Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4 vs Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual

Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4

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9 reasons for

Subaru XV, model available from 2012.
It has 2.0D 147HP diesel engine produced from 2012.
Drive 4x4 has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

5 reasons for

Ford Ecosport II, model available from 2013.
It has 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP petrol engine produced from 2013.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual
Subaru

9 reasons for Subaru XV 2.0D 147KM manual 4x4 in comparison to Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual

Reasons for
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Maximal power

147 > 125 hp
The horsepower is a characteristic that most of us pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Subaru that has by 22 horsepower more than the Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual, which makes this vehicle slightly better in terms of high speed. Because of more horsepower the Subaru XV will also give somewhat better flexiblility in specific gears.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

9.3 > 12.7 s
If a fast driving is what you are really in to, the Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4 fits you better because it’s acceleration to 100 km/h is 3.4 s better in comparison to the Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual.
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Top speed

198 > 180 km/h
The maximum velocity of the Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4 is higher in comparison to this of the Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 18 km/h is not big and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
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Wheelbase

2,635 > 2,521 mm
Subaru XV has 114 millimeters longer wheelbase in relation to the Ford Ecosport II. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
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Cylinders

4 > 3
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Length

4,450 > 4,244 mm
The Subaru is 5 % longer when compared to the Ford Ecosport II. Long vehicles more of passenger space and usually have bigger trunk. Although the Subaru XV seems to be better choice for families or persons who appreciate convenient driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Ford Ecosport II may be more appropriate to city drivers as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
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Number of gears

6 > 5 gears
The Subaru XV has only one additional gear in relation to the Ford. Usually the extra gear is used as an overdrive so that the previous gears can be narrower to allow better acceleration in the lower gears. One more gear as well helps to decrease fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
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Cylinder layout

boxer > inline
A Boxer engine installed inside the Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4 occurs to be noticeably better because it has smaller dimensions and generates less vibrations compared to engine with cylinders arranged in a straight line. What is more it is worth knowing its flat configuration results in that a vehicle has the benefit of a lower center of gravity what affects the better grip. The advantage of engine which cylinders are arranged in a line, like the one put inside the Ford, is that because of its simple construction it can be cheaper compared to other types of engines.
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Engine capacity

1,999 > 1,000 cc
The Subaru has 999 cubic centimeters greater engine size in relation to the Ford. The difference is relatively large. For this reason the Subaru XV should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger engine capacity usually affects worst fuel efficiency.

Ford

5 reasons for Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125KM manual in comparison to Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4

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Average consumption

5.3 > 5.4 l
The Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual burns up 0.1 l less fuel in the mixed cycle than the Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4. The Ford Ecosport II, which is classified in „small off-road 4x4” class consumes by 2.2 l less amount of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle is 7.5 l.
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Extra-urban consumption

4.7 > 5 l
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Width

2,057 > 1,779 mm
Width of a car influences on interior space for travelers and also stability while driving. The Ford Ecosport II is widther only by 278 millimeters than the Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4 and is not really important. The average for the „mini 4x4” segment is approximately 1,797 mm and is by 260 millimeters smaller than the same attribute of the Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual.
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Model release date

2013 > 2012
Because of the fact that the Subaru XV was introduced only 1 year before the Ford, the gap between technology applied in both cars is not really big, however, the Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual might have slightly more modern solutions applied in it.
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Height

1,696 > 1,616 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 5 % in favor of the Ford Ecosport II is insignificant and does not matter much.

Cars specifications

Subaru XV 2.0D 147HP manual 4x4 Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual
    Gross trailer weight 1,605 kg -
    Model release date 2012 2013
    Price range popular popular
    Facelifting no no
    Class compact SUV compact SUV
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