2017 Chevy Equinox vs. 2017 Ford Escape In Merrillville, IN

2017 Equinox vs 2017 Escape

A high-quality CUV provides the convenience and cargo space of an SUV with the nimble handling and fuel-efficient performance of a smaller vehicle. The 2017 Chevy Equinox and the 2017 Ford Escape are both popular choices for drivers in and around Merrillville, IN, but despite many similarities on the surface, one of these compact SUVs will perform better and put more modern tech features at your fingertips.

In particular, we will take a closer look at the new Chevy Equinox LS and the Ford Escape S. Once you’ve finished reading, head to the new vehicle inventory at our Chevy dealership in Merrillville, IN and take your pick from our huge selection of capable SUVs. If you have any questions, call our team at 219-947-4151.

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2017 Chevy Equinox vs. 2017 Ford Escape: Performance

The 2017 Chevy Equinox LS utilizes a 2.4L four-cylinder engine, and gets better fuel efficiency and a more powerful performance than the 2.5L four-cylinder engine found inside the 2017 Ford Escape S. Drivers who want an ultra-commanding performance from their SUV can opt for the 2016 Chevy Equinox Premier equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine capable of 301 HP and 272 lb.-ft. of torque.

2017 Chevy Equinox LS Model 2017 Ford Escape S
2.4L I-4 Engine 2.5L I-4
182 HP @ 6,700 RPM Horsepower 168 HP @ 6,000 RPM
172 lb.-ft. @ 4,900 RPM Torque 170 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 RPM
22/32 MPG Fuel Economy (city/highway) 21/29 MPG

2017 Chevy Equinox vs. 2017 Ford Escape: Tech and Interior Features

The Chevy Equinox LS comes standard with a rear vision camera, a feature you won’t find standard on the Ford Escape S. The Chevy Equinox LS also utilizes premium cloth seats for added comfort and durability compared to the cloth seats inside the Ford Escape S.

  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • More rear-seat legroom

Test-Drive the 2017 Chevy Equinox!

The 2017 Chevy Equinox LS starts at $25,510 MSRP, and only the Chevy Equinox recently earned the ‘Most Dependable Compact SUV’ and ‘Highest Ranked SUV in Initial Quality in a tie, Two Years in a Row’ distinctions from J.D. Power.

Our Chevy dealership in Merrillville, IN has over a 100 Equinox models in stock and ready to test drive. The new Chevy Equinox looks great on paper, but we know you’ll want to take the wheel for yourself and experience the smooth drive. If you have any questions, fill out our convenient online contact form to get in touch with our team.