For the extra ante, it has 18-inch wheels, a sporty body kit, and the more powerful engine and upgraded transmission. In its place are the Chevrolet MyLink system that became standard on all trims, four new color palates, and new 17- and 18-inch wheel trims. The 2010 Equinox went on sale in June 2009. The Equinox is longer than any of its competitors at 188. Three fuel tanks store up to a maximum of 9. The rear doors are huge and open to just shy of 90 degrees, so it's easy to get in and out. An Electronic Trailer Sway Control was introduced that integrated into the standard system.
These shortcomings are wrapped in an exterior design starting to wear its age, even if the overall crossover wedge isn't unattractive. It uses headlights from the. The third-generation Equinox will be available in eight trim levels: L 1. It's those carefully designed details that allow us to forgive a few shortcomings. Verdict The Equinox was a solid player when it came to market, but it has been joined by a veritable stampede of crossover utilities since then. Before you begin comparison shopping, be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price, which shows what others in your area are paying for their vehicles.
Overall length falls an inch shy of the mid-size Ford Explorer. The Australasian Equinox will be sold alongside the seven-seat Holden Acadia, known as the in the Americas, rather than the , which sits above the Equinox in select markets. The refreshed Equinox received a new , headlights and front fascia as well as reworked tail lights. We didn't even have to discuss what to take; it was obvious just by looking at a vehicle whether it qualified as a contender. Edmunds also praises the 69 ubic feet of total cargo capacity that places the Equinox as one of the class leaders.
The Chevrolet Equinox's cheap turn-signal and wiper stalks feel brittle to MyRide. For a little more excitement, the one-gear-bigger transmission features tap-shift controls. Combined with the flat-folding front passenger seat, the Equinox can carry extra-long cargo. The Equinox is unmistakable as a Chevy with big, gold Chevrolet bowtie badges front and rear, plus angular styling that immediately evokes the automaker's Silverado and Avalanche pickups. The Equinox has some pretty impressive scores in crash testing. I fully expected the ancient pushrod V-6 to complain loudly about its latest role, but the engine is adequately powerful, reasonably muted, and perfectly matched to the five-speed automatic, which allows the 3860-pound Equinox to deliver satisfying acceleration and fuel economy.
These models also received a 1 in 25 mm lowered ride height with a performance-tuned suspension and unique front and rear body kits. New for 2009 For 2009, the Equinox gets standard side curtain airbags with rollover protection sensors for both rows of seats. The empty space is the high point in an interior marked by ill-fitting plastic, ho-hum cloth upholstery and a general lack of sophistication. Archived from on August 21, 2009. To reduce weight, it has aluminum doors and a carbon fiber hood. The chassis is tuned on the soft side and has some curious traits.
Archived from on 19 April 2014. I have owned the Equinox for three years and it has never been to the shop. Archived from on July 12, 2012. Also the equinox gets up and goes when it needs to. Essentially a front-wheel-drive machine, all versions of the Equinox can be outfitted with all-wheel drive. Considering that, painless is good. The interior materials feel durable.
The Sport trim adds a 3. Introduced for 2005, the Equinox shares many of its components with the first-generation Saturn Vue. Compared with the not-much-longer , which at 44 cubic feet is nearly the same in space, and the shorter 34 cubic feet , that seems a little tight. Overall length falls an inch shy of the mid-size Ford Explorer. Basically, it's a tall car. Worth, and had it transferred to Kansas City.
Available in front or all-wheel drive, with a wide and roomy interior and loaded with standard and optional features demanded by today's modern mobile family, the 2009 Equinox is one of Chevrolet's best offerings. Production ended in May 2009. Chevrolet Camaro Convertible ConceptAs the Chevrolet Camaro convertible concept makes its…. With a height of 69. Rather, its mission is suburban errand runner, a job where convenience and competence are more appreciated than flair. Combined with the flat-folding front passenger seat, the Equinox can carry extra-long cargo.