2008 Chevrolet Equinox  -  $23,650


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $23,650
Base Invoice: $22,153
Destination Charge: $615
Options: $0
Trim: FWD 4dr LS
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 17 | Hwy: 24
Body Style: FWD 4dr LS
Transmission: Transmission, 5-speed automatic, electronically controlled
Engine: Engine, 3.4L V6 (185 HP [138.0 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 210 lb.-ft of torque [283.8 N-m] @ 3800 rpm)

Model Highlights

The Equinox comes with a standard 3.4L overhead-valve V6 engine, making 185 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque. It's paired with a five-speed automatic transmission. The top Sport model gets an exclusive powertrain--a 264-horsepower, 3.6L DOHC V6 and six-speed automatic. Each of the four Equinox models--LS, LT, LTZ, and Sport--are available either with front-wheel drive or with an all-wheel-drive system that sends some of the power to the rear wheels when front slippage is detected.

The new 3.6L engine offered on the Sport, together with the six-speed transmission, which allows gains in both performance and efficiency, can bring the Equinox to 60 mph in less than seven seconds.

The Equinox has a roomy interior with seating for five adults. The Multiflex rear seat is split 60/40 and will fold forward to extend the cargo space; it can also slide nearly eight inches fore or aft, and the front passenger seat folds forward for long items. With the back seat all the way forward and the seatbacks still up, there's an impressive 67.1 cubic feet of cargo space.

The base Equinox LS includes many of the expected convenience features, including keyless entry, air conditioning, tilt steering, a rear wiper and defogger, the flexible seating arrangement, and power windows and locks.

The new, more luxurious LTZ model stands out with 17-inch bright chrome-clad alloy wheels, chrome door handles, and chrome luggage rack trim, plus a number of additional features inside including heated front seats, leather seat trim, and a sound system with six-disc changer.

The StabiliTrak stability control system--now with electronic trailer sway control, to help restore stability caused by improper weight balance or excessive speed while towing--is standard across the line. Head curtain air bags are standard on the LTZ and Sport but optional on the LS and LT.

At the top of the range, the Sport model gets new heated seats with firmer side bolsters and available perforated leather, plus a revised instrument panel, leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, and a special J-gate shifter design, which enables the driver to manually tap up or down to shift gears. On the outside, the Sport gets 18-inch polished forged-aluminum wheels, along with body-colored front and rear fascias and chrome trapezoidal exhaust outlets.

Noteworthy options for the Equinox include a power sunroof, Pioneer seven-speaker audio system, and heated leather seats.


Pros

Flexible, roomy interior; maneuverability; standard V6 in a compact SUV.


Model News

For 2008, the new Chevy Equinox Sport gets a 264-horsepower, 3.6L V6 engine, six-speed automatic transmission, sport-tuned suspension, and unique interior appointments. There's also a new Equinox LTZ that sits above the existing LS and LT models in the pecking order. The LS and LT get a retuned suspension, and electronic trailer sway control is now integrated with StabiliTrak and is standard across the line.

Three new exterior colors are offered: Navy Blue Metallic, Black Granite Metallic, and Golden Teal Metallic.


Value Writeup

The 2008 Chevrolet Equinox is one of only a few compact sport utility vehicles with a standard V6 engine, and it also stands out for its flexible and well-designed interior. It ranks as one of the more affordable compact SUVs in LS or LT trim, and with the new electronic trailer sway control, it's one of the better-equipped small SUVs for light-duty towing such as a small boat or pop-up trailer.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG

Cruising Range - City
348.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
492.00 mi

Engine Order Code
LNJ

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.4L/204

Fuel System
SFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5200

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
210 @ 3800

Trans Order Code
MX0

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.02

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.48

Total Cooling System Capacity
10.6 qts

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
106.4 ft³

Front Head Room
40.9 in

Front Leg Room
41.2 in

Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in

Front Hip Room
51.1 in

Second Head Room
40.1 in

Second Leg Room
40.2 in

Second Shoulder Room
55.9 in

Second Hip Room
51.3 in

Wheelbase
112.5 in

Length, Overall
188.8 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.4 in

Height, Overall
69.3 in

Track Width, Front
61.6 in

Track Width, Rear
61.8 in

Min Ground Clearance
7.9 in

Liftover Height
28.6 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
67.1 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
35.7 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3660 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
525 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Strut-type

Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing arm

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Front Tire Order Code
QKG

Rear Tire Order Code
QKG

Front Tire Size
P235/65R16

Rear Tire Size
P235/65R16

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Variable power assist

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.4

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.8

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41.8 ft

Brake Type
Power

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.65 x 1.02 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.93 x 0.79 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.5 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Corrosion Years
6

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
100,000

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

Engine, 3.4L V6 (185 HP [138.0 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 210 lb.-ft of torque [283.8 N-m] @ 3800 rpm)

Transmission, 5-speed automatic, electronically controlled

Rear axle, 2.48 final drive ratio

Front wheel drive

Battery, maintenance-free with rundown protection

GVWR, 5070 lbs. (2300 kg)

Suspension, front independent, strut type with coil springs

Suspension, rear independent trailing arm with 3 lateral locating links and coil springs

Suspension, ride-handling suspension tuning

Steering, power-assist, electric-variable

Wheels, 4 - 16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) cast aluminum includes steel spare

Tires, P235/65R16 all-season, blackwall

Luggage rack side rails, roof-mounted, Black

LS Exterior Appearance, includes body-color bumpers with Charcoal lowers, Charcoal luggage rails, Black door handles and 16" cast aluminum wheels

Body, liftgate with fixed glass

Spoiler, rear, integrated, body-color

Moldings, body-color bodyside

Moldings, Charcoal lower rocker

Bumpers, front and rear, body-color with Charcoal lowers

Daytime Running Lamps

Headlamps, halogen composite with automatic exterior lamp control

Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, Black, manual folding

Wipers, front intermittent

Wiper, rear intermittent with washer

Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD player seek-and-scan, digital clock, auxiliary input jack for Ipod/MP3 player and 6 speakers

Antenna, roof-mounted

Seats, front reclining buckets

LS Interior Trim Package, with Manhattan Cloth

Seat, front passenger flat-folding seatback

Seats, rear Multi-Flex 60/40 split-seatback bench with 2-position recline

Console, center with armrest and concealed storage

Console, floor with storage bin

Armrest, front center console with concealed storage

Steering wheel, urethane

Steering column, tilt

Instrumentation, electronic, with speedometer, single trip odometer, fuel level, engine temperature, and tachometer

Driver Information Center, monitors various systems

Warning tones, headlamp on and key-in-ignition

Tire Pressure Monitor

Windows, power with driver Express-Down and passenger lockout

Door locks, power programmable, includes remote keyless entry

Remote Keyless Entry, with 2 transmitters, panic button, content theft alarm, activation verification and illuminated entry

Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed

Theft-deterrent system, content theft alarm

Air conditioning, single-zone manual

Defogger, rear-window electric

Cup holders, 3 front and 2 rear

Power outlets, 2 auxiliary with covers, 12-volt, includes 1 front and 1 rear

Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night

Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors

Lighting, interior with theatre dimming, center-mounted dome and rear cargo area

Traction control

StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system

Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc

OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Notification of Air Bag Deployment, Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance, Emergency Services, Roadside Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands-Free Calling, AccidentAssist and Remote Horn & Lights (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance and remote Door Unlock success varies with conditions. OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics available on most 2004 MY and newer GM vehicles. Diagnostic capability varies by model. Visit onstar.com for system limitations and details. Not available with a ship-to of Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.)

Air bags, dual-stage frontal, driver and front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)

Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, height-adjustable includes pretensioners

Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions

Door locks, rear child security

LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats

 
EMISSIONS, FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CONNECTICUT, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND AND VERMONT STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CALIFORNIA STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, CALIFORNIA, CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA OR RHODE ISLAND
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, FEDERAL
$0

 
ENGINE, 3.4L V6
$0

 
TRANSMISSION, 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED
$0

 
LS PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP
$0

 
TIRES, P235/65R16 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL
$0

 
SANDSTONE METALLIC
$0

 
BLACK
$0

 
NAVY BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
GRANITE GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
DEEP RUBY METALLIC
$0

 
SILVERSTONE METALLIC
$0

 
GOLDEN TEAL METALLIC
$0

 
SUMMIT WHITE
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
SEATS, FRONT RECLINING BUCKETS
$0

 
DARK GRAY, MANHATTAN CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LIGHT CASHMERE, MANHATTAN CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD PLAYER
$0

 
AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD/MP3 PLAYER
$135

 
WHEELS, 4 - 16" X 6.5" (40.6 CM X 16.5 CM) CAST ALUMINUM
$0

 
AIR BAGS, HEAD CURTAIN SIDE-IMPACT, FRONT AND REAR OUTBOARD SEATING POSITIONS
$395

 
FLOOR MATS, CARPETED FRONT AND REAR, REMOVABLE
$40

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$75

 
LICENSE PLATE BRACKET, FRONT
$0

 
ILLINOIS COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
NEW JERSEY COST SURCHARGE
$0

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