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FWD 4-Door I4 Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 Manual Sport 23 28 $19,250 $20,555
FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Sport 21 28 $21,158 $22,595
FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Touring 21 28 $22,229 $23,740
4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Sport 20 26 $22,800 $24,350
4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Touring 20 26 $23,870 $25,495
FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $24,063 $25,700
FWD 4-Door V6 Automatic Grand Touring 19 25 $25,573 $27,315
4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Grand Touring 20 26 $25,705 $27,455
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic Grand Touring 18 23 $27,212 $29,065
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FWD 4-Door LS
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,250
$21,845
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,555
$22,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$343 / month
$383 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.0
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
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 51.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 39.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.4 99.7
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 55.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
43.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.9 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 112.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.5 28.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.4 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
174.9 187.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31.4 31.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
37.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
66.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.2 63.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.9 x 0.78
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 40.0
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Variable power assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 18.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T145/90R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QMU
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/70TR16 P235/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QMU
Front Tire Size
P235/70TR16 P235/60R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 225
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3272 3786
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Temporary - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 120
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 ECOTEC
Fuel System
MPI SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4500 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
NA LAF
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.4/146.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
171 @ 6000 182 @ 6700
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.37 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.94 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.13 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.84
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Mazda Tribute Chevrolet Equinox
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi Link Independent Trailing arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 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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