2019 Ford Escape

2019 Ford Escape

2019 Chevrolet Equinox

2019 Chevy Equinox


When Waterloo drivers are ready to upgrade from a sedan, they often look to the small SUV segment. That's because models like the 2019 Ford Escape provide plenty of space inside without compromising easy handling. In fact, many drivers come down to the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox, as both are strong contenders in the segment (and Ford vs. Chevy is a longstanding rivalry). Compare these two models with Auffenberg Ford Belleville to make your decision!

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Interior Space

Whether you're running errands around Mascoutah or you're getting your family from one appointment to the next, a top priority is likely having an SUV with dimensions In comparing the 2019 Chevy Equinox vs. 2019 Ford Escape, you'll find that both comfortably seat up to 5 people, but the new Escape promises significantly more space for passengers.

Ford Escape Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom - 43.1 inches
  • Front Headroom - 39.9 inches
  • Front Hip Room - 55.9 inches
  • Rear Headroom - 39.0 inches
  • Rear Hip Room - 55.2 inches

Chevy Equinox Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom - 40.9 inches
  • Front Headroom - 40.0 inches
  • Front Hip Room - 54.2 inches
  • Rear Headroom - 38.5 inches
  • Rear Hip Room - 51.7 inches

Based on these figures, the Ford Escape boasts more space overall, which will keep passengers content on long drives to and from Columbia. Plus, when it's cargo that you need to haul, the Escape promises a maximum cargo volume of 68.0 cubic feet, as compared with 63.9 cubic feet max on the Equinox.

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Performance

Just because you select a small SUV doesn't mean you have to compromise performance, as evidenced by this Chevy-Escape comparison of engine specs.

  • 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

Test Drive the Escape at Auffenberg Ford Belleville Today!

It's clear that the new Ford Escape has more to offer Waterloo drivers, especially in terms of interior space and engine power. Get in touch with Auffenberg Ford Belleville to experience these advantages for yourself with a test drive near Columbia. Before you visit, learn more about the Ford Escape towing capacity!