When it comes to compact SUVs, the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS SUV dominates the market. Even though it has been 4 years since it was first released, this SUV is still eyed by many as one of the top contenders. This vehicle is built with enough engine power to make it ideal for adventure trips as well as long family drives. In addition, the amenities and styling add elegance and sophistication to its mighty frame.
Engine Power and Performance
The 2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS SUV comes with two engine options. The first one is a 2.4 liter inline 4 cylinder engine offering up to 182 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque. The engine gives out around 22 mpg on city roads and 32 mpg on highway roads with the Front Wheel Drive setting.
Similarly, you get 15 mpg on city roads and 22 mpg on highway roads with the E85 Front Wheel Drive setting, and 14 mpg on city roads and 20 mpg on highway roads with the E85 All-Wheel Drive option.
The second engine option is the 3.0 liter V6 engine that gives out 264 horsepower and 222 lb-ft of torque with all the same transmission and drive settings as the former one.
The Height Adjustable Tailgate
One of the most unique features of this SUV is that it has a height adjustable tailgate. Users can program how high the the liftgate opens so accessing the storage area can be more convenient.
Test drive the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS SUV by dropping by used car dealerships in El Paso today. Experience the thrill first hand, and see if this is the SUV for you.