Comparison: 2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Chevy Equinox

Comparison: 2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Chevy Equinox

If you are looking for a comfortable SUV that seats up to five and offers lots of great features, the 2019 Ford Escape and 2019 Chevy Equinox are both great options. We have created a comparison of the Escape and Equinox, so we can help you find the right car. Come to Friendly Ford in upstate NY so you can test drive the better choice, the 2019 Ford Escape.

Performance

2019 Ford Escape

The 2019 Ford Escape offers four different trims; S, SE, SEL, and Titanium. Standard on the S trim is a 2.5L I-4 with intake variable cam timing engine. Ford utilizes a 6-speed SelectShift® transmission which offers the ease of an automatic or the sporty feel of a manual. The Escape achieves 168-hp and gets an estimated EPA of 29 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg of city driving. The Titanium grade gets 245-hp utilizing a 2.0L twin-scroll EcoBoost® engine. This engine features auto start-stop technology to help lower fuel use and vehicle emissions. The Escape comes standard with AdvanceTrac® with roll stability control, curve control and torque vectoring control. Options include an intelligent 4WD system for added traction and a Class II trailer tow package which allows a towing capacity up to 3,500 lbs.

2019 Chevy Equinox

The 2019 Chevy Equinox comes in four grades; L, LS, LT, and Premier. The base trim includes a 1.5L turbo engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission and produces 170-hp. The LT and Premier trims offer a 2.0L turbo engine with 9-speed automatic transmission and produces 252-hp with 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The available towing capability can tow up to 3,500 lbs.

Features & Technology

2019 Ford Escape

With so many drivers always on-the-go, convenience is a major plus. The 2019 Ford Escape comes standard with push-button start, three different seating options to allow up to 68 cubic feet of cargo space, and a hands-free, foot-activated liftgate option. The available SiriusXM satellite radio and navigation with SiriusXM traffic with Travel Link® includes more than 150 channels. SYNC® 3 utilizes a voice-activated technology with touchscreen for the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatibility.

2019 Chevy Equinox

Standard on the 2019 Chevy Equinox is the Chevrolet Infotainment system which works with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. If the rear seating is folded flat, up to 63.9 cubic feet of cargo space is available. Options include an 8-inch diagonal color touch-screen, hands-free liftgate, and a wireless charging system.

Safety

2019 Ford Escape

The Ford Safe & Smart package is available. Included is driver-assist features such as forward collision warning with brake support, blind spot information with cross-traffic alert, lane keeping and enhanced active park assist.

2019 Chevy Equinox

Low speed forward automatic braking, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, and forward collision alert are available on the Equinox. For parents with teen drivers, you can opt for teen driver technology which activates customizable settings to encourage good driving behavior and limit certain vehicle features.

Pricing

2019 Ford Escape

Starting at $24,105

2019 Chevy Equinox

Starting at $23,800

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