2022 Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox Comparison | St. Charles, IL

Are you searching for a crossover SUV with the space, versatility, and amenities to make your everyday drives more enjoyable? Then you are probably looking at the 2022 Ford Edge and 2022 Chevy Equinox as options. But which is best for your lifestyle?

The team at Hawk Ford of St. Charles has put together this Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox comparison to help you decide. Learn more about the Edge with our Ford Edge review and peruse available models in our new Edge inventory. Make sure to check out our finance center to find available lease and finance offers that can help put you behind the wheel of a new Edge.

If you have any questions, give us a call at (630) 584-1800 or contact us online. And if you’d like to experience the Edge for yourself, schedule a test drive at our Ford dealership in St. Charles, IL.

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Exterior Design & Specs

The 2022 Ford Edge and Chevy Equinox are both sleek, stylish crossover SUVs with an array of helpful features. The Ford Edge boasts available rain-sensing windshield wipers and has 18- to 20-inch wheels, compared with the 17- to 19-inch wheels on the Equinox. Both models offer these available features:

  • Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate
  • Remote start system
  • LED fog lamps, tail lamps, daytime running lamps, and auto on/off headlamps
  • Heated, power-adjustable side mirrors with memory
  • Optional panoramic power sunroof
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2022 Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox Interior

Both the 2022 Ford Edge and Chevy Equinox sport comfortable, airy cabins. The Edge offers several unique amenities, including a heated steering wheel, wireless charging pad, heated front seats, power-adjustable front passenger’s seat, and the MyKey® configurable key system.

The Edge also has an available B&O® 12-speaker sound system by Bang & Olufsen, versus the six-speaker audio system in the Equinox, and its SYNC® 4A infotainment system sports a 12-inch touchscreen, compared with the 8-inch touchscreen of the Equinox.

When comparing the 2022 Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox, both offer these available features:

  • Cloth, ActiveX™ (Edge only), or leather seating material
  • Power-adjustable driver’s seat with memory
  • Second-row split-folding seat
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 110V power outlet and USB charging ports
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™ / Bluetooth® integration
  • Wi-Fi® hotspot capability
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio capability

Engine Specs & Fuel Economy

With the Ford Edge you can choose between two engine options, a 250-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder or a 335-horsepower twin-turbo V6. The Chevy Equinox offers a single 170-horsepower four-cylinder engine. The Equinox is available with front-wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD), while the Edge has AWD standard across all trim levels. Find engine specs for both SUVs in this chart.

2022 Ford Edge

Twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost® turbo I4

Horsepower: 250 HP
Torque: 280 lb.-ft. 
MPG: 21 city / 28 hwy

2022 Ford Edge

2.7L EcoBoost twin-turbo V6

Horsepower: 335 HP
Torque: 380 lb.-ft.
MPG: 19 city / 25 hwy

2022 Chevy Equinox

1.5L turbo I4

Horsepower: 170 HP
Torque: 203 lb.-ft.
MPG: 26 city / 31 hwy

2022 Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox Towing Capacity

The towing capacity between the 2022 Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox differs significantly. The Chevy Equinox can tow up to 1,500 pounds, while the Ford Edge can tow more than twice as much: 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.

Cargo Space, Size, & Seating

The 2022 Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox size comparison is close. Both seat five people comfortably, and when you need to move luggage, supplies, or gear, you’ll find ample space in either SUV. The larger Edge, however, beats out the Equinox when it comes to cargo capacity and passenger volume. Find cargo specs in this chart.

2022 Ford Edge

Cargo Volume Behind First/Second Row:
73.4 / 39.2 cu.-ft.

Passenger Volume:
113.9 cu.-ft.

2022 Chevy Equinox

Cargo Volume Behind First/Second Row:
63.9 / 29.9 cu.-ft.

Passenger Volume:
103.5 cu.-ft.

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Safety Rating & Features

Drive with confidence, knowing that the 2022 Ford Edge and Chevy Equinox both have a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Both SUVs are also equipped with a suite of available driver assistance and safety features, including:

  • Blind spot information system with cross-traffic alert
  • Pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking
  • Lane keeping system
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Optional adaptive cruise control
  • Optional active park assist with forward and side sensing systems

2022 Ford Edge vs. Chevy Equinox Price

If you’re looking for a new Ford Edge for sale, you’ve got five trim levels to choose from, whereas the Chevy Equinox comes in four trim levels. The Chevy Equinox has a starting MSRP of $27,695, while the larger Ford Edge has a starting MSRP of $37,945.

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