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Compare 2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2018 Ford Escape

2018 Chevrolet Equinox
2018 Ford Escape
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AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Equinox AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 24 30 $25,935 $27,300
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 24 30 $27,075 $28,500
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 22 28 $31,350 $33,000
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/3LT 28 38 $30,780 $32,400
Equinox AWD 4-Door Premier w/1LZ 24 30 $32,775 $34,500
Equinox AWD 4-Door Premier w/2LZ 22 28 $35,435 $37,300
Equinox AWD 4-Door Premier w/3LZ 28 38 $33,060 $34,800
Equinox FWD 4-Door L w/1SM 26 32 $23,462 $23,580
Equinox FWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 26 32 $24,320 $25,600
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 26 32 $25,460 $26,800
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 22 29 $27,835 $29,300
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/3LT 28 39 $29,165 $30,700
Equinox FWD 4-Door Premier w/1LZ 26 32 $29,260 $30,800
Equinox FWD 4-Door Premier w/2LZ 22 29 $31,920 $33,600
Equinox FWD 4-Door Premier w/3LZ 28 39 $31,350 $33,000
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S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape S FWD 21 29 $23,102 $23,940
Escape SE 4WD 22 28 $25,834 $27,050
Escape SE FWD 23 30 $24,544 $25,700
Escape SEL 4WD 22 28 $28,126 $29,450
Escape SEL FWD 23 30 $26,836 $28,100
Escape Titanium 4WD 20 27 $31,983 $33,490
Escape Titanium FWD 21 28 $30,693 $32,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,935
$23,102
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,300
$23,940
Monthly Payment Estimate
$455 / 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.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 - -
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - -
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 - -
Brakes
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 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 15.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 38.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
5CY NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65R17 P235/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
5CY NA
Spare Tire Order Code
RJA 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)
- TBD - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3465 3542
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x -TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
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
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
203 @ 2000-4000 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LYX NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
Transmission
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
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)
3.87 3.51
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
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)
- TBD - -
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
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 7.3
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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