The Chevrolet Equinox is a small/midsize SUV that ferries up to five passengers. It's available in LS, 1LT, 2LT and LTZ trim levels. Standard equipment for the base LS and 1LT is pretty decent, while the 2LT adds items like automatic climate control and upgraded audio. The top-shelf LTZ tacks on upscale features like a power liftgate and leather upholstery. All models have stability control and a full complement of airbags as standard. Notable options on certain trims include a rear-seat entertainment system and a hard-drive-based navigation system.
Under the hood, the Equinox starts with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine good for 182 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. Available on all but the LS is a 3.0-liter V6 that pumps out 264 hp and 222 lb-ft of torque. Both come with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive optional.