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2014 Chevrolet Equinox

2014 Chevrolet Equinox

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GOOD SUV for the money

by from Loveland, CO on February 28, 2015

I have 29xxx miles on my 2013 awd 4 cyl, I have not had one issue with the car, The AWD is great in the snow if you turn the stabilitrack off ( hold the traction control button for a few sec) I would ...
I have 29xxx miles on my 2013 awd 4 cyl, I have not had one issue with the car, The AWD is great in the snow if you turn the stabilitrack off ( hold the traction control button for a few sec) I would rather drive it during a snowstorm than my suburban, I get 25-27 mpg average. I am 6'2'' and have plenty of room in both the front and back seat. after adding the cross bars up top on the roof rack and now have a Thule space box and can fit the whole family in for a trip to Michigan.
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Best SUV I have owned in years!

by from Minneapolis, MN on July 7, 2014

In the past 10yrs I have owned a Ford Expedition, Dodge Nitro and now a 2014 Equinox. Let me just say that room wise, Chevy has hit it out of the park! I stand 6'6" and the Expedition never had the le...
In the past 10yrs I have owned a Ford Expedition, Dodge Nitro and now a 2014 Equinox. Let me just say that room wise, Chevy has hit it out of the park! I stand 6'6" and the Expedition never had the leg room one would expect for a SUV that large, the Nitro was cramped, but because it got better gas mileage, I settled for it.. This time I went to the auto show, sat in all kinds of SUV's and the Equinox had some serious legroom! with the drivers seat all way back I have room! Even the passenger side was comfortable for a guy my size. And still room in the back seat for adults. The adjustable back seat and reclining back seat are interesting concepts, I have been averaging 29mph with my AWD 4 cylinder. One thing is, because I got the 4 cylinder, I can't tow much, but the only thing I would be towing is the lawn tractor or the motorcycle. Along with the hands free phone, and being able to pair my phone to the suv and stream Pandora or play my phone's MP3's ..that is great for my daily commute.. or driving long distances.. Chevy, in my humble opinion has knocked this one out of the park!
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Great car for traveling

by from Traverse city mi on March 12, 2015

About 10k miles, mostly highway. I'm a big guy and I'm very comfortable in this car. Bought a plain Jane 4 cyl, and, gets 25 to 30 mpg. (Awd) the 4 banger is a bit wheezy. If I were dealing with freew...
About 10k miles, mostly highway. I'm a big guy and I'm very comfortable in this car. Bought a plain Jane 4 cyl, and, gets 25 to 30 mpg. (Awd) the 4 banger is a bit wheezy. If I were dealing with freeways in a big city or the rocky Mts I would get the 6, but for us the 4 is fine. Basic model has all the features most people would ever need. Price was great for this class. So far not one problem. Car was made in spring hill ten plant. They seem to have less problems than cars from Canada.
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electrical disaster

by from Toronto, ON Canada on July 2, 2014

I bought I new 2014, 2.4ltr Chev equniox in Dec 2013. Mine visited the dealer 11 times with electrical issues. I had issues with sound control models, stereo issues, microphone issues, notice cancelat...
I bought I new 2014, 2.4ltr Chev equniox in Dec 2013. Mine visited the dealer 11 times with electrical issues. I had issues with sound control models, stereo issues, microphone issues, notice cancelation modules and my car shut off two times when I was driving on the highway. GM Canada was impossible to deal with. Horrible horrible customer service. GM bought my Vechicle back after I was forced to go to the media.
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Smooth, quiet, reliable

by from Detroit, MI on March 27, 2014

Purchased a 2014 LT model last fall and have enjoyed outstanding performance. The car is quiet, smooth and the IntelliLink system provides loads of entertainment, thanks, in part to SiriusXM Radio, Pa...
Purchased a 2014 LT model last fall and have enjoyed outstanding performance. The car is quiet, smooth and the IntelliLink system provides loads of entertainment, thanks, in part to SiriusXM Radio, Pandora, voice-recognition, etc. I also love the remote start system, OnStar and theater lighting. My only issue is a small one: When decelerating, the tranny lurches a bit at 32mph -- as if someone tapped their foot on the brake. Dealer says this is normal and won't result in any reliability issues. I consider this a minor thing, and it's the only issue I have to deal with with this car, I'll be a happy owner.
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Love my new car

by from Southern WI on December 26, 2013

I have the LTZ AWD 2.4L and love it. No Hwy trips yet but in the city I get 22mpg. The navigation is easy to use but was pricey. The lumbar support was a big plus in comfort. Also love being able to...
I have the LTZ AWD 2.4L and love it. No Hwy trips yet but in the city I get 22mpg. The navigation is easy to use but was pricey. The lumbar support was a big plus in comfort. Also love being able to set the memory for 2 drivers and 2 passenger settings. Mine did come with the panel that covers the space between the seat and storage area. (Adds more storage space.) Pushing the back seat forward seems to take more effort than it should and can only be done while standing outside of the car. When all the way back there is an amazing amount of leg room. Plenty of leg and head room.
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BETTER THAN THE CR-V

by from Ottawa Ontario on June 5, 2014

Had the top of the line 2012 CR-V and the Equinox beats it hands down for comfort and the added extras. The GPS on the honda was described by reviewers as basic and compared to the Equinox it sure was...
Had the top of the line 2012 CR-V and the Equinox beats it hands down for comfort and the added extras. The GPS on the honda was described by reviewers as basic and compared to the Equinox it sure was. Having the digital speedometer which changes to MPH or KPH is very handy and not available on the CR-V ( is on the basic civic figure that out ) Mileage seems on par to the CR-V but my Eqinox is only front wheel drive compared to AWD on the honda. Overall I will take the Equinox any day and it's several thousand cheaper and better equipted.
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2014 Equinox missing cargo floor panel.

by from Michigan on September 27, 2013

I have just purchased my second Equinox LTZ, my first one being a 2010 model. GM decided to eliminate the floor panel for 2014 which covers an indentation in the floor that prevents objects from falli...
I have just purchased my second Equinox LTZ, my first one being a 2010 model. GM decided to eliminate the floor panel for 2014 which covers an indentation in the floor that prevents objects from falling into. It looks unfinished as the brackets are still there for the panel installation.
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Exception Performance

by from Wisconsin on January 16, 2014

Purchased 2014 AWD Equinox LTZ last month. Extremely pleased with the vehicle & the dealer. Upgraded to Larger engine, obviously M.P.G. not as good as with the 4cyl. Also own a 2013 Equnox FWD with th...
Purchased 2014 AWD Equinox LTZ last month. Extremely pleased with the vehicle & the dealer. Upgraded to Larger engine, obviously M.P.G. not as good as with the 4cyl. Also own a 2013 Equnox FWD with the 4 cyl. so I have driven both vehicles extensively. Both are great, but the 2014 LTZ is an exceptional vehicle. Performs super in ice/snow/wet conditions with the AWD. Highly recommend this product !!!
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Great suv

by from Oklahoma on April 29, 2014

Bought equinox in March. Have driven about 2500 miles. Was choosing between crv and equinox. Drove both vehicles about an hour apart and the equinox was hands down more car for the money, and more com...
Bought equinox in March. Have driven about 2500 miles. Was choosing between crv and equinox. Drove both vehicles about an hour apart and the equinox was hands down more car for the money, and more comfortable. Bought the lt-1 with the intella-radio and am very happy with it. You get weather bulletins,can find gas stations close by and what it costs per gallon, and also movie theaters close by. The interior is more classier than the crv. Gas mileage is around 28 mpg combined city and highway. The transmission shifts smoothly as some posts have complained about shifting problems. I was pessimistic about buying an equinox because of all the bad posts on some websites, but am very glad I bought it.
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