2024 Ford Escape vs. 2024 Chevy Equinox

2024 Ford Escape sitting in a parking lot at sunset
2024 Ford Escape


2024 Chevy Equinox
180-hp 1.5L EcoBoost® Engine

Base Engine

175-hp 1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine
8-Speed Automatic

Standard Transmission

6-Speed Automatic
FWD (Intelligent AWD Available)


FWD (AWD Available)
65.4 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

63.9 cubic feet Four

Trim Levels


The Ford Escape is a popular vehicle among St Cloud drivers for many reasons. It’s spacious on the inside yet compact on the outside for easy handling and maneuvering. But, how does the Ford Escape compare to a similar model like the Chevy Equinox? Morrie's Buffalo Ford compares the Ford Escape and the Chevy Equinox specs and other features to show drivers what these two vehicles look like against each other. Take a look at our comparison of these two excellent SUVs, and afterward, if you’d like to take a test drive of the Ford Escape, visit our dealership!

Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox: Performance & Capability

The Ford Escape and the Chevy Equinox specs are pretty similar when it comes to performance. But, the Ford Escape provides slightly higher levels of power and efficiency. Take a look at what you could expect if you took both vehicles out on the roads of Rockford: 

Ford Escape 

  • Standard 1.5L EcoBoost® engine
  • 180 hp
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Towing capacity of 2,000 pounds

Chevy Equinox 

  • Standard 1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder engine
  • 175 hp
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Towing capacity of 1,500 pounds

Both vehicles are excellent choices for all kinds of driving. However, it’s worth noting that the Ford Escape offers more engine choices, including a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid option. The Chevy Equinox just comes with the standard 1.5L turbo gas engine. 

Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox: Interior Dimensions

Which option provides more interior room: the Ford Escape or the Chevy Equinox? Both SUVs provide no shortage of interior space and comfort, but when it comes to overall room, the Ford Escape provides a little bit more than the Equinox. Here’s what the interior dimensions look like for both models: 

Ford Escape 

  • Front Legroom: 42.4 inches
  • Front Headroom: 40 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 40.7 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.3 inches
  • Max. Cargo Volume: 65.4 cubic feet 
  • Passenger Volume: 104 cubic feet

Chevy Equinox

  • Front Legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Front Headroom: 40.0 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 39.9 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 38.5 inches
  • Max. Cargo Volume: 63.9 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume: 103.5 cubic feet

If you’re curious to learn more about the Ford Escape visit our dealership online or make the drive to us from Monticello to take a look at our inventory. 

Test-Drive the Ford Escape in Buffalo!

Compare the Ford Escape and the Chevy Equinox in more detail at our dealership. Or, if you’re ready to take the Ford Escape for a test drive, contact us, and we’ll help you schedule a test drive of any model in our inventory!

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