Mahindra recently has launched its new Mahindra Bolero Neo which is a traditional 7-seater. Mahindra Bolero Neo is basically the facelifted version of the previously discontinued Mahindra TUV300 however with a Bolero nametag as the 7-seater MPV Bolero is the best-selling car in the current line-up of the company and could benefit from it. Amongst all the competition in the market, the Neo gets the toughest competition from its American rival Ford EcoSport. Let’s look at a basic comparison between the Bolero Neo and Ford EcoSport that which car is better in which sense.

Bolero Neo Vs EcoSport Dimension comparison

Mahindra Bolero NeoFord EcoSport
Length3995 mm3998 mm
Width1795 mm1765 mm
Height1817 mm1647 mm
Wheelbase2680 mm2519 mm

Although the length of Ford EcoSport is greater than Neo by 3mm but other than that the Bolero Neo outshine the EcoSport in every measurement be it width, height or wheelbase.

Engine options

CarMahindra Bolero NeoFord EcoSportFord EcoSport
Engine1.5-litre 3-cylinder diesel1.5-litre 4- cylinder diesel1.5-litre 4- cylinder NA petrol
Power100 PS100 PS122 PS
Torque260 Nm215 Nm149 Nm
Transmission5-speed MT5-speed MT5-speed MT, 6-speed AT

Here the Ford EcoSport provide you with much more options than the Bolero Neo which only comes in a single 1.5-litre 3-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that can generate up to 100 PS of max power along with max torque of 260 Nm.

The Ford EcoSport come with the same 1.5-litre engine however with 4 cylinders and more torque generations, while the petrol variant also comes with a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder engine but NA engine that can generate up to 122 PS with 149 Nm of max torque and is also available in 6-speed AT option.

Feature comparison

The new Bolero Neo comes with many up-to-date features like Halogen headlamps with LED DRLs, alloy wheels, front fog lamps, side and rear step, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, dual-tone electrically adjustable ORVMs, Central locking, manual height-adjustable driver seat, steering-mounted multimedia controls, Blue Sense mobile app connectivity, follow me home headlamps.

On the other hand, Ford EcoSport gets features like a bigger 8-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, cruise control, steering mounted controls, electric sunroof, paddle shifters, automatic climate control and much more.


Both the cars are priced almost the same as the Mahindra Bolero Neo starts with a base price of Rs. 8.48 lakhs and ends at the top end model which is priced at Rs. 9.99 lakhs while the EcoSport comes with a starting price of Rs. 8.19 lakh and goes up till Rs. 11.69 lakh (Ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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