2011 Chevrolet Equinox  -  $23,805


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $23,805
Base Invoice: $22,655
Destination Charge: $810
Options: $0
Trim: FWD 4dr LS
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 26 | City: 22 | Hwy: 32
Body Style: FWD 4dr LS
Transmission: Transmission, 6-speed automatic with overdrive
Engine: Engine, 2.4L DOHC, 4-cylinder SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) with VVT (Variable Valve Timing) (182 hp [135.7 kW] @ 6700 rpm, 172 lb-ft [232.2 N-m] @ 4900 rpm)

Pros

Powerful and efficient engine selection; sharp styling inside and out; V6 can run on E85 ethanol blend


Model Highlights

The 2011 Chevrolet Equinox is an exciting contender in the mid-size crossover segment. It has the same platform as the GMC Terrain and shares a general aesthetic with both the Chevy Traverse and the latest Malibu. The Equinox's rocker panels are integrated into the doors, narrowing the area over which a passenger must step. The body is stiffened with single-piece side stampings plus high-strength steel in critical areas.

The Equinox benefits from two engines that are more efficient than ever, each making use of variable valve timing and direct injection. A standard 2.4L 4-cylinder makes an impressive 182 horsepower yet delivers 32 mpg on the highway. All but the LS offers an optional 3.0L V6 engine. This engine is now FlexFuel-compatible and capable of 264 horsepower and 29 mpg on the highway. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard with both engines. Front wheel-drive is the standard drivetrain, but all-wheel drive is available.

Storage areas are everywhere in the cabin, including an oversized glovebox, a closed storage bin in the instrument panel above the center stack and a closed storage bin under the center armrest large enough for a laptop computer. The rear seats feature MultiFlex, which allows the seats to move back and forth a total of eight inches for the best rear legroom in the segment.

Standard equipment on all trims includes 17-inch painted aluminum wheels, StabiliTrak stability control, traction control, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, six air bags, an anti-theft system, an XM Satellite Radio-ready system, iPod and MP3 capability and one year of OnStar service. Power windows, door locks, remote keyless entry, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, as well as power mirrors and automatic headlamps round out the generous standards list.

Optional equipment on the LS trim includes Bluetooth, deep-tinted glass and leather-wrapped steering wheel. The LT trim features a premium Pioneer 250-watt speaker system, power seats, steering-wheel audio controls, a remote starter system and a power sunroof as optional equipment.

The top-of-the-line LTZ trim includes chrome trim, projector headlamps and fog lamps, a power liftgate, deep-tint glass, Pioneer speaker system, an upgraded audio system, Bluetooth, leather heated seats and a rear parking assist system.

With all this standard equipment, the LTZ can also be outfitted with a rear entertainment system, navigation system, a power sunroof and 18- or 19-inch chrome wheels.


Model News

Following a thorough redesign in 2010, the Chevrolet Equinox hits 2011 with no real changes, though the V6 is now a FlexFuel-capable.


Value Writeup

Starting at under $23,000, the 2011 Chevy Equinox is one of the most affordable crossover vehicles in its class, which includes the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4. The interior features a dual-cockpit design, ice-blue ambient lighting and sophisticated, classy appearance touches that makes it look much more expensive than it is.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 MPG

Cruising Range - City
413.60 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
601.60 mi

Engine Order Code
LAF

Engine Type
Gas I4 ECOTEC

Displacement
2.4/146.5

Fuel System
SIDI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6700

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4900

Trans Order Code
MX0

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120

Total Cooling System Capacity
8.9 qts

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
99.7 ft³

Front Head Room
40.9 in

Front Leg Room
41.2 in

Front Shoulder Room
55.8 in

Front Hip Room
51.1 in

Second Head Room
39.2 in

Second Leg Room
39.9 in

Second Shoulder Room
55.3 in

Second Hip Room
51.3 in

Wheelbase
112.5 in

Length, Overall
187.8 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.5 in

Height, Overall
66.3 in

Track Width, Front
62.5 in

Track Width, Rear
61.8 in

Min Ground Clearance
7.8 in

Rear Door Opening Height
28.8 in

Liftover Height
28.8 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
63.7 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
31.4 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3786 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
225 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut-type

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trailing arm

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

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

Front Tire Order Code
QMU

Rear Tire Order Code
QMU

Front Tire Size
P235/60R17

Rear Tire Size
P235/60R17

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Variable power assist

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.46

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.0 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
12.6 x 1.18 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 x 0.78 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.8 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Corrosion Years
6

Corrosion Years
3

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Corrosion Miles/km
36,000

Emissions Years
3

Emissions Miles/km
50,000

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
100,000

Emissions Years
2

Emissions Miles/km
24,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V623000

Mfg's Report Date
DEC 15, 2010

Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected
97,843

Summary
GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 CADILLAC SRX, CHEVROLET EQUINOX AND GMC TERRAIN VEHICLES. THE DRIVER AND /OR FRONT PASSENGER SAFETY BELT BUCKLE ANCHOR MAY FRACTURE AND SEPARATE NEAR THE SEAT ATTACHMENT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Consequence
THE SAFETY BELT SYSTEM MAY NOT RESTRAIN THE OCCUPANT(S) AS DESIGNED AND COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY.

DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE PASSENGER AND/OR THE DRIVER SAFETY BELT BUCKLES AS NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 18, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463 AND AT THE OWNER CENTER AT WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.

GM SAFETY RECALL NO. 100370. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V502000

Mfg's Report Date
JUL 05, 2016

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected
7,620

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Buick Verano and 2016 Chevrolet Malibu as the electronic park lock lever may allow the ignition key to be removed without the transmission being in PARK. Also, certain 2013 Buick Encore, 2011 Buick Regal, 2013-2014 Buick Verano, 2011-2016 Chevrolet Cruze, 2010-2013 Chevrolet Equinox 2013-2015 Chevrolet Malibu, and 2011-2013 GMC Terrain vehicles may have been serviced with similar defective replacement electronic park lock levers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."

Consequence
If the key is removed without the transmission in PARK, the vehicle may rollaway as occupants are exiting, increasing the risk of injury.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the key cylinder lock housing, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Buiick 1-800-521-7300, and GMC 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 50490 and 50491.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V447000

Mfg's Report Date
JUL 23, 2014

Potential Number of Units Affected
414,333

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Buick LaCrosse, Regal and Chevrolet Camaro, as well as certain 2010-2012 Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles, equipped with power height adjustable driver and passenger seats. In the affected vehicles, the bolt that secures the driver's and passenger's power front seat height adjuster may fall out causing the seat to drop suddenly to the lowest vertical position.

Consequence
If the driver's seat unexpectedly drops, the distraction and altered seat position may affect the drivers' control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the height adjuster shoulder bolts, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 14271.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Crash Test Note
Not Applicable

Frontal crash test results are valid for 2011 model year vehicles manufactured before July 2, 2010.

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
19.1%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. 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.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Barrier Rating Note
Not Applicable

Engine, 2.4L DOHC, 4-cylinder SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) with VVT (Variable Valve Timing) (182 hp [135.7 kW] @ 6700 rpm, 172 lb-ft [232.2 N-m] @ 4900 rpm)

Transmission, 6-speed automatic with overdrive

Alternator, 120 amps

Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio (Requires front-wheel drive vehicles and (LAF) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)

Battery, maintenance free with rundown protection, 525 CCA

GVWR, 4960 lbs. (2250 kg) (Requires front-wheel drive vehicles and (LAF) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)

Drivetrain, front-wheel drive

Suspension, front independent MacPherson strut with stabilizer bar, optimally-tuned shocks and hydraulic-ride bushings in front control arms

Suspension, rear independent mult-link with hydraulic rear trailering arm links and stabilizer bar

Suspension, Refined Ride

Steering, power-assist, electric-variable

Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc

Exhaust, single

Wheels, 17" (43.2 cm) aluminum (Not available with (LFW) 3.0L DOHC V6 SIDI engine.)

Tires, P235/60R17 all-season, blackwall (Included and only available with (PFF) 17" (43.2 cm) aluminum wheels.)

LS Exterior Appearance includes body-color bumpers with Charcoal lowers, body-color door handles, 17" aluminum wheels and Black mirrors

Tire, compact spare with steel wheel

Bumpers, front and rear body-color with Charcoal lowers

Moldings, Charcoal lower rocker

Grille, Charcoal with chrome surround

Headlamps, halogen composite with automatic exterior lamp control

Glass, tinted

Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, Black, manual-folding

Wipers, front variable-speed, intermittent with washer.

Wiper, rear variable-speed, intermittent with washer

Liftgate, rear manual with fixed glass

Door handles, body-color

Audio system, AM/FM/XM stereo with CD player and MP3/WMA playback capability, Graphic Interface Display (GID), Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume, auxiliary input jack and outside temperature display

Audio system feature, 80-watt 6-speaker system mid-range speakers in each door and tweeters in the A-pillars.

Audio system feature, auxiliary input jack

XM Radio is standard on nearly all 2011 GM models and includes 3 months of trial service. Get over 170 channels, including: commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, comedy, family and kids' channels, and much more. With XM's incredible range of programming, everything worth listening to is on XM (Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after the first 90 days. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District fo Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details.)

Antenna, roof-mounted

Seats, Deluxe front bucket

LS Interior, Base Cloth

Seat adjuster front driver power lumbar and power height adjuster

Seat, rear, 2-way fore/aft adjustment with 60/40 split seatback and 3-way recline

Console, center with armrest and concealed storage

Armrest, rear center with dual cup holders

Floor mats, carpeted first and second row

Steering wheel, comfort grip vinyl with integrated cruise controls

Steering column, tilt and telescopic

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

Driver Information Center monitors 26 various systems including, Vehicle Information Menu (oil life, tire pressure, standard/metric units), Trip Information Menu (trip 1, trip 2, fuel range, average fuel economy, instant fuel economy, average vehicle speed) and compass display

Compass display included in Driver Information Center (DIC) (Not available with (UE0) OnStar delete.)

Windows, power with Express-Down on all 4 doors

Door locks, power programmable with power lockout protection

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, anti-theft alarm and engine immobilizer.

Air conditioning, manual climate control

Defogger, rear-window electric

Cupholders, 2 front in center console and 2 rear in center armrest with 1 bottle holder in each door

Power outlets, 4 auxiliary with covers, 12-volt includes 1 front of console, 1 in console, 1 in back of console and 1 in cargo area.

Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night

Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors

Assist handles, front passenger and rear outboards

Map pocket, front seatback, driver and front passenger

Lighting, interior with theatre dimming, center-mounted dome, rear cargo area, dual front map lights, ambient lighting on center stack surround, and center console cupholders

Brakes, brake assist

Brakes, Hill Start-Assist (HAS)

Traction control

StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system

Daytime Running Lamps

Air bags, dual-stage, frontal, driver and right front passenger with passenger sensing system, Thorax side-impact, seat mounted, driver and right front passenger, head curtain, side front and rear outboard seating positions (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat outboard occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)

Air bag Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's 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 in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)

OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance including Stolen Vehicle Slowdown and Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with Destination Download (requires navigation radio) and OnStar eNav (where available), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, and Hands Free Calling. (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)

Automatic Crash Response (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)

Stolen Vehicle Assistance (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)

OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)

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

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

Door locks, power operated rear child security

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

Tire Pressure Monitor System (Does not monitor spare.)

 
EMISSIONS, FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CONNECTICUT, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT AND WASHINGTON STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CALIFORNIA STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, CALIFORNIA
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, FEDERAL
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, STATE-SPECIFIC
$0

 
ENGINE, 2.4L DOHC, 4-CYLINDER SIDI (SPARK IGNITION DIRECT INJECTION)
$0

 
TRANSMISSION, 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC WITH OVERDRIVE
$0

 
LS PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP
$0

 
TIRES, P235/60R17 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL
$0

 
TIRES, P225/65R17 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL
$0

 
SILVER ICE METALLIC
$0

 
GOLD MIST METALLIC
$0

 
SUMMIT WHITE
$0

 
BLACK
$0

 
CYBER GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
SEATS, DELUXE FRONT BUCKET
$0

 
LIGHT TITANIUM/JET BLACK, BASE CLOTH
$0

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

 
BLUETOOTH PACKAGE
$225

 
LPO, PROTECTION PACKAGE
$295

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$100

 
LICENSE PLATE BRACKET, FRONT
$15

 
BLUETOOTH FOR PHONE
$0

 
STEERING WHEEL, LEATHER-WRAPPED
$0

 
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS, MOUNTED AUDIO CONTROLS
$0

 
ILLINOIS COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
NEW JERSEY COST SURCHARGE
$0


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