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Selected Style 4-Door Manual 2WD LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD LX 19 22 $17,478 $18,399
4-Door Automatic 2WD LX 19 22 $18,428 $19,399
4-Door Automatic 2WD EX 19 22 $19,853 $20,899
4-Door Manual 4WD LX 19 22 $19,093 $20,099
4-Door Automatic 4WD LX 19 22 $20,043 $21,099
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 22 $21,468 $22,599
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
$17,478
$19,657
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,399
$21,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
$355 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 51.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.9 106.4
Second Leg Room (in) 30.6 40.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 55.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 112.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 71.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.0 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 164.5 188.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.3 69.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 47.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.4 32.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 50.2 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) 43.5 - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.84 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.65 x 1.02
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Variable power assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 19.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 41.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKG
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/65R16
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/65R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QKG
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3108 3660
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 700 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 6500 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 210 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LNJ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.92
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Two Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.47 3.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.94
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 2.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 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) 3.70 4.69
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Grand Vitara Chevrolet Equinox
Body Style 4-Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Control Arms
 
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