The 2017 Ford Edge vs the 2017 Chevy Equinox

Have you been searching for the perfect mid-size SUV to get the most out of your trips around the Wayne, Paterson, and Clifton area? The Ford Edge has become one of the most popular mid-size SUVs due to its outstanding performance and spacious cabin. However, some drivers have flocked to the Chevy Equinox, citing that it's a superior model.

We're going to throw our hands in the mix by comparing the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Chevy Equinox. We'll focus on engine performance, interior space and comfort, and entertainment and technology features. By learning about how these vehicles differ, you'll be able to decide on which one you'd prefer to drive.

2017 Ford Edge vs 2017 Chevy Equinox Engine Performance

Midsize SUVs offer the best of both worlds in terms of performance and handling. The 2017 Ford Edge is equipped with a Twin Scroll 2.0-Liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine. The Chevy Equinox features a 2.4-Liter four-cylinder engine. Both engines can get controlled by respective six-speed automatic transmissions. When it comes to power, the Ford Edge can deliver 245 horsepower with 275 lb-ft of torque, while the Chevy Equinox falls short by maxing out at 182 horsepower with 172 lb-ft of torque.

Interior Space & Comfort

The Ford Edge and the Chevy Equinox are both capable of carrying five passengers on cloth seating appointments. The Ford Edge opens up with 113.9 cubic feet of passenger space while the Chevy Equinox offers 99.7 cubic feet. When it comes to head and leg room, the Ford Edge takes the lead by offering 40.3 inches of head room and 40.6 inches of leg room for rear passengers. The Chevy Equinox only offers 39.2 inches of head room and 39.9 inches of leg room for its rear passengers.

The Ford Edge also offers more room for cargo with 39.2 cubic feet of space, providing room for more materials than the 31.5 cubic feet of cargo space in the Chevy Equinox. When the rear seats are folded down, the Ford Edge maximizes its cargo space to 73.4 cubic feet. The Chevy Equinox only offers 63.7 cubic feet of maximum cargo space.

Entertainment & Technology Features

Both mid-size SUVs are equipped with six-speaker sound systems that deliver audio from the radio. The Ford Edge comes standard with a CD player, but the Chevy Equinox requires an upgrade. The Ford Edge and the Chevy Equinox both come with Bluetooth® technology. You can use this feature to make hands-free phone calls and smartphone music streaming. The Ford Edge features voice recognition through the SYNC® system, allowing you to access your media or contacts by using your voice.

Take a Test Drive

By reading this article, drivers like you from the Wayne, Paterson, and Clifton area learned all about the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Chevy Equinox. You saw that the Ford Edge offers you more in each of our categories. Learn more about the Ford Edge by taking it out for a spin.


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