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2005 Chevrolet Equinox
2005 Chevrolet Equinox
Available Price Range $2,233-$9,161 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 22 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2005 Chevrolet Equinox

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Mediocre handling
  • Engine noise
  • Unappealing cockpit layout
  • Visibility
  • Uncertain construction quality

Notable Features

  • Largest vehicle in its class
  • FWD or AWD
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Passenger and cargo-area versatility
  • Variety of option choices


Our Expert Reviews

A Station Wagon in Disguise The auto industry could save itself marketing headaches and money by firmly embracing station wagons. Consider the 2005 Chevrolet Equinox. Although it is sold as a small SUV, it actually is nothing of the sort. That also can be said of Equinox rivals such as the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Saturn VUE, Ford Escape and Jeep Liberty -- all of which have abandoned bod... Read full review for the 2005 Chevrolet Equinox

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Consumer Reviews


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Very good SUV

by FCB from Erie, pa on July 20, 2013

Bought this SUV in 2009 with 42,000 on it. have 105,000 on it and it has been a really nice car. Get 21 MPG in mixed driving (AWD) and as much as 26 MPG on highway. My neighbor has one with 219,000 on... Read Full Review


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