With fuel prices on the rise and the upcoming CAFE requirement imposed by the U.S. government, fuel efficiency has become a very important aspect of automaker’s vehicle lineups. When it was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show, the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox was hailed as the 9th vehicle offered by Chevy to reach an EPA estimated 30 MPG. Just as we like manufacturers that underrate their engines, it is even better when the automakers don’t exaggerate fuel mileage.

The latest tests have revealed that the new Chevrolet Equinox returns an impressive 32 MPG on the highway. This best-in-segment fuel economy results in a range of up to 600 miles for the General Motors CUV. The Equinox’s front-wheel drive power train and direct-injected 2.4 Liter four cylinder engine showed an EPA estimated fuel mileage of 22 MPG in the city and 32 MPG while cruising at highway speeds.

The Equinox’s closest competitors from Japan are nowhere as efficient at speed. The Honda CR-V gets 20/27 MPG and Toyota’s Rav-4 returns an estimated 22/28 MPG (city/highway). American cars are looking better and better every day.


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  (392) posted on 11.7.2010

And I’m really hoping you’re not that big of a douche bag.

  (407) posted on 05.18.2010

The great thing about the Cadillac Srx is that it gives consumers an options to choose from a 3.0-liter V6 is standard with 265 horsepower and 223 pound-feet of torque to a 2.8-liter turbocharged V6 with 300 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque

  (78) posted on 05.19.2009

A new 2.4-liter I4 engine will produce 182 horsepower (136 kW), 172 pound-feet (233 N·m) and achieve up to 22 miles per US gallon (11 L/100 km; 26 mpg-imp) (city), 32 miles per US gallon (7.4 L/100 km; 38 mpg-imp) (highway), which is a significant increase in fuel economy over the outgoing model

  (314) posted on 05.19.2009

That a very significant move on GMC bringing back 32 MPG on the highway.

  (421) posted on 05.19.2009

After the viabililty plan and trimming down of line up GMC is now becoming more up tuned to the CAFE

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