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2010 Saab 9-3
2010 Chevrolet Equinox
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 21 31 $27,888 $28,900
4-Door Wagon FWD 21 31 $29,268 $30,330
4-Door Sedan XWD 17 27 $31,261 $32,395
4-Door Sedan Aero 21 28 $33,573 $35,340
4-Door Wagon AWD 9-3X 17 27 $35,126 $36,975
4-Door Wagon FWD Aero 21 27 $35,169 $37,020
4-Door Sedan Aero XWD 17 27 $36,209 $38,115
2-Door Convertible FWD 20 29 $38,590 $39,990
2-Door Convertible FWD Aero 20 29 $42,826 $45,080
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $21,484 $22,615
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 22 32 $22,358 $23,535
AWD 4-Door LS 20 29 $23,146 $24,365
AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 20 29 $24,020 $25,285
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 22 32 $24,339 $25,620
AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 20 29 $26,001 $27,370
FWD 4-Door LTZ 22 32 $26,809 $28,220
AWD 4-Door LTZ 20 29 $28,471 $29,970
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,888
$21,484
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,900
$22,615
Monthly Payment Estimate
$482 / month
$377 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Chevrolet Equinox is all about evolution—and the most striking changes are almost invisible, except at the gas pump.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 39.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 40.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 55.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 99.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.3 112.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
182.9 187.8
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 66.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- 28.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 31.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 63.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 11.9 x 0.78
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable power assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 40.0
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
QYS QYZ
Spare Tire Order Code
N65 NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P225/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
QYS QYZ
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P225/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3230 3761
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 525
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4 ECOTEC
Fuel System
MPFI SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 2500 - 4000 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
NA LAF
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4/146.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5500 182 @ 6700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 32
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.54 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.87
Trans Order Code
MM3 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.05 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.77 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.0
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-3 Chevrolet Equinox
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent Strut-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Independent Trailing arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 7

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