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2005 Chevrolet Equinox consumer reviews

$21,320–$23,295 MSRP range
side view of 2005 Equinox Chevrolet
65% of drivers recommend this car
Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 3.9
  • Interior 3.6
  • Performance 3.7
  • Value 3.7
  • Exterior 4.1
  • Reliability 3.6
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4.0

Bought a used elderly owned 05 Equinox for 2k with 166k

Bought a used elderly owned 05 Equinox for 2k with 166k kms on it. Had a few minor fixes but since then it drives like a champ. Great solid first car and if i continue to maintain it and service it regularly this bad boy has alot of life left!

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior 4.0
  • Performance 4.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 4.0
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Perfect Frist car/winterbeater for someone with 3K

I bought a 05 Equniox and it’s actually pretty good!, and it drives as it should. I own a 05 LS with the 3.4 V6 I previously drove a 11 Equniox and it was good too, This 05 had 188km it drove pretty good for me I say yes to buying a Equniox form 05-09 especially if you are looking for a Frist car, but do you’re maintenance and it will last you like the Pontiac torrent!

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 3.0
  • Performance 4.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Transporting family
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Still have my '05...

Right now, I still have one! Purchased in '07, as I needed a quick replacement. Dealer said it was a lease trade-in and it only had 19k miles on it. Did some suspension work, and recently had to redo the underside rocker panels; but otherwise the car is original! General Motors outdid themselves in quality with this particular vehicle.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 4.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 4.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Having fun
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

GREAT EXPERIENCE

Great clean location, Andrew Fitzpatrick was very helpful and positive employee. Got in and out fast and would recommend to EVERYONE looking to buy a new or pre-owned vehicle. I was shocked I got such a great reliable car with NO ACCIDENTS and only one owner, please check them out! Car meets all my needs! No rust, dents or even a scratch!

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

A good vehicle.

Body still looks great on outside. Rides good. Seat are good and intacke. Motor sounds awesome. Had to put muffler on , it had rusted out. Has the most miles of any of our cars. Praying it keep on going.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior 4.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 4.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Transporting family
  • Does recommend this car
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4.0

Great highway car.

My Equinox is like an Impala with a giant trunk. It's comfortable on the highway and gets decent mileage. After a few years of driving her, the biggest problem I've had has been 2 bad ABS sensors.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 4.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 4.0
  • Reliability 4.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Transporting family
  • Does recommend this car
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1.0

Horrible vehicle

Overheating will be an issue. This year is the first year made and it has lots of issues. Buying used is already a risk but any company selling this is screwing you out of money.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 1.0
  • Interior 1.0
  • Performance 1.0
  • Value 1.0
  • Exterior 1.0
  • Reliability 1.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does not recommend this car
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3.0

Most newest car ive bought

This car is worth the buy. It has plenty of leg room, has alot of space in the truck. This truck is very reliable for someone with teenagers.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 4.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Having fun
  • Does recommend this car
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2.0

(used 116k m) mechanic has had it more than i.

had to have the radiator flushed one week into owning it. had to rebuild the motor one month into owning it. have replaced part to fix heating issues, cooling issues, motor issues, so far my repairs have cost 10k. spent 5k for the car. if i wanted to spend 15k on a vehicle a xxx 2005 equinox IS NOT THE FREAKING CAR I CHOOSE!!! i will never own a chevy let alone an EQUINOX again in my life.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 2.0
  • Performance 1.0
  • Value 2.0
  • Exterior 1.0
  • Reliability 1.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Transporting family
  • Does not recommend this car
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1.0

Do not buy this car!

You will constantly be repairing this car. I have already put more money into this car than I paid for the car. You have a hard time starting the car. It also likes to put itself in limp home mode whenever he wants to. This car has caused me more stress. I can't afford another car. So I'm stuck fixing this piece of xxxx. I have dreams that I get rid of the car and I wake up very happy.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 1.0
  • Interior 1.0
  • Performance 1.0
  • Value 1.0
  • Exterior 3.0
  • Reliability 1.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Transporting family
  • Does not recommend this car
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