2016 Chevrolet Equinox VS. Ford Escape in Clarksville AR

The 2016 Chevrolet Equinox VS. The Ford Escape in Clarksville, AR

2016 Chevy Equinox Exterior Front View
2016 Chevrolet Exterior Angular Front View

How Does The 2016 Chevy Equinox Compare to Its Ford Escape Competitor?

Chevrolet and Ford are two of the most recognizable names in the automotive world. Each of these automakers puts out some popular SUV models, as well. At Johnson Chevrolet, we like to help you make the best decision when choosing your next make and model of vehicle. For that reason, we have accumulated information on the Chevrolet Equinox and Ford Escape SUVs to compare them.

Full disclosure, we have a new lineup of 2016 Chevy Equinox models for sale or lease at our dealership in Clarksville, Arkansas, today. At the same time, we sell new these and other Chevrolet SUV models to drivers in Russellville and Ozark, AR, too. Other details of our dealership include a family friendly atmosphere with a children's play area, so you can have fun shopping our new inventory while the kids have fun interacting with their peers. Additionally, we offer supreme pricing on our Chevrolet models as well as new Chevy lease specials and other competitive financing solutions. You are always welcome to browse our excellent selection of new and used vehicles for sale in Clarksville, AR, at Johnson Chevrolet. Of course, if you want to learn how the 2016 Chevy Equinox compares to the 2016 Ford Escape, please keep reading. After all, an informed car buying decision is the best kind.

 Chevrolet
Equinox
Ford
Escape
Comfort & Convenience*8.07.0
Value*7.97.3
V6 EngineYesNo
Max Horsepower301240

Performance & Design

Compared to the Ford Escape, the Chevrolet Equinox has more interior comfort and convenience, according to Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com Expert Reviews. As you can see in the chart above, the Equinox outperforms the Escape in that category by a sizable margin. The Ford Escape has narrow front seats and is lacking in rear seat capacity for passengers or storage space. The Chevy Equinox, on the other hand, has a spacious rear seat that comfortably accommodate three adult passengers. Meanwhile, the front seats in the Chevrolet SUV are molded into an ergonomic shape and wrapped in an available premium leather seating material, giving you two sources of comfort in one. Another benefit of the Equinox versus the Escape is the former's higher levels of convenience as a result of its practical storage and infotainment features. You can get a sense of the full range of interior advantages the Chevy Equinox offers by visiting our showroom at Johnson Chevrolet today.

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It is hard to say whether the Ford Escape underperforms or the Chevrolet Equinox overperforms. The fact of the matter is, however, that the new Equinox SUV has far more horsepower available than the Escape SUV does. Granted, the Ford model features two available turbocharged 4-cylinder engines, which are surely peppy. No matter, its Chevy competitor has an available 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces about 25 percent more horsepower than its rival, the Escape. Even if you opt for the standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine in the Chevrolet Equinox, this engine still puts out more horsepower than two of the three available engines for the Ford Escape.

2016 Chevrolet Equinox Exterior Rear View
2016 Chevrolet Equinox Interior Dashboard and Steering Wheel
2016 Chevrolet Equinox Exterior Front View

Buy or Lease The 2016 Chevy Equinox at Johnson Chevrolet in Clarksville, AR

It is not our job to make your decisions for you. Based on the information presented here, however, we think the choice between the Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape is a fairly easy one. If you are ready to purchase or lease a new SUV at Johnson Chevrolet, see our inventory and finance department in Clarksville, AR. Remember, we also serve Russellville and Ozark, AR, drivers, and we have plenty of new Chevrolet models for sale to accommodate everyone. By chance, if you are still on the fence about the Chevy Equinox, schedule a test drive in the model of your choice at our dealership in Clarksville.

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