2009 Chevrolet Equinox Values

The 2009 Chevrolet Equinox, a mid-size SUV that seats five, gets head-curtain side-impact airbags and satellite radio. While Chevy Equinox trim levels are available with a choice of front-wheel or all-wheel drive, all except the Sport model are equipped with a 3.4L V6 engine that provides 185 hp and 210 lb-ft of torque, coupled to a 5-speed automatic transmission. The Sport model boasts a 3.6L V6 generating 264 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque powered by a 6-speed automatic with manual shift control. Both Chevy Equinox engines achieve the same EPA fuel economy estimates, which are 17 mpg city/24 mpg hwy and 20 mpg combined. Mileage on the AWD differs by 1 less city mpg with the 3.6L engine. Chevrolet Equinox standard equipment includes roof rack, air-conditioning, tilt-table steering column, flat-folding front passenger seat and a 60/40-split-folding rear seat. Cruise control, full power accessories, automatic headlights, a driver information center and a CD player with an auxiliary audio jack and satellite radio are also standard.

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2009 model year changes View changes +

For 2009, new features on the Chevrolet Equinox include standard XM satellite radio and available Bluetooth hands-free connectivity. A rollover sensor and head curtain side-impact airbags for front and rear outboard seating positions are now standard on all models. Sandstone Metallic, Granite Gray Metallic and Silverstone Metallic exterior colors have been replaced by Silver Ice Metallic, Gold Mist Metallic and Cyber Gray Metallic.

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Flexible, roomy interior; maneuverability; standard V6 engine.

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The 2009 Chevrolet Equinox is one of only a few compact sport utility vehicles with a standard V6 engine, and it also stands out for its flexible and well-designed interior. It ranks as a very affordable compact SUV, and with its electronic trailer sway control, it's a well-equipped for light-duty towing.

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