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Compare 2013 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2013 Mazda CX-5

2013 Chevrolet Equinox
2013 Mazda CX-5
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AWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Equinox AWD 4-Door LS 20 29 $24,676 $25,975
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 20 29 $26,239 $27,620
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 20 29 $28,015 $29,490
Equinox AWD 4-Door LTZ 20 29 $31,098 $32,735
Equinox FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $23,013 $24,225
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 22 32 $24,576 $25,870
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 22 32 $26,353 $27,740
Equinox FWD 4-Door LTZ 22 32 $29,435 $30,985
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AWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 AWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring 25 31 $27,771 $28,595
CX-5 AWD 4-Door Automatic Sport 25 31 $22,967 $23,645
CX-5 AWD 4-Door Automatic Touring 25 31 $24,714 $25,445
CX-5 FWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring 26 32 $26,557 $27,345
CX-5 FWD 4-Door Automatic Sport 26 32 $21,754 $22,395
CX-5 FWD 4-Door Automatic Touring 26 32 $23,501 $24,195
CX-5 FWD 4-Door Manual Sport 26 35 $20,396 $20,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,676
$27,771
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,975
$28,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$433 / month
$477 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Chevrolet Equinox is a good, affordable choice for cost-conscious families, but it doesn't skimp on comfort, safety, or the latest connectivity features. The 2013 Mazda CX-5 is an attractive and modern crossover with great handling and surprising space, but sluggish acceleration.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.20 39.000
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.30 55.500
Front Leg Room (in)
41.20 41.000
Front Hip Room (in)
54.60 55.200
Second Leg Room (in)
39.90 39.300
Front Head Room (in)
40.90 39.000
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.7 102.300
Second Hip Room (in)
51.10 53.700
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.80 57.500
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.90 8.500
Length, Overall (in)
187.80 179.300
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 44.400
Height, Overall (in)
66.30 67.300
Liftover Height (in)
28.80 29.200
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.10 62.500
Wheelbase (in)
112.50 106.300
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
28.80 32.600
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.50 72.400
Track Width, Front (in)
62.90 62.400
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 41.300
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 38.700
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31.5 34.100
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 57.100
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 34.600
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.7 65.400
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 0.78 11.900 x 0.400
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.18 11.700 x 1.100
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 36.700
Steering Type
Pwr Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.46 2.700
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.400
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 15.500
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/55R19
Spare Tire Size
Compact T155/90D18
Front Tire Order Code
QYZ NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/55R19
Rear Tire Order Code
QYZ NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
225 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3926 3426
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 19 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 19 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.9 8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6700 155 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4900 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LEA NA
Displacement
2.4/145 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.893
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.022
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53 4.624
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.599
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 3.552
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.452
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 1.000
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.708
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Equinox Mazda CX-5
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 (2012) -
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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