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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Overview

The 2005 Chevrolet Equinox was a brand-new midsize sport utility vehicle launched to replace the late and unlamented Tracker. Based on the Saturn Vue, the '05 Equinox is a Chevy re-engineering that features more sheet metal, a longer wheelbase, and an improved power steering system.

The longer wheelbase is key to the roomy interior of the '05 Chevy Equinox. Although there's only seating for five passengers, the headroom and legroom are generous, even by SUV standards. There's plenty of cargo space in the 2005 Equinox as well.

One of the challenges around marketing the '05 Chevrolet Equinox was its positioning within the SUV market spectrum. A bit larger than compact SUVs like the Vue (or the Honda Element or Toyota RAV4), it's on the small side when measured up against established midsized SUVs like the Nissan Pathfinder or Chevrolet's own TrailBlazer.

Still, the low sticker price and wealth of standard features drew buyers to the 2005 Chevy Equinox. Even with its somewhat less than oomphy engine (a 3.4-liter V6 with an output of 185 horsepower and 210 lb.-ft. of torque), the Equinox offers solid transportation at an affordable price. Fuel efficiency is pretty good for its class - 19 mpg city, 25 mpg highway are the EPA estimates.

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Bigger Tires On My 2005 Equinox

Looking 2 put larger, primarily wider & more aggressive, tires on my 2005 Equinox. Stock 16" rims. Stock size is 235/65/16... How big can I go with no modification??? How big can I go with 1" wheel ...

Is The Chevy Equinox All Wheel Drive Automatic Or Do You Have To Turn It On...

2005 Chevy Equinox. Engine Losing Power While Driving

Car has been having engine losing power issue for about a week. I'll be driving and the engine would all of a sudden lose power. Car won't accelerate at all and I can coast at about 30-45 until I h...

My Equinox 2005 Is Overheating

Hi guys, I am Flo and I had this car since it was brand new, so I am in love with it, don’t want to let it go. I am sure it might be clogged pipes like Floyd explained in his answers. The problem ...


What Cause My 05 Equinox To Hesitate After It Warm Up?

run good until you drive about 5 to 8 miles the it start to hesitate. won't take the fuel. you let off of it and slowly give it gas it will go on. It is a V6 3.4