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2011 Chevrolet Equinox Technical Specifications
Overview
Models: 2011 Chevrolet Equinox LS, LT and LTZ; FWD and AWD
Body style / driveline: five-passenger, four-door SUV, front-engine, front- or all-wheel drive
Construction: welded galvanized steel (except for hood and roof) monocoque
EPA vehicle class: compact sport utility vehicle
Manufacturing location: Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada (and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada interim 2011 MY)
Engines
Type: 2.4L DOHC I-4 DI 3.0L DOHC V-6 DI
Application: std on LS, LT, LTZ opt on LT, LTZ
Displacement (cu in / cc): 145 / 2384 183 / 2997
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 3.46 x 3.85 / 88 x 98 3.50 x 3.15 / 89 x 80.3
Block material: cast aluminum sand-cast aluminum with cast-in bore liners
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum cast aluminum
Valvetrain: DOHC, four valves per cylinder; variable valve timing DOHC, four valves per cylinder; variable valve timing
Fuel delivery: direct sequential fuel injection with electronic throttle control direct sequential fuel injection with electronic throttle control
Compression ratio: 11.2:1 11.7:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 182 / 136 @ 6700* 264 / 197 @ 6950*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 172 / 233 @ 4900* 222 / 301 @ 5100*
Recommended fuel: regular unleaded regular unleaded or E85 ethanol
Emissions controls: close-coupled catalytic converters; Quick-Sync 24x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; fast-response O2 sensor close-coupled catalytic converters; Quick-Sync 24x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; fast-response O2 sensor
EPA-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy): 22 / 32 (FWD)
20 / 29 (AWD)
17 / 24 (FWD)
16 / 23 (AWD)
Transmissions
Type: Hydra-Matic 6T45 six-speed automatic electronically controlled with electronic range select Hydra-Matic 6T70 six-speed automatic electronically controlled with electronic range select
Application: std opt w/ V-6
Gear ratios: (:1):
First: 4.58 4.48
Second: 2.96 2.87
Third: 1.91 1.84
Fourth: 1.44 1.41
Fifth: 1 1
Sixth: 0.74 0.74
Reverse: 2.94 2.88
Final drive ratio: 3.23 (FWD)
3.53 (AWD)
2.77
Chassis / Suspension
Front: independent strut-type with tuned coil springs; direct-acting stabilizer bar; hydraulic ride bushings
Rear: independent four-link with coil springs and trailing arm; stabilizer bar; hydraulic link bushings
Steering type: rack-mounted electric power steering with 2.4L; hydraulic power rack-and-pinion with 3.0L
Steering ratio: 18.1:1 (2.4L)
17.4:1 (3.0L)
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3.46 (2.4L)
2.90 (3.0L with 18-in wheels)
2.80 (3.0L with 19-in wheels)
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m): 40.0 / 12.2 (with 17- and 18-in wheels)
42.6 / 13 (with 19-in wheels
Brakes
Type: power front and rear vented discs, standard anti-lock brakes
Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm): front: 12.6 x 1.18 / 321 x 30
rear: 11.9 x 0.78 / 303 x 20
Total swept area (cu in / mm): front: 20.7 / 526
rear: 15.3 / 390
Wheels/Tires
Wheel size and type: 17-in painted aluminum (std. on all models)
18-in machine-face aluminum (avail. on LT and LTZ)
19-in chrome-clad aluminum (avail. on LTZ)
Tires: P225/65R17 all-season steel-belted radial blackwall tires
P235/55R18 all-season steel-belted radial blackwall tires
P235/55R19 all-season steel-belted radial blackwall tires


2011 Chevrolet Equinox Dimensions
Exterior
Wheelbase (in / mm): 112.5 / 2857
Overall length (in / mm): 187.8 / 4771
Overall width (in / mm): 72.5 / 1842
Overall height (in / mm): 66.3 / 1684
Track (in / mm): front: 62.5 / 1587
rear: 61.8 / 1570
Approach angle (deg): 14.8
Departure angle (deg): 23.2
Breakover ramp angle (deg): 16.5
Minimum ground clearance (in / mm): 7.8 / 198.5
Ground to rear load floor (in / mm): 28.8 / 731.2
Curb weight, base (lb / kg): 3770 / 1710
Weight distribution (front / rear): 58 / 42
Interior
Seating capacity: 5
Headroom (in / mm): front: 40.9 / 1040
rear: 39.2 / 995
Legroom (in / mm): front: 41.2 / 1046
rear: 39.9 / 1015
Shoulder room (in / mm): front: 55.8 / 1418
rear: 55.3 / 1405
Hip room (in / mm): front: 51.1 / 1294
rear: 51.3 / 1304
Capacities
EPA interior volume (cu ft / L): 130.5 / 3695
Passenger volume (cu ft / L): 99.7 / 2822
Cargo volume (cu ft / L): Maximum behind rear seat: 31.4 / 889
Maximum behind front seat: 63.7 / 1803
GVWR, standard (lb / kg): FWD 2.4L: 3761 / 1710
AWD 2.4L: 3929 / 1786
FWD 3.0L: 3944 / 1793
AWD 3.0L: 4101 / 1864
Payload, base (lb / kg): 1190 / 540
Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg): 1500 / 680 (2.4L)
3500 / 1588 (3.0L)
Fuel tank (gal / L): 18.8 / 71.1 (2.4L)
20.9 / 79.1 (3.0L)
Engine oil (qt / L): 5 / 4.7 (2.4L)
Cooling system (qt / L): 8.9 / 8.5 (2.4L)
10 / 9.5 (3.0L)
*SAE certified.

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