Chevrolet Equinox - 2009

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Overview

Models:

Chevrolet Equinox LS, LT, LTZ and Sport; 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, Ontario, Canada

Key competitors:

Ford Escape, Jeep Liberty, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sorento, Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-7, Mitsubishi Outlander, Land Rover Freelander

Engines

 

3.4L V-6 (LNJ)

3.6L V-6 (LY7)

Application:

LS, LT and LTZ

Sport

Type:

3.4L V-6

3.6L V-6 DOHC

Displacement (cu in / cc):

204 / 3350

217 / 3564

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.62 x 3.31 / 92 x 84

3.7 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6

Block material:

cast iron

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, hydraulic roller valve lifters

dual overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing

Fuel delivery:

sequential fuel injection

sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.5:1

10.2:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

185 / 138 @ 5200

264 / 197 @ 6500*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

210 / 285 @ 3800

250 / 339 @ 2300*

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

Emissions controls:

heated oxygen sensor, split-brick close-coupled catalytic converter, exhaust gas recirculation, evaporative collection and purging system

evaporative system, dual catalytic converters and positive crankcase ventilation

EPA estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

17 / 24 AWD

17 / 24 FWD

16 / 24 AWD

17 / 24 FWD

Transmission

Type:

five-speed automatic electronically controlled

six-speed automatic electronically controlled with manual shift mode

Gear ratios: (:1):

 

 

First:

4.58

4.48

Second:

2.98

2.87

Third:

1.95

1.84

Fourth:

1.32

1.41

Fifth:

1.00

1.00

Sixth:

--

0.74

Reverse:

5.02

2.88

Final drive ratio:

2.48

2.77

Chassis/Suspension

Front:

independent MacPherson struts

Rear:

independent four-link w/coil springs and trailing arm

Steering type:

LS, LT and LTZ: electronic power rack-and-pinion

Sport: hydraulic power rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

LS, LT and LTZ: 19.4:1

Sport: 16.5:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

LS, LT and LTZ: 3.8

Sport: 2.5

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

41.83 / 12.75

 Brakes

Type:

power front and rear disc, standard anti-lock brakes

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 11.65 x 1.02 / 296 x 26

 

rear: 11.93 x 0.79 / 303 x 20

 Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

LS: 16-inch x 6.5-inch steel (std)

LT: 16-inch x 6.5-inch aluminum (std)

LT: 17-inch x 7-inch satin and bright chrome-clad aluminum (opt)

LTZ: 17-inch x 7-inch bright chrome-clad aluminum

Sport: 18-inch x 7-inch high-polished flangeless aluminum

Tires:

P235/65R16 all-season steel-belted radial blackwall tires

P235/60R17 all-season steel-belted radial blackwall tires

P235/50R18 all-season steel-belted radial blackwall tires

Dimensions

Exterior

 

LS, LT and LTZ

Sport

Wheelbase (in / mm):

112.5 / 2858

112.5 / 2858

Overall length (in / mm):

188.8 / 4796

189.6 / 4816

Overall width (in / mm):

71.4 / 1814

71.4 / 1814

Overall height (in / mm):

67 / 1703 (w/o roof rack)

65.7 / 1669 (w/o roof rack); 67.9 / 1726 (w/ roof rack)

Track (in / mm):

front: 61.6 / 1565

rear: 61.8 / 1570

front: 61.7 / 1568

rear: 61.8 / 1572

Approach angle (deg):

23.1

14.9

Departure angle (deg):

33.4

21.7

Breakover ramp angle (deg):

14

12.85

Minimum ground clearance (in / mm):

7.9 / 201

6.6 / 167.5

Ground to rear load floor (in / mm):

28.6 / 726

27.5 / 699

Curb weight, base (lb / kg):

FWD: 3699 / 1678

AWD: 3829 / 1737

FWD: 3818 / 1732

AWD: 3915 / 1776

Weight distribution (front / rear):

FWD: 56 / 44

AWD: 56 / 44

FWD: 59 / 41

AWD: 58 / 42

Interior

Seating capacity:

5

Headroom (in / mm):

front: 40.9 / 1038

rear: 40.1 / 1018

Legroom (in / mm):

front: 41.2 / 1048

rear: 40.2 / 1021

Shoulder room (in / mm):

front: 55.7 / 1414

rear: 55.9 / 1420

Hip room (in / mm):

front: 51.1 / 1298

rear: 51.4 / 1305

 Capacities

 

LS, LT and LTZ

Sport

EPA interior volume (cu ft / L):

138.6 / 3919

138.6 / 3919

Passenger volume (cu ft / L):

106.4 / 3013

106.4 / 3013

Cargo volume (cu ft / L):

Maximum behind rear seat:

Maximum behind front seat:



35.2 / 997

68.6 / 19423



35.2 / 997

68.6 / 19423

GVWR, standard (lb / kg):

5070 / 2300 (FWD & AWD)

5114 / 2320 (FWD & AWD)

Payload, base (lb / kg):

FWD: 1329 / 603

AWD: 1188 / 539

1000 / 454 (FWD & AWD)

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

3500 / 1588 (FWD & AWD)

3500 / 1588 (FWD & AWD)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

FWD: 20.5 / 77.6

AWD: 16.6 / 62.8

FWD 20.5 / 77.6

AWD 16.6 / 62.8

Engine oil (qt / L):

4.5 / 4.26

5.5 / 5.2

Cooling system (qt / L):

10.6 / 10

12.7 / 12

*Pending SAE certification.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

2009 Chevrolet Equinox

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