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2010 Chevrolet Equinox

At a Glance

Pricing $22,440 - $31,545
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 2.4l I4, 3.0l V6
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 17-21 (city), 24-30 (highway)

Overview Information

This popular midsize SUV is designed for car-like handling. An all-independent suspension ensures good ride and handling. The base powertrain is a 2.4L four-cylinder, allowing FWD models to turn in respectable EPA rating of 21/30 (city/highway). A small-displacement 3.0L V6 is also available.

What Changed:

Chevy restyled the Equinox for the 2010 model year. The updated model is roughly the same size, but features new exterior and interior designs. A 2.4L four-cylinder becomes the new base engine, but the output is very close to that of last year's 3.4L V6. The four cylinder pays dividends with a dramatically improved fuel economy rating of 21/30 for FWD four-cylinder models. An optional 3.0L V6 offers 255-bhp and improved fuel economy

Official Word:

Chevrolet unveiled the all-new 2010 Equinox, a compact crossover that blends distinctive design with outstanding efficiency. A new, 2.4L direct injection engine helps the Equinox deliver expected best-in-segment estimated highway fuel economy of 30 mpg (EPA certification pending) - a 25-percent improvement over the previous model. Chevrolet expects nearly two-thirds of customers will choose the efficient, 2.4L engine. The new Equinox draws its exterior design inspiration from the Chevrolet Malibu sedan and Traverse crossover; and like...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Equinox LS 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 21/30/25 $22,440
Equinox LS 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 AWD 20/27/23 $24,190
Equinox 1LT 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 21/30/25 $23,360
Equinox 1LT 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 AWD 20/27/23 $25,110
Equinox 1LT 3.0l V6 (255-bhp) A6 FWD 18/25/21 $25,505
Equinox 1LT 3.0l V6 (255-bhp) A6 AWD 17/24/20 $27,255
Equinox 2LT 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 21/30/25 $25,445
Equinox 2LT 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 AWD 20/27/23 $27,195
Equinox 2LT 3.0l V6 (255-bhp) A6 FWD 18/25/21 $27,195
Equinox 2LT 3.0l V6 (255-bhp) A6 AWD 17/24/20 $28,945
Equinox LTZ 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 FWD 21/30/25 $28,045
Equinox LTZ 2.4l I4 (182-bhp) A6 AWD 20/27/23 $29,795
Equinox LTZ 3.0l V6 (255-bhp) A6 FWD 18/25/21 $29,795
Equinox LTZ 3.0l V6 (255-bhp) A6 AWD 17/24/20 $31,545