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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
Explore the 2005 Chevrolet Equinox

I would take it anywhere....

This thing was unbelievable in how it ran and you can fold the seats down and haul stuff if needed I would take anywhere ii



this 2005 equinox SUV 2wd has a charging promb and a over heating promb and I just found out that this car has been recalled it has been a head ack for me


It's been a trouble free car for 19 years

It's a quiet running, smoothly accelerating vehicle with good road manners. Negatives are: huge rear-view mirrors and small rear window severely limiting visibility, making it a parking lot nightmare. Also, due to the long wheelbase, the turning circle diameter is excessively large, often making it necessary to back up and crank it in again where one simple turn of the wheel should suffice. Inside there are no pockets or storage places for odds and ends like sunglasses or a note book. This creates junk in the back seat. Would i buy one again? No.


Very nice car and drives really well!

Been with this car for 3 years and the reason I'm selling it is because I'm moving to Florida and I'm not needing the car over there.


Decent car

This is a decent, inexpensive vehicle with my favorite feature being the car seat anchor hooks are very visible calling for very easy car seat installation (only a bonus if you have children). My main, and only real problem with this car is it needs coolant almost every week & no shop can figure out and tell me why and I have even had a shop deny inspecting my car because they had so many issues with that model in particular. Car overheats at stoplights to the point it cuts off after only a week of putting the appropriate amount of coolant. So.. if you decide to own one of these, keep coolant in the trunk at ALL times. Other than that, this car is good.


Great size

Good Reliable Spacious Loud Comfortable Bought mine used Kinda a lemon But overall she’s a trooper Always running in spite of some issues I think that the equinox is a lot more cargo room the all those new ones out there that call themselves a cross over


Overall a very solid car for a cheap price!

Excellent deal for the price and the mileage! Very good all around! The best part about the car is that it is reliable! Also, it has a hitch on the back making a towing package available! All of these points are huge sellers for me!


So far its has done good other than listed below

The AWD does not work makes a nose when it trys to the carryer baring went out and the u joint cost over $80 for it i have never payed over $10 for a new one but for some reason thet wont a arm and leg for ther's the key is shot from puting it in and out it cuts the key every time u do other the this we love it just wish AWD would work and key would not do that


thanks for the help and recomendation

the report you gave me the dealership Johns In Somerville mass and I purchased the suv they were great and made the whole transaction Simple



I purchased this used 2005 Chevrolet equinox and it's nothing but trouble ever since I purchased it 2 years ago still up to know the car over heats and still they say there's no recall on it!! That's crazy because there has to be a recall!!! Please I need to know if there is a recall I think there is a gasket problem and I need to fix this car.. Please help!!