2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Chevrolet Equinox

April 18th, 2019 by
  • EcoBoost® Engine
  • Intelligent 4WD System
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist
  • Ford Safe and Smart™ Package

Check out the 2019 Ford Escape, now available to lease or buy at Sheridan Ford. From safety features to performance, the 2019 Escape is the perfect choice in comparison to the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox. Continue reading all the ways the Ford Escape is the right choice for you.

Cargo

With both SUVs, you’ll have enough seating for five. The Escape also has plenty of spacious cargo room. With the rear seats folded up, the Escape provides 34 cu.ft. of cargo space and 68 cu.ft. of cargo space with the rear seats folded down.

Capability

The 2019 Ford Escape features three engine options:

  • 2.5L I-4 engine
  • 1.5L turbocharged EcoBoost® engine
  • 2.0L twin-scroll EcoBoost® engine

The 2019 Ford Escape is equipped with many features that enhances its performance, including the optional Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive. 4WD sends power to all four wheels to provide better traction where and when you need it. The 2019 Escape is capable of towing up to 3,500 lbs., when properly equipped. Enhanced Active Park Assist1 uses the rear camera and other sensors to help you parallel park perfectly every time. Variable Assist Power Steering in the 2019 Escape allows the driver to maneuver easier through tight turns and maintain better control at higher speeds.

The 2019 Ford Escape is also equipped with AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control and Curve Control, both features that keep the Escape firmly planted through sharp curves and other rocky or hilly situations by using reduced engine power and selective braking as needed.

Safety

The Ford Safe and Smart™ package1 is now a feature available in the 2019 Ford Escape. It encompasses features that engage automatically to further assist you while driving, including:

  • Driver-activated front rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Auto high-beam headlamps
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support
  • Panel roof included in the Ford Safe and Smart Plus Package

Drive with a better sense of safety with Ford Safe and Smart™ package.

The 2019 Ford Escape features a driver alert monitor which is designed to prevent inattentive and tired drivers from potentially swerving or causing an accident. This alert makes a warning sound and suggests the driver take a break when the driver is perceived to not be paying their full attention. This feature is available on the SE, SEL and Titanium trim options of the Escape.

Now that you’ve taken the time to compare the 2019 Ford Escape to the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox, it’s time to test drive the 2019 Ford Escape! Go see Joe at Sheridan Ford. See all it’s great features in action and discuss finance deals with our friendly sales team.

1. Driver Assist Features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.

 

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