Standard Safety Suite
The new 2021 Chevy Trailblazer has made an exciting addition to the SUV market, creating new competition for longstanding competitors like the Ford Escape. So, how exactly do the Chevy Trailblazer vs. Ford Escape measure up? You can weigh out all of their key differences in one place right here with Hendrick Chevrolet Hoover! We’ll compare their pricing, size, safety suites, and more down below.
New to the small SUV segment? Birmingham commuters who want to make an affordable upgrade will appreciate the lower price point of the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer, which starts out over $5,000 less than the 2020 Ford Escape:
The Ford Escape is slightly larger overall than the Chevy Trailblazer, which admittedly allows it to wear a slightly more powerful engine under the hood. How does the Trailblazer account for this? With a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).
How is the Trailblazer’s CVT at an advantage over the Escape’s standard automatic transmission? A CVT is designed to continuously change its gear ratio, meaning you’ll enjoy a softer ride quality in Vestavia Hills. And, a CVT constantly works at peak efficiency, so whether you’re in slow-moving traffic or cruising at highway speeds, you’ll know you’re remaining fuel-efficient.
Small SUV shoppers are typically looking for something that’s more spacious than a sedan on the inside, but still easy to drive on the outside. With smaller exterior dimensions across the board, the Chevy Trailblazer will get you around Bessemer with greater ease:
2021 Chevy Trailblazer Exterior Dimensions
2020 Ford Escape Exterior Dimensions
If you’d like to check out a slightly larger Chevy SUV, you can also compare the Ford Escape vs. Chevy Equinox!
The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer debuted with a full suite of standard safety features, called the Chevy Safety Assist Suite. With it, you can cruise confidently in Hoover. There are a couple of features from Chevy’s safety suite which are also in the base Ford Escape, but it requires an upgrade to access a fuller suite:
2021 Trailblazer: Chevy Safety Assist Suite
2020 Ford Escape Standard Safety Features (No Safety Suite Available)
So, which small SUV from our Ford Escape vs. Chevy Trailblazer comparison has captured your attention? If you’d like to learn more about the Trailblazer and take it for a test drive, contact Hendrick Chevrolet Hoover. We’ll set you up with an appointment and point you in the direction of our new vehicle specials, designed to help you save!
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