2019 Ford Escape

2019 Chevrolet Equinox

Whether you have a growing Mankato family or you need plenty of space for camping trips and adventures outside of Willmar, the small SUV segment has a lot of options available. For many drivers, the ultimate decision comes down to comparing the 2019 Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox. Both are spacious enough for your gear or your family, but which is the better fit for you? Find out with Weelborg Ford!

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Interior Space

Having plenty of space is a top priority for many Marshall drivers, and despite being categorized in the small SUV segment, comparing the 2019 Chevy Equinox vs. 2019 Ford Escape makes it clear that you can't judge interior dimensions based on external stature. However, the new Escape promises much more space, as you'll see below.

Ford Escape Interior Dimensions

  • Front Leg Room - 43.1 inches
  • Front Head Room - 39.9 inches
  • Front Hip Room - 55.9 inches
  • Rear Leg Room - 37.3 inches
  • Rear Head Room - 39.0 inches
  • Rear Hip Room - 55.2 inches

Chevy Equinox Interior Dimensions

  • Front Leg Room - 40.9 inches
  • Front Head Room - 40.0 inches
  • Front Hip Room - 54.2 inches
  • Rear Leg Room - 39.9 inches
  • Rear Head Room - 38.5 inches
  • Rear Hip Room - 51.7 inches

Although the Equinox offers slightly more leg room, it's clear that the Ford Escape promises more space for passengers overall, specifically in terms of front leg room and rear hip room. As far as maximum cargo volume, take advantage of the Escape's 68.0 cubic feet, as compared with the 63.9 cubic feet inside the Equinox.

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Performance

The introductory Ford Escape model may cost a tad more than the entry-level Equinox, but Redwood Falls-area drivers are guaranteed much more for the $305 extra they'll pay for the Escape. This is especially true in terms of engine specs. Check out each SUV's output:

Ford Escape Standard Engine

  • 2.5L I-4 with iVCT (intake Variable Cam Timing)
  • Delivers up to 168 hp

Chevy Equinox Standard Engine

  • 1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder
  • Delivers up to 137 hp

Finance the New Escape at Weelborg Ford!

The new Ford Escape's advantages over the competition are obvious, and they will be even more so when you get behind the wheel. We can't wait for you to explore Redwood Falls behind the wheel of the Escape. Get in touch to schedule a test drive at Weelborg Ford, and when you're ready to take the next steps, our Finance Center can help you secure a loan or lease that works with your budget!