When we compare the Chevrolet Equinox's and the Chevrolet Tahoe's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Equinox has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and overall quality score. The Chevrolet Tahoe has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Equinox's and the Chevrolet Tahoe's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Tahoe is a better car than the Chevrolet Equinox.
Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Tahoe Pricing
For a new model, the Chevrolet Equinox's price is between $27,389 and $38,419, with the Chevrolet Tahoe priced between $61,684 and $87,803.
Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Tahoe Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Chevrolet Equinox loses 47.6 percent of its value and the Chevrolet Tahoe loses 41.1 percent of its value. This means the Chevrolet Tahoe retains 6.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Chevrolet Equinox.
Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Tahoe Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Equinox is 8.3 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Tahoe's quality rating is 8.2 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Equinox being ranked 7 out of 19 Best Small SUVs and the Chevrolet Tahoe being ranked 3 out of 6 Best 6-seater SUVs.
Chevrolet Equinox vs. Chevrolet Tahoe Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Chevrolet Equinox is 7.9 out of 10. For the Chevrolet Tahoe the reliability rating is 8.9 out of 10. This gives the Chevrolet Tahoe an advantage in reliability compared to the Chevrolet Equinox.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Chevrolet Equinox’s base engine makes 175 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Tahoe base engine makes 355 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Chevrolet Tahoe, a fullsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Chevrolet Equinox has higher safety ratings than the Chevrolet Tahoe, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.