. Subscription subject to customer agreement. To sharpen the handling, the Sport gets stiffer bushings, beefier anti-roll bars, and slightly stiffer springs, while the ride height is dropped an inch. Some customers will not qualify. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Generous headroom and legroom complement a clever sliding rear seat to maximize passenger or cargo space.
New seats with bolsters that enhance lateral support during quick cornering maneuvers are standard, with perforated leather-covered versions available. The Equinox Sport's underhood acumen is complemented with a performance-tuned suspension. Thankfully, the designers kept the changes subtle. The nearly vibration-free Equinox runs smoothly without protest and is jackrabbit quick when it comes to crossing crowded intersections. Not available with special finance or lease offers. All fees and programming subject to change. Stopping from 70 mph required 174 feet, an enormous 22-foot improvement.
Buyers who can afford the Sport model get a smoother and more efficient 3. Standard safety features include dual-stage front airbags, StabiliTrak, four-wheel disc brakes and a tire pressure monitor. Inside, the Equinox Sport has standard all-Ebony trim and appointments all its own. The Sport also gets a new J-gate shifter—What, Chevy's copying Jaguar these days? Inside, the front seats get extra bolstering, and can be ordered with optional perforated leather, all-black trim is standard, and there's a 140-mph speedo. According to Chevy, that should make for an under-seven-second 0-to-60-mph dash.
The three-year-old Equinox is, in automotive terms, getting a tad gray around the temples. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. Passing at high speed is another matter as the engine seems to lose some of its kick past the 70 mile-per-hour mark. Until this, all Equinoxes had a 3. Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance and remote Door Unlock success varies with conditions. The front and rear fascias have trapezoidal design cues; the front fascia uses silver-painted trapezoidal air inlets, while the rear fascia features dual chrome trapezoidal-shaped exhaust outlets.
Although the powertrain is nothing to write home about, it does go about its business with reasonable smoothness and is generally hard to fault. Our four-wheel-drive sport front drive is available ran to 60 mph in 6. The overall ride height is reduced by about 1 inch 25 mm. Located on Lincoln Highway in Plainfield, Webb Chevy Plainfield goes the extra mile for you! Advertised Price Excludes Tax, Title, License and Documentary Service Fee. The Equinox is unmistakable as a Chevy with big, gold Chevrolet bowtie badges front and rear, plus angular styling that immediately evokes the automaker's Silverado and Avalanche pickups.
Having trouble finding the perfect new or used car? The engine is certainly willing. Not available with a ship-to of Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands. The features and options listed are for the new 2008 Chevrolet Equinox and may not apply to this specific vehicle. While pulling away from a stop or negotiating slower traffic on a two-lane road, the 3. It engages automatically when wheel slip is detected.
Pull down and across to get the manumatic feature. For more information, visit gm. The sporty theme apparently also entailed ditching the roof rack. Overall length falls an inch shy of the mid-size Ford Explorer. At low revs, it tends to drone. The Equinox also corners reasonably well, while remaining comfortable and quiet on the highway.
Diagnostic capability varies by model. One of the nicest features of this engine is it won't bankrupt you at the gas pump. For the extra five grand, sport customers also a get firmer suspension that lowers the wagon by about an inch, lower-profile tires, heated front seats, and some dressed-up body trim. Coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission, this combination is good for 8. See below for more information on this Navy Blue Metallic 2008 Chevrolet Equinox. Estimated Finance payment based upon 3.