2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Chevrolet Equinox

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2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Chevrolet Equinox       

The 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Chevy Equinox are compact, five-passenger SUVs. Both come standard with front-wheel drive in the base model, but the Escape offers four-wheel drive and the Equinox offers all-wheel drive. The Equinox was last redesigned in 2010 and the Escape was redesigned in 2013 and gets a refresh for 2017.

The Ford Escape holds the No. 2 spot in our compact SUV rankings. The Chevy Equinox reviews, on the other hand, reveal that it lags behind the competition (and is ranked No. 10), most notably in performance, although critics say it does have some redeeming qualities. Read on to see which compact crossover is the best choice for you.