom). Despite coming from different segments, the two cars are similarly priced.

In terms of dimensions, the S-Cross is larger but the EcoSport has a visual bulk despite its smaller body. So the EcoSport may offer a better road presence.

For petrol powertrain, EcoSports engine offers more torque but the SCross has a better torque-to-weight ratio. So, will offer better driveability than the EcoSport petrol. The S-Cross is also considerably more fuel-efficient.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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