2022 Chevy Equinox vs. 2022 GMC Terrain

2022 Chevy Equinox vs. 2022 GMC Terrain
2022 Chevy Equinox


2022 GMC Terrain
$25,800 MSRP

Base Price

$27,900 MSRP

Seating Capacity

170 hp

Power Output

170 hp

Drivetrain Options

63.9 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Space

63.9 cubic feet
26 city/31 hwy

EPA-estimated Max. MPG

25 city/30 hwy

Both the Chevy Equinox and the GMC Terrain are affordable, fuel-efficient compact SUVs made by GM, but how do they compare head-to-head? The Equinox gets slightly better gas mileage and costs less, while the Terrain delivers a more luxurious ride with premium cabin materials and technologies. We’ve covered everything that Port Huron-area car shoppers need to know in our Equinox vs. Terrain matchup!



2022 Equinox vs. GMC Terrain: Price

Without a doubt, both SUVs are a great value for Marysville drivers. The Terrain starts about $2,000 higher than the Equinox, but that difference is easily justified by high-end standard features and plenty of upgrade options, from perforated leather upholstery to a seven-speaker Bose stereo.

If you’re looking for an accessible price above all else, then the Equinox may be a better choice. Here’s a look at the starting MSRP for both models:

  • 2022 Equinox Base Price: $25,800 MSRP
  • 2022 Terrain Base Price: $27,900 MSRP

2022 Equinox vs. GMC Terrain: Performance & Efficiency

Which SUV provides the balance of power and efficiency that suits your lifestyle in Lake Port? The two are equal in terms of horsepower and towing capacity, and nearly equal in terms of efficiency. The Equinox, however, does use slightly less fuel:

2022 Chevy Equinox Performance Specs

  • Horsepower: 170 hp
  • EPA-Estimated MPG: Up to 26 city/31 highway
  • Towing Capacity: Up to 1,500 pounds

2022 GMC Terrain Performance Specs

  • Horsepower: 170 hp
  • EPA-Estimated MPG: Up to 25 city/30 highway
  • Towing Capacity: Up to 1,500 pounds

Keep in mind that all-wheel drive enhances traction, but reduces efficiency. To access the maximum fuel efficiency specs, you’ll need a configure a front-wheel drive Equinox.

2022 Equinox vs. GMC Terrain: Interior Space & Amenities

Perhaps the most notable difference between the Equinox vs. Terrain comes when comparing their interiors. Cabin materials make a major impact on your drivng experience, since you’ll see and feel them and each every time you get behind the wheel. As we discussed above, the GMC Terrain is your best bet if high-end amenities are a priority.

In a compact SUV, you don’t want to feel like you’re making a compromise when it comes to cargo space and roomy accommodations. A quick look at the Equinox vs. Terrain interior dimensions shows that they’re nearly identical, although the Equinox claims a narrow advantage:

2022 Equinox Interior Dimensions

  • Equinox Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Equinox Cargo Capacity: 29.9 cubic feet
  • Equinox Max. Cargo Capacity: 63.9 cubic feet

2022 Terrain Interior Dimensions

  • Terrain Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Terrain Cargo Capacity: 29.6 cubic feet
  • Terrain Max. Cargo Capacity: 63.3 cubic feet

Compare the Equinox vs. Terrain at Moran Chevrolet Fort Gratiot!

Ready for a closer look at the Equinox vs. Terrain SUVs? Don’t wait to get behind the wheel and continue your comparison with a test drive! Stop by our dealership in Fort Gratiot to start a conversation and explore financing options today.


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