Compare 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid vs 2014 Chevrolet Equinox

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
2014 Chevrolet Equinox
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AWD 4-Door Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Limited 27 28 $43,185 $47,300
AWD 4-Door Limited Platinum 27 28 $45,459 $49,790
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $23,218 $24,440
FWD 4-Door LT 22 32 $24,780 $26,085
AWD 4-Door LS 20 29 $24,880 $26,190
AWD 4-Door LT 20 29 $26,443 $27,835
FWD 4-Door LTZ 22 32 $30,067 $31,650
AWD 4-Door LTZ 20 29 $31,730 $33,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,185
$23,218
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,300
$24,440
Monthly Payment Estimate
$788 / month
$407 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Chevrolet Equinox is every bit as solid, spacious, and well-equipped as cost-conscious families could expect -- and far more quiet and refined than many other models without a luxury badge.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1 51.10
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 55.80
Third Leg Room (in)
26.7 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.20
Passenger Volume (ft³)
141.1 99.7
Third Hip Room (in)
45.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59 55.30
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 41.20
Third Head Room (in)
36.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.2 54.60
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
55 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 39.90
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 40.90
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 62.10
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 112.50
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 72.50
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 62.90
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 6.90
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 187.80
Height, Overall (in)
70.1 66.30
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.80
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- 28.80
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.2 63.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
13.8 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.3 31.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 12.6 x 1.18
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)
12.2 11.9 x 0.78
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 40.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 18.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.46
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Rear Tire Size
P245/55SR19 P225/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QYZ
Front Tire Size
P245/55SR19 P225/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QYZ
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4861 3777
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Gas/Ethanol I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
215 @ 4800 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
NA LEA
Displacement
3.5 L/211 2.4/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 5800 182 @ 6700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 32
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.23
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.41
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.48
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Toyota Highlander Hybrid Chevrolet Equinox
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 (Est) 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6 (2012)
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120
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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