My decision came down to the Audi Q5 3. Can not find an issue in the vehicle even after having it taken in 3 times. For performance fans, the Sport model adds a larger V6, 18-inch aluminum wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, special exterior trim, sport bolstered front seats and unique instrumentation. It dispatches bumps and surface irregularities with ease, and long trips are especially relaxing thanks to its quiet, well-insulated cabin. With its longer than average wheelbase, the Equinox provides lots of stretch-out room for both rows.
Out back, the Equinox offers an above-average 35 cubic feet of luggage space behind the rear seats. Stability control and anti-lock brakes are standard, along with trailer-sway control that applies the brakes in the event that a trailer starts going out of control. All but the Sport model are equipped with a 3. Is it a favorite for an automotive Grammy? Very similar power, comparable handling, interior room, and amenities. With the second-row seats folded down, it offers a generous 69 cubic feet of total cargo capacity. Also, Bluetooth phone connectivity is now available. Yesterday I decided it was time to trade it in 81,00 miles and it was such a relief.
According to Chevrolet, the 3. I like to have a little space without having to shell out more money for a truck. This is the budget model, with few options available. While pulling away from a stop or negotiating slower traffic on a two-lane road, the 3. Maybe not, but the Equinox is certainly worthy of inclusion as a nominee on your list. A friend that is a chevy mechanic told us that the head gasket would need to be replaced soon because that is a very common problem.
It's hooked up to a six-speed automatic with manual shift control. The Sport model, introduced for 2008, is fitted with the more sophisticated and powerful 264-hp, 3. The ride is firm but compliant, and handling is better than I thought I'd ever see in an Equinox. Towing capacity is rated at 3500 pounds. There's also the Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Rogue and Saturn Vue. The Equinox Sport receives exclusive blue-lit instrumentation and ebony accents. Depending on trim level, optional Equinox features include a rear-seat entertainment system, a navigation system and a sunroof.
Then the service engine light. Safety Antilock disc brakes, traction control, stability control, full-length head curtain airbags and OnStar are standard on all 2009 Chevrolet Equinox trims. We found the Equinox offers decent ride quality, responsive handling, with brakes that are easy to modulate. The Equinox is available only in two-row, five-passenger form and is due to be replaced for 2010 by. It dispatches bumps and surface irregularities with ease, and long trips are especially relaxing thanks to its quiet, well-insulated cabin.
It has been really reliable for me throughout the first year even though I do routine maintenance. I actually made it 21 miles home from leaving the service department this time before it came on. Obviously, big difference in cachet, resale value and sticker price. Powertrains and Performance All Chevy Equinox trim levels are available with a choice of front-wheel or all-wheel drive. The resale value is also poor.
I bought a new hyundai sonata and bought my wife a new kia sorento. Respectable performance along with decent fuel efficiency highlight the 2009 Chevrolet Equinox's strong points, which also include a space-efficient design, a versatile cabin, a comfortable ride and strong crash test scores. The Sport rides more firmly but reacts quicker and more precisely. Please, please do your research on this. Then the third year the service tration control light came on. The performance-oriented Equinox Sport addresses this criticism with a better-connected hydraulic setup, and of course it's the go-to choice for buyers who expect sharp handling dynamics and versatility in equal measure. This model should be reserved only for buyers seeking that extra bit of performance and willing to pay for it.
The vehicle started going down quick. Essentially a front-wheel-drive machine, all versions of the Equinox can be outfitted with all-wheel drive. With a 0-60 time of 8. The Sport rides more firmly but reacts quicker and more precisely. The Sport model boasts one of the most powerful engines for this class, a 3. When we purchased it finish was starting to come off on the controls, but not bad.