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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $21,845 $22,995
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 22 32 $22,952 $24,160
AWD 4-Door LS 20 29 $23,507 $24,745
AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 20 29 $24,614 $25,910
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 22 32 $24,909 $26,220
AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 20 29 $26,571 $27,970
FWD 4-Door LTZ 22 32 $27,141 $28,570
AWD 4-Door LTZ 20 29 $28,804 $30,320
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$383 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line If you don’t need a third row, the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox is just right for small families; it’s refined, secure, and versatile, and gets very impressive fuel economy in four-cylinder form.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1
Second Leg Room (in) 39.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.3
Liftover Height (in) 28.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 112.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 28.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8
Length, Overall (in) 187.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.78
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8
Steering Type Variable power assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code QMU
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code QMU
Front Tire Size P235/60R17
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3786
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525
Engine Type Gas I4 ECOTEC
Fuel System SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code LAF
Displacement 2.4/146.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 6700
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87
Trans Order Code MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48
Clutch Size (in) NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Trans Type 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88
Body Style 4 Door
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Equinox
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trailing arm
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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