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Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Economy (MPG)

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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 30 70 70 22.739
  flat lead hvy 0 0 20 80 70 19.147
  flat lead hvy 0 0 20 80 70 20.524
2015 4dr SUV 301-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat lead hvy 0 0 23 77 70 20.8  
  Averages flat lead hvy 0 0 23 77 70 20.8
With the 301-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2015 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 20.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2015 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 77 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2015 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
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 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 0 0 50 50 60 22.486
  hills light none 0 0 40 60 60 22.992
2015 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 0 0 45 55 60 22.7  
  Averages hills light none 0 0 45 55 60 22.7
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 22.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2015 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (45 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2015 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2014 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 25.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 22.477
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 24.486
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 25.902
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 26.690
2014 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 24.9  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 24.9
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2014 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 24.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 100 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (0 percent), in the city (0 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of N/A miles per hour (0 percent).

In addition the average 2014 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
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
2013 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 25 75 0 N/A 25.472
  mtns light none 0 10 40 50 65 29.684
  mtns light none 0 10 40 50 65 28.214
2013 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills light none 0 15 52 33 65 27.8  
  Averages hills light none 0 15 52 33 65 27.8
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2013 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 27.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (33 percent), in the city (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 60 40 60 25.600
  flat med none 5 25 0 70 65 26.600
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 3 13 30 55 63 26.1  
  Averages flat med light 3 13 30 55 63 26.1
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 26.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
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
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 24.952
  flat light hvy 0 0 5 95 70 24.963
  flat light hvy 0 0 80 20 70 22.923
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 24.008
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 26.287
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 0 0 17 83 70 24.6  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 0 17 83 70 24.6
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2012 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 24.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 83 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (17 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
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
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 15 10 15 60 75 25.609
  flat light none 15 10 65 10 75 25.472
  flat light none 15 10 65 10 75 25.480
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 60 24.839
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 60 25.622
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 15 10 53 22 69 25.4  
  Averages flat light none 15 10 53 22 69 25.4
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 25.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (22 percent), in heavy traffic (15 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med none 2 8 23 67 65 24.470
  hills light none 2 8 23 67 65 26.300
  hills light none 2 8 23 67 65 26.795
  hills light none 2 8 23 67 65 26.298
  hills v.lt none 2 8 23 67 65 27.500
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 2 8 23 67 65 26.3  
  Averages hills light none 2 8 23 67 65 26.3
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 26.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 67 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2010 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 7 0 0 93 100 23.823
2010 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 7 0 0 93 100 23.8  
  Averages flat light none 7 0 0 93 100 23.8
With the 301-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 23.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 100 miles per hour (about 93 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (7 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2010 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 5 10 85 74 23.300
  flat light none 0 5 10 85 68 23.800
  flat light none 5 10 10 75 68 21.000
2010 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 2 7 10 82 70 22.7  
  Averages flat light none 2 7 10 82 70 22.7
With the 264-horsepower 3.0L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 22.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 82 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (10 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 10 5 85 60 28.000
  flat light none 0 0 80 20 60 25.547
  flat med light 20 0 40 40 65 24.400
  hills light none 30 30 30 10 60 24.000
  flat light none 0 10 80 10 65 18.500
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 10 10 47 33 62 24.1  
  Averages flat light none 10 10 47 33 62 24.1
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 24.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (33 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light hvy 0 5 0 95 60 28.247
  hills light hvy 0 0 5 95 60 31.147
  flat light hvy 0 0 1 99 65 28.639
  flat light hvy 0 0 1 99 75 29.600
  hills light hvy 0 0 1 99 60 25.721
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light hvy 0 1 2 97 64 28.7  
  Averages hills light hvy 0 1 2 97 64 28.7
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 28.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 97 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (2 percent), in the city (1 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
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 264-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 11 33 33 22 75 19.000
  hills med light 11 33 33 22 75 18.000
2009 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 11 33 33 22 75 18.5  
  Averages hills med light 11 33 33 22 75 18.5
With the 264-horsepower 3.0L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 18.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 33 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (33 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (22 percent), and in heavy traffic (11 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
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
2008 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 29 29 43 0 N/A 19.200
  hills med none 0 10 85 5 60 15.000
2008 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med none 15 20 64 3 60 17.1  
  Averages hills med none 15 20 64 3 60 17.1
With the 264-horsepower 3.0L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 17.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 64 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (15 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (3 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 5 5 20 70 65 26.100
  flat light none 5 45 25 25 70 24.000
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 5 25 23 48 68 25.1  
  Averages flat light none 5 25 23 48 68 25.1
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 25.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in the suburbs (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 10 10 30 50 60 21.000
  hills light light 5 10 25 60 70 23.200
  flat med light 20 20 20 40 70 21.900
  flat light none 0 10 0 90 70 22.500
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 9 13 19 60 68 22.2  
  Averages flat light light 9 13 19 60 68 22.2
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 22.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
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
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 5 10 10 75 60 28.182
  flat light light 0 20 40 40 65 24.700
  flat light none 5 20 50 25 60 21.400
  flat light none 10 20 60 10 60 19.444
  flat light none 5 10 10 75 60 18.500
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 5 16 34 45 61 22.4  
  Averages flat light none 5 16 34 45 61 22.4
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2007 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 22.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (34 percent), in the city (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 5 60 0 35 65 22.000
  flat light none 0 7 21 72 60 24.000
  flat lead hvy 0 0 12 88 75 17.000
  flat lead hvy 15 20 25 40 75 18.300
  flat light none 0 7 21 72 60 23.000
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 4 19 16 61 67 20.9  
  Averages flat med light 4 19 16 61 67 20.9
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 20.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (19 percent), in the suburbs (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
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
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 100 0 N/A 21.000
  flat light none 5 38 8 50 70 14.938
  flat med light 5 38 8 50 70 17.000
  flat med light 5 38 8 50 70 18.000
  flat lead none 2 8 10 80 81 17.800
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 3 24 27 46 73 17.7  
  Averages flat med none 3 24 27 46 73 17.7
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 17.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (about 46 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), in the city (24 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
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
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 25 25 25 25 56 23.500
  flat light light 5 40 45 10 62 23.500
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 65 23.400
  flat light light 0 0 80 20 55 18.900
  flat light hvy 2 2 96 0 N/A 22.277
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 6 13 49 31 60 22.3  
  Averages flat light light 6 13 49 31 60 22.3
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 22.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 49 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (31 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
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
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med hvy 20 0 5 75 65 22.822
  flat light none 5 10 5 80 62 16.000
  flat med hvy 10 0 5 85 65 21.516
  flat light light 5 90 5 0 N/A 19.000
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 10 25 5 60 64 19.8  
  Averages flat med light 10 25 5 60 64 19.8
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 19.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Chevrolet Equinox

2005 Chevrolet Equinox Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
high 20s on the road from a very large, small crossover awd suv
2005 Chevrolet Equinox Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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.
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.
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!!!
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
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Fuel economy is terrible if you accelerate at any decent pace.
 

Chevrolet Equinox Gas Mileage (MPG)

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