The 2021 Ford Escape
vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Shaking Up the Segment with Versatility and Capability

The 2021 Ford Escape was built for an active lifestyle and offers plenty of options for you to hit the road in your own individual style. Feel like driving a hybrid? The Escape has two versions. There are also four different engines to choose from, with its hybrid 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-cycle I-4 engine having best-in-class fuel economy. * Plus, there are six new packages to choose from and four new colors to make expressing yourself easy. And all of this adds to the fun of the Escape, with its solid reputation for delivering flexible cargo and passenger space, impressive towing and standard and available tech for connectivity and confidence, all of which fit in nicely with its sporty good looks. It's the 2021 Ford Escape, and it was designed and built to make an impression on you, your friends and even the competition.

*Actual mileage and range will vary. 14.2-gallon tank. Lowest-range vehicle Escape 2.0L AWD. EPA-estimated ratings: 23 city mpg/ 31 hwy mpg/26 combined mpg. Class is Small Utilities based on Ford segmentation.



2021 Ford Escape vs. 2021 Chevy Equinox


2021 Escape 2021 Equinox
Starting MSRP $24,885 $29,100
Engine Power 181 hp @ 6000 rpm 170 hp @ 5600 rpm
Transmission 8-speed automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined) 27/33/30 mpg 25/30/27 mpg
Curb Weight 3,298 lbs. 3,478 lbs.

Powertrains and Hybrid Technology

The 2021 Escape has a choice of hybrid* or plug-in hybrid with a 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-cycle hybrid engine. A 1.5L EcoBoost® and the 2.0L EcoBoost with Auto Start-Stop Technology are the available gas engines.

Available SYNC® 3

Keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel with available SYNC® 3. It's our easy-to-use voice-controlled technology that also has a capacitive touchscreen. Its sleek, user-friendly interface makes SYNC 3 more than just the ability to make phone calls and play your favorite music - it's also about making connectivity fast, smart and simple.*

*Don't drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don't use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.

Amenities That Help Escape Stand Out

It's more than just good looks that make the 2021 Escape stand out in the crowd. There's also outstanding second-row leg room, an available premium sound system, the rotary gear shift dial and the fun of an available panoramic Vista Roof.®

Towing Capability

Escape Titanium with its 2.0L EcoBoost® engine has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. when equipped with the Class II Trailer Tow Package. The standard 1.5L EcoBoost® engine, when properly equipped, can tow up to 2,000 lbs. And don't forget about hybrid capability, because when properly equipped, the Hybrid* and Plug-in Hybrid are powered by the 2.5L I-4 and can each tow up to 1,500 lbs.**

*See a Ford EV-certified dealer for details.
**Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Wireless Charging

Stay powered on the go with the available Wireless Charging Pad* located in the center console. Just set your smartphone, charging side down, on top of the pad and it automatically senses and begins charging the device.

*Available Qi wireless charging may not be compatible with all mobile phones. Charging rates vary by phone.

Interior

The 2021 Escape interior has the right available features and conveniences to help make traveling, and exploring, more comfortable. The sleek rotary gear shift dial opens space on the center console and helps improve overall front-row comfort. And with second-row 60/40 split-fold flat seats with their sliding feature, you can have the best-in-class second-row leg room* or slide forward to maximize rear cargo space.**

*Class is Non-Premium Compact Utilities.
**Cargo and Load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

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