Bought a 2012 LTZ AWD with V6.
Significant upgrade from the Honda CRV we traded so I'll temper my enthusiasm until we've had it long enough to put some decent miles on it.
Overall, very pleased with the interior (leather is firm but comfortable), features are pretty straight forward and within easy reach, ride is very soft and the cabin is quiet.
Especially compared to the CRV.
We have two preteen girls so leg room in the back isn't an issue.
If there is one complaint, it's that the V6 AWD Equinox is a very thirsty creature.
We're averaging about 20mpg in mixed driving, however we kind of expected that going in so it's not really a complaint.
Supple and quiet ride.
Nice styling, both interior and exterior.
Everybody expects to see "increased MPG" so I'll stick with the trend.