When you're on the hunt for the perfect midsize SUV for your adventures on the road, there's a lot to consider. If you're stuck choosing between the Ford Edge vs. Chevrolet Equinox, then we're here to help. Our team at Richmond Ford Lincoln is here to help our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland learn more about these vehicles.

Keep reading our comparison between the 2019 Ford Edge and 2019 Chevy Equinox to learn more about how these vehicles differ, so you can see which one is right for you!

Ford Edge vs Chevrolet Equinox Engine Specs & Performance

A key component to picking the right midsize SUV is knowing what the vehicle is capable of. Both the 2019 Ford Edge and 2019 Chevy Equinox get powered by respective turbocharged engines. However, there's a pretty significant difference in the abilities of these turbo engines.

  • The Ford Edge includes a Twin Scroll 2.0L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder, which delivers 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Equinox features a 1.5L 4-cylinder Turbo engine, which produces 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Ford Edge engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the Chevy Equinox includes a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Ford Edge vs Chevy Equinox: Which Is Bigger?

The Equinox and Edge each offer spacious cabins that are suitable for five passengers. Both midsize SUVs offer two rows of seating with additional cargo space in back. The vehicles also include respective 60/40 split rear benches, which can be partially folded to make room for longer materials, or they can be folded flat to open up the maximum amount of cargo space.

  • The Ford Edge offers more room for front-row passengers with 40.2 inches of headroom and 42.6 inches of legroom. The front-row Equinox passengers get 40 inches of headroom and 40.9 inches of legroom.
  • The spatial advantage of the Edge carries over in the second row with 40.3 inches of headroom and 40.6 inches of legroom vs. the 38.5 inches of headroom and 39.9 inches of legroom in the rear of the Equinox.
  • The Ford Edge offers 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space, which expands to 73.4 cubic feet.
  • The Chevy Equinox includes 29.9 cubic feet of cargo space, which only expands to 63.9 cubic feet when the rear bench is folded.

Entertainment & Technology

The Ford Edge and Chevy Equinox each include dashboard-mounted displays that are used to access the assortment of entertainment features. These screens even recognize voice commands, making media selection easy and convenient. Both vehicles offer radios, Bluetooth® streaming, USB and auxiliary ports, and even respective SiriusXM® Satellite Radio trial subscriptions. However, the Edge subscription is for six months, while the Equinox only offers it for three months.

Ford Edge vs Chevrolet Equinox

At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we hope that this Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox comparison helped you get a sense of what these two midsize SUVs offer. However, you also saw their differences. You learned that the 2019 Ford Edge holds many key advantages over the Chevy Equinox. You can certainly learn more about the Edge and its options by dropping by our dealership for a closer look and for a chance to take it out for spin!

Browse our full inventory of Ford Edge SUVs online at Richmond Ford Lincoln. We're proud to help our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland for when they're ready to find their next car!

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