2021 Ford Escape vs 2021 Chevrolet Equinox

Now that the 2021 Ford Escape lineup has arrived here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, we’re anxious to see how its updates and upgrades for the new model year position it against some of its toughest competition – of which there is a lot thanks to the compact crossover SUV class becoming one of the most crowded and competitive automotive segments in the industry.

And is there any better competitor to start with than the 2021 Escape lineup’s biggest rival, the 2021 Chevy Equinox? We don’t think there is, which is why we put together this 2021 Ford Escape versus 2021 Chevrolet Equinox compact crossover SUV comparison.



2021 Ford Escape

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2021 Chevrolet Equinox

Two How Many Engines Do I Get to Choose From? Two
250 Horsepower and 275 lb-ft. Torque What are the Maximum Power Ratings of the Lineup? 252 Horsepower and 260 lb-ft. Torque
34 ft.3 How Much Cargo Space is There When the Rear Seats are Up? 29.9 ft.3
68 ft.3 How Much Cargo Space is There When the Rear Seats are Down? 63.5 ft.3

2021 Escape vs 2021 Equinox: Which SUV is More Powerful and More Spacious?

The question of which SUV is more powerful and more spacious is a straightforward one, so we’re going to give you a straightforward answer – the 2021 Ford Escape. But we’re also going to show you how we came to that conclusion.

Both SUV lineups give you the choice between two engines. The most powerful 2021 Ford Escape engine features a horsepower rating of 250 and a torque rating of 275 pound-feet. The most powerful 2021 Chevy Equinox engine features a horsepower rating of 252 and a torque rating of 260 pound-feet. It’s then up to you to decide whether torque or horsepower is more important, though be sure to remember the difference between the horsepower of the two models is less than the difference between the torque of the two models.

When it comes to cargo capacity, however, the 2021 Ford Escape lineup is the clear winner. That’s because the 2021 Escape lineup features 34 cubic-feet of cargo space when all its seats are in place and 68 cubic-feet of cargo space when its rear seats are down. Conversely, the 2021 Equinox lineup features only 29.9 cubic-feet of cargo space when all its seats are in place and only 63.5 cubic-feet of cargo space when its rear seats are down.

To learn more about the 2021 Ford Escape lineup, feel free to get in touch with our Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.