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2022 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2022 Ford Escape Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Equinox

MSRP*: $25,800 to $32,600
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2022 Ford
Escape

MSRP*: $26,760 to $36,880
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MPG - City 25 - 26 MPG 22 - 44 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 31 - 37 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.9 ft3 60.8 - 65.4 ft3
Engine
  • 170-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 200-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 170 hp 181 - 250 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 183.1 in 180.5 - 181.3 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 74.1 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 42.4 in
Rear 38.9 - 40.7 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.3 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Equinox offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Ford Escape, with comparable head- and legroom. The Ford Escape offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Equinox, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Ford Escape requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Chevrolet Equinox, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Equinox will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Escape.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Equinox is much slimmer than the Ford Escape, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Equinox takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Escape.

Handling
The Chevrolet Equinox has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Escape, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Equinox has a little less horsepower than the Ford Escape.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Equinox does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Escape.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Ford Escape. The Chevrolet Equinox has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Ford Escape.