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    Tata Nexon vs Ford Ecosport - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 11 Jul 2020

    Which petrol car is better: Tata Nexon or Ford EcoSport? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    Tata Nexon vs Ford Ecosport

    Nexon 2020 Vs Ecosport 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Tata Nexon

    Ford EcoSport

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XE

    ₹6.95

    Ambiente

    ₹8.18

    XM

    ₹7.70

    Trend

    ₹8.98

    XZ

    ₹8.70

    Titanium

    ₹9.77

    XZ+

    ₹9.50

    Titanium+

    ₹10.67

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹9.70

    Thunder

    ₹10.67

    XZ+(S)

    ₹10.10

    S

    ₹11.22

    XZ+(S) Dual Tone

    ₹10.30

       

    XZ+(O)

    ₹10.40

       

    XZ+(O) Dual Tone

    ₹10.60

       

     

    Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 6.95 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.60 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. On the other hand, Ford EcoSport petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.18 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.22 lakh. Tata Nexon has a lower starting price. Even the top variant of the Tata Nexon petrol manual is cheaper than the Ford EcoSport petrol MT.

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Tata Nexon

    Ford EcoSport

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XM

    ₹8.30

    Titanium+

    ₹11.57

    XZ+

    ₹10.10

       

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹10.30

       

    XZ+(S)

    ₹10.70

       

    XZ+(S) Dual Tone

    ₹10.90

       

    XZ+(O)

    ₹11.00

       

    XZ+(O) Dual Tone

    ₹11.20

       

     

    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 8.30 lakh and Ford EcoSport starts from Rs. 11.57 lakh. With the petrol automatic powertrain, Tata Nexon petrol automatic is available in 7 trims while the EcoSport is only available in 1. Even that is more expensive than the most expensive Nexon automatic.

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Tata Nexon

    Ford EcoSport

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XE

    ₹8.45

    Ambiente

    ₹8.68

    XM

    ₹9.20

    Trend

    ₹9.48

    XZ

    ₹10.20

    Titanium

    ₹10.00

    XZ+

    ₹11.00

    Titanium+

    ₹11.17

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹11.20

    Thunder

    ₹11.17

    XZ+(S)

    ₹11.60

    S

    ₹11.72

    XZ+(S) Dual Tone

    ₹11.80

       

    XZ+(O)

    ₹11.90

       

    XZ+(O) Dual Tone

    ₹12.10

       

     

    Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 8.45 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.10 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. On the other hand, Ford EcoSport diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.68 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.72 lakh. Tata Nexon has a lower starting price but its top variant is more expensive than the EcoSport diesel.

    Nexon 2020 Vs Ecosport 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Tata Nexon is 3993mm long, 1811mm wide and 1606mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2498mm. The Tata Nexon has a boot space of 350 litres. On the other hand, 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.

    A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Tata Nexon

    Difference

    Ford EcoSport

    Length (mm)

    3993

    5

    3998

    Width (mm)

    1811

    46

    1765

    Height (mm)

    1606

    41

    1647

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2498

    21

    2519

    Boot Space (litre)

    350

    2

    352

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    209

    9

    200

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    44

    8

    52

     

    Dimension Review

    • EcoSport is longer than Nexon by 5mm.
    • Nexon is wider than EcoSport by 46mm.
    • EcoSport is taller than Nexon by 41mm.
    • EcoSport has a longer wheelbase than Nexon; by 21mm.
    • EcoSport has 2 litre more boot space than Nexon.
    • Nexon has 9mm more ground clearance than EcoSport.

    In terms of dimensions, both the SUVs have comparable size and therefore they have an equal road presence. You can go with either if you want a better road presence.

    Nexon 2020 Vs Ecosport 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One Has Better Performance?

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | ENGINE & POWERTRAIN OPTIONS

    Tata Nexon

    Ford EcoSport

    1.2L Petrol Manual

    1.5L Petrol Manual

    1.2L Petrol Automatic

    1.5L Petrol Automatic

    1.5L Diesel Manual

    1.5L Diesel Manual

    1.5L Diesel Automatic

     

     

    The detailed comparison of Nexon and EcoSport powertrains is as follows:

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL MANUAL

     

    Tata Nexon

    Ford EcoSport

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Normal Petrol

    Displacement

    1.2L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    Maximum Power

    120PS @ 5500rpm

    122PS @ 6500rpm

    Peak Torque

    170Nm @ 1750-4000rpm

    149Nm @ 4500rpm

    Transmission

    6-Speed

    5-Speed

    Claimed FE

    17.57kmpl

    15.88kmpl

     

    Nexon 1.2L Petrol Manual Vs Ecosport 1.5L Petrol Manual

    Tata Nexon gets a 1.2L turbo petrol engine that makes 120PS of maximum power and 170Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 17.57kmpl.

    Ford EcoSport gets a 1.5L Normal petrol engine that makes 122PS of maximum power and 149Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 15.9kmpl.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

    • EcoSport has a more powerful engine than Nexon.
    • Nexon's Turbo petrol engine produces more torque than EcoSport's.
    • Nexon Turbo petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the EcoSport petrol MT.

    Nexon's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to EcoSport's Normal petrol engine. If you're looking for a car with low running cost, then Nexon will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

     

    Tata Nexon

    Ford EcoSport

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Normal Petrol

    Displacement

    1.2L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    Maximum Power

    120PS @ 5500rpm

    122PS @ 6500rpm

    Peak Torque

    170Nm @ 1750-4000rpm

    149Nm @ 4500rpm

    Transmission

    6-Speed AMT

    6-Speed Torque Converter

    Claimed FE

    16.35kmpl

    14.71kmpl

     

    Nexon 1.2L Petrol Automatic Vs Ecosport 1.5L Petrol Automatic

    Tata Nexon gets a 1.2L turbo petrol engine that makes 120PS of maximum power and 170Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-Speed AMT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 16.35kmpl.

    Ford EcoSport gets a 1.5L Normal petrol engine that makes 122PS of maximum power and 149Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-Speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 14.7kmpl.

    Petrol Automatic Engine Review

    • EcoSport has a more powerful engine than Nexon.
    • Nexon's Turbo engine produces more torque than EcoSport's.
    • Nexon petrol automatic is more fuel-efficient than the EcoSport automatic.

    Nexon's Turbo petrol engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to EcoSport's engine. If you're looking for a car with a lower running cost then Nexon will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL MANUAL

     

    Tata Nexon

    Ford EcoSport

    Engine Type

    Turbo Diesel

    Turbo Diesel

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    110PS @ 4000rpm

    100PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500-2750rpm

    215Nm @ 1750-2500rpm

    Transmission

    6-Speed

    5-Speed

    Claimed FE

    22.44kmpl

    21.74kmpl

     

    Nexon 1.5L Diesel Manual Vs Ecosport 1.5L Diesel Manual

    Tata Nexon gets a 1.5L diesel engine that makes 110PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 22.44kmpl.

    Ford EcoSport also gets a 1.5L diesel engine that makes 100PS of maximum power and 215Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 21.7kmpl.

    Diesel Manual Engine Review

    • Nexon has a more powerful engine than EcoSport.
    • Nexon's engine produces more torque than EcoSport's.
    • Nexon diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the EcoSport manual.

    Nexon's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to EcoSport's engine. It’s also the more fuel-efficient option of the two.

    Nexon 2020 Vs Ecosport 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    NEXON VS ECOSPORT | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Tata Nexon

    Ford EcoSport

    Halogen Projector headlamps w/ DRLs

    HID Xenon Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Electric sunroof

    Electric Sunroof

    R16 Alloy Wheels

    R16 Alloy Wheels

    7-inch floating touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    9-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System

    Auto AC

    6 Airbags

     

    Top 5 features of Nexon are Halogen Projector headlamps w/ DRLs, Electric sunroof, R16 Alloy Wheels, 7-inch floating touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and Auto AC. Top 5 features of EcoSport are HID Xenon Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRLs, Electric Sunroof, R16 Alloy Wheels, 9-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System and 6 Airbags.

    Is Tata Nexon Better Than Ford Ecosport?

    Price of the base variant of Tata Nexon is Rs. 6.95 lakh and Ford EcoSport is Rs. 8.18 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Tata Nexon is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In terms of dimensions, Nexon occupies a larger area compared to EcoSport. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Nexon is a better car than EcoSport.

    For petrol manual powertrain, Nexon's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to EcoSport's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Nexon will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    As far as petrol automatic powertrain is concerned, Nexon's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to EcoSport's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Nexon will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    For diesel manual powertrain, Nexon's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to EcoSport's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Nexon will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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