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Chevrolet Equinox vs. Saturn VUE MPG

Chart is based on 322 fuel economy reports for the Chevrolet Equinox and 260 fuel economy reports for the Saturn VUE.

Chevrolet Equinox MPG

Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2015 21.5 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2015 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2014 24.2 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2013 21.1 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2013 27.8 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2012 26.1 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2012 23.6 MPG Highway Percentage 54 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2011 24.7 MPG Highway Percentage 38 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2011 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2010 23.8 MPG Highway Percentage 93 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2010 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 82 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2010 26.1 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2010 27.8 MPG Highway Percentage 77 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2009 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 22 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2008 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 3 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2008 25.1 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2007 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2007 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 36 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2006 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 68 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2006 17.7 MPG Highway Percentage 46 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2005 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 28 percent Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2005 19.8 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2015 4dr SUV 301-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat lead light 0 0 45 55 75 21.5  
2015 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 0 0 45 55 60 22.7  
2014 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 85 15 70 24.2  
2013 4dr SUV 301-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 3 37 0 60 68 21.1  
2013 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light none 0 15 52 33 65 27.8  
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 3 13 30 55 63 26.1  
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 2 22 22 54 67 23.6  
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 9 18 36 38 66 24.7  
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 6 26 26 43 66 24.0  
2010 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 7 0 0 93 100 23.8  
2010 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 2 7 10 82 113 22.7  
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 6 23 38 33 65 26.1  
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 0 8 15 77 68 27.8  
2009 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 11 33 33 22 75 18.5  
2008 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med none 15 20 64 3 60 17.1  
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 5 25 23 48 68 25.1  
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 9 13 19 60 68 22.2  
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 4 17 43 36 61 22.2  
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 3 16 13 68 68 21.2  
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 3 24 27 46 85 17.7  
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 7 14 51 28 72 21.2  
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 10 25 5 60 77 19.8  

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Saturn VUE MPG

Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2009 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2009 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2009 16.8 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2009 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2008 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2008 19.4 MPG Highway Percentage 68 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2008 19.3 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2008 16.1 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2008 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2008 23.2 MPG Highway Percentage 8 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2008 21.7 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2007 22.9 MPG Highway Percentage 79 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2007 21.8 MPG Highway Percentage 73 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2007 27.2 MPG Highway Percentage 39 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2007 24.8 MPG Highway Percentage 84 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2007 19.7 MPG Highway Percentage 36 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2006 23.0 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2006 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2005 21.3 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2005 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2005 25.0 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2005 27.2 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2004 21.3 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2004 19.7 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2004 22.1 MPG Highway Percentage 12 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2004 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 26 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2003 23.7 MPG Highway Percentage 87 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2003 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2003 26.0 MPG Highway Percentage 27 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2003 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2003 27.9 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2002 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent Saturn VUE Saturn VUE 2002 24.3 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills lead none 0 10 10 80 80 22.0  
2009 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 5 34 14 47 60 17.2  
2009 4dr SUV 222-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 5 30 30 35 100 16.8  
2009 4dr SUV 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 15 8 18 60 68 22.2  
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 3 5 45 47 75 18.6  
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 5 10 19 68 65 19.4  
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 100 0 0 19.3  
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 10 10 70 10 85 16.1  
2008 4dr SUV 222-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
flat lead none 5 50 30 15 80 17.2  
2008 4dr SUV 172-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 8 78 8 8 70 23.2  
2008 4dr SUV 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 2 37 11 50 71 21.7  
2007 4dr SUV 248-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 5 9 7 79 92 22.9  
2007 4dr SUV 248-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 14 12 73 83 21.8  
2007 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 8 17 35 39 61 27.2  
2007 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light light 0 6 10 84 85 24.8  
2007 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 6 36 22 36 65 19.7  
2006 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 7 22 18 53 69 23.0  
2006 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light hvy 23 22 30 25 88 19.2  
2005 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 1 3 56 40 93 21.3  
2005 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 10 60 30 64 23.5  
2005 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light none 0 35 55 10 60 25.0  
2005 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 5 25 55 15 60 27.2  
2004 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 6 21 32 41 68 21.3  
2004 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 7 20 30 42 73 19.7  
2004 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
CVT FWD
hills med hvy 1 87 0 12 65 22.1  
2004 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 8 14 52 26 64 23.5  
2003 4dr SUV 181-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 3 3 7 87 70 23.7  
2003 4dr SUV 181-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 8 8 40 45 63 21.2  
2003 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
CVT FWD
flat light none 23 24 25 27 60 26.0  
2003 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
CVT AWD
flat light none 10 0 5 85 70 24.0  
2003 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light none 0 0 95 5 58 27.9  
2002 4dr SUV 181-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 2 48 27 23 75 22.0  
2002 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light none 5 10 25 60 50 24.3  

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Chevrolet Equinox vs. Saturn VUE MPG

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
A week ater purchasing this car we took a 1500 mile trip for our 45th anniversary. Car averaged almost 30 MPG! see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
better than my envoy but not as good as advertised even with eco mode on 100% of the time and light foot, timing lights, etc. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
22 city and 32 highway see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I got the 4 cyl/FWD Equinox. It gets at or better than the city EPA estimate of 22mpg, typically getting 23-24mpg without AC, 22 with AC on. On the freeway, get 31-32mpg without AC, 29-30 with AC. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Excellent fuel economy with 4 cyl.; I get the EPA numbers. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very good EPA numbers see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
THE FUEL ECONOMY IS GREAT, i DRIVE ABOUT 25 TO 50,000 MILES PER YEAR THIS CAR HAS A 2.4 L - FOUR-CYLINDER ENGINE i WAS GETTING ON THE AVERAGE 22 TO 25 MILES PER GALLON THIS IS A GREAT PLUS FOR THIS CAR see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Best in class (crossover SUV), without sacrificing performance. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Averaging 27 all around and 30+ on the hwy. With only 550 miles its only going to get better. 4cyl ia an awesome motor.. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Fuel economy is about 24mpg with a 50/50 mix of city and highway. Long trips result in about 28 mpg. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
Chevrolet Equinox Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Not as advertised - trying to do all the right things (timing lights, light foot, no idling, tire pressure, etc.) but lower than what i thought i would get when compared to 17.6 for an envoy (15 city/ 21 hwy) with 200,000 miles and bad driving habits. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Rated at 29 mpg but only recorded an average of 21 to 22 mpg actual milage on a 750 mile round trip. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Okay, there was one thing i liked about the Equinox - it got decent mileage - i averaged around 23.5 overall. Mostly highway driving at 60-70 mph. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Fuel economy is terrible if you accelerate at any decent pace. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Mileage poorer than my extended wheel base Montana van which had a similar power train and only a 4 speed transmission. see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
when I bought this 18 MPG was ok but now with the price of fuel it is not!!! see full Chevrolet Equinox review
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
20 mile to the gallon may be 21 on a good day but thats it. not great for a 185 hp v6 gm could do a lot better see full Chevrolet Equinox review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Saturn VUE

Saturn VUE Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The XE 4 cylinder appears to get good gas mileage, we are hoping to attain the published mpg. see full Saturn VUE review
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
So far fuel economy is not as good as I expected, the car is still pretty new (<5 000 miles). see full Saturn VUE review
2008 4dr SUV 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
With only 1000 miles I am averaging over 24 MPG with a mix of 60% HWY/40% Suburban driving. see full Saturn VUE review
2008 4dr SUV 172-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
4-speed automatic FWD
The book says 26/33 for mileage. Wife gets significantly less in town. I can get 24 to 25. On 1000 mile trip, I got 33, when car was less than 1 year old. Wife gets 20 in town, with short stop and go drive to work. see full Saturn VUE review
2007 4dr SUV 248-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
248 willing horsepower and 20/28 rated mpg that is delivered. see full Saturn VUE review
2007 4dr SUV 248-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
I drive 33 miles one way to work 5 days a week. I can make to work and back 4 times before I have to fill up again and that includes running around town. I only had to put fuel in it once on my trip to North Carolina in August of 08. see full Saturn VUE review
2007 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
4-speed automatic FWD
twice as good as my last suv (a lexus) see full Saturn VUE review
2007 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
4-speed automatic FWD
I get the same milage as I got in my small coupe, but all the room of an SUV. see full Saturn VUE review
2007 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
4-speed automatic FWD
Excellent fuel economy for an SUV. see full Saturn VUE review
2006 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Excelletn mileage for the size and power of the vehicle and powertrain. see full Saturn VUE review
Saturn VUE Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
15 / 22 city and highway best I can do see full Saturn VUE review
2008 4dr SUV 169-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Could be better, but being a former Ion owner I recognize that the break in process is a bit long and economy may improve over time. Would be nice if it got better fuel economy from the beginning and improved from that point. see full Saturn VUE review
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I wish the fuel economy was better but I knew what the fuel consumption rating was prior to purchasing the vehicle. It is a large engine (3.6 L) and for its size, a rather heavy vehicle. That weight, however, does add to the safety of the vehicle. see full Saturn VUE review
2006 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
On a good day, I get 19-20 in the city. It does better on the highway, upwards of 24-33. see full Saturn VUE review
2006 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Not as good miles per gallon as we expected. Around 21 mpg highway. see full Saturn VUE review
2006 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Excellent Performance. Poor fuel economy even though it has the Honda powertrain see full Saturn VUE review
2005 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
average 18 mpg over 38,000 see full Saturn VUE review