2019 Ford Escape vs 2019 Chevrolet Trax

side view of a black 2019 Ford Escape

Ford and Chevy have been battling on all fronts of the automotive industry for as long as the two companies have existed. That’s true of Ford and Chevy trucks, Ford and Chevy cars, and Ford and Chevy SUVs.

With that in mind, we’re going to take a look at how that rivalry is shaping up in the 2019 model year. More specifically, we’re going to compare two of the top SUVs for the two brands – the 2019 Ford Escape and the 2019 Chevrolet Trax. So, sit back and get ready to learn all about how the 2019 Escape lineup and the 2019 Trax lineup compare in terms of standard power, available power, and interior passenger and cargo space.

2019 Ford Escape


2019 Chevrolet Trax

168 HP & 170 lb-ft. Standard Power (Horsepower & Torque) 138 HP & 148 lb-ft.
245 HP & 275 lb-ft. Max Available Power (Horsepower & Torque) N/A
98.7 ft.3 Total Passenger Room 92.8 ft.3
34.0/68.0 ft.3 Cargo Capacity (Rear Seats in Place/Rear Seats Down) 18.7/48.4 ft.3

2019 Escape vs 2019 Trax: Comparing the Power and Interior Space Specifications of Two Top SUVs

As it has been for much of the long-standing Ford versus Chevy rivalry, the Ford model comes out on top in this comparison.

As you can see in our comparison table above, the 2019 Ford Escape lineup offers more standard power, more available power and more passenger and cargo space than the 2019 Chevy Trax lineup – making the 2019 Escape the obvious choice for anyone who needs a powerful, capable, efficient, and spacious new SUV.

Not only is the standard engine of the 2019 Escape lineup more powerful than the standard engine of the 2019 Trax lineup, the 2019 Escape lineup also offers two other available engine options that are even more powerful and capable than its standard engine. The 2019 Trax lineup offers no other available engines.

The 2019 Escape lineup also features far more passenger space for increased comfort, to go along with a spacious cargo hold for increased cargo capacity. The 2019 Trax pales in comparison in both of these categories.

For more on the 2019 Ford Escape lineup, please get in touch with our staff here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.