Chevrolet Equinox – Chevy Wiki

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Chevrolet Equinox

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The Equinox is a Mid-size Crossover SUV Chevrolet based on on GM’s GM platform Unibody platform, at CAMI Automotive General / Suzuki Joint venture in Ingersoll, Ontario . Canada . and in 2004 for the 2005 model

2004 – 2009

The is the first crossover SUV from marketed by GM as a Compact SUV . Riding on GM Theta platform platform, the Equinox is mechanically similar to the GMC . Saturn Vue . Pontiac Torrent . and the Suzuki XL7 . However, the Equinox and the are larger than the Vue, on a 112.5 in (2857 mm) wheelbase, 5.9 in mm) longer than the Saturn . It comes standard with a drive layout, with All-wheel drive . Being a architecture, the Equinox is not designed for off-roading like the truck-based Tahoe and Chevrolet TrailBlazer. The is produced at the CAMI Automotive Motors / Suzuki

Joint venture plant in Ontario . Canada . The 3.4 L LNJ V6 engine is in People’s Republic of China (by GM ), while the Aisin AF33 Automatic transmission is made in . Starting with the 2008 year, the Equinox Sport is with a 3.6 L V6 engine that is in the U.S.

Equinox Sport

Equinox LTZ

In to the Equinox Sport, a new Equinox LTZ joins the lineup. The LTZ model is from other Equinox by its 17-inch (430 mm) bright aluminum wheels, bright door handles and bright luggage rack side inserts.

Standard interior features heated front seats, seating inserts, head side impact air bags, stereo with six-disc CD changer and MP3 CD playback capability and a premium seven-speaker audio Equinox LTZ also features the enhanced ride and handling as LS and LT models.

2008 model

Changes made to ’08 Equinox include the relocation of the Compass from the inside rearview to the driver information center (on so-equipped), and three new exterior Navy Blue Metallic, Granite Metallic and Golden Metallic.

Chevrolet Equinox

OnStar is standard on ’08 models. OnStar -equipped models are equipped for Turn-by-Turn . the first factory-installed, fully GPS navigation system from Equinox features an enhanced and handling package for 2008 includes stiffer shocks, bushings and tuned spring

Also new for 2008 is Electronic Sway Control – a feature is integrated into the standard system and detects the occurrence of sway that may be caused by trailer weight balance or vehicle speed. Upon of trailer sway, StabiliTrak begin to apply brakes independent of the driver applying the pedal, to assist the driver in the vehicle, and the StabiliTrak activation will flash to signal the to reduce vehicle speed. If sway continues, StabiliTrak reduce engine torque to the speed of the vehicle.

Standard safety features StabiliTrak electronic stability system, standard four-wheel brakes with Anti-lock system and tire pressure system. Head curtain air bags are available.


Like the Pontiac Torrent Edition, the Equinox gets the Canada Edition trim only in Canada for the Vancouver Winter Olympics .

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