Call Us Now

Chevy Equinox vs GMC Terrain

Chevy Equinox vs GMC Terrain

Drivers near Statesboro, Metter, Sylvania, and Swainsboro, GA, enjoy driving the Equinox and Terrain. Both SUVs offer some similarities, but which one is right for you?

The team at Franklin Chevrolet prepared a Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain comparison. Let’s take a closer look:

Chevy Equinox Driving

Chevy Equinox vs. GMC Terrain: Quick Facts

Chevy Equinox


GMC Terrain




1,500 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

63.9 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

63.3 cubic feet

39.9 inches

Rear Legroom

39.7 inches

Chevy Equinox Engine Specs

Chevy Equinox vs. GMC Terrain: Performance

Both SUVs offer similar performance specs. The GMC Terrain, for example, is powered by a 1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder engine. The engine reaches 170 horsepower and can tow up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped.

The Chevy Equinox is also powered by a 1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder engine. Just like the Terrain, it achieves 170 horsepower and can haul a maximum of 1,500 pounds when properly configured. 

So, which one is right for you? One difference is that the Equinox offers a little more fuel efficiency.

Each front-wheel drive model of the Terrain yields an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency of 26 city and 30 highway MPG. The front-wheel drive versions of the Equinox, however, provide an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 26 city and 31 highway MPG.

Over time, this allows your family to spend less time waiting at the gas station when you are driving the Equinox.

Chevy Equinox Interior Space

Interior Advantages

Like their shared performance capabilities, both vehicles have similar interior standards. The Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain are comfortable rides that everyone can enjoy as they travel to football practice or a long-awaited vacation.

Drivers can comfortably slide into both vehicles. You can steer each SUV with 40 inches of headroom and 40.9 inches of legroom in the front row. To make each journey a more pleasant trip, you can enjoy the rich tones of an available Bose® premium 7-speaker audio system.

Available in different trims of the Equinox and Terrain, the speaker system provides a surround sound that passengers and drivers can enjoy. A plus addition that turns each vacation into a lasting memory, Bose® audio is one of a handful of features available in both SUVs:

  • Hands-free power liftgate
  • Collapsible cargo area organizer
  • Rear seat infotainment system with DVD player

One difference between the SUVs is the legroom for passengers. Your family can stretch out a little more in the Equinox. The rear passenger legroom in the Terrain is 39.7 inches. The Equinox offers a little more room with 39.9 inches of rear legroom.

This advantage continues with available cargo space. The GMC Terrain’s maximum cargo volume is 63.3 cubic feet. The Chevy Equinox, however, lets you pack a little more on moves and long hauls with 63.9 cubic feet of available packing space.

Schedule a Chevy Equinox Test Drive

Both the Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain are great vehicles. The Equinox, however, provides advantages that are assets for families. The best way to decide which one is best for you is by taking a test drive. You can get a feel for the vehicle and understand how the Equinox can be a positive addition to your daily driving.

You can stop by Franklin Chevrolet to take a look at the Equinox. Drivers near Statesboro, Metter, Sylvania, and Swainsboro, Georgia, can also contact us to schedule a test drive.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we will get in touch with you shortly.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Franklin Chevrolet 32.4357, -81.7588.