2012 Chevrolet Equinox Expert Review

3.9 Overall Score
Performance 3.4 Comfort 4.0 Styling 3.9 Value 3.6

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Owner Reviews


424 Reviews

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I have had no problems with my Chevy Equinox.

I have had no problems with my Chevy Equinox. The vehicle runs well! We have had this vehicle for over 4 years! I love how it drives. This vehicle has been reliable for my family. I never have to worry about the car not starting or other issues as far as how the vehicle runs. The vehicle handles well. The seats are comfortable. There is room in the backseat to fit two people with a car seat. It is spacious. We use it for camping and transporting a lot of items. I love that we can get our bulk shopping done and still have a comfortable ride home. I love the towing package! It is like I have a truck without having a truck! Passengers always tell me how smooth the ride is and there is enough room with the seats. We based our decision to get this vehicle due to the consumer report. The Equinox rated high in performance and low in vehicle issues. Equinox has a great design, and looks. The mileage is fantastic for a crossover SUV. The navigation feature is user friendly and great just to see where you are and get traffic updates. The interior design makes you think you are in a much more expensive vehicle and handles really good. I feel extremely safe and comfortable in it. The amenities are bountiful when it comes down to it with the OnStar, Bluetooth, blind-spot mirrors, rear view camera, etc. This is a great crossover vehicle. I would recommend this vehicle to anyone looking for an SUV.

- Tara B

My fabulous white Equinox is called "the beauty" and does not look her age!

I love my Equinox. It drives wonderfully and is very good on gas. The seats are comfortable and has plenty of room for passengers in the front seat and the back. The cargo area is huge! When we first bought the car, it was used. The windshield wipers did not work, so my husband took them apart. A grommet in the wipers had worn out so he just replaced them with a bolt, nut and washers. They have worked wonderfully since. The no hands phone is my favorite and the fact that it, the radio controls are in the steering wheel make it a plus. The side mirrors have a defrost on them that make it a little easier on cold mornings. It has a rear back-up camera that makes backing into a parking spot or out of one wonderful especially since I am short and have a hard time looking over everything. I am totally loving this vehicle!

- Tammie C

Why you should own a Chevrolet Equinox.

I have had no mechanical issues with the Chevrolet Equinox. I like it because the seat rises and moves forward. The back of the seat also comes forward to help support and rest my back. This enables me to see better while driving and especially parking and backing up. My husband is on a walker. He does not drive but it is easier for him enter and exit the automobile. It seats five easily and has room in the back for groceries and/or other items which I may need to haul. It drives smoothly, turns easily and does not take an enormous amount of space to turn or park. I have never had a problem with it starting, slowing down or stopping smoothly. Since the seat rises and lowers easily it better suited for me since I am only five feet tall.

- Gwendolyn M