2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Chevrolet Equinox

Front passenger side exterior view of a blue 2019 Ford Escape on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a red 2019 Chevy Equinox on the right

There is a huge selection of crossover SUVs to choose from which makes it hard to determine which one fits your needs and your budget. The 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox both provide an athletic exterior appeal as well as flexible cargo and passenger space and they also have multiple drivetrain and trim level choices to help you find everything in an SUV you want without destroying your budget. You can see all of the similarities and differences between the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevy Equinox below with our side-by-side comparison.



2019 Ford Escape

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2019 Chevrolet Equinox

2.0L EcoBoost® Inline 4-Cylinder Available Engine 2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder
245 HP/ 275 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 252 HP/ 260 LB-FT
6-Speed SelectShift Automatic Available Transmission 9-Speed Automatic
22 MPG City/ 29 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 22 MPG City/ 29 MPG HWY

What are the Similarities & Differences Between the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevy Equinox?

Both the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevy Equinox have three total engine options. In addition to the engines featured above the 2019 Escape makes available a 2.5L Inline 4-Cylinder and a 1.5L EcoBoost® Inline 4-Cylinder while the 2019 Equinox makes available a 1.5L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder as well as a 1.6L Turbo-Diesel 4-Cylinder. All-Wheel Drive (AWD) is also an option for all but the base trim level of both the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevy Equinox.

There is standard seating for five people in the 2019 Escape and 2019 Equinox but the 2019 Ford Escape has more front-row legroom and hip room than the 2019 Chevy Equinox does. You will find easily expandable cargo space inside the 2019 Escape and 2019 Equinox thanks to their split-folding rear seat but the 2019 Ford Escape has 34 cubic feet of standard cargo room and a total of 68 cubic feet with the second-row seat folded flat while the 2019 Equinox only has 29.9 cubic feet and 63.9 cubic feet respectively.

While the standard touchscreen display of the 2019 Equinox is 7” and the 2019 Escape’s is only 4.2” the 2019 Escape gets equipped with an 8” Color Touchscreen inside all but the base trim level while the 2019 Equinox only offers an 8” touchscreen on its top trim level.

You can compare the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox in the flesh by taking them both for a test drive at Sleepy Hollow Auto in Viroqua, WI today.


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