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2006 Chevrolet Equinox

2006 Chevrolet Equinox

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3.8
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great car, about to buy my second

by from Illinois on January 9, 2010

I have owned this model car for one year, and I have been thrilled with it. It has been reliable, fun to drive, comfortable, and gets great mileage for its size. 2 days ago, I was hit by a very large ...
I have owned this model car for one year, and I have been thrilled with it. It has been reliable, fun to drive, comfortable, and gets great mileage for its size. 2 days ago, I was hit by a very large truck, and sadly, the Equinox was totaled. However, having be struck on the front passenger's side by a huge truck, I literally walked away with 2 scrapes and minor abrasions from the airbag, and NOTHING ELSE. I sustained no fractures, and I happily surprised that my injuries were not much worse. The EMTs and police even commented that my injuries probably should have been worse, considering the severit of the accident. I am so happy with how safe my Equinox kept me! I am now looking to replace it with another Equinox. This model is great.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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Great vehicle

by from on July 12, 2011

Really enjoyed my Equinox. Powerful engine but a fuel sipper. Great for a growing family without upgrading to a minivan.
Really enjoyed my Equinox. Powerful engine but a fuel sipper. Great for a growing family without upgrading to a minivan.
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Great Car

by from Lee's Summit, Mo on December 26, 2009

I purchased My Equinox used with 15,000mi on it. Had it for about 1 1/2 years and so far been totally satisfied. The ride is smooth and comfortable. Handles well except when turning into tight spaces ...
I purchased My Equinox used with 15,000mi on it. Had it for about 1 1/2 years and so far been totally satisfied. The ride is smooth and comfortable. Handles well except when turning into tight spaces (takes very wide turns). The best thing about this car is the room, has the feel of a mid size suv. So far it has been problem free. The two biggest draw backs are with the seats; stains very easily and when backing up it's very difficult to see over both driver and back seat head rest and I am 6' 3".
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Ok vehicle

by from Indian Trail, NC on November 22, 2010

I bought a 2006 equinox LT with 39,000 miles on it. After a month of having it the check engine light came on due to a blocked fuel injector. The heating element went out on the driver side front seat...
I bought a 2006 equinox LT with 39,000 miles on it. After a month of having it the check engine light came on due to a blocked fuel injector. The heating element went out on the driver side front seat and had to be replaced plus the turn signal stopped working. Everything was covered under the bumper to bumper warranty that came with the vehicle. Overall it rides great and there is a lot of room. The gas millage is better then I planned it to be. I really do love it but I am not sure that I totally trust it yet. I have only had it for about 3 months now. I would say if you get this vehicle make sure to get a full warranty with it and if there is a chance to extend the warranty do it!
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Best car for the money

by from Bristol, Ct on May 1, 2011

Purchased my 2006 Equinox a month ago-enjoy driving it to work and will take it on vacation in july. it is powerful on the highway, and a pleasure to drive. I would recommend this vehicle to anyone lo...
Purchased my 2006 Equinox a month ago-enjoy driving it to work and will take it on vacation in july. it is powerful on the highway, and a pleasure to drive. I would recommend this vehicle to anyone looking to buy a car.
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Does recommend this car

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New car

by from Philly on January 2, 2012

The car is pretty good. Steering in not that great. Few mileage is just average. Cabin takes in alot of wind when on the highway.
The car is pretty good. Steering in not that great. Few mileage is just average. Cabin takes in alot of wind when on the highway.
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Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car

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Made it to 240K with very few problems

by from Boise Idaho on January 7, 2016

Purchased my Equinox 2wd in 2007 with 20K on it. I am a ford person and went from an Explorer that I loved. I am now getting ready call it quits with 240K and sad to see it go. The motor and tranny ar...
Purchased my Equinox 2wd in 2007 with 20K on it. I am a ford person and went from an Explorer that I loved. I am now getting ready call it quits with 240K and sad to see it go. The motor and tranny are still going strong. Mine is just the 2wd it has been great on nasty roads. As you can guess I am a commuter and have put it to the test. Most repairs were basic maintenance, EXCEPT for the door that switches the thermostat from hot to cold. The part was only 25.00 but the labor was right around 1000.00. It is a known problem but Chevy didn't seem to want to recall it. To access the door you have to tear apart the dash which takes between 8 &10 hrs. Now the heater core is out, and once again the dash will have to be taken apart to fix it (book says 6 - 8 hrs. of labor) to access a 75.00 part. Will I buy another one? I’m not sure yet. If Chevy would have made parts easier to access, or at least recalled the door, I would in a heartbeat."
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Good value

by from CA on June 8, 2007

I overpaid for mine because I wanted to get rid of a lease I had. No regrets here. Mine has no bells and wistles but even with the basic stuff it is not a bad deal
I overpaid for mine because I wanted to get rid of a lease I had. No regrets here. Mine has no bells and wistles but even with the basic stuff it is not a bad deal
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Best vehicle I've owned to date!

by from Pennsylvania on June 25, 2014

I own a 2006 Chevy equinox. I wasn't crazy about the color but the price was right. I think it had 14,000 miles when I purchased it. I now have 173,000 and it's still going. I hope it lasts another 30...
I own a 2006 Chevy equinox. I wasn't crazy about the color but the price was right. I think it had 14,000 miles when I purchased it. I now have 173,000 and it's still going. I hope it lasts another 30,000. Just love it, drives great in all weather conditions. I've put very little money into this vehicle outside of normal wear and tear.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Work

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Worst car i have leased

by from buffalo, NY on September 2, 2008

This car suv has been in the shop more times than I can cound for everything from wheel bearings, to several brakes, rotors, knobs on inside controls, window glass, visors, battery defect...and much m...
This car suv has been in the shop more times than I can cound for everything from wheel bearings, to several brakes, rotors, knobs on inside controls, window glass, visors, battery defect...and much more-car leased new and had problems from week 5...
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Does not recommend this car

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