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2022 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2022 GMC Terrain Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Equinox

MSRP*: $26,300 to $33,100
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2022 GMC
Terrain

MSRP*: $28,400 to $37,100
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Invoice* $24,613 to $31,100 $26,617 to $34,916
MPG - City 25 - 26 MPG 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.9 ft3 63.3 ft3
Engine
  • 170-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 170-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 170 hp 170 hp
Exterior Length 183.1 in 182.3 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.7 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.5 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Equinox offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the GMC Terrain, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Equinox as you will with the GMC Terrain, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Equinox will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Terrain. 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 GMC Terrain have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Equinox is about the same width as the GMC Terrain. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Equinox takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the GMC Terrain.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Chevrolet Equinox as you will in the GMC Terrain.