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A good looking mid-sized SUV the Holden Equinox excels in on-road dynamics

More on Holden’s new fully imported five-seat Equinox SUV – General Motors second highest volume models arrives in five front-drive and three all-wheel- drive models – two engines -1.5-litre turbo linked to either six-speed manual or auto and 2.0-litre twin-scroll turbo in nine-speed automatic . Pricing is sharp for the entry 1.5 LS manual at $27,990 and climbs to $46,290 for the top-line 2.0-litre LTZ-V. Safety and Equipment are best in the mid-sized class although overall the higher grade models are the ones to own. The 2.0-litre engine eager to say the least – the best performer with the 1.5-litre engines performance more than adequate but no fire breather. Holden have packaged the Equinox well – scalloped sides to the rear load space can accommodate a full-sized golf bag. Rear seat legroom and load space is also class leading.
A good looking mid-sized SUV the Holden Equinox excels in on-road dynamics – ride and handling reflecting local input from Holden’s engineers to suit our road conditions. I’m David Berthon

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