2024 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2024 Ford Escape in Cambridge, ON

2024 Chevrolet Equinox 1500 vs 2024 Ford Escape

Drivers thinking of buying a compact crossover may wonder whether the 2024 Chevrolet Equinox or 2024 Ford Escape is more suitable for them. Both models are among the most popular entries in the compact SUV segment because of their well-rounded attributes and great value for money.

While it can be difficult to choose between them, car buyers can make a better-informed decision by comparing how the Chevrolet Equinox stacks up against the Ford Escape. Stop by Bennett GM, where our expert Sales Team can help you take home the vehicle of your dreams.


Both the Equinox and Escape feature a solidly constructed, spacious, and comfortable interior. Equinox comes standard with cloth upholstery, manually adjustable front seats, keyless entry, and push-button start. The Escape, on the other hand, offers cloth upholstery, an eight-way power driver’s seat, and remote keyless entry on its base trim. Heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, a panoramic sunroof, and remote start are available on both SUVs.

When it comes to passenger and cargo space, drivers won’t be disappointed with either the Chevrolet Equinox or Ford Escape. Despite their small dimensions, the two crossovers provide generous legroom and headroom in both rows of seats. The front seats have more than 40 inches of legroom, allowing the driver and co-pilot to kick back and relax on long trips. The rear seats are a little tighter, but they’re still roomy enough to comfortably accommodate adults.

It’s also worth noting that both the Equinox and Escape have a maximum cargo capacity of more than 60 cubic feet. That should be enough for storing an entire family’s luggage and gear on road trips and outdoor excursions.

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With both the 2024 Chevrolet Equinox and 2024 Ford Escape, drivers have an easy-to-use and feature-packed infotainment system to keep them informed and entertained on the road. In terms of standard tech features, the Equinox has a slight upper hand over its rival. Its base trim is equipped with a 7-inch touch-screen display, a six-speaker audio system, four USB ports, a Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and satellite radio. Although it has a larger 8-inch touch-screen display, the entry-level Escape offers only two USB ports and doesn’t have satellite radio.

Safety Features

The 2024 Chevrolet Equinox and 2024 Ford Escape are both equipped with a wide range of driver-assistance features to deliver a safe and confident driving experience. These technologies can alert drivers to potential road hazards so they can react promptly to them. Some features also take direct action to prevent a collision if the driver fails to respond in time.

Every Equinox model is fitted with forward-collision alert, forward automated emergency braking, lane-keeping assistance, lane-departure alert, pedestrian monitoring, a rear-seat alert, and teen-driver monitoring. Blind-spot detection, adaptive cruise control, a 360-degree camera system, and hands-free parking assistance are available as options.

The Escape comes with an impressive list of active safety features. Its standard driver aids include most of the features found in the entry-level Equinox, plus blind-spot detection, rear cross-traffic warning, and driver-attention monitoring. It also offers plenty of optional features, including adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, evasive steering assistance, intersection assistance, and a head-up display.

Find the 2024 Chevrolet Equinox at Bennett GM in Cambridge, Ontario

Overall, the 2024 Chevrolet Equinox is the  better value proposition than the 2024 Ford Escape. Despite its lower price, this Chevrolet has an edge over its Ford rival in several areas, such as exterior features and interior build quality.

Come see us today and discover why the Chevrolet Equinox is the right vehicle for you!