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2015 Chevrolet Equinox vs. Its Competition

 
2015 Chevrolet Equinox
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TCC Rating
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The 2015 Equinox offers Chevrolet a solid, versatile entry to the family crossover segment.

By comparison, the Ford Escape offers more technology and a more engaging engine lineup, but it's not as comfortable or quiet as the Equinox.

The Subaru Forester finally presents a viable alternative with excellent all-wheel-drive driving dynamics, as well as a considerably better interior than past models.

The Honda CR-V always has reliability on its side, and also offers ample versatility.

The Hyundai Tucson may be slightly smaller, but offers better fuel economy than the Equinox.

And, the GMC Terrain costs slightly more than its platform-mate, but some may prefer its truck-like styling over that of the Equinox.

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7.8
/ 10
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The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox is more refined and quiet than many of its competitors, while offering the versatility and value that a budget-conscious family would expect.
8.0
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With athletic looks and the performance to match, plus a roomy interior and loads of available cabin tech and convenience features, the 2015 Ford Escape is bolder and more exciting than most rivals, without much compromise.
7.8
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It might look like a military vehicle, but the nice interior and excellent fuel economy belie the 2015 GMC Terrain's rugged looks.
8.0
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The 2015 Honda CR-V is neither sporty nor particularly quick, but fuel efficiency is excellent and it prioritizes interior space, earnest practicality, and cleverly chosen features in a way that buyers appear to crave.
7.2
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The 2015 Hyundai Tucson is a stylish choice in the compact crossover segment, with solid but unexciting powertrains and a strong feature set.
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The 2015 Subaru Forester remains one of the best cars you can buy, thanks to exceptional safety, versatility, and all-weather capability.
MSRP From     
$22,120$23,450$24,070$23,445$21,650$22,195
Gas Mileage     
20 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Gas I4Regular Unleaded I-4Gas/Ethanol I4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4
EPA Class     
2WD Sport Utility VehicleSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD2WD Sport Utility VehicleSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Style Name     
FWD 4-Door LFWD 4-Door SFWD 4-Door SL2WD 5-Door LXFWD 4-Door GLS4-Door Manual 2.5i PZEV
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
AutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomaticCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODManual w/OD
 
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