Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox

At Richmond Ford West, we've helped a lot of our friends in the Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump areas make up their mind when they're torn between two different vehicles that are similar. However, when it's the 2018 Ford Edge or 2018 Chevy Equinox, you won't have too much trouble seeing the differences between these midsize SUVs. We'll happily highlight some of the varying features and abilities of both vehicles, so you can see the difference.

This Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox comparison will focus on a few important categories. We'll take a look under the hood of each vehicle, check out the cabin and cargo space, and we'll even look closer at the entertainment and technology features. By reading this comparison, and seeing the differences between the 2018 Edge vs. 2018 Equinox, your decision will be much easier to make.

2018 Ford Edge vs. 2018 Chevy Equinox: Specs

The differences between the Ford Edge and the Chevy Equinox are apparent at a glance. When it comes to the engine, the 2018 Edge features a twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost® engine, while the 2018 Equinox features a 2.4L 4-cyliner engine. Both of these vehicles come paired with 6-speed automatic transmissions; however, it's their engine power that's really different.

  • The Ford Edge and its 2.0L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder can hit 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Chevy Equinox and its 2.4L 4-cylinder engine maxes out its performance at 182 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque.

Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox: Cargo Space

Both midsize SUVs have grown in popularity due to their agile performance and their spacious cabins. When it comes to total cabin space, the Ford Edge features 113.9 cubic feet, while the Chevy Equinox has 99.7 cubic feet of space. This difference in cabin space carries over with both room for passengers and cargo.

  • The Ford Edge offers more front legroom with 42.6 inches, and rear headroom with 40.3 inches.
  • The Chevy Equinox only offer 41.2 inches of front legroom, and 39.2 inches of rear headroom.
  • The 2018 Ford Edge features 39.2 cubic feet of cargo room behind the second row, which is more spacious than the 31.5 cubic feet featured with the Chevy Equinox.

Want to learn more about the Ford Edge's interior? Check out our full review in this article.

Entertainment & Technology Features

Each of these midsize SUVs comes with dashboard-mounted infotainment systems to give drivers convenient access to their features. However, the Ford Edge and its SYNC® system feature enhanced voice recognition, which allows for voice commands for media and phone contact selection. The Chevy Equinox simply features a touch screen.

  • Both vehicles feature an AM/FM radio, USB ports, auxiliary inputs, and Bluetooth® streaming.
  • The Ford Edge includes a CD player and a 3-month SiriusXM® trial, which is twice as long as the trial with the Chevy Equinox.

Ford Edge vs. Chevrolet Equinox

In this comparison, you saw many differences between the 2018 Ford Edge vs. the 2018 Chevy Equinox. Of course, you can learn even more by dropping by Richmond Ford West and seeing all that the Ford Edge offers in-person. You can even get behind the wheel to see what it can do.

Schedule your test drive at Richmond Ford West. We're happy to help our friends in the Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump areas make the right choice.


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