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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
MSRP
$23,800
Invoice
$23,776
Average Price Paid
$22,687
24 listings nationwide

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2021 Buick Encore
FWD
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2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
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FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,660
2021 Buick Encore
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,168

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Does anyone remember the first-generation Chevrolet Equinox Sport? It represented the one time Chevy tried to make its compact crossover SUV something more than a bread-and-butter comm...

2021 Buick Encore
FWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
10
rrjohnsonjr92 writes:
Worth every penny
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Ford Escape SEL FWD worse.
"Not too much different just more comfortable"
Value Ranked 2020 Ford Escape SEL FWD better.
"Escape seems a little more valuable"
amalika writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T LT FWD better.
"which ever I would buy once its in my price range"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T LT FWD better.
"Im a family of 4"
2021 Buick Encore
FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
2021 Buick Encore
FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.9 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
170 hp @ 5,600 RPM
138 hp @ 4,900 RPM
Torque
203 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
148 lb-ft @ 200 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 3.41 in
2.85 in x 3.25 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 39.9 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.9 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,190 lbs 1,018 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.1 in 168.4 in
Width 72.6 in 70.1 in
Height 65.4 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 100.6 in

Available Options

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White
2021 Buick Encore
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Summit White

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