2014 Chevrolet Equinox

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$24,440-$33,400
$23,218-$31,730
18 CITY / 27 HWY
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Overview

What's New for 2014:
  • LTZ adds standard chrome wheel trim
  • Two new paint colors

Introduction
The 2014 Chevrolet Equinox is a 5-passenger crossover SUV sized and priced to compete against larger compact crossover models such as the Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Subaru Forester, and Toyota RAV4.

Models and Features
Equinox buyers choose between a 4-cylinder or a V-6 engine, front-wheel or all-wheel drive (FWD or AWD), and LS, LT, or LTZ trim. Highlights from the standard equipment list include air conditioning, power blind-spot mirrors, power windows with express-down operation for all four doors, power door locks with remote keyless entry, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, and cruise control. A 6-month subscription to OnStar services is also standard, along with a 6-speaker stereo that includes satellite radio, a CD player, auxiliary audio input jack, and a USB port. The Equinox LS rides on standard 17-inch aluminum wheels.

Move up to the Equinox LT and the crossover is equipped with dark-tinted rear privacy glass, roof rails, heated exterior mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and upgraded cloth for the seats. A Chevrolet MyLink radio is also standard, including a 7-inch color touch screen, Bluetooth connectivity with streaming audio capability, outside temperature indicator, and a reversing camera. An enhanced version of the Equinox LT is called the 2LT, and it comes with automatic climate control, power driver's seat, heated front seats, remote engine starting, premium speaker system, and fog lights.

At the top of the lineup, the Equinox LTZ includes leather seats, a power front passenger's seat, power tailgate, memory for the driver's preferences, universal remote control, rear park-assist sensors, forward-collision warning system, lane-departure warning system, improved headlights, upgraded trim inside and out, and chrome-clad 18-inch aluminum wheels.

Options and Packages
Choose the Equinox LS and dealers are happy to install a number of extra-cost upgrades before you take delivery. If you're interested in factory options outside of an upgrade to AWD, buying the Equinox LT or LTZ is a prerequisite.

The Equinox LT can be optioned with most of the standard equipment from the more expensive LTZ trim level, as well as premium paint, a power sunroof, and roof rack crossbars. Exclusive upgrades for the Equinox LTZ include the more powerful V-6 engine, 19-inch aluminum wheels, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

Under the Hood
The 2014 Equinox is equipped with a standard 182-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine. A 301-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine is optional, as is all-wheel drive. A 6-speed automatic is the only transmission choice.

Fuel Economy
The 2014 Chevy Equinox with a 4-cylinder engine gets anywhere from 20 mpg in the city with AWD to 32 mpg on the highway with FWD.

If you want to be able to tow 3,500 lbs. instead of 1,500 lbs., the optional V-6 engine is necessary. Expect fuel economy of 16 mpg in the city with AWD and 24 mpg on the highway with FWD.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Equinox receives an overall safety rating of 4 stars (out of 5 stars). As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the crashworthiness of the 2014 Equinox.

Every 2014 Equinox is equipped with OnStar telematics and a free 6-month subscription to service. That includes Automatic Crash Response, which activates whenever the SUV's air bags deploy and helps rescuers locate the vehicle even if nobody inside the Equinox is able to respond. OnStar also provides an opt-in FamilyLink location-sharing service, helping parents to keep tabs on teen drivers.

Additionally, all versions except the LS include a reversing camera, while a Safety package containing rear park-assist sensors, forward-collision warning system, and a lane-departure warning system is standard for the Equinox LTZ and optional for the Equinox 2LT.

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  • Name LS (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24440.00 Engine 3.6/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name LT (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26085.00 Engine 3.6/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name LT (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27955.00 Engine 3.6/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name LTZ (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31650.00 Engine 3.6/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name LS (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26190.00 Engine 3.6/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
  • Name LT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27835.00 Engine 3.6/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
  • Name LT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29705.00 Engine 3.6/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
  • Name LTZ (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33400.00 Engine 3.6/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
INTERIOR
  • Seats, Deluxe front bucket
  • LS Interior, Base Cloth
  • Seat adjuster front driver power lumbar and power height adjuster
  • Seat, rear, 2-way fore/aft adjustment with 60/40 split seatback and 3-way recline
  • Console, front center with armrest and concealed storage
  • Armrest, rear center with dual cup holders
  • Floor mats, carpeted front (Standard on orders entered or re-edited as of 11-20-13. Optional on orders entered or re-edited before 11-20-13. May be deleted for credit by adding (R6Q) floor mats not desired on Fleet or Government orders only.)
  • Floor mats, carpeted rear (Standard on orders entered or re-edited as of 11-20-13. Optional on orders entered or re-edited before 11-20-13. May be deleted for credit by adding (R6Q) floor mats not desired on Fleet or Government orders only.)
  • Steering wheel, comfort grip vinyl with mounted cruise and audio controls
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio controls
  • Steering column, tilt and telescopic
  • Instrumentation includes speedometer, single trip odometer, fuel level, engine temperature and tachometer
  • Driver Information Center monitors 26 various systems including, Vehicle Information Menu (oil life, tire pressure, standard/metric units), Trip Information Menu (trip 1, trip 2, fuel range, average fuel economy, instant fuel economy, average vehicle speed) and compass display
  • Compass display included in Driver Information Center (DIC) (Not available with (UE0) OnStar delete.)
  • Windows, power with Express-Down on all 4 doors
  • Door locks, power programmable with power lockout protection
  • Remote Keyless Entry with 2 transmitters, panic button, content theft alarm activation verification and illuminated entry
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
  • Theft-deterrent system, anti-theft alarm and engine immobilizer.
  • Air conditioning, manual climate control
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Cupholders, 2 front in center console and 2 rear in center armrest with 1 bottle holder in each door
  • Power outlets, 4 auxiliary with covers, 12-volt includes 1 front of console, 1 in console, 1 in back of console and 1 in cargo area.
  • Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Assist handles, front passenger and rear outboards
  • Map pocket, front seatback, driver and front passenger
  • Lighting, interior with theatre dimming, center-mounted dome, rear cargo area, dual front map lights, ambient lighting on center stack surround, and center console cupholders
  • LT Interior, Premium Cloth
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped with audio and cruise controls
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Lighting, interior with theatre dimming, center-mounted dome, rear cargo area, dual front map lights, ambient lighting on center stack surround, and center console cupholders (Includes ambient lighting on instrument panel and center console.)
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Seat adjuster front, driver 8-way power with power lumbar
  • Compass display included in Driver Information Center (DIC)
  • Remote vehicle starter system
  • Air conditioning, automatic climate control
  • Mirror, inside rearview self-dimming
  • Perforated leather-appointed seating
  • Seat adjuster, 8-way power front passenger
  • Memory settings for the driver seat and exterior mirrors
  • Universal Home Remote
  • Lighting, interior with theatre dimming, center-mounted dome, rear cargo area, dual front map lights, ambient lighting on center stack surround, and center console cupholders (Includes ambient lighting on instrument panel, center console, door handle recess, door storage and footwell.)
  • Cargo cover, rear security cover
  • Cargo net, full-across rear
  • Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 17" (43.2 cm) aluminum
  • Tires, P225/65R17 all-season, blackwall (Included and only available with (RSB) 17" (43.2 cm) aluminum wheels.)
  • LS Exterior Appearance includes body-color bumpers with Charcoal lowers, body-color door handles, 17" aluminum wheels and Black mirrors
  • Tire, compact spare with steel wheel
  • Bumpers, front and rear body-color with Charcoal lowers
  • Moldings, Charcoal lower rocker
  • Grille, Charcoal with chrome surround
  • Headlamps, halogen composite with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Glass, tinted
  • Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, Black, manual-folding and integral spotter mirror
  • Wipers, front variable-speed, intermittent with washer.
  • Wiper, rear variable-speed, intermittent with washer
  • Liftgate, rear manual with fixed glass
  • Door handles, body-color
  • LT Exterior Appearance includes body-color bumpers with Charcoal lowers, Charcoal luggage rails, body-color door handles, body-color outside mirrors and 17" aluminum wheels
  • Luggage rack side rails, roof-mounted, Charcoal
  • Glass, deep-tinted (all windows except light-tinted glass on windshield and driver- and front passenger-side glass)
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color and integral spotter mirror
  • Fog lamps, front halogen
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) chrome-clad aluminum
  • Tires, P235/55R18 all-season, blackwall (Included and only available with (RV8) 18" chrome-clad aluminum wheels.)
  • LTZ Exterior Appearance includes body-color bumpers with bright lowers, Charcoal luggage rails with bright chrome insert, bright chrome door handles, chrome outside mirrors and 17" aluminum wheels
  • Luggage rack side rails, roof-mounted, Charcoal (Charcoal with bright chrome insert.)
  • Bumpers, front and rear, body-color with bright front and rear lowers
  • Headlamps, halogen, uplevel projector style with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, chrome, manual folding and integral spotter mirror
  • Liftgate, power programmable rear with fixed glass
  • Door handles, bright chrome
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) with VVT (Variable Valve Timing)(182 hp [135.7 kW] @ 6700 rpm, 172 lb-ft [232.2 N-m] @ 4900 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic with overdrive
  • Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio (Requires 1LF26 model and (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)
  • GVWR, 4960 lbs. (2250 kg) (Requires front-wheel drive vehicles and (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)
  • Alternator, 120 amps
  • Battery, maintenance free with rundown protection, 525 CCA
  • Drivetrain, front-wheel drive
  • Suspension, front independent MacPherson strut with stabilizer bar, optimally-tuned shocks and hydraulic-ride bushings in front control arms
  • Suspension, rear independent multi-link with hydraulic rear trailing arm links and stabilizer bar
  • Suspension, Refined Ride
  • Steering, power-assist, electric-variable
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc
  • Exhaust, single
  • Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio (Requires 1LH26 model and (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)
  • Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio (Requires 1LJ26 model and (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)
  • Axle, 3.53 final drive ratio (Requires 1LG26 model and (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)
  • GVWR, 5070 lbs (2300 kg) (Requires all-wheel drive vehicles and (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)
  • Chassis, all-wheel drive (1LG26 model only.)
  • Axle, 3.53 final drive ratio (Requires 1LK26 model and (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)
  • Chassis, all-wheel drive (1LK26 model only.)
  • Axle, 3.53 final drive ratio (Requires 1LM26 model and (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine.)
  • Chassis, all-wheel drive (1LM26 model only.)
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Brakes, brake assist
    • Brakes, Hill Start-Assist (HAS)
    • Traction control
    • StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system
    • Daytime Running Lamps
    • Air bags, dual-stage, frontal, driver and right front passenger with passenger sensing system, Thorax side-impact, seat mounted, driver and right front passenger, head curtain, side front and rear outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
    • Air bag Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owners Manual for more information.)
    • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Roadside Assistance and Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions.)
    • Safety belts 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, height-adjustable includes pretensioners
    • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
    • Door locks, power operated rear child security
    • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
    • Tire Pressure Monitor System (Does not monitor spare.)
    • Rear Park Assist
    • Safety Package includes (UEU) Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning and (UD7) Rear Park Assist
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Audio system, AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with CD player and MP3/WMA playback capability Graphic Interface Display (GID), Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume and outside temperature display
    • Audio system feature, 80-watt 6-speaker system mid-range speakers in each door and tweeters in the A-pillars.
    • Audio system feature, auxiliary input jack
    • Audio system feature, USB port
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2014 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM All Access package, with over 150 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. With All Access, listen to everything, everywhere, in your car and on your computer, smartphone or tablet. (IMPORTANT: The SiriusXM Satellite Radio trial package is not provided on vehicles that are ordered for Fleet Daily Rental ("FDR") use. If you decide to continue your service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will a
    • Antenna, roof-mounted
    • Bluetooth for phone personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system and HMI (Human Machine Interface) (Bluetooth for phone only when equipped with (UE1) OnStar. Deleted with (UE0) OnStar delete.)
    • Audio system, Chevrolet MyLink radio, 7" diagonal color touch-screen display AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with CD player, MP3 playback, outside temperature indicator and Radio Data System (RDS), includes Bluetooth streaming audio for select phones; voice-activated technology for radio and phone; Hands-Free smartphone integration with Pandora and Stitcher; Gracenote (Playlist+, Album Art)
    • Audio system feature, 80-watt 6-speaker system mid-range speakers in each door and tweeters in the A-pillars. (Upgradeable to (UZ8) Pioneer premium 8-speaker sound system.)
    • Bluetooth for phone personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system and HMI (Human Machine Interface) (Upgraded to Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones with (UFU) Chevrolet MyLink radio.)
    • Audio system, Chevrolet MyLink radio, 7" diagonal color touch-screen display AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with CD player, MP3 playback, outside temperature indicator and Radio Data System (RDS), includes Bluetooth streaming audio for select phones; voice-activated technology for radio and phone; Hands-Free smartphone integration with Pandora and Stitcher; Gracenote (Playlist+, Album Art) (May be upgraded to (UHQ) Chevrolet MyLink radio with Navigation.)
    • Audio system feature, Pioneer premium 250-watt 8-speaker system includes mid-range speakers in each door, tweeters in A-pillars, a center channel speaker in upper IP and sub-woofer on the rear shelf.
    • Bluetooth for phone personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system and HMI (Human Machine Interface) (Upgraded to Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones with (UFU) Chevrolet MyLink radio or (UHQ) Chevrolet MyLink radio with Navigation.)

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