Compare the Chevy Equinox with Other New Crossover SUVs Near Utica

Compare the New Chevy Equinox to Its Competitors in Herkimer, NY

Compact SUVs are ubiquitous in Herkimer, NY because they offer a high seating position, spacious storage, and easy maneuverability. The new Chevy Equinox offers all of that in addition to solid fuel economy. Similarly sized crossovers such as the new Toyota RAV4, Hyundai Tucson, and Honda CR-V also have a lot to offer. However, we think Utica drivers will agree that the Equinox is more well-rounded than its rivals. Steet Ponte Chevrolet has developed the following comparison to show how this new Chevy SUV outdoes its competition.

Chevy Equinox vs. Toyota RAV4

Passenger Room

You and your passengers should have room to be comfortable in your SUV. The new Chevy Equinox has 103.5 cubic feet of passenger volume, and taller people in Whitesboro enjoy 39.9 inches of backseat legroom. The new Toyota RAV4 only has 37.8 inches of rear legroom.

Quiet Interior

The new Chevy Equinox stays quiet and peaceful inside thanks to abundant cabin insulation. The new Toyota RAV4's engine sounds quite raspy and coarse when accelerating hard, for a less placid atmosphere.

Engine Torque

You need an engine with lots of torque so that you can quickly pass other cars in Little Falls. The new Chevy Equinox comes with a turbocharged 175-horsepower four-cylinder engine that produces 203 pound-feet of torque. The new Toyota RAV4's 203-horsepower four-cylinder motor only makes 184 pound-feet of torque.

Chevy Equinox vs. Hyundai Tucson

Engine Torque

If you want to be able to merge safely onto the Utica–Rome Expressway, you need an SUV with a torquey engine. The new Chevy Equinox's turbocharged 1.5-liter engine cranks out 203 pound-feet of torque. The new Hyundai Tucson's 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine only puts out 178 pound-feet of torque.


You need an SUV you can depend on to get to work every day in Ilion. The new Chevy Equinox earned a Great 90 out of 100 predicted reliability score from J.D. Power. The new Hyundai Tucson only received an average 77 out of 100 predicted reliability rating.

Wireless Smartphone Integration

The new Chevy Equinox comes standard with wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, so that Mohawk drivers can connect to their apps simply and seamlessly. Android Auto and Apple Carplay require a wired connection in the new Hyundai Tucson.

Chevy Equinox vs. Honda CR-V


You'll want an engine with gobs of torque to keep up with traffic in Herkimer. The new Chevy Equinox's 175-horsepower four-cylinder generates 203 pound-feet of torque. The new Honda CR-V's 190-horsepower four-cylinder engine produces just 179 pound-feet of torque.

Powertrain Noise

Not much road or engine noise enters the Chevy Equinox's cabin because of its abundant noise-cancelling materials. The new Honda CR-V's continuously variable automatic transmission can get noisy under hard acceleration.

Standard Wireless Smartphone Integration

Utica drivers will appreciate that the new Chevy Equinox comes standard with wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay. Wireless smartphone integration is just optional in the new Honda CR-V, so you have to pay more to add it.

Test Drive the New Chevy Equinox at Steet Ponte Chevrolet

Despite its advantages, the new Chevy Equinox's starting price is about $1,000 less than the new Toyota RAV4's base price and $2,000 less than the new Honda CR-V's entry-level MSRP. It costs about the same as the new Hyundai Tucson, despite being more dependable and slightly better equipped. To see for yourself how reliable and roomy the Equinox is, visit Steet Ponte Chevrolet near Whitesboro and take it for a test drive.

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