Compare 2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2018 Ford Escape

2018 Chevrolet Equinox
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FWD 4-Door L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door L 26 32 $23,462 $23,580
FWD 4-Door LS 26 32 $24,320 $25,600
FWD 4-Door LT 26 32 $25,460 $26,800
AWD 4-Door LS 24 30 $25,935 $27,300
AWD 4-Door LT 24 30 $27,075 $28,500
FWD 4-Door Premier 26 32 $29,260 $30,800
AWD 4-Door Premier 24 30 $32,775 $34,500
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FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD S 21 29 $23,102 $23,940
FWD SE 23 30 $24,544 $25,700
4WD SE 22 28 $25,834 $27,050
FWD SEL 23 30 $26,836 $28,100
4WD SEL 22 28 $28,126 $29,450
FWD Titanium 21 28 $30,693 $32,140
4WD Titanium 20 27 $31,983 $33,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,462
$23,102
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,580
$23,940
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$399 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is a needed step forward for the brand and a solid compact crossover. The 2018 Ford Escape has the road manners of another kind of car—but don't worry, it still works well as a crossover.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.20 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
39.70 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.00 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90 98.1
Second Hip Room (in)
51.70 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.20 56
Second Head Room (in)
38.50 39
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.50 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.90 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.20 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
107.30 105.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.60 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.20 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
183.10 178.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
65.40 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.90 34.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.50 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 - -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.8
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)
- TBD - 12
Brake Type
Pwr -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.9 15.7
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 38.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R17 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
5CX NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65R17 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact
Front Tire Order Code
5CX NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3274 3542
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
N/A Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
203 @ 2000-4000 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LYX NA
Displacement
1.5L/- TBD - 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5600 168 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 21
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.58
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.91
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.96
Trans Order Code
MNH NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.50 3.51
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Equinox Ford Escape
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Short And Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 7.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -
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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2018 Chevrolet Equinox
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