Ford Escape vs Chevrolet Equinox Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Escape
S
MSRP
$23,940
Invoice
$23,102
Average Price Paid
$22,820
14,658 listings nationwide

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
MSRP
$23,580
Invoice
$23,462
Average Price Paid
$22,301
32 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Ford Escape
S
Fair Price
$23,353
Good Price
$22,202
Great Price
$21,544
2018 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
Fair Price
$22,685
Good Price
$21,663
Great Price
$21,079

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Escape
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,979
66 listings nationwide

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,522
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Ford Escape
S
Andrew Newton Preview:

Currently in its third generation, the Ford Escape compact crossover SUV competes with the likes of the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Hyundai Santa Fe. Despite its adventurous-sounding ...

2018 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

For more than a decade, Chevy has positioned the Equinox in the space between compact and midsize crossovers, mixing generous seating room for people with somewhat restricted space for...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 5
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Ford Escape
S
70
writes:
I just dont like it, im not happy with it. Ive had it for 3 days, it has 17 miles on it, it pools to either si...
Handling Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL AWD better.
"It was smoother, didnt have the vibration, as i do with the Escape."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Ford Edge SEL AWD better.
"All around a better choice, smoother ride, quieter, comfort,and more room. "
2018 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Honda CR-V EX worse.
"size"
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Honda CR-V EX worse.
"folded flat"
writes:
Value Ranked 2018 GMC Terrain SLE AWD worse.
"Console"

Specs

2018 Ford Escape
S
2018 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 14.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
10:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
2.91 in x 3.41 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard 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 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 3 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 39.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 34 cu ft 29.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,068 lbs 1,190 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 178.1 in 183.1 in
Width 81.8 in 72.6 in
Height 66.3 in 65.4 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 107.3 in

Available Options

2018 Ford Escape
S

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Cinnamon Glaze Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Sparkle Silver-Painted Aluminum
2018 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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