2008 Chevrolet Equinox Overview


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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 11 reviews

Safe, Reliable Family Car. by Martha
 — This car is by far the best car I have ever owned. There was ample room in the back for groceries, the sun roof was nice during the warm weather. The back seat leans down for more room. It also moves... Read More
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 — Love it. Great amount of space and smooth ride.Handles great. Braking is prety good. Acceleration is awsome. I have not had any trouble to this point. Only thing that went wrong was the battery ha... Read More
Great by Dittmer
 — i think this car is great, i would love to have it back it was great on snow and ice, roomy enough for my kids and grocery's it looked good the moon roof was my favorite part i would totally recommend... Read More

2008 Chevrolet Equinox Overview

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox

Although it resembles a small SUV, Chevrolet calls the Equinox a crossover vehicle -- the first in the automaker's lineup. The growing appeal of vehicles like the Equinox lies in the fact that they offer sedan-like handling, ride, and safety features with SUV-like space and towing capability. Chevy makes a point of noting that the Equinox has more space behind the rear seat than the Honda CRV or the Ford Escape, yet the vehicle also excels in front and side-impact crash tests, adding to its appeal as a functional and stylish family vehicle.

Building on these facts, Chevy expands the Equinox lineup for 2008 with the addition of a new Sport version. To improve the sportiness of the new trim, Chevy lowered the ride height, removed the roof rack, added a body-color fascia, and upped the power with a 263-horsepower, 3.6-liter V6 engine, an increase of more than 40 percent over the standard trim's 185-horsepower V6.

Chevy also added a new upscale Equinox LTZ trim, with heated front seats and a premium Pioneer sound system with a CD changer, among other features. It joins the LT1 and LT2 trims in the lineup. All trims come in front-wheel and all-wheel-drive versions.

Other than the new trims, Chevy made only minor changes to the Equinox for 2008. OnStar has been added to the standard equipment list for all trims, with the capability to add OnStar's new GPS satellite navigation system. Chevy also adds a new Electronic Trailer Sway Control feature, integrated into the vehicle's StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System.


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Chevrolet Equinox Questions


2008 Equinox Transmission Feels Like It Is Slipping

Transmission feels like it is slipping

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the I, when shifting, is in this order... P R N D I L... I'm pulling a small trailer.

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Transmission Not Shifting Correctly

Transmission was noisy between shifts and finally stopped working. Eventually got it to shift 1-3 manually and only 1st gear on automatic. Had to tow. Any suggestions on what is wrong.

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