When we compare the Chevrolet Equinox's and the GMC Envoy's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Equinox has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The GMC Envoy has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Equinox's and the GMC Envoy's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Equinox is a better car than the GMC Envoy.
Chevrolet Equinox vs. GMC Envoy Pricing
A used 2009 Chevrolet Equinox ranges from $3,448 to $9,994 while a used 2009 GMC Envoy is priced between $3,906 to $12,832.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Chevrolet Equinox’s base engine makes 185 horsepower, and the GMC Envoy base engine makes 285 horsepower. The Equinox is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 480 miles. The Envoy is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 440 miles. This gives the Chevrolet Equinox the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the GMC Envoy. Both models use gasoline.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Chevrolet Equinox has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.