Escape Comparison

2018 Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox

Compact SUV Comparison at Buckeye Ford in London, OH

How the 2018 Ford Escape Dominates its 2018 Chevy Equinox Competition

Considering the 2018 Ford Escape but also interested in the 2018 Chevy Equinox and what this compact SUV in the same segment offers? You will want to compare respective features, capabilities and designs to feel good about the decision you will arrive at, and our team at Buckeye Ford has you covered on these fronts. We've taken the time to go over specifications and the numbers that matter to you as a daily commuter, laying them out clearly for you to analyze below.

2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Chevy Equinox in London

Standard and Available Features

The base Ford Escape model offers value in the standard features it includes, especially when you consider these same amenities won't be found in the base Chevy Equinox model. These starting feature discrepancies in favor of the 2018 Ford Escape are as follows:

  • Standard CD player vs. not available
  • Standard vehicle antitheft system vs. not available
  • Standard variable intermittent wipers vs. not available
  • Standard brake assist vs. not available
  • Standard power steering vs. not available

As you move up the trim level lineup, more differences in feature offerings become clear. From an available hands-free, foot-activated liftgate for the Escape that the Equinox doesn't offer to push button start and the award-winning design of Ford SYNC 3 infotainment, this new Ford compact SUV really separates itself from what the Chevy competition can provide your experience.


When comparing the respective Ford Escape SE and Chevy Equinox LS, you see where the new Ford model comes out on top regarding engine production and the burst you can look forward to at the wheel. A 1.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine produces 179 horsepower, over the 170 horsepower that the Equinox comes up with. A gas tank with greater fuel capacity means you maximize the time you do spend at the pumps, and the new Ford Escape does feature some towing capability with 1,500 pounds maximum for trailer equipment.

Interior Space and Cargo Room

With 98.1 cubic feet of passenger volume, the new 2018 Ford Escape comes with extra inches of rear head space and over two more inches of front leg space for advanced comfort regardless of where you're positioned. This new Ford model features a cargo volume advantage to seat one in addition at 67.8 cubic feet to 63.5 cubic feet, so finding room for your groceries or supplies shouldn't be an issue.

With the 2018 Ford Escape, your Dream Choice is Clear

The 2018 Ford Escape proves that advanced performance and comfort come together in one well-rounded compact SUV design here in London, OH. Test drive this new Ford model at our dealership to see what you think and review your different options with the help of our team, either over the phone or in person, today.


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