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2006 Chevrolet Equinox User Reviews

2006 Chevrolet Equinox Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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"ride" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"big space" 4 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews

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Amanda writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS Review
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Handles good, lots of space.

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gas mileage isn't great

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Very Roomy. — Love my car. Has lots of space inside, handles good in the snow. Isn't as good on gas as I'd hoped for, gets about 24 mpg. Had to replace the rear hub assembly because the anti-lock break sensor went bad, the part was about $200. Insurance is fairly cheap because it has very good safety ratings.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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markeddy writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT Review
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comfort

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cant think of a reason

markeddy
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Its A Very Good Car Overall, But Like Everything Else, It Has Its Quirks. — love the interior and heated seats, but handles like a tank. steering is too stiff for my taste, but attains speed quite easily. mileage is decent but could have a bigger fuel tank to extend cruising range. power outlets are hard to get to with the center rest down and could have been put in a better place. the turning radius is horrible. my truck turns shorter.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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will3894 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox Review
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love the ride and the adjustable back seat.

Cons

TIres.

will3894
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We Have Had This Suv For 3 Years It Is Perfect, No Problems. — The Equinox is so good that my mom traded her cr-v on one. We love ours, its roomy, quiet, the perfect family suv. My wife absolutely loves it would not own another vehicle. 32,000 miles and no problems, just change oil and filters and go.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Susan writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS Review
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I has lots of get up and go!!

Cons

I can't keep it looking clean, cause its black, my own fault.

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It Is A Great Car. — I love my car. I gets good gas mileage, it handles really well, it looks good, well, except it is black and I like on a dirt road and I can't keep it clean. It so far is the best car I have ever had!! I would recomend it to anyone!

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daughtryfan114 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT AWD Review
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3

Pros

Stylish Exterior
AWD Good in snow

Cons

Low gas mileage
Head gasket blew at 45,000
Headlights hard to change
Electrical issues when raining/wet
PCM, front wheel bearing replaced at 26,000
Replacing front brakes alot

daughtryfan114
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Car Looks Nice, Repair Bills Not So Nice Looking! — When I first got the car used in 2008 with 25,000 it ran great. In the first couple months, the wheel bearing went which was close to $450 to fix and the car attempted to start with no key and the lights were flashing on/off. The PCM was blamed for it so that was replaced another $500. The car still tries to turn over after removing the key so the PCM might not have been the issue I'm thinking! At 45,000 the head gasket went bad. After calling GM numerous times, they agreed to help cover the $2000 repair cost so I put out about $600 for that. There were other normal wear and tear repairs. I do think the front brakes wear quickly and the radio area gets really hot. Also the seats seem to stain easily esp if it's raining, you will have little white dots on seat. I get about 200 miles per tank.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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mfred999 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS AWD Review
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4

Pros

Solid handling, quiet ride, and good acceleration. The 4 wheel drive works great in deep snow. Added tow package and towing ability great, load handling great. Dependable.

Cons

MPG not great 16/23. Little things starting to break.

mfred999
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Overall Great Ride. — Power and handling added to a roomy and quiet interior makes the Equinox a good choice. Styling is a plus. Dark window all around adds class and discreteness. Whether loaded with passengers, luggage or materials this SUV is up to the challenge.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ROTCIV5 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT AWD Review
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Add remote srart, never crashed, frecuently oil services, sun ruf.

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none.

ROTCIV5
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Exelent Suv — its cmfortable, nice appearence, never notice any noice or blind spots, gas mileage exelent, great maintenance cost and I do not know about repair costs, car's acceleration good and breaking and handling, I feel safe and in control driving it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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milo4562 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT AWD Review
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Great driving car, very versatile and can handle 8' lumber.  Very comfortable driver, heated leather seats are incredible in winter months and the AWD makes it able to go anywhere.

Cons

It does not get 42 mpg, averages around 25 mpg

milo4562
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Incredible Comfortable Car. — Loved the ride on trips. Great acceleration and handling. Incredibly versatile car that has a great towing capacity and with its towing package. Very little maintenance needed since I purchased it in 2006. If I did not have 2 other cars I would keep it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dittmer writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT AWD Review
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everything

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haven't found one thing that sucks

Dittmer
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Its A Fun Good Looking Car — This is the best car i have ever had it gets up and goes when passing people, great in snow and ice,and it just looks great this car gets washed about 4 times a week in the summer and it comfortable

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Alyssa529 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT AWD Review
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Smooth, roomy

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Gas mileage is not the best, but not the worst

Alyssa529
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I Think I Will Be Very Happy With This Car — Love the space. The outside is very modern, rides VERY smooth! Great in the rain with the AWD. Just wish I would have bought a one with a sun roof and an MP3 capability

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