2018 Chevrolet Equinox Reliability & Satisfaction Ratings | Valley Chevy

2018 Chevy Equinox Reliability & Customer Satisfaction

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A comparison of the 2018 Chevy Equinox reveals a compact SUV that can do it all. The Equinox offers superior fuel efficiency, great technology features, and perhaps most importantly of all, it provides legendary Chevrolet reliability. The high Equinox reliability ratings in its LS and LT trims allow Chevy to confidently offer a great warranty to give drivers peace of mind. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox comes with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

2018 Equinox Part & System Ratings

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Consumer Reports has faith in Chevrolet’s Equinox reliability. This is thanks in large part to Chevrolet’s historic reliability, and the brand’s ability to manufacture vehicles that will last for many years without constant maintenance problems. Consumer Reports has found that previous iterations of the newest Equinox are reliable in all areas, and don’t need a lot of maintenance to stay on the road. This analysis comes from a thorough look at all of the following components:

  • Engine major
  • Engine minor
  • Engine cooling
  • Transmission major
  • Transmission minor
  • Drive system
  • Fuel system
  • Electric system
  • Climate system
  • Suspension
  • Brakes
  • Exhaust
  • Paint / trim
  • Body integrity
  • Body hardware
  • Power equipment
  • In-car electronics

2018 Equinox Reliability Ratings

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Consumer Reports rates vehicles using their thorough data collection and analysis methods to look at how models have performed in the past. Consumer Reports is widely regarded as the most trustworthy source for reliability information available to customers, and Chevy’s high marks here speak highly of what drivers can expect from the 2018 Equinox. Consumer Reports surveys drivers of more than 640,000 vehicles to gather a reliability history dating back to the year 2000. The survey asks for feedback in the areas of 17 potential trouble spots. The Equinox ratings for the 2018 model year are especially strong on this report, and have been getting even better in recent years.

2018 Equinox Overall Owner Satisfaction

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Excellent Equinox reliability combines with all the other great things about this SUV to make owners extremely satisfied with their purchase. Consumer Reports has found that 69% of Chevy’s Equinox drivers want to buy another Equinox. Buyers love their Equinox interior and exterior features. This is a better owner satisfaction score than all of the following models:

    • Cadillac XT5
    • Lincoln MKC
    • Ford Escape
    • Hyundai Tucson
    • Lexus NX
    • Mitsubishi Outlander
    • Acura RDX
    • Buick Envision
    • Jeep Cheroke


  • Nissan Rogue

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Test Drive the New Equinox in Phoenix Now

The reliability of new Equinox speaks for itself, but it’s still a great idea to see how you like the handling before you make a purchase decision. Test drive this compact SUV to ensure it’s just the right vehicle for your lifestyle and needs. Give the Equinox a spin by stopping into your nearest Chevy location in Phoenix for a test drive.