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2020 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T L FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
MSRP
$23,800
Invoice
$23,729
Average Price Paid
$22,887
13 listings nationwide

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2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
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2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
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Essence AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,719
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,255

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
Christian Wardlaw Preview:

The Chevrolet Equinox, a compact crossover SUV, receives a handful of changes for 2020. Several driving-assistance and collision-avoidance technologies now come standard. Fans of diese...

2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Buick Encore is a subcompact crossover much like the Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona, and Mazda CX-3. For 2020, it receives a few light updates. Previously, the Encore had a premium engi...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
No User Reviews
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
10
writes:
Great

Specs

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.9 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
170 hp @ 5,600 RPM
138 hp @ 4,900 RPM
Torque
203 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
148 lb-ft @ 200 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.91 in x 3.41 in
2.85 in x 3.25 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 39.9 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.9 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,190 lbs 1,026 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.1 in 168.4 in
Width 72.6 in 70.1 in
Height 65.4 in 65.3 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 100.6 in

Available Options

2020 Chevrolet Equinox
1.5T L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White
2020 Buick Encore
Essence AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Azure Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Summit White
  • WINTERBERRY Red Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium 7-Speaker System
  • LPO, Front Footwell and Cup Holder Lighting Kit
  • Experience Buick Package
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) 5-Spoke Midnight Silver Aluminum Wheels
  • Safety Package II
  • Moonroof, Power, Tilt-Sliding

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