Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Escape

2018 Chevy Equinox comparison

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape

170 hp


168 hp
203 lb-ft


170 lb-ft
26 mpg

Fuel Economy – City

21 mpg
32 mpg

Fuel Economy – Highway

29 mpg
8.7 seconds

0-60 mph time

9.0 seconds

Which Crossover is Worth My Money?

If you’re deciding between the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2018 Ford Escape, it’s important to note that the Equinox offers the following advantages:

  • Available diesel engine
  • More base trim horsepower and torque
  • More overall passenger volume

Engine and Interior

There’s one big feature that’s missing in the Ford Escape: a high-powered diesel engine. The new Chevrolet Equinox can be outfitted with a diesel engine that reaches the following performance heights:

  • 1.6L Turbo Diesel engine
    • Supplies 137 hp
    • Reaches 240 lb-ft of torque
    • Paired with 6-speed automatic transmission
    • Saves money with 32 mpg combined in EPA estimates
    • Offers choice between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive

If you’re looking for a crossover that delivers the high torque and fuel cost savings of a diesel engine, the choice is easy. On top of that rugged performance, the Equinox model line also gives passengers a more comfortable interior. You’ll enjoy advantages in the following areas over the Escape:

  • Front Head Room
  • Rear Leg Room
  • Front Shoulder Room
  • Rear Shoulder Room
  • Overall Passenger Volume

Planning to use your next crossover to carry passengers in the Chicago Heights area? They’ll appreciate all that extra room. In addition, the Equinox is offered in a wide range of trim levels that offer some distinct advantages over the Escape. You’ll find the following features that are exclusive to the Equinox:

  • Bose Sound System
  • Safety Alert Seat
  • 360-Degree Camera
  • Wireless Device Charging

As you can see, those available features enhance the luxury, comfort, and safety of you and your passengers, so stop by Chevrolet of Homewood to explore our Equinox selection today.

2018 Chevy Equinox

2018 Chevy Equinox

Why Should You Turn to Chevrolet of Homewood?

The experts at Chevrolet of Homewood have received extensive training in the Chevrolet’s 2018 lineup of vehicles, from the efficient new Equinox to the tough Silverado. We can’t wait for you to see how these models perform against competitors like the Jeep Cherokee, and that’s why we make it easy to schedule a test drive online. To find out more about the Equinox family, stop by our showroom at 18033 Halsted St. in Homewood, IL.

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