2012 Chevrolet Equinox

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SPECIFICATIONS

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Models:

2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS, LT and LTZ; FWD and AWD

Body style / driveline:

Five-passenger, four-door SUV, front-engine, front- or all-wheel drive

Construction:

Welded galvanized steel (except for hood and roof) monocoque

EPA vehicle class:

Compact sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing location:

Ingersoll and Oshawa Ontario, Canada

Key competitors:

Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe and Toyota RAV4


Engine

Type:

2.4L DOHC I-4 DI
(LEA)

3.0L DOHC V-6 DI
(LFW)

Application:

std on LS, LT, LTZ

opt on LT, LTZ

Displacement (cc / cu in):

2384 / 145

2997 / 183

Bore & stroke (mm / in):

88 x 98 / 3.46 x 3.85

89 x 80.3 / 3.50 x 3.15

Block material:

Cast aluminum

Cast aluminum with cast-in bore liners

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

DOHC, four valves per cylinder; continuously variable valve timing

DOHC, four valves per cylinder; continuously variable valve timing

Fuel delivery:

Direct sequential fuel injection with electronic throttle control

Direct sequential fuel injection with electronic throttle control

Compression ratio:

11.2:1

11.7:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

182 / 136 @ 6700*

264 / 197 @ 6950*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

172 / 233 @ 4900*

222 / 301 @ 5100*

Recommended fuel:

Regular unleaded or E85 ethanol with federal emissions

Regular unleaded or E85 ethanol with federal emissions

Emissions controls:

Close-coupled catalytic converters; Quick-Sync 24x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; fast-response O2 sensor

Close-coupled catalytic converters; Quick-Sync 24x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; fast-response O2 sensor

Estimated fuel consumption:

 

 

Mi/imp.gal (city / hwy / combined)

AWD:
28 / 41 / 32
FWD:
31 / 46 / 36

AWD:
22 / 33 / 26
FWD:
23 / 35 / 27

L/100km (city / hwy / combined)

AWD:
10.1 / 6.9 / 8.7
FWD:
9.2 / 6.1 / 7.8

AWD:
12.9 / 8.6 / 10.9
FWD:
12.4 / 8.1 / 10.5


Transmission

Type:

Hydra-Matic 6T45 six-speed automatic electronically controlled with electronic range select

Hydra-Matic 6T70 six-speed automatic electronically controlled with electronic range select

Application:

std

opt w/ V-6

Gear ratios: (:1):

 

 

First:

4.58

4.48

Second:

2.96

2.87

Third:

1.91

1.84

Fourth:

1.44

1.41

Fifth:

1.00

1.00

Sixth:

0.74

0.74

Reverse:

2.94

2.88

Final drive ratio:

3.23 (FWD)
3.53 (AWD)

2.77
3.39 (AWD models with opt. 19-in. wheels)


Chassis / Suspension

Front: Independent strut-type with tuned coil springs; direct-acting stabilizer bar; hydraulic ride bushings
Rear: Independent four-link with coil springs and trailing arm; stabilizer bar; hydraulic link bushings
Steering type: Rack-mounted electric power steering with 2.4L; hydraulic power rack-and-pinion with 3.0L
Steering ratio: 18.1:1 (2.4L)
17.4:1 (3.0L)
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3.46 (2.4L)
2.90 (3.0L with 18-in wheels)
2.80 (3.0L with 19-in wheels)
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (m / ft): 12.2 / 40.0 (with 17- and 18-in wheels)
13 / 42.6 (with 19-in wheels


Brakes

Type: Power front and rear vented discs, standard anti-lock brakes
Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in): front:
321 x 30 / 12.6 x 1.18
rear:
303 x 20 / 11.9 x 0.78
Total swept area (cu mm / in): front:
526 / 20.7
rear:
390 / 15.3


Wheels / Tires

Wheel size and type:

17-in aluminum (std. on all models)
18-in chrome-clad aluminum (avail. on LT and LTZ)
19-in chrome-clad aluminum (avail. on LTZ w/V-6)

Tires:

P225/60R17 all-season blackwall
P225/65R17 all-season blackwall
P235/55R18 all-season blackwall
P235/55R19 all-season blackwall


Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (mm / in):

2857 / 112.5

Overall length (mm / in):

4771 / 187.8

Overall width (mm / in):

1842 / 72.5

Overall height (mm / in):

1684 / 66.3

Track (mm / in):

front:
1598 / 62.5
rear:
1578 / 61.8

Approach angle (deg):

14.8

Departure angle (deg):

23.2

Breakover ramp angle (deg):

16.5

Minimum ground clearance (mm / in):

198.5 / 7.8

Ground to rear load floor (mm / in):

731.2  / 28.8

Curb weight, base (kg / lb):

1713 / 3777

Weight distribution (front / rear):

56 / 44

 

Interior

Headroom (mm / in):

front:
1040 / 40.9 (w/o sunroof)
1012 / 39.8 (w/ sunroof)
rear:
995 / 39.2

Legroom (mm / in):

front:
1046 / 41.2
rear:
1015 / 39.9

Shoulder room (mm / in):

front:
1418 / 55.8
rear:
1405 / 55.3

Hip room (mm / in):

front:
1399 / 55.1
rear:
1304 / 51.3


Capacities

Seating capacity:

5

EPA interior volume (L / cu ft):

3695 / 130.5

Passenger volume (L / cu ft):

2822 / 99.7

Cargo volume (L / cu ft):

872 / 30.8 (Maximum behind rear seat)
1803 / 63.7 (Maximum behind front seat)

GVWR, standard (kg / lb):

FWD 2.4L: 2250 / 4960
AWD 2.4L: 2300 / 5070
FWD 3.0L: 2360 / 5202
AWD 3.0L: 2404 / 5300

Payload, base (kg / lb):

1183 / 537

Trailer towing maximum (kg / lb):

680 / 1500 (2.4L)
1588 / 3500 (3.0L)

Fuel tank (L / imp.gal):

71 / 15.63 (2.4L)
79 / 17.39 (3.0L)

*SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

2012 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ. (low resolution image) (11/28/2011)

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