2019 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

2020 Chevy Equinox blue

Chevy Equinox

2019 Ford Escape model shown

2020 Ford Escape vs. 2020 Chevy Equinox



1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder engine
200 hp


170 hp
30 mpg (combined city and hwy)

Fuel Economy

28 mpg (combined city and hwy)

Are you in the market for an affordable but stylish SUV in the Morton area? Perhaps you’ve been trying to decide between the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox. If so, you’ll probably find that the power, fuel efficiency, and safety features of the 2020 Ford Escape are hard to beat. Mike Murphy Ford brings you this side by side base model comparison of the 2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Ford Escape so that you can make an informed decision. If you have questions along the way, give us a call!

2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Ford Escape: Performance

If raw power is important to you when comparing the 2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Ford Escape, then the Ford Escape is best for you. They both have similar engines: a 1.5L 4-cylinder engine, but the Escape delivers 181 standard horsepower, compared to just 170 from the Equinox. In addition, all-wheel drive is available on the Ford Escape but not on the Chevy Equinox. When it comes to the overall performance and capabilities of the Chevy Equinox vs. Ford Escape, the Ford Escape is the clear winner.

Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox: Fuel Economy

If you would like to maximize your fuel economy when driving around Peoria or East Peoria, once again the Escape has the edge. When comparing the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox fuel economy, you’ll find that the 2020 Equinox L has a combined (city and highway) EPA-estimated gas mileage of 28 miles per gallon compared to 30 miles per gallon combined EPA-estimated gas mileage of the Ford Escape S. This is largely due to the 1.5L EcoBoost engine found in the Escape.

Explore the Ford Escape for Yourself at Mike Murphy Ford

Of course, the best way to compare Chevy vs. Escape is in person, but you can also browse the extensive inventory of new Escape models available at Mike Murphy Ford online. We make it easy to do business with us – you can even apply for financing online. Check out the Ford Escape interior and exterior features for yourself. We’re just a short drive from Pekin, so check out our new vehicle specials and then give us a call today. We’re here for you!

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