The 2010 Chevy Equinox requires an oil type of 5W-30. This is for temperatures that are starting from -20 degrees Fahrenheit. If the temperatures are below that, then 5W-30 or 0W-30 motor oil is required. If it's an automatic, the oil that needs to be used is 9 quarts of 75W-9.
Chevrolet just recently introduced the 2012 Equinox. It is said to meet the demands of an active life style, with it housing 18 different storage areas. Its MRSP price is $23,530, and it's Kelly Blue Book rating is 8.1 out of 10.