2020 Ford Escape vs. 2020 Chevy Equinox

2020 Ford Escape vs. 2020 Chevy Equinox
2020 Ford Escape


2020 Chevy Equinox
$24,885 MSRP

Starting Price

$23,800 MSRP
1.5L EcoBoost®

Base Engine

1.5L turbo 4-cylinder
8-speed automatic

Standard Transmission

6-speed automatic


65.4 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

63.9 cubic feet

Trim Levels


Every year, the Chevy Equinox and the Ford Escape midsize SUVs grow more popular with drivers — and it’s not hard to see why! But which is the right car for you? While the starting price is lower for the Chevy, Escape drivers will enjoy some extra engine power. Ultimately, the right choice comes down to your priorities as a driver.

Whether you’re looking for a new car or a reliable used vehicle, you’ll find the perfect Chevy or Escape model in our extensive inventory. Join Jackson Family of Dealerships as we compare the Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape performance, dimensions, and more.

2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Ford Escape: Price Range

If you’re shopping for an SUV in , you need a wide range of price points and feature packages to choose from. With either the Equinox or the Escape, you won’t have to choose between your favorite features and staying under budget:

  • 2020 Chevy Equinox Price – $23,800 MSRP
  • 2020 Ford Escape Price – $24,885 MSRP

If you’re looking to save a little more, used models from 2020 or earlier are a smart choice. Many recent-year used Equinox and Escape models are also low-mileage and can be expected to perform with the same reliability as a new model. That’s especially true for those designated as certified pre-owned

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Interior Dimensions

Many drivers choose SUVs for their generous and versatile cargo space. Whether you want to transport bulky items or keep your passengers comfortable on long rides in , you’ll find up to 63.9 cubic feet of cargo space inside the SUV from Chevy. Escape drivers have up to 65.4 at their disposal — so you’ll have the room you need either way! Here’s a look at the cabin dimensions for both SUVs:

Ford Escape Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom – 42.4 inches
  • Front Headroom – 40.0inches
  • Rear Legroom – 40.7 inches
  • Rear Headroom – 39.3 inches
  • Max Cargo Volume – 65.4 cubic feet 
  • Passenger Volume – 104.0 cubic feet

Chevy Equinox Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom – 40.9 inches
  • Front Headroom – 40.0 inches
  • Rear Legroom – 39.9 inches
  • Rear Headroom – 38.5 inches
  • Max Cargo Volume – 63.9 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume – 103.5 cubic feet

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Performance Specs

Next, we’ll compare the base engine for used 2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Ford Escape models. While they feature similar 1.5L engines, different transmission pairings make for some minor variance in terms of power output. That said, the base engine in the Ford Escape provides slightly more horsepower if that’s what you’re after:

Ford Escape Base Engine

  • 181-hp 1.5L EcoBoost®
  • 190 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Chevy Equinox Base Engine

  • 170-hp 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder
  • 203 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission

Test Drive the Equinox or Escape in Decatur Today

To compare new 2021 or used 2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Ford Escape models for yourself, contact us to schedule a test drive today! While you’re here, be sure to visit our finance center to find out how much you can save with our current pre-owned and new vehicle specials.

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