really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,605 miles

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problem #5

Jun 012018


  • 8,000 miles
The contact owns a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox. While the contact was retrieving items from the vehicle, the front passenger tire exploded unexpectedly while in park. Also, while driving various speeds, various warning indicators, including the air bag, check engine, and power steering, illuminated intermittently. In addition, the serpentine belt fractured on three separate occasions due to a defective pulley inside the engine. The contact took the vehicle to various independent mechanics to have it serviced; however, the serpentine belt and the warning indicator failures persisted. The dealer and manufacturer were not notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 8,000.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #4

Sep 012017


  • 70,000 miles
Lug nuts have rusted through and are cracked. 70,000 miles on vehicle, and have had tires rotated at dealership at appropriate intervals.

- Gurnee, IL, USA

problem #3

Sep 282017


  • 42,000 miles
I have a 2013 Chevy Equinox with Michelin latitude tour tires 235/55R18 99T M+S dot M33J 007X 1810. The vehicle has less than 42,000 miles on it. The tire tread on all four tires is peeling away from the sidewall, exactly what is occurring with the other sizes of latitude tour tires that have been recalled. The tire that I have should also be recalled because I am having the same problem as the other recalled tires and have to replace all four tires immediately, not because the tread is wearing out, but because they are in danger of blowing out due to the tread/sidewall separation, which is a manufacturer defect.

- Olivia, MN, USA

problem #2

Sep 162015


  • 30,000 miles
Seal around alloys are leaking tire pressure had tire repaired once, but it has happened again waring light for tire pressure light consistantly stays illuminated.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #1

May 162014

Equinox 4-cyl

  • 18,026 miles
I pulled into my driveway and put the car in park. I noticed a small puff of white smoke from the hood in one specific place. Prior to this, there was not a check engine light, there was not a messgae warning of reduced engine power. The car was inspected at a certified GM dealership on 4/16/2014. Nothing was noted on the diagnostic form to fix or replace. It was completed at the dearlership that we purchased the car at. I quickly got out of my car and begin to get my three year old out of his carseat. I looked at the hood and there was so much black smoke pouring out of the hood I could not see our shed or anything in front of me. I yelled to the other two children (both 6), to get out of their carseats and run into the woods. I unbuckled one child and the other child slipped out of her buckle. They ran to a safe spot. I ran into the house called 911 and got our fire extinguisher. Came outsude and there was black smoke filling the sky and pouring out of the hood in numerous places. I used the fire extinguisher which did not help. I got the garden hose and tried to use that, but was getting too dangerous. So I waited for the fire department to arrive. At this time there was flames coming from the bottom and top of the car and the car was making loud cracking and exploding noises. There was so much smoke I could not see the house which was close by. The windows exploded and the passanger airbag went off. The three children countinued to be 500 feet into the woods and I frantically was running around (37 week pregnant).the shed caught on fire. The fire department arrived and extinguished the fire. The two front tires were completly melted and ruined our driveway.

- Calais, VT, USA