2018 Chevy Equinox Gray


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2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2018 Ford Escape

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox has been fully redesigned this year, making tough competition with the 2018 Ford Escape among drivers in St. Augustine and Orange Park. When compared side-by-side, though, the Chevrolet Equinox wins out in the following critical areas:

  • Standard horsepower
  • Max horsepower
  • Max fuel economy

Read through this in-depth comparison of these popular crossovers, and count on Nimnicht Chevrolet when you’re ready to check out a our selection of Chevy Equinox SUVs to find the trim level that suits your needs.

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Performance Capabilities

The Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape are both offered with three different available engines, but the Equinox is clearly the winner when it comes to standard and available power:

  • Chevy Equinox – The Equinox’s base turbocharged 1.5L inline-four generates 170 hp. Upgrade to the turbocharged 2.0L inline-four for 252 hp, or choose the unique turbo-diesel inline-four for better fuel economy and 240 lb-ft of torque.
  • Ford Escape – The Escape’s base 2.5L four-cylinder engine only makes 168 hp, and even its turobcharged 1.5L inline-four tops out at 179 hp. At the top of the lineup is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine, which falls short of the Equinox’s engine of the same size, coming in at 245 hp.  
2018 Chevy Equinox Red

Fuel Economy

Despite its robust performance numbers, the Equinox also delivers superior available fuel economy:

  • Chevy Equinox – If you opt for the Equinox’s innovative new turbo-diesel 1.6L inline-four engine, you’ll be able to get up to an EPA-estimated 39 mpg highway and 28 mpg city.
  • Ford Escape – Without the option The most efficient Escape is the turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder, which tops out at only 30 mpg highway and 23 mpg city, according to the EPA.  
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Get Your Next Crossover SUV in Jacksonville Today!

The 2018 Chevy Equinox is available now at Nimnicht Chevrolet, and you can by today so we can help you with affordable financing. While you’re here, our Chevrolet Connection Center offers a variety of perks to help you understand the tech on your new Chevy Equinox. Compare with other vehicles such as the Toyota RAV4 to see why the Chevrolet Equinox is a great choice, then come see us today near Orange Park. Be sure to contact us with questions!

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Nimnicht Chevrolet
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1550 Cassat Avenue
Jacksonville, FL, 32210 US
(904) 387-4041
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