Compare the Chevrolet Equinox and Ford Escape

New Chevrolet Equinox


New Ford Escape


Compare The Chevrolet Equinox Versus The Ford Escape

Compact SUVs make a great addition to any type of driving situation. Not only are they small enough to easily maneuver around Wayne NJ, West Caldwell, or beyond, but they're also extremely versatile, filled with safety and infotainment features, and prepared to get you wherever you need to go with its SUV performance. If you've been searching for a new SUV in New Jersey, you may have discovered the Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape. Both of these SUVs are affordable, reliable, and filled with the features you crave. Which one should you choose? We recommend reading our comparison to find out.


2021 Chevy Equinox Vs. Ford Escape: Performance

Both models come with enough power to allow you to move from point A to point B with ease. For more powertrain options, you'll want to consider the Ford Escape. Not only does the Ford Escape offer better overall horsepower than the Chevy Equinox, but it also has a hybrid powertrain available for excellent fuel economy. The Chevy Equinox does have a larger gas tank, though, which helps keep your trips to the gas pump at a minimum. Both SUVs do have an all-wheel drive system available as well as the front-wheel drive drivetrain.

2021 Chevy Equinox 2021 Ford Escape
City/Highway Miles-Per-Gallon Rating 25/30 26/31
Fuel Capacity 15.6-gallons 14.8-gallons
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Horsepower 170 @ 5600 181 @ 6000

2021 Chevy Equinox Vs. Ford Escape: Space

When it comes to space, the Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape are pretty close in size. They both contain up to five seats and are a similar length. The Chevy Equinox is slimmer than the Ford Escape, which is great for those tight Bernardsville parking spaces, and has more cargo room available. The Ford Escape includes more head and leg room for the front passengers to stretch out in.

2021 Chevrolet Equinox 2021 Ford Escape
Space Behind the Back Row 29.9 cubic feet 37.8 cubic feet
Total Cargo Capacity (Rear row folded down) 63.9 cubic feet 68.5 cubic feet

2021 Chevy Equinox Vs. Ford Escape: Price And Options

The Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape are extremely close in price. In fact, the Ford Escape is only about $1,000 more than the Chevy Equinox when you compare the base trim levels. The Ford Escape does offer more options than the Chevy Equinox, with four main trim levels compared to the Equinox's three main trim levels. We recommend that our NJ area drivers take a closer look at each trim level, package, and powertrain option to see which SUV would be the right fit for your preferences, budget, and desires.

2021 Chevrolet Equinox 2021 Ford Escape
MSRP $23,800 $24,855

Chevy Equinox Driver's Seat


Ford Escape Driver's Seat


Contact Paul Miller Auto Group To Test Drive A New Chevy Equinox Or Ford Escape

If you're interested in taking a test drive in either SUV, don't hesitate to visit one of our Paul Miller Auto Group dealerships. We have many brand-new compact SUVs available for every type of Parsippany area driver and our team would love to get you behind the wheel at your next convenience. We're also available to discuss your lease and loan opportunities and can show you around any of our other new or used cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans if you'd like.

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