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2021 Chevrolet Equinox
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AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Equinox AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 25 30 $26,712 $28,000
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 25 30 $27,856 $29,200
Equinox AWD 4-Door Premier 25 30 $31,577 $33,100
Equinox FWD 4-Door L 26 31 $23,776 $23,800
Equinox FWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 26 31 $25,185 $26,400
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 26 31 $26,330 $27,600
Equinox FWD 4-Door Premier 26 31 $30,051 $31,500
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S AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Escape S AWD 26 31 $26,243 $27,055
Escape S FWD 28 34 $24,788 $25,555
Escape SE AWD 26 31 $27,394 $28,535
Escape SE FWD 28 34 $25,954 $27,035
Escape SE Hybrid AWD 43 37 $28,349 $29,530
Escape SE Hybrid FWD 44 37 $26,909 $28,030
Escape SE Plug-In Hybrid FWD N/A N/A $31,752 $33,075
Escape SEL AWD 23 31 $31,877 $33,205
Escape SEL FWD 28 34 $28,325 $29,505
Escape SEL Hybrid AWD 43 37 $30,720 $32,000
Escape SEL Hybrid FWD 44 37 $29,281 $30,500
Escape SEL Plug-In Hybrid FWD N/A N/A $34,382 $35,815
Escape Titanium AWD 23 31 $34,997 $36,455
Escape Titanium Hybrid AWD 43 37 $33,697 $35,100
Escape Titanium Hybrid FWD 44 37 $32,256 $33,600
Escape Titanium Plug-In Hybrid FWD N/A N/A $37,330 $38,885
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,712
$26,243
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,000
$27,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$467 / month
$451 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Chevy Equinox draws closer to the Blazer in size and mission—and in price. The 2021 Ford Escape is the softer side of the Blue Oval’s small crossover 1-2 combo.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.5 104
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
39.9 40.7
Front Head Room (in)
40 40
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 57.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.4 66.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.3 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
183.1 181.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.9 37.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 57.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 68.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.9 65.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 37.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 41.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x - TBD - -
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 14.8
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 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
5CY NA
Spare Tire Order Code
RJA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
5CY NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/65HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3465 3474
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x -TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
203 @ 2000-4000 190 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
LYX 996
Displacement
1.5L/92 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5600 181 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 (2020) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 (2020) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 (2020) 26
Transmission
Trans Order Code
MNH 448
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.87 3.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.446 1.92
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.746 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.584 4.69
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.912 3.01
Trans Type
6 8
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.45
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.964 3.31
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.75
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.62
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Equinox Ford Escape
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
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.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-Link Short And Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 (2020) 6.3
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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2021 Chevrolet Equinox
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