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2015 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Equinox than in the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The Toyota FJ Cruiser offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Equinox, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Chevrolet Equinox, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Equinox or the Toyota FJ Cruiser, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Toyota FJ Cruiser have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Equinox is much slimmer than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Equinox, which is slightly longer than the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Equinox has much lower torque than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Equinox has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota FJ Cruiser is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Equinox for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Equinox has a little more horsepower than the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The Chevrolet Equinox has less cargo space than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Equinox comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

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2015 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $24,520 - $33,670

2014 Toyota
FJ Cruiser

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MSRP*: $27,680 - $29,270
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City MPG: 20 - 22 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 29 - 32 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,294 - $31,987 $25,743 - $27,221

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