Head-to-Head: 2020 Chevy Equinox vs 2020 Ford Escape
Two rival American automakers. Two crossover SUVs. Today, we’ll be comparing them head-to-head, so you can see which is better for you.
Read on to see if you should get a 2020 Chevy Equinox or a 2020 Ford Escape.
2020 Equinox vs 2020 Escape Comparison
2020 Chevy Equinox LT AWD
2020 Ford Escape SE AWD
|1.5L turbo 4-cyl||Engine||1.5L turbo 3-cyl|
|170 hp / 203 lb-ft||Horsepower / Torque||181 hp / 190 lb-ft|
|6-speed auto||Transmission||8-speed auto|
2020 Chevy Equinox
The 2020 Equinox is available with either the base 1.5L turbo four-cylinder or a 252-horsepower 2.0L turbo four-cylinder. The engines are paired to a six-speed automatic and a nine-speed automatic, respectively. The 2020 Equinox seats five. The cargo bay measures 29.9 cu-ft behind the rear seats and 63.9 cu-ft behind the front ones. Standard tech includes a 7-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, two USB charging ports, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a six-speaker audio system. Available tech includes a wireless charging pad, integrated navigation, satellite/HD radio, and two additional USB ports. Upgrades includes an 8-inch touchscreen and a seven-speaker Bose audio system.
2020 Ford Escape
The 2020 Escape comes with one of two engines: the base 1.5L turbo three-cylinder or a 250-horsepower 2.0L turbo four-cylinder. Both engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The 2020 Escape seats five. It’s cargo area clocks in at 33.5 cu-ft behind the rear seats and 65.4 cu-ft with the rear seats folded down. Standard tech for the 2020 Escape includes a 4.2-inch multimedia display (not a touchscreen), the SYNC multimedia system, one USB charging port, and a six-speaker audio system. Available features include integrated navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, satellite radio, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a moonroof. The multimedia system can be upgraded to SYNC 3 with an 8-inch touchscreen, as well a 10-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system.
Which to Choose?
Both are excellent vehicles with their pros and cons. We recommend coming into Eric von Schledorn Auto and test driving them both. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call. We’re always happy to chat.