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2009 Chevrolet Express vs. 2007 Chevrolet Equinox

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Express is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Chevrolet Equinox. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Chevrolet Equinox would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Express is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Express (193 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 8 more horse power than 2007 Chevrolet Equinox. (185 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Express should accelerate faster than 2007 Chevrolet Equinox. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Express weights approximately 635 kg more than 2007 Chevrolet Equinox. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Chevrolet Equinox is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chevrolet Express. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Chevrolet Equinox will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Chevrolet Equinox (285 Nm @ 3800 RPM) has 25 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Express. (260 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2007 Chevrolet Equinox will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Express.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Express 2007 Chevrolet Equinox
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Express Equinox
Year Released 2009 2007
Body Type Van SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 3425 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 193 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 260 Nm 285 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 8 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2385 kg 1750 kg
Vehicle Length 5700 mm 4800 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 2080 mm 1770 mm
Wheelbase Size 3440 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 61 L


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