2019 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

2019 Chevy Equinox LT

Chevrolet Equinox

2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Chevy Equinox


Starting MSRP

2.5L I-4 with iVCT (intake Variable Cam Timing)

Base Engine

1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder
6-speed automatic

Standard Transmission

6-speed automatic
68.0 cubic feet

Total Cargo Volume

63.9 cubic feet

Trim Levels


Growing families and adventurers alike will enjoy the compact SUV segment, as models like the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevy Equinox offer spacious interiors and easy handling. Which would you prefer? Sylvania-area drivers can compare the Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape with Kistler Ford to help with their decision.

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Interior Space

Whether running errands in Maumee or setting out on a weekend getaway, having enough space for cargo and passengers alike is crucial. Both the Ford and Chevy seat up to five passengers, but the new Escape promises much more interior space in the areas that matter most. Shopping for a 2020 Escape? The new model’s interior is just as impressive!

  • Ford Escape Interior Dimensions
    • Front Leg Room – 43.1 inches
    • Front Headroom – 39.9 inches
    • Front Hip Room – 55.9 inches
    • Rear Leg Room – 37.3 inches
    • Rear Headroom – 39.0 inches
    • Rear Hip Room – 55.2 inches
  • Chevy Equinox Interior Dimensions
    • Front Leg Room – 40.9 inches
    • Front Headroom – 40.0 inches
    • Front Hip Room – 54.2 inches
    • Rear Leg Room – 39.9 inches
    • Rear Headroom – 38.5 inches
    • Rear Hip Room – 51.7 inches

The Equinox may offer slightly more rear leg room, but it’s clear that the Ford Escape provides more space overall, especially when it comes to front leg room and rear hip room.

Cargo space is important, too, and the Escape guarantees up to 68.0 cubic feet, as compared with the Equinox’s 63.9 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume.

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Performance

At the start of the lineup, the Ford Escape generates more power than the Chevy Equinox.

  • Ford Escape Standard Engine
    • 2.5L I-4 with iVCT (intake Variable Cam Timing)
    • Delivers up to 168 hp
  • Chevy Equinox Standard Engine
    • 1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder
    • Delivers up to 137 hp

Take the Escape for a Spin at Kistler Ford!

Now that you’ve seen the Escape’s clear advantages, specifically in terms of interior space and engine power, feel free to contact us to set up a test drive near Perrysburg or check out our online comparison guide to compare the Ford Escape vs. Ford Edge. Make sure to apply for financing online before you visit our Toledo dealership to expedite the process when you’re here!

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