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.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
MSRP
$26,385
Invoice
$25,594
Average Price Paid
$25,167
955 listings nationwide

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2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
MSRP
$23,800
Invoice
$23,776
Average Price Paid
$22,705
24 listings nationwide

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

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
Fair Price
$25,757
Good Price
$24,493
Great Price
$23,770
2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
Fair Price
$23,212
Good Price
$22,003
Great Price
$21,311

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,954
17 listings nationwide

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2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,720
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

In case you didn’t hear, Ford came out with an electric crossover, calling it the Mustang Mach-E. Ford could have called it something else, but the marketing department decided to leve...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

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

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
10
rrjohnsonjr92 writes:
Very well upgraded from the previous year models!
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T LT FWD better.
"Not too much different just more comfortable"
Value Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T LT FWD worse.
"Escape seems a little more valuable"
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"

Specs

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD
2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.7 gal 14.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
170 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
--
203 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
3 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 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 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
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 40.7 in 39.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.5 cu ft 29.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,190 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.5 in 183.1 in
Width 85.6 in 72.6 in
Height 66.1 in 65.4 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 107.3 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Escape
S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Dark Persian Green Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 17" Shadow Silver-Painted Aluminum
2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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