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Selected Style 4-Door FWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD Manual 23 29 $15,915 $17,055
4-Door FWD Automatic 22 27 $19,225 $20,615
4-Door AWD VTi Automatic 21 26 $20,253 $21,720
4-Door FWD Automatic V6 20 28 $21,123 $22,655
4-Door AWD Automatic V6 19 25 $22,666 $24,315
4-Door 2WD LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 19 25 $19,657 $21,320
4-Door 2WD LT 19 25 $21,238 $23,035
4-Door AWD LS 19 25 $21,477 $23,295
4-Door AWD LT 19 25 $22,736 $24,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,915
$19,657
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,055
$21,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$284 / month
$355 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 55.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 51.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 106.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 40.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 181.3 188.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 69.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.6 112.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 71.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.8 69.4
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) 30.8 32.2
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 ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.8 x 1.7 9.84 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.0 11.65 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.3 16.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 19.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable power assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - QKG
Front Tire Size P215/70SR16 P235/65R16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 P235/65R16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - QKG
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70SR16 P235/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 525
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3207 3660
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4000 210 @ 3800
Engine Order Code L61 LNJ
Displacement 2.2L/134 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5400 185 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.41 2.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.30
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.69
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.92
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.94
Trans Order Code MG3 MX0
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Vehicle Name Saturn VUE Chevrolet Equinox
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Three-Link Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Control Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Indep Strut Strut-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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