2013 CHEVROLET eQuinoX

2013 CHEVROLET eQuinoX
2013 chevrolet equinox
TOP TEN FEATURES
1.Outstanding fuel economy – Every Equinox in this year’s
lineup delivers impressive fuel economy numbers. The
2.4L 4-cylinder FWD delivers an EPA-rated 22 city/32
highway mpg.
2.Excellent Value – Equinox provides comfortable seating
and a quiet interior as well as the latest technology and
convenience features that you would not expect to see
in a compact crossover. Premium features like rear-seat
dual DVD entertainment, 8-way power for both driver and
passenger seats, power programmable liftgate, Universal
Home Remote, memory for the driver seat and mirror, as well
as high-end audio systems and connectivity features are all
priced or packaged with economy and tight budgets in mind.
3.Exceptional Quality and Reliability – The Equinox was
declared again as a “Best Buy” by Consumer Digest.
In addition, Equinox earned accolades as “The Most
Dependable in its Class” by J.D. Power. Equinox features
world-class build quality and careful attention to detail.
OVERVIEW
Since its last update for the 2010 model year, Equinox has been
a consistent favorite with the buyers of compact SUVs as well
as automotive journalists. Recent notable awards for Equinox
include a 2012 Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for
Highway Safety and a designation from Consumer’s Digest as a
“Best Buy.” Both of these awards show that Equinox occupies the
sweet spot of this segment.
WHAT’S NEW
• New exterior colors:
­– Champagne Silver Metallic.
­– Atlantis Blue Metallic.
­– Tungsten Metallic.
• Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation.
• Upgraded Rear-Seat Entertainment system.
• 8-way power passenger seat.
• Universal Home Remote.
• Power Convenience Package that includes power passenger
seat, power liftgate and Universal Home Remote.
• Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning
with 4-cylinder and V6.
• 3.6L V6.
• Ride and Handling Suspension (FE2).
• Safety Package that includes Forward Collision Alert,
Lane Departure Warning and rear park assist.
4.Excellent connectivity with Chevrolet MyLink – Provides
a variety of features including a very bright 7" LED backlit
color touch-screen with high resolution, USB port and
Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones.
Hands-free smartphone integration is provided for online
services that include Pandora and Stitcher. In addition,
MyLink provides voice-activated capability for the audio
system and phone.
5. Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation – Items provided
with this top-of-the-line audio and navigation system
include Chevrolet MyLink, 7" diagonal touch-screen display
and a GPS navigation system.
6. 4WD/AWD capability – Is provided by Equinox’s on-demand
all-wheel drive system which automatically delivers power
to the wheels with the best traction for optimal grip.
7. 3.6L SIDI V6 engine – While competitors like the 2013
Ford Escape and Honda CR-V do not provide V6 engine
availability in their lineup, and Toyota RAV-4’s V6 is
significantly underpowered, Equinox gets a new 3.6L SIDI V6
with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and Spark Ignition Direct
Injection (SIDI) to provide capability, high output and fuel
efficiency. With this engine, Equinox LT and LTZ models
offer the most powerful V6 in their class.
8. Standard safety features – All Equinox models provide
a high level of safety with six air bags, StabiliTrak with
Rollover Mitigation, traction control, ABS and 4-wheel
disc brakes.
9.Enhanced safety features – Are available through the
new Safety Package that includes Forward Collision Alert,
Lane Departure Warning and rear park assist. These safety
features are standard on LTZ.
10.Power Convenience Package – Adds to the functionality and
capability of the Equinox 2LT by providing the new 8-way
power passenger seat, new Universal Home Remote and the
programmable liftgate in a single, economical package.
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STYling, COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
•Distinctive styling – Equinox’s overall appearance conveys a
high level of sophistication and capability. With a dual-port
grille, air dam-equipped front fascia, wraparound headlamps,
wheels-in-the-corners stance, flared wheel openings and
large wheels, there’s an overall look that’s both dynamic
and upscale.
•Forward Collision Alert – Monitors the distance and
approaching speed to vehicles in front of the driver. If the
distance between the vehicles is becoming too short, a
tailgating warning is displayed. If the system identifies the
potential for an imminent collision, both visual and audible
warnings are provided. The system allows the driver to select
their preferred level of system sensitivity. Bundled with
Lane Departure Warning and Rear Park Assist in the new
Safety Package.
•Lane Departure Warning – For roadways that have marked
lanes, this feature will warn drivers of an inadvertent lane
change. When a lane change is being made without the use of
the turn signal, both visual and audible warnings are provided.
Bundled with Forward Collision Alert and Rear Park Assist in
the new Safety Package.
•Deluxe front bucket seats – Standard on all models. 1LS and
1LT include power seat height and power lumbar. An 8-way
power driver seat with power lumbar is standard on 2LT and
LTZ; available on 1LT models. All Equinox front seats have over
10" of fore and aft travel to help drivers find a position that’s
comfortable and adapted to their body structure. For 2013
an 8-way power front passenger seat has been added. It is
available on the 2LT and standard on LTZ.
•Heated front seats – Standard on 2LT and LTZ.
•Leather-appointed seats with perforated leather inserts –
Standard on LTZ and available on 2LT.
• Multi-Flex 60/40 split-folding rear seat – Provides nearly 8"
of fore/aft travel for maximum rear passenger leg room or
increased cargo capacity. Seatbacks feature 3-position recline
for added comfort and they easily fold down with a single
motion. Also features a fold-down center armrest with two
cup holders. Standard on all models.
•Rearview Camera System – When the vehicle is in reverse,
an easy-to-see large camera image appears in the Chevrolet
MyLink Radio’s 7" diagonal screen. Standard on LT and LTZ.
•Outstanding and versatile storage capability.
­– Oversized glove box large enough for two mid-sized purses.
•Fog lamps – Projector beam halogen, standard on 2LT and LTZ.
­– A generously sized center console is large enough to store
a compact laptop or purse.
• Power programmable liftgate – A popular feature that can
be programmed to accommodate driver height, potential
garage restraints or even a canoe mounted on your roof rack.
Standard on LTZ; available on 2LT.
­– Center console on LT and LTZ models are lighted and
include a USB port for out-of-sight and protected iPod
usage and charging.
•Inviting interior – Is highlighted by Ice Blue ambient lighting,
exceptional comfort and quietness, dual cockpit instrument
panel, a tightly knit center stack that provides easy-to-reach
controls and plenty of storage spots, all of which combine to
convey a well-thought-out ergonomic design.
­– Map pocket storage in all four doors; includes bottle holders
large enough for 20-ounce beverage containers.
• Standard features – Every Equinox includes air conditioning
(manual controls on LS and 1LT models; automatic controls
on 2LT and LTZ), cruise control, tilt and telescoping steering
column, a multifunction Driver Information Center, power
windows with Express-Down on all four doors, power
programmable door locks, Remote Keyless Entry, electric rear
window defogger, auto-on headlamps, four auxiliary power
outlets, Bluetooth and USB port connectivity, SiriusXM Radio
with three trial months and OnStar with six months of the
Directions & Connections Plan.
•Leather-wrapped steering wheel – Standard on 1LT and
above includes audio and cruise controls. LS models also
have steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls.
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­– Removable bin in center console for smaller items under
center armrest.
­– Two lighted cup holders in center console can accommodate
a wide variety of beverage sizes. Cup holder boots are
removable for easy cleaning.
­– Console side storage pocket featured on passenger side of
the center console.
­– Dual front seatback map pockets.
• Cargo-carrying capability.
­– Maximum cargo volume of 31.5 cu. ft. behind the second
row seats.
­– Maximum cargo volume of 63.7 cu. ft. behind the first row
with the second row seats folded down.
­– Cargo area includes cargo tie-downs and net hooks,
storage bins over the wheel houses and a 12-volt
auxiliary power outlet.
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PERSONAL TECHNOLOGIES
•Driver Information Center (DIC) – Drivers can select multiple
displays and monitoring functions – including a digital
speedometer, driving range, tire pressure and more. Standard
on all models.
• Bluetooth for Phone – Wirelessly connects a compatible
Bluetooth cell phone to the vehicle’s audio system. Standard
on all models.
•USB port – Connects compatible iPod/MP3 devices to the
vehicle’s audio system and provides display and control
through the radio or steering wheel controls. Standard on
all models.
•OnStar Directions & Connections – Now standard for the first
six months on all models including LS. Combines all the Safe &
Sound Plan services with Turn-by-Turn Navigation and eNav.
Models equipped with a screen-based navigation system add
Destination Download. Learn more at onstar.com
• Mobile apps – With two new apps, Equinox owners can access
their vehicle information and OnStar services right from
their smartphones. The myChevrolet and OnStar RemoteLink
mobile apps, available as free downloads, provide drivers
with unprecedented connectivity to their vehicles from their
Android or Apple iPhone device.
­– The myChevrolet app helps locate the nearest dealer,
schedule routine maintenance and contact roadside
assistance quickly and easily. With its helpful Find My Car
feature, you can mark parking spots and set parking meter
alarms. The myChevrolet app also includes a direct link to
the OnStar mobile app.
­– The OnStar RemoteLink app puts unprecedented control
in the Equinox owner’s hands by remotely accessing the
vehicle’s OnStar technologies. Owners can send remote
vehicle commands such as unlocking or locking doors
and starting the engine. In addition, owners access key
diagnostic information, including fuel tank level and
range, remaining oil life, current and recommended tire
pressure and lifetime average miles per gallon. The OnStar
RemoteLink app requires an active OnStar subscription.
It’s important to note that the OnStar RemoteLink
smartphone integration is not available with the Color
Touch Navigation Radio.
•Adaptive Remote Vehicle Start – Allows Equinox to be started
from over 195' away. Using the automatic climate control, the
system can automatically begin to heat or cool the interior to
a preset temperature. It can even turn on the available heated
seats if selected from the vehicle personalization menu.
Standard on 2LT and LTZ.
AUDIO AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS
•Audio system – AM/FM/SiriusXM Radio stereo with CD player
and MP3/WMA playback capability, Graphic Interface Display
(GID), Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume,
auxiliary input jack and outside temperature display. Standard
on LS.
• Chevrolet MyLink Radio – Standard on LT and LTZ. AM/FM/
SiriusXM Radio with CD player and MP3 playback capability, 7"
diagonal color touch-screen display, Radio Data System (RDS),
speed-compensated volume, auxiliary input jack and outside
temperature display. Provides access to internet radio apps,
including Pandora and Stitcher, through Android or Apple
devices. For convenience, app functions are managed through
the radio’s controls, not through the phone. Includes wireless
Bluetooth for Phone and audio streaming, enhanced voice
recognition, photo viewer and Gracenote music-recognition
technology.
• Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation – Includes all the
features of the Chevrolet MyLink Radio plus a GPS navigation
system. Available on 2LT and LTZ.
•NavTraffic – Standard on all models equipped with a screenbased navigation system and includes three trial months of
service. NavTraffic enhances the vehicle’s GPS navigation
system by showing continuously updated traffic data when it’s
needed most—while driving. Visit siriusxm.com/navtraffic for
more information.
•Rear-Seat Entertainment System – Upgraded for 2013.
Requires Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation and
perforated leather-appointed seating. Available on
2LT and LTZ.
• Pioneer premium 8-speaker system – A powerful audio system
enhancement that features a 250-watt amplifier, mid-range
speakers in each door, tweeters mounted on the A-pillars, a
center channel speaker and a subwoofer with equalization.
Standard on 2LT and LTZ; available on 1LT.
• SiriusXM Radio – Standard on all models. Includes a 3-month
trial subscription. Includes Travel Link and TuneSelect with
Travel Link as part of the 3-month trial. Both features are on
the Chevrolet MyLink radio with and without navigation. Find
out more at siriusxm.com.
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CAPACITIES & DIMENSIONS
Seating capacity
5
Cargo volume (cu. ft.) 63.7
­Behind 2nd row
31.5
­2nd row folded
63.7
Trailer towing, max., I4/V6 (lbs.)
Fuel capacity FWD/AWD (gallons)
1500/3500
18.8/20.9
Wheelbase (in.)
112.5
Overall length (in.)
187.8
Overall height (in.)
66.3
POWER & PERFORMANCE
•Ecotec 2.4L SIDI I4 DOHC engine – Standard on all models,
this engine is highly efficient and uses the latest in engine
technology to ensure maximum performance and fuel
economy. Features include Spark Ignition Direct Injection
(SIDI), extensive use of aluminum in its structure and dual
balance shafts to reduce engine-related vibration. Variable
Valve Timing (VVT) is used to enhance efficiency and power
throughout the operating range. The 2.4L engine is rated at:
– 182 hp @ 6700 rpm.
– 172 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4900 rpm.
• 3.6L SIDI V6 engine – Available on LT and LTZ. This is the most
powerful V6 engine in this class of vehicle, yet its estimated
fuel economy is the same as the 2012 V6. Features include SIDI
as well as VVT for enhanced power and efficiency. The 3.6L is
rated at:
– 301 hp @ 6500 rpm.
– 272 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4800 rpm.
•FlexFuel capability – The 2.4L engine can be equipped to
run on up to 85% ethanol (E85) with Federal Emissions. E10
capability is standard on the 2.4L.
•Outstanding fuel economy – All Equinox models deliver
exceptional fuel economy.
– 22 city/32 highway mpg (I4 FWD).
­– 20 city/29 highway mpg (I4 AWD).
­– 17 city/24 highway mpg (V6 FWD).
­– 16 city/23 highway mpg (V6 AWD).
• 6-speed automatic transmissions – All Equinox models include
a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 4-cylinder models
feature the Hydra-Matic 6T45; V6 models use the Hydra-Matic
6T70. Their features include:
– ECO button: Alters shift patterns and powertrain calibration
to provide maximum fuel economy (4-cylinder models).
­– Auto-grade braking: The transmission automatically shifts
into a lower gear while braking on a downgrade to help
preserve brake life.
­– Electronic controls: Adaptive strategy that allows the
transmission’s controller to “learn” a driver’s driving style
and automatically adjust to each driver’s patterns for
optimum performance and economy.
­– Electronic Range Select (ERS): Allows the driver to manually
control the top gear. This is especially helpful when driving
downhill or towing a trailer.
•Towing capacity – Equinox 4-cylinder models are rated to tow
up to 1500 lbs.; V6 models are able to tow up to 3500 lbs.
RIDE & HANDLING
•Rigid architecture – The Body Frame Integral (BFI) architecture
provides an extremely rigid and strong platform.
• 4-wheel independent suspension – MacPherson struts up
front and a multilink suspension in the rear provide fully
independent suspension capabilities.
•Ride and Handling Suspension – New suspension for 2013
that’s available on the LTZ when equipped with the 3.6L V6
and 18" (RSX) or 19" (RT6) chrome-clad aluminum wheels.
• 4-wheel disc brakes with Antilock Braking System (ABS) –
Standard on all Equinox models. Includes a hill-hold assist
feature that momentarily prevents Equinox from rolling
backwards when the driver moves their foot from the brake to
the accelerator pedal on inclines.
• StabiliTrak – Standard on all models. Provides outstanding
safety and control benefits by automatically correcting
oversteer and understeer conditions to help the driver keep
the vehicle traveling in the path being steered. Includes RollOver Mitigation as well as Trailer Sway Control.
•Variable-effort steering systems – 4-cylinder models use an
electric rack-mounted power steering system. V6 models use a
hydraulic assist system.
•Electronic on-demand all-wheel drive (AWD) – Available on
all Equinox models.
• Wheels and tires.
­– 17" aluminum wheels (RSB) standard on all models.
­– 18" chrome-clad aluminum wheels (RSX) available on 2LT
and LTZ models.
­– 19" chrome-clad aluminum wheels (RT6) available on
V6 LTZ.
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