2008 Chevrolet Equinox Overview

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Trims

LS
Avg. Price: $10,282
LS AWD
Avg. Price: $10,468
LT1
Avg. Price: $10,835
LT1 AWD
Avg. Price: $11,384
LT2
Avg. Price: $11,947
LT2 AWD
Avg. Price: $11,926
LTZ
Avg. Price: $12,084
LTZ AWD
Avg. Price: $13,391
Sport
Avg. Price: $13,114
Sport AWD
Avg. Price: $13,973

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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 10 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
Chevy by Jason
 — 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

Overall User Score

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Based on 10 reviews

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

Dough
25

How To Check Transmission Fluid Level

How to check transmission fluid level, and picture of the transmission

9,094 views with 4 answers (last answer about a week ago)
revy
0

Motor Sputtering

When I am going up a hill and step on the gas the car will miss and sputters and jerks. Then I step on it and it is okay.

16 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Sharon_Harris
0

My Equinox Had A Message "motor Hot Turn Off A/c When I Started It This Mor...

37 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)
joey01867
0

Have Engine Light On

engine light was on. car was serviced.told to drive until computer reboot. computer does not reboot and engine light comes back on. told computer must be reflashed

55 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
Charles Gulley
10

How Do I Remove And Replace 2008 Chevy Equinox Ls Liftgate Spoiler

50 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)