Check out the 2018 Chevy Equinox! Chevy’s latest Equinox has been completely redesigned this year, offering superior performance and a revamped interior with an array of cool tech features. Its exquisite interior has been designed with passenger comfort in mind, making the 2018 Equinox well suited for families or even those that love getting away for the weekend with a group of friends. With the 2018 Chevy Equinox, you can enjoy the freedom of the outdoors in the best way possible. It’s also one of the best SUVs for money. If you would like to learn more about the new Equinox, read on to find out more about its performance, features, safety and more. The perfect SUV is waiting for you!
2018 Chevy Equinox
When it comes to performance, the 2018 Chevy Equinox delivers on all cylinders. Equipped with a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and mated with a smooth shifting six-speed automatic transmission, the Equinox generates 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque. As for fuel efficiency, the vehicle’s engine will provide you with an excellent fuel economy: 26 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. On the highway, the Equinox delivers when it comes to strong acceleration and with all-wheel drive, you can enjoy exceptional acceleration on all terrain. Later this year, a more efficient (40 mpg highway) turbodiesel engine options will be available at the sacrifice of engine power, but the 252-horsepower turbocharged engine will be available as well. No matter which engine option you choose, however, you can expect terrific stability on the road, with precision steering and minimal body lean.
- 170-horsepower engine
- 28 mpg city / 32 mpg highway fuel economy
- Two optional engine available later in the year
The 2018 Equinox features an exquisite interior filled to the brim with features. Standard cloth seating for up to five passengers is plenty supportive, but available leather seats add an extra touch of class. Two full sets of LATCH connectors make installing child car seats incredibly simple. Also equipped with the base model Equinox is a 7-inch touch screen infotainment system with Bluetooth support, USB ports, voice activation and smartphone integration features (Android Auto and Apple CarPlay). Other features include push-button start, proximity key, a Wi-Fi hotspot and a teen driver system. Optional features offered by Chevy include dual-zone climate control, HD radio and a panoramic sunroof, as well as upgraded audio and infotainment systems. As for cargo space, you’ll get up to 29.9 cubic feet behind the rear seats and up to 63.5 cubic feet with the seats folded down
- Standard infotainment system with smartphone integration
- Up to 63.5 cubic feet of cargo space
- Plenty of available upgrades
When it comes to safety, the new Chevy Equinox has performed remarkably well in crash tests. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Awarded the Equinox five stars for its frontal crash test and four stars for its side and rollover tests, for a total of four stars overall. On top of this, drivers will have access to a ton of standard and optional safety features. Chevy’s exclusive teen driver system, allows you to monitor your teen’s driving habits and set speed limits - that is, if you let them drive it. The standard rearview camera works great for backing in and out of a parking spot, giving you a full view of what’s behind you. Optional driver assistance features like blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning and forward collision warning are terrific in helping drivers adopt safer driving habits. However, they should not be seen as a substitute for safe driving.
- Chevy’s exclusive teen driver monitoring included
- Driver assistance options available
- Standard rearview camera for backing up
If you are looking for an affordable SUV that offers a quality driving experience inside and out, as well as a ton of tech features, the Equinox is just the vehicle for you. With quality performance and a comfortable interior, you’ll enjoy driving this SUV hours out on the road.