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Selected Style FWD 4-Door LS
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $23,013 $24,225
FWD 4-Door LT 22 32 $24,576 $25,870
FWD 4-Door LTZ 22 32 $29,435 $30,985
AWD 4-Door LS 20 29 $24,676 $25,975
AWD 4-Door LT 20 29 $26,239 $27,620
AWD 4-Door LTZ 20 29 $31,098 $32,735
FWD 4-Door S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 22 31 $21,178 $22,470
FWD 4-Door SE 23 33 $23,378 $25,070
FWD 4-Door SEL 23 33 $26,269 $28,170
4WD 4-Door SE 22 30 $25,010 $26,820
4WD 4-Door SEL 22 30 $27,901 $29,920
FWD 4-Door Titanium 22 30 $28,321 $30,370
4WD 4-Door Titanium 21 28 $29,953 $32,120
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,013
$21,178
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,225
$22,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$404 / month
$375 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Chevrolet Equinox is a good, affordable choice for cost-conscious families, but it doesn't skimp on comfort, safety, or the latest connectivity features. After eleven years, a change-up: the 2013 Ford Escape drops the faux-SUV pitch and reels off authentically athletic looks and performance.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.80 56.000
Second Head Room (in) 39.20 39.000
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.30 55.300
Front Leg Room (in) 41.20 40.400
Front Hip Room (in) 54.60 54.800
Second Leg Room (in) 39.90 36.800
Front Head Room (in) 40.90 39.900
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.7 98.100
Second Hip Room (in) 51.10 52.400
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.90 7.900
Length, Overall (in) 187.80 178.100
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.30 66.300
Liftover Height (in) 28.80 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.10 61.600
Wheelbase (in) 112.50 105.900
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 28.80 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.50 72.400
Track Width, Front (in) 62.90 61.500
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.7 68.100
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.5 34.300
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.78 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.18 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 15.100
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 17.500
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 37.000
Steering Type Pwr Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/65R17 P235/55R17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QYZ NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P225/65R17 P235/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code QYZ NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3777 3598
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 6.900
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 6700 168 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4900 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LEA 997
Displacement 2.4/145 2.5L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 2.943
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.964
Trans Order Code MX0 446
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.510
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.446
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.746
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 4.584
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.912
Trans Type 6 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Equinox Ford Escape
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi link Semi-Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 (2012) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.1 7.3
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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