We recently had the Duster’s petrol-automatic version over at our garage and we tested it for performance and fuel efficiency. Having conducted a similar test for the Ford EcoSport’s petrol-automatic version previously, we compared data from both the test results to find out which of the two offers better performance and fuel efficiency.
The Ford Ecosport was the original compact SUV that started this segment over 5 years ago.So does the old dog has a trick or two to teach the new kid in town or does the Hyundai Venue have the clear advantage? I try and answer the question for you.
The Ford Ecosport started the compact SUV race in India over 5 years ago. It comes with a very capable and fuel efficient diesel engine along with a host of features including the best-in-class safety kit with traction control and the option of 6 airbags.
Compact SUVs are so successful because they're the perfect recipe for Indian roads. They have good ground clearance, butch looks, space, comfort, equipment, and above all, affordability. And if you choose an automatic - there's convenience too.
Ford EcoSport is in the market for quite some time and in fact, it is the oldest compact SUV around. It is still going strong thanks to a host of distinctive features that makes this Ford scores higher than its rivals.
Ford EcoSport and Mahindra XUV300; one is a veteran, the other is the newest kid on the block in the increasingly competitive sub-compact SUV market. Both of them are offered with ample creature comforts, safety provisions, and gadgetry. We took their diesel models out to see if we could find a definite winner between them. Why the diesel models? To be honest, because the petrol variants weren't available at the time of the shoot.