Best Bet
(4.2) 105 reviews
MSRP: $7,702$16,690
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 24-27
Engine: 182-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2011 Chevrolet Equinox

Our Take on the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox

Our Take

Chevrolet redesigned its Equinox for 2010 as a five-seat crossover. Though it rides on a similar wheelbase to the previous model, the current Equinox is slightly shorter and wider. With the standard direct-injection four-cylinder engine, Equinox earns an impressive 32 mpg highway, territory norm... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride may be too firm for some
  • Mushy brake pedal feel
  • Left-side blind spot&lt
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  • Cloth bucket seats have hard cushions
  • Interior volume, considering its size

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Flex-fuel capability for V-6
  • Six-speed automatic
  • 32 mpg highway rating for FWD 4-cylinder
  • Optional dual-screen entertainment system
  • Standard stability system

8 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.