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2020 chevy equinox red exterior

2020 Chevy Equinox

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2019 ford escape black exterior

2020 Ford Escape*

2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Ford Escape

$23,800 MSRP

Price

$24,885 MSRP
1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder

Engine

2.5L iVCT I-4
170 hp

Horsepower

168 hp
203 lb-ft

Torque

170 lb-ft
26 mpg

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (city)

21 mpg
32 mpg

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (highway)

29 mpg


If you’re in the market for a new small SUV and have been paying attention to the various models you see out and about in Raleigh, you’ve likely noticed that the 2020 Chevy Equinox and 2020 Ford Escape are two popular options. Well-suited to solo commuters and growing families alike, the new Equinox and Escape both have plenty of features you’ll love. But at the end of the day, only one SUV can come home with you. Compare the Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape in-depth with Hendrick Chevrolet Buick GMC Southpoint to help make the right determination!

Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox: Price Range

The 2020 Chevy Equinox and 2020 Ford Escape offer an overall similar price range for their class. But if you’re shopping with a strict budget in mind, it’s the lower-priced Equinox that makes it easier not to overspend. See the entry-level and top-tier price point for each model, below:

2020 Chevy Equinox

  • Entry-Level L Trim: $23,800 MSRP
  • Range-Topping Premier Trim: $31,400 MSRP

2020 Ford Escape

  • Entry-Level S Trim: $24,885 MSRP
  • Range-Topping Titanium Trim: $33,400 MSRP

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Powertrain Details

Not only does the Chevy Equinox come in at a lower starting price than the Escape, but it offers more standard engine power for your money:

2020 Chevrolet Equinox

  • Base Engine: 1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder
  • Horsepower/Torque: 170 hp / 203 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway

2020 Ford Escape

  • Base Engine: 2.5L iVCT I-4
  • Horsepower/Torque: 168 hp / 170 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway

Budget-conscious Cary drivers may have also noticed the greater fuel-efficiency of the Chevy Equinox. This makes the Equinox a more cost-effective option now and well into the future.

Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox: Standard Amenities

When shopping for a new SUV, it’s not just the pricing and performance specs that will matter to Chapel Hill drivers; a well-appointed interior is a necessity, too! The Equinox and Escape are both built with an impressive standard suite of features that boasts their brand-specific infotainment systems, color touchscreen displays, and convenient 2nd-row sliding seats with 60/40 split function.

But when you take a closer look at their respective key features, you may find that the Equinox offers more advanced features for your money. Take a closer look at their feature highlights below to see which speaks to your needs more:

2020 Chevy Equinox Key Features

  • Chevy Infotainment 3 System
  • 7-inch color diagonal touchscreen
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capability
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls
  • Keyless open/start
  • Chevy Teen Driver technology

2020 Ford Escape Key Features

  • Ford SYNC®
  • Color touchscreen display
  • Rotary gear shift dial
  • Ice Blue® instrument panel cluster lighting
  • Center console with a convenient media bin

The Ford Escape does offer features like a 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot and keyless open/start, but you’ll need to spend more on a higher trim level to gain access. Other advanced features like Teen Driver technology are Chevy-specific and do not offer a similar option on the Escape.

Test Drive a New Chevy Equinox at Hendrick Chevrolet Buick GMC Southpoint

So, in the competition of Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape, which small SUV has won you over? If it’s the affordable, powerful, and well-appointed Chevy Equinox, you can take the next steps with a test drive at Hendrick Chevrolet Buick GMC Southpoint! Contact us to schedule an appointment in Durham today, then take a look at our new vehicle specials to find out how they can help you save on your new ride. While at our showroom, strike up a conversation with our finance team to learn more about your leasing and buying options, or to talk about Chevy Equinox reviews.

Want to explore more comparisons of GM-made SUVs from Hendrick Chevrolet Buick GMC Southpoint vs. their Ford competitors? Check out the merits of the GMC Terrain vs. Ford Edge with us!

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