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2008 Chevrolet Equinox

2009 Ford Escape

  2008 Chevrolet Equinox LS 2009 Ford Escape
MSRP
$23,035
$20,435
Invoice $21,537 $19,245
MPG
City/Highway
16/24 17/31
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Chevrolet Equinox still sports great interior room, but it needs better handling and a better interior. Read Full Review Though it looks decidedly old-school, the Ford Escape is a solid and stylish five-passenger, compact SUV that has been kept up-to-date. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Very roomy second-row seat
  • Sport’s V-6 engine and six-speed automatic
  • Good crash-test scores with optional curtain airbags

Dislikes:

  • Base engine
  • Handling
  • Interior quality

Likes:

  • Improved power and fuel economy
  • Responsive six-speed automatic transmission
  • Technologically advanced infotainment system
  • Well-rounded safety package

Dislikes:

  • Still not very refined
  • Complex process for folding rear seat
  • Uncomfortable backseat
Crash Test Ratings
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