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Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2015 20.4 MPG Highway Percentage 52 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 hvy 0 0 20 80 70 20.524
  hills lead hvy 0 0 0 100 75 22.170
  flat lead hvy 0 0 40 60 75 21.510
  flat lead hvy 0 0 60 40 75 19.155
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 16.968
  hills lead light 0 0 0 100 75 24.365
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 21.144
  flat lead hvy 0 0 60 40 75 19.113
  flat lead hvy 0 0 70 30 75 20.808
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 19.640
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 18.688
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 19.455
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 18.722
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 20.236
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 21.407
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 21.167
  flat lead none 0 0 0 100 75 22.716
  flat lead hvy 0 0 90 10 75 17.634
  flat lead light 0 0 60 40 75 21.891
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 18.700
  flat lead none 0 0 60 40 75 18.778
  flat lead hvy 0 0 0 100 75 26.306
  flat lead light 0 0 90 10 75 19.157
  flat lead light 0 0 30 70 70 22.739
  flat lead hvy 0 0 90 10 75 16.831
  flat lead hvy 0 0 40 60 75 21.426
  flat lead hvy 0 0 20 80 70 19.147
  flat lead none 0 0 10 90 75 20.845
2015 4dr SUV 301-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat lead light 0 0 48 52 74 20.4  
  Averages flat lead light 0 0 48 52 74 20.4
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 20.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2015 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (48 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 only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2015 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 55 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 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 0 0 40 60 60 22.992
  hills light none 0 0 50 50 60 22.486
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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2014 24.2 MPG Highway Percentage 15 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
2014 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 22.477
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 24.643
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 23.313
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 26.178
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 21.421
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 24.025
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 29.731
  flat light hvy 0 0 50 50 70 20.899
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 25.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 11.772
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 25.902
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 24.683
  flat light hvy 0 0 50 50 70 26.864
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 26.478
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 26.690
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 20.120
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 25.115
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 31.661
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 23.343
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 24.486
2014 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 85 15 70 24.2  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 0 85 15 70 24.2
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 24.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 85 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (15 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2013 21.1 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
2013 4dr SUV 301-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 60 0 40 65 18.981
  flat light none 0 50 0 50 70 20.000
  flat light none 10 0 0 90 70 24.371
2013 4dr SUV 301-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 3 37 0 60 68 21.1  
  Averages flat light none 3 37 0 60 68 21.1
With the 301-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2013 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 21.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 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 city (37 percent), in heavy traffic (3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2013 27.8 MPG Highway Percentage 33 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
2013 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
mtns light none 0 10 40 50 65 29.684
  flat light light 0 25 75 0 N/A 25.472
  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, the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2012 26.1 MPG Highway Percentage 55 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
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 5 25 0 70 65 26.600
  flat light light 0 0 60 40 60 25.570
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, 2012 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2012 23.6 MPG Highway Percentage 54 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
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 0 5 95 75 24.020
  flat light light 25 75 0 0 N/A 21.060
  flat light hvy 0 65 35 0 N/A 21.685
  flat light light 5 0 15 80 65 25.980
  flat light light 0 10 20 70 65 22.083
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 26.287
  flat light light 0 15 25 60 70 22.231
  flat light light 10 30 10 50 65 23.985
  flat light hvy 0 0 10 90 70 29.446
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 24.008
  flat light hvy 0 10 0 90 75 24.498
  flat light hvy 0 40 60 0 N/A 22.612
  flat light light 0 45 30 25 65 19.924
  flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 70 23.769
  mtns light light 0 0 0 100 60 25.254
  flat light light 0 10 10 80 70 28.283
  flat light light 0 10 30 60 70 24.405
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 24.952
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 65 25.861
  flat light hvy 0 0 5 95 70 24.963
  flat light light 0 50 50 0 N/A 23.485
  flat light light 0 10 20 70 70 24.367
  mtns light light 10 25 10 55 55 22.847
  flat light light 10 0 20 70 75 23.731
  flat light light 0 5 0 95 70 22.524
  hills light light 0 15 25 60 55 25.429
  flat light hvy 0 50 50 0 N/A 22.105
  flat light light 0 20 70 10 70 23.560
  flat light light 0 5 35 60 65 24.547
  flat light light 0 5 20 75 70 22.673
  flat light hvy 0 0 80 20 70 22.923
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 65 23.546
  hills light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 28.559
  flat light hvy 0 0 25 75 70 24.214
  flat light hvy 0 25 5 70 70 23.799
  flat light hvy 0 0 10 90 75 23.067
  flat light hvy 0 0 5 95 70 26.687
  flat light light 0 15 25 60 70 25.404
  flat light light 0 50 50 0 N/A 22.209
  flat light light 0 10 20 70 70 25.180
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 70 30.470
  flat light light 0 5 45 50 65 23.964
  flat light hvy 0 40 60 0 N/A 22.799
  flat light light 0 20 60 20 70 22.462
  flat light hvy 0 15 0 85 65 26.268
  flat light light 25 75 0 0 N/A 21.060
  flat light hvy 0 20 35 45 65 23.770
  flat light light 5 55 40 0 N/A 21.917
  flat light light 0 50 50 0 N/A 21.185
  flat light light 0 0 10 90 70 22.735
  flat light hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 21.587
  mtns light light 0 5 0 95 60 26.286
  flat light light 0 5 20 75 70 24.786
  flat light light 0 50 50 0 N/A 21.883
  mtns light light 0 5 20 75 55 24.770
  flat light light 0 0 20 80 60 25.891
  flat light light 0 5 10 85 65 27.700
  flat light light 0 0 15 85 75 25.360
  flat light light 10 60 30 0 N/A 22.907
  flat light light 0 0 20 80 75 24.588
  flat light light 0 0 20 80 60 24.196
  flat light light 0 10 0 90 70 24.115
  flat light light 10 75 10 5 65 22.481
  flat med none 0 80 0 20 70 21.699
  hills light light 10 30 25 35 55 23.669
  flat light none 0 0 10 90 70 23.675
  flat med none 0 50 0 50 70 23.620
  flat med none 0 50 0 50 70 17.350
  flat light hvy 0 0 40 60 70 25.024
  flat med none 0 50 0 50 70 22.197
  flat med none 0 50 0 50 70 20.611
  flat light light 0 40 50 10 65 18.460
  flat med none 0 16 5 79 70 19.799
  flat light light 25 75 0 0 N/A 22.000
  flat light light 10 45 35 10 60 22.265
  flat light light 15 85 0 0 N/A 19.240
  flat light light 0 0 10 90 75 24.176
  flat light hvy 0 30 35 35 65 23.074
  flat light light 0 25 55 20 55 21.768
  flat light light 15 80 5 0 N/A 19.655
  flat light light 0 0 30 70 65 24.458
2012 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 2 22 22 54 67 23.6  
  Averages flat light light 2 22 22 54 67 23.6
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2012 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 23.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (22 percent), in the suburbs (22 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2011 24.7 MPG Highway Percentage 38 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
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 15 10 65 10 75 25.480
  flat light none 15 10 65 10 75 25.363
  flat v.lt light 10 20 30 40 60 26.000
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 75 24.379
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 75 25.983
  flat light none 15 10 65 10 75 25.472
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 60 24.839
  flat light none 35 10 45 10 75 23.432
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 60 26.243
  flat light none 2 8 20 70 75 26.395
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 60 27.637
  flat light none 2 8 10 80 75 23.577
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 60 25.622
  flat light none 15 10 15 60 75 25.609
  flat light none 15 10 60 15 60 26.242
  flat med light 1 10 45 44 70 25.500
  flat light light 3 70 5 22 60 21.000
  flat light light 0 2 4 94 55 29.000
  flat light light 0 2 1 97 60 28.000
  flat light hvy 2 80 5 13 60 17.200
  flat light hvy 5 74 16 5 55 17.200
  hills v.lt light 0 0 0 100 65 17.000
  flat med hvy 1 32 33 33 70 25.300
  hills light none 0 10 50 40 55 28.900
  flat v.lt light 0 0 0 100 65 26.000
  flat med light 1 10 45 44 70 25.500
  flat med hvy 9 36 27 27 75 23.500
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 9 18 36 38 66 24.7  
  Averages flat light light 9 18 36 38 66 24.7
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 24.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 38 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (36 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2011 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 43 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
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills v.lt none 2 8 23 67 65 27.500
  flat light none 30 30 20 20 75 22.700
  hills light none 5 10 70 15 60 21.000
  flat light hvy 25 25 25 25 70 23.150
  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 v.lt none 2 8 23 67 65 27.290
  hills med light 0 0 35 65 60 23.000
  flat light hvy 0 75 15 10 70 23.200
  flat light none 0 75 15 10 70 19.722
  flat light none 0 75 15 10 65 20.000
  hills light none 2 8 23 67 65 26.298
2011 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 6 26 26 43 66 24.0  
  Averages hills light none 6 26 26 43 66 24.0
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2011 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 24.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (26 percent), in the suburbs (26 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2010 23.8 MPG Highway Percentage 93 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
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 fuel economy 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2010 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 82 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
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 5 10 10 75 68 21.000
  flat light none 0 5 10 85 68 23.800
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 301-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2010 26.1 MPG Highway Percentage 33 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
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 10 40 10 40 60 23.750
  flat lead none 0 20 50 30 65 26.111
  flat light none 0 10 80 10 65 18.500
  flat light hvy 0 50 50 0 N/A 27.000
  hills med hvy 10 0 50 40 60 24.000
  flat light none 10 40 40 10 70 24.000
  flat light none 10 10 40 40 70 26.500
  hills light none 30 30 30 10 60 24.000
  flat med light 20 0 40 40 65 24.400
  flat light none 0 5 5 90 60 34.176
  hills v.lt light 0 70 20 10 65 25.313
  hills v.lt light 0 40 10 50 65 27.675
  flat light light 1 45 45 9 70 22.900
  flat light hvy 1 45 45 9 70 24.098
  flat light none 1 45 45 9 65 25.500
  hills med none 20 30 40 10 60 21.500
  flat light none 0 0 80 20 60 26.800
  flat light none 0 10 5 85 60 28.000
  flat light light 20 60 20 0 N/A 22.533
  flat light none 0 0 80 20 60 25.547
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 33.000
  flat light light 5 20 10 65 50 28.000
  flat light none 0 10 80 10 65 32.737
  flat light light 21 23 26 30 65 26.707
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 30.000
  flat light none 5 25 50 20 65 24.600
  flat light none 0 0 65 35 65 25.500
  flat light none 0 0 45 55 65 28.000
  flat light none 5 25 50 20 65 26.800
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 6 23 38 33 64 26.1  
  Averages flat light light 6 23 38 33 64 26.1
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 26.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 38 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (33 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Chevrolet Equinox in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2010 26.6 MPG Highway Percentage 77 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
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 5 20 75 60 26.628
  hills v.lt none 0 0 5 95 60 24.340
  flat med none 0 10 20 70 70 26.200
  hills light hvy 0 0 5 95 60 31.405
  hills light hvy 0 0 5 95 60 31.147
  flat light hvy 0 0 1 99 65 28.639
  flat light hvy 0 40 50 10 70 25.404
  hills light hvy 0 0 1 99 60 25.721
  hills light hvy 0 5 0 95 60 28.247
  flat light hvy 0 10 40 50 65 26.440
  flat med none 0 20 30 50 70 22.921
  flat v.lt none 0 0 5 95 65 29.158
  hills med none 0 0 0 100 75 26.915
  flat med none 0 20 10 70 75 26.854
  hills med none 0 10 0 90 70 27.635
  hills med none 0 0 0 100 80 26.708
  flat light light 0 40 50 10 70 26.590
  flat light hvy 0 0 1 99 75 27.947
  hills v.lt none 0 5 20 75 60 26.543
  flat light hvy 0 10 60 30 65 24.588
  hills med none 0 0 0 100 80 25.258
  hills med none 0 0 0 100 75 23.629
  hills med none 0 0 0 100 75 24.247
  mtns light hvy 0 11 44 44 70 26.288
2010 4dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 0 8 15 77 68 26.6  
  Averages hills light light 0 8 15 77 68 26.6
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 26.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 77 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (15 percent), in the city (8 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 only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2009 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 22 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 264-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 11 33 33 22 75 18.000
  hills med light 11 33 33 22 75 19.000
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 301-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Chevrolet Equinox 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2008 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 3 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
2008 4dr SUV 264-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med none 0 10 85 5 60 15.000
  flat light none 29 29 43 0 N/A 19.200
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 301-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2008 24.5 MPG Highway Percentage 48 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
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 5 5 20 70 65 24.976
  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 24.5  
  Averages flat light none 5 25 23 48 68 24.5
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 24.5 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2007 22.1 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
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 21.546
  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 22.1  
  Averages flat light light 9 13 19 60 68 22.1
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Chevrolet Equinox has been averaging 22.1 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2007 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 36 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
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 5 5 10 80 60 23.800
  hills med light 10 5 30 55 65 22.000
  flat light none 5 20 50 25 60 21.400
  flat light light 0 20 60 20 65 21.400
  flat light none 5 10 10 75 60 18.500
  flat med none 0 20 40 40 55 24.000
  flat light light 5 10 10 75 60 28.182
  flat light light 0 20 40 40 65 24.700
  flat light none 0 5 85 10 60 23.100
  flat light none 10 20 60 10 60 19.444
  flat light light 10 40 50 0 N/A 19.400
  flat light none 0 25 75 0 N/A 20.200
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 4 17 43 36 61 22.2  
  Averages flat light none 4 17 43 36 61 22.2
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 22.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (36 percent), in the city (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2006 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 68 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
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat lead hvy 0 0 12 88 75 17.000
  flat light none 0 7 21 72 60 24.000
  hills med hvy 0 0 0 100 70 23.000
  flat light none 0 7 21 72 60 23.000
  flat lead hvy 15 20 25 40 75 18.300
  flat light light 5 60 0 35 65 22.000
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 3 16 13 68 68 21.2  
  Averages flat med light 3 16 13 68 68 21.2
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Equinox fuel economy has been averaging 21.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 68 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (16 percent), in the suburbs (13 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 on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2006 17.7 MPG Highway Percentage 46 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
2006 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat lead none 2 8 10 80 81 17.800
  flat med light 5 38 8 50 70 18.000
  flat med light 5 38 8 50 70 17.000
  flat light none 5 38 8 50 70 14.938
  flat light none 0 0 100 0 N/A 21.000
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, the 2006 Chevrolet Equinox 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.
 
Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2005 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 28 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
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 light light 20 20 30 30 60 17.600
  flat light light 0 10 80 10 60 19.100
  flat light light 0 0 80 20 55 18.900
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 65 23.400
  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 7 14 51 28 60 21.2  
  Averages flat light light 7 14 51 28 60 21.2
With the 182-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Chevrolet Equinox gas mileage has been averaging 21.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Equinoxes in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 51 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (28 percent), in the city (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 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.
 
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
2005 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 5 10 5 80 62 16.000
  flat med hvy 20 0 5 75 65 22.822
  flat light light 5 90 5 0 N/A 19.000
  flat med hvy 10 0 5 85 65 21.516
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 fuel economy 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 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.
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!!!
 

Chevrolet Equinox Gas Mileage (MPG)

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