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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $23,294 $24,520
FWD 4-Door LT 22 32 $24,861 $26,170
FWD 4-Door LTZ 22 32 $30,324 $31,920
AWD 4-Door LS 20 29 $24,956 $26,270
AWD 4-Door LT 20 29 $26,524 $27,920
AWD 4-Door LTZ 20 29 $31,986 $33,670
FWD 4-Door L 22 32 $22,009 $22,120
FWD 4-Door S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 22 31 $21,772 $23,100
FWD 4-Door SE 23 32 $23,826 $25,550
FWD 4-Door Titanium 23 32 $27,136 $29,100
4WD 4-Door SE 22 30 $25,457 $27,300
4WD 4-Door Titanium 22 30 $28,769 $30,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,772
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$385 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox is more refined and quiet than many of its competitors, while offering the versatility and value that a budget-conscious family would expect. With authentically athletic looks and performance balancing out good passenger space, cargo versatility, and loads of high-tech features, the 2014 Ford Escape is attractive to a wide range of buyers.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.10 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.80 56
Second Head Room (in) 39.20 39
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.30 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.20 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.7 98.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.60 54.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.90 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.90 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.90 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.90 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 187.80 178.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 66.30 66.3
Liftover Height (in) 28.80 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.10 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.50 105.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 28.80 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.50 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.7 67.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 34.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.5 34.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.18 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.78 -
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 15.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 38.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QYZ TJL
Front Tire Size P225/65R17 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QYZ TJL
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P225/65R17 P235/55HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3777 3515
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 -
Engine
Displacement 2.4/145 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 6700 168 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4900 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LEA 997
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.91
Trans Type 6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.96
Trans Order Code MX0 446
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.51
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.44
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 4.58
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Equinox Ford Escape
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Short And Long Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.9 7.4 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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