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Old 09-19-2014, 10:57 PM   #1
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Is anyone using a equinox as there tow vehical ,pulling it four wheels down
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Old 09-19-2014, 11:59 PM   #2
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Lots of us tow an Equinox. Do you have a question or is this a poll?
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Old 09-20-2014, 10:06 AM   #3
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yes just wantd to make sure I was right in my equiinox
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Old 09-20-2014, 12:03 PM   #4
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Is it before 2010 or after? Only select models before 2010 were towable 4-down.
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I've towed a 2013 Equinox LT over two years and 7,000 miles with no problem. It does need to be a front wheel drive only model. Great roomy little car, but wish I'd sprung for the V6, the 4banger is a tad underpowered and doesn't get but about 22-23 mpg, the V6 would be bit better in hills IMHO.
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The owners manual will give you the "correct" answer for your model.
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I've towed a 2013 Equinox LT over two years and 7,000 miles with no problem. It does need to be a front wheel drive only model. Great roomy little car, but wish I'd sprung for the V6, the 4banger is a tad underpowered and doesn't get but about 22-23 mpg, the V6 would be bit better in hills IMHO.
AWD is also towable. Also been towing it for 2 years.

The 6cyl is very peppy. It also gets 20-22 in suburban driving, 23-24 on the highway, so there's not much fuel penalty.

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2014 awd 4cyl.
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2013 4cyl 9800 miles We get 30 or better very happy .
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2014 AWD 4 Cylinder also. Tows like a dream!
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2013 4cyl 9800 miles We get 30 or better very happy .
How do you get 30 mpg? I've had mine for just shy of a year and I get a steady 24 mpg city and highway.

Do you turn on the "eco" option, or leave it off?
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How do you get 30 mpg? I've had mine for just shy of a year and I get a steady 24 mpg city and highway.

Do you turn on the "eco" option, or leave it off?


I get 28 MPG and yes I leave the "ECO" on at all times, I'm very pleased with the Equinox.
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Understand with mileage, that to get the best advertised mileage you have to drive very carefully, and pretty much start with a full tank and drive it non-stop until the tank is almost empty, without stopping. Every time you stop and then start your mileage goes down.
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Or you can get the 301 hp V6, stick your foot in it and don't worry about the mileage. Even with the fun driving, we still average well over 20 mpg.
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