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Chevrolet Equinox:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Chevrolet Equinox side view
Chevrolet Equinox angular front perspective
Chevrolet Equinox angular rear perspective

Overview of the Chevrolet Equinox

Learn about the Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox Summary

The Chevrolet Equinox is a mid-size SUV that has been consistently rated with high safety and reliability ratings. With plenty of legroom and cargo space, the Chevrolet Equinox is a smart choice for a growing family. Enjoy a wealth of active safety features on higher trim levels, and choose from three different engine types, including diesel. For advanced safety options, we encourage you to test drive higher trim levels, as they come loaded with fancier trappings that many drivers expect from their modern vehicles.

Pros and cons of the Chevrolet Equinox

  • User-friendly MyLink infotainment system
  • Diesel engine available
  • AWD available
  • Small rear window and rear-seat headrests can impede rearward visibility
  • Base l.5L engine lacks power
  • Advanced safety tech can be costly
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Chevrolet Equinox

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Chevrolet Equinox

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption12.4 - 14.8 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8.1 - 9.9 L/100km
  • Width1842 mm
  • Length4770 - 4771 mm
  • Trunk space872 - 892 L
  • Cargo space1803 - 1804 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Chevrolet Equinox

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Chevrolet Equinox 2010 - 2017 is available in 5 trims:

1LT trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Chevrolet Equinox

Dimensions of the Chevrolet Equinox

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20171760 mm1842 mm4770 mm
20161760 mm1842 mm4770 mm
20151760 mm1842 mm4770 mm
20141760 mm1842 mm4771 mm
20131760 mm1842 mm4771 mm
20121760 mm1842 mm4771 mm
20111760 mm1842 mm4771 mm
20101684 mm1842 mm4771 mm

Towing capacity of the Chevrolet Equinox

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2017454 kg680 kg
2016454 kg680 kg
2015454 kg680 kg
2014454 kg680 kg
2013680 kg
2012680 kg
2011680 kg
2010680 kg