2019 Chevrolet Equinox  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#61 of 2019 SUVs

#131 of all 2019 vehicles

Pictured: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
The Equinox, part of Chevrolet's lineup since 2005, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Equinox has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2019 Chevrolet Equinox is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2019 Chevrolet Equinox has a score of 75, implying a 0.048% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.042%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.8%.

We estimate that the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0479% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.4749%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0479% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.4749% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox is 3% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox is 18% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2019 Chevrolet Equinox offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 12%.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9167Mitsubishi OutlanderSubaru CrosstrekChevrolet EquinoxHonda CR-VNissan RogueSubaru ForesterSubaru OutbackMazda CX-5Toyota RAV4Acura ILXVolkswagen TiguanGMC TerrainComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 67 to 91. The 2019 Chevrolet Equinox is safer than the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander and less safe than the 2019 Subaru Forester, the 2019 GMC Terrain, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2019 Acura ILX, the 2019 Toyota RAV4, the 2019 Mazda CX-5, and the 2019 Subaru Outback. It is about as safe as the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2019 Honda CR-V.

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