Intro: The 2012 Chevrolet Equinox delivers crossover versatility in a well-mannered road-going package. The 5-passenger Equinox boasts features that will make the kids happy on those long drives as well as the capability of all-wheel drive. Trim levels for the 2012 Equinox include base LS, LT and the top of the line LTZ.
Features: Our test model was equipped with tilt telescoping multifunction steering wheel, navigation system with traffic updates, and a pioneer 250-watt 8-speaker sound system. You can keep the kids at bay with the available rear seat entertainment system with wireless headphones.
Performance: Power for the Equinox comes from either a base 182 horsepower 2.4-liter inline-4, or an optional 264 horsepower 3-liter V6. Power is sent to the front wheels or available all-wheel drive through a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Fuel Economy: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
Pricing/Warranty: Base MSRP for the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox is $23,450. An all-wheel drive LTZ model starts at $30,890. The Equinox is backed by a 5-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Summary: With bold styling, versatile features, and a choice of fuel-efficient engines, the 2012 Chevy Equinox has the tools to compete in the increasingly competitive crossover marketplace.