2020 Chevy Equinox

2020 Chevy Equinox

2019 Ford Escape

2019 Ford Escape

2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2019 Ford Escape

2020 Chevrolet Equinox


2019 Ford Escape

$23,800 MSRP*


$24,105 MSRP
1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder


2.5L iVCT I-4
170 hp


168 hp
203 lb-ft


170 lb-ft
26 mpg/city and 32 mpg/highway

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

21 mpg/city and 29 mpg/highway

If you’re in the Kearney area shopping for a new small SUV, you’ve probably considered the 2020 Chevy Equinox and 2019 Ford Escape. Both are popular models in Grand Island for good reason, but when you compare the new Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape in-depth, it becomes apparent that the Equinox is a smarter buy in terms of price, performance, and standard features. Learn more before getting behind the wheel at Midway Auto Dealerships!


Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Price Range

If staying within a tight budget is at the top of your list, comparing the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox will show you that the Equinox is the more affordable of the two, whether you opt for the entry-level or top-of-the-line trim level:

  • 2020 Chevrolet Equinox L: $23,800 starting MSRP
  • 2020 Chevrolet Equinox Premier: $31,400 starting MSRP
  • 2019 Ford Escape S: $24,105 starting MSRP
  • 2019 Ford Escape Titanium: $32,620 starting MSRP
2020 Chevrolet Equinox nighttime bridge crossing


Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Engine Specs

When you opt for the Chevy Equinox, you’ll be powering past the Ford Escape on Hastings highways, thanks to a stronger base engine that delivers more muscle:

  • 2020 Chevrolet Equinox
    • Base Engine: 1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder
    • Horsepower/Torque: 170 hp / 203 lb-ft of torque
    • Transmission: Automatic 6-speed
    • Key Features: Continuously Variable Valve Timing, Stop/Start technology, and Direct Injection
    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway
  • 2019 Ford Escape
    • Base Engine: 2.5L iVCT I-4
    • Horsepower/Torque: 168 hp / 170 lb-ft of torque
    • Transmission: 6-speed automatic
    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Interior Features

Both the Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape come equipped with an impressive standard suite of features. That said, you’ll get a bit more (for less money) when you choose the Equinox:

2020 Chevrolet Equinox Interior Features:

  • Chevrolet infotainment 3 system with 7-inch diagonal color touchscreen
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls
  • Keyless open/start
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capability
  • Fold-flat rear seat with 60/40 split
  • Remote panic alarm

2019 Ford Escape Features:

  • Ice Blue® instrument panel cluster lighting
  • Driver’s side footrest
  • Center console with media bin
  • Message center and trip computer

In order to gain access to an infotainment system and convenient features like fold-flat seats in the Escape, you’ll need to pay extra or upgrade to a higher trim level.

Explore the 2020 Equinox at Midway Auto Dealerships!

When you compare the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox, the Escape fights the good fight, but it’s the 2020 Equinox that is ultimately a superior option for most Holdrege drivers. When you’re ready to schedule a test drive in Kearney, contact Midway Auto Dealerships! We invite you to apply for financing to get pre-approved before your visit, and check out our new vehicle specials to secure a great price on your new Equinox. Interested in other comfortable and capable SUV options? Discover the Jeep Wrangler interior with our team today!

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