2022 Ford Escape vs. 2022 Chevy Equinox

2022 Chevy Equinox vs. 2022 Ford Escape

2022 Chevrolet Equinox


2022 Ford Escape
$25,800 MSRP


$26,510 MSRP
1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder


1.5L EcoBoost®
170 hp


181 hp
203 lb-ft


190 lb-ft

Teen Driver Technology

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If you’re looking for a capable new SUV for your Dalton commute, you might have come across the Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape. These two SUVs are both new for 2022, with impressive performance specs and plenty of sleek features to match. You’ll find the latest technology inside both base model cabins, which are roomy enough to comfortably fit passengers and cargo alongside each other.



However, only one will ultimately best suit your driving needs, and that’s what Riverside Chevrolet Buick GMC is here to help you determine. Read on for our comparison of Equinox vs. Escape, then head to our inventory to see what we have available!

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Price Comparison

The first thing you’ll notice when comparing the Equinox vs. Escape is the difference in price. The Equinox has a lower overall price range, with more affordable trims both at the entry level and the top of the line. Here are the details:

2022 Chevy Equinox

  • Entry-Level L Trim: $25,800 MSRP
  • Range-Topping Premier Trim: $31,000 MSRP

2022 Ford Escape

  • Entry-Level S Trim: $26,510 MSRP
  • Range-Topping (Gas-Powered) Titanium Trim: $36,630 MSRP

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Performance Specs

When comparing the performance specs of the Chevy Equinox and the Ford Escape, you’ll find relatively comparable numbers for their entry-level trims. There are some trade-offs to consider; the Escape has more horsepower, while the Equinox has better torque. Check out the specs:

2022 Chevrolet Equinox

  • Base Engine: 1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder
  • Horsepower/Torque: 170 hp / 203 lb-ft of torque

2022 Ford Escape

  • Base Engine: 1.5L Turbo 3-Cylinder
  • Horsepower/Torque: 181 hp / 190 lb-ft of torque

Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape: Interior Features

You’ll find no shortage of capable features on both the Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape, from color touchscreen infotainment systems to sliding seats to next-generation safety amenities. However, a closer examination shows that the Chevy Equinox simply outmatches its Ford counterpart with a wider array of features, and conveniences. Here’s some of what you can expect on both SUVs:

2022 Chevy Equinox Feature Highlights:

  • Chevy Infotainment 3 System
  • 8-inch color diagonal touchscreen
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capability
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls
  • Keyless open/start
  • Driver and passenger illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Chevy Teen Driver technology
  • Forward Collision Alert & Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Front Pedestrian Braking
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • Following Distance Indicator
  • IntelliBeam® Auto High-Beam Assist

2022 Ford Escape Feature Highlights:

  • Ford SYNC® (Ford SYNC® 3 is standard on the SE and above)
  • FordPass Connect™ (includes 4G Wi-Fi capability)
  • Rotary gear shift dial
  • Ice Blue® instrument panel cluster lighting
  • 4.2-inch Instrument Cluster
  • Pre-Collision Assist w/ Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • BLIS® w/ Cross-Traffic

Find Your New Chevy Equinox at Riverside Chevrolet Buick GMC Today!

Now that we’ve had a chance to compare the Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape on paper, you might want to see how the Equinox handles on the Rockmart and Adairsville roads. To set up a test drive, just contact our office or stop by our dealership, and we’ll get you behind the wheel in no time.

You can also reach out with any questions, and a member of our team will be happy to help you. To learn more about what the Chevy Equinox can offer you, be sure to check out our posts on its gas mileage and available trim levels.


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