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2021 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Ford Escape

2021 Chevy Equinox

vs.

2020 Ford Escape
$23,800

Starting MSRP

$24,885
7-inch touchscreen

Infotainment Display

4.2-inch display screen
1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder

Base Engine

2.5L iVCT I-4
170 hp

Horsepower

168 hp
203 lb-ft

Torque

170 lb-ft
26 city / 32 hwy

EPA-Estimated MPG

21 city / 29 hwy

Kansas City drivers know they can count on brands like Ford and Chevy for class-leading power and reliability. Still, it’s not always clear which lineup offers a compact SUV that can meet your needs and budget in Shawnee Mission. So, how does the Equinox stand up against competitors like the Ford Escape and the Ford Edge? Compare the Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape side-by-side with Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission, below.

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Price Range

When it comes to the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox pricing, which model gives you more for your money? Starting at an accessible $23,800, the Equinox tops out at $31,400 MSRP for the Premier trim level. By contrast, the 2020 Ford Escape starts at $24,885 MSRP. The price gap persists throughout the lineup, with the Escape tipping out at $36,435 MSRP. That means you’ll access more premium features for less when you choose the Equinox:

2021 Chevy Equinox Price by Trim Level

  • Equinox L Price — $23,800 MSRP
  • Equinox LS Price — $26,300 MSRP
  • Equinox LT Price — $27,500 MSRP
  • Equinox Premier Price — $31,400 MSRP

2020 Ford Escape Price by Trim Level

  • Escape S Price — $24,885 MSRP
  • Escape SE Price — $27,105 MSRP
  • Escape SEL Price — $29,265 MSRP
  • Escape Titanium Price — $36,435 MSRP

Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox: Performance Specs

Both the Equinox and the Escape have enough towing power to handle most boats and popup trailers. Still, you’ll notice that the Equinox has an edge in terms of horsepower and torque. That translates to quicker acceleration and more effective passing on the Overland Park highways. Compare the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox engines, below:

2021 Chevrolet Equinox Engine Specs

  • 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
  • Towing Capacity — 1,500 to 3,500 pounds

2020 Ford Escape Engine Specs

  • 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
  • Towing Capacity — 1,500 to 3,500 lbs

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Technology Features

Which model provides your favorite safety and infotainment technologies without an upgrade? The Equinox now offers Chevy Safety Assist at the base trim — all the more impressive when you consider its lower starting price. Next, we’ll compare standard tech features side-by-side:

Chevy Equinox Standard Technology Features

  • Chevy Safety Assist
  • Two USB ports
  • Push-button start
  • Infotainment 3 system
  • 7-inch touch screen
  • 6-speaker audio system
  • Chevy Teen Driver system
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® compatibility

Ford Escape Standard Technology Features

  • MyKey
  • Cloth upholstery
  • SYNC infotainment system
  • 4.2-inch display screen
  • 6-speaker audio system
  • USB port

Compare the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox with Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission

If this Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox comparison has you learning toward the Equinox, it’s time to get behind the wheel for a test drive. Explore our new Equinox inventory, and then see how you can customize with genuine OEM Equinox parts and accessories. Contact us or fill out an easy online financing application to get started today!

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