2017 Chevrolet Equinox

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2017 Chevrolet Equinox Ratings
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Consumer Rating

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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

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Driving Experience

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Best Compact SUV of 2017

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#2 Chevrolet Equinox

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2017 Chevrolet Equinox after 90-days of ownership.
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats
  • Interior storage spaces
  • Look and feel of interior controls

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Vehicle maneuverability
  • Forward visibility

Performance Specs

MPG City

20 - 21


28 - 31


182 - 301


6 speed, Automatic


Gas I4


All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2017 Chevrolet Equinox Review

When it comes to delivering in every way the gas-conserving Chevy Equinox is an SUV that doesn’t compromise. Outside you’ll get the stylish looks that set it apart… inside you’ll find high-tech amenities that cater to your comfort and conveniences. Choose from 4 trim levels starting with the L the Premier is top of the line. There’s room for you and everything you bring. A Multi-Flex sliding rear seat adds almost 8 inches of rear leg room or folds down to create 63.7 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. Towing your toys or running for groceries the Equinox handles both with equal enthusiasm thanks to an available 3.6-liter V6 engine. Feel free to wander. Your Equinox has the legs to get you where you want to go efficiently and economically. Your Equinox is covered by a web of available safety technologies. Make the Equinox yours by choosing from a number of exterior colors and interior finishes like perforated leather. Drive away in a Chevy Equinox. Versatility without compromise.
Inside the Equinox is gadget central. Built-in available 4G LTE Wi-Fi seamlessly connects your smart devices to the Internet. The standard 7-inch diagonal touch-screen and your compatible smartphone with Bluetooth wireless technology allow you to make hands-free calls. Compatible iPhone users will love Siri Eyes Free to compose texts make calls or play music. Equinox boasts Multi-Flex Sliding Rear Seat® and 60/40 split folding rear seats with up to 63.7 cubic feet of maximum cargo space.
Your Equinox offers a myriad of active safety features. Like the available Side Blind Zone Alert to help you avoid a collision with vehicles in your side-blind spot. Available Rear Cross Traffic Alert warns of traffic when backing up and the standard rear vision camera displays the area behind you on the dash touch-screen. In addition Rear Park Assist Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning are available for the Premier safety package.
Your Equinox will have plenty of get-up-and-go with the available 3.6-liter V6 engine providing a best-in-class 301 horsepower that gets you from 0 to 60 in 6.7 seconds. Bring all your toys along. All-wheel drive models can tow up to 3 500 pounds. Front-wheel drive models with the standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine offer an impressive EPA-estimated 21 miles per gallon city and 31 highway using Eco mode to maximize efficiency. Standard on all models an electronically controlled 6-speed transmission provides that extra bit of responsiveness for added control.

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Dependability Award Winner

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2017 Chevrolet Equinox JD Power Award Winner
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