2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Chevy Equinox
Is there any rivalry that’s been going on longer than Ford versus Chevy? Is there any rivalry that’s as hotly debated as Ford versus Chevy? Is there any rivalry as one-sided as Ford versus Chevy? Ok, maybe we’re having a little fun with that last one, but in all honesty, there’s really nothing that Chevy can do that Ford can’t do better. The Ford F-150 beats the Chevy Silverado each and every model year. The Ford Mustang beats the Chevy Camaro and Corvette each and every model year. And the Ford SUV lineup beats the Chevrolet SUV lineup each and every year.
To prove that last point, we put together this 2018 Ford Escape versus 2018 Chevy Equinox head-to-head competition. Once you’re finished looking everything over, you’ll see Chevrolet’s compact crossover SUV is completely outclassed, outmatched and outperformed by Ford’s compact crossover SUV. You’ll also see why the new Ford Escape is the perfect choice for anyone looking to purchase a new compact crossover SUV.
2018 Ford Escape
2018 Chevy Equinox
|245 HP & 275 lb-ft.||Max Horsepower & Torque||252 HP & 260 lb-ft.|
|34.0 ft.3||Cargo Space (Seats in Place)||29.9 ft.3|
|68.0 ft.3||Cargo Space (All Seats Down)||63.5 ft.3|
Get More Cargo Room and Comparable Power with a New Ford Escape from Akins Ford near Atlanta GA
As you might guess with a rivalry as longstanding as the Ford versus Chevrolet rivalry, there are some similarities when comparing the 2018 Ford Escape and the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. For starters, both models give you the choice between three engines. And the maximum horsepower and torque ratings for each engine lineup is also pretty similar. More specifically, the most powerful new Ford Escape engine offers 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque, while the most powerful new Chevy Equinox engine offers 252 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Though the numbers are similar, the 2018 Escape still holds the advantage as the difference in horsepower is less than the difference in torque.
The 2018 Ford Escape also holds a distinct advantage over the 2018 Chevy Equinox in terms of cargo space. When all of its seats are in place, the new Ford Escape provides 34 cubic-feet of cargo space. When all of its seats are down, it provides 68 cubic-feet of cargo space. The new Chevrolet Equinox, on the other hand, provides only 29.9 cubic-feet of cargo space when its seats are in place and 63.5 cubic-feet of cargo space when all of its seats are folded down.
For more on the 2018 Ford Escape lineup, please reach out to our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.