The third generation of the SUV, this upcoming 2018 Chevy Equinox is all set to arrive soon. The Equinox first came out in 2005. It is a mid-range crossover SUV by Chevrolet. The first generation of this SUV was at its peak from 2005-2009 and then in 2010 came its second generation. This second generation Equinox saw a lot of modifications with it.
2018 Chevy Equinox – Exterior and Interior
The exterior will have a more stylish look than its predecessors. Headlights will now be thin and fog lamps will be half as wide as before to give it a much trendy look. Body-weight is to be reduced by approximately 400 pounds by reducing its wheelbase by 5.2 inches and its actual length by 4.7 inches.
Also, its height will be reduced by 0.9 inches. This Equinox will be available in a variant of colors including silver ice metallic, orange burst metallic, nightfall gray metallic, pepper dust metallic, sandy ridge metallic, iridescent pearl tricoat and much more.
A 7-inch (8-inch optional) infotainment system will be available in this all new 2018 Chevy Equinox. The steering wheel has been upgraded with more intuitive controls. Interior of this car will feature denim-style seat fabric as well. Equinox will feature a 4G hotspot, Apple CarPlay/Android, and an auto phone projection.
2018 Chevy Equinox – Engine Specs
The all new 2018 Chevy Equinox will be available in three variants of engines as follows:
- 1.6-liter turbodiesel engine
It is estimated to offer 40 mpg on the highway and also it will be quite efficient in city driving conditions as well.
- 1.5-liter turbo engine
It is estimated to offer 31 mpg on the highway and offer the balance of efficiency as well as power. It will offer 170 hp with 203 lb-ft torque.
- 2.0-liter turbo engine
The 2.0L turbo engine will have a 9-speed auto transmission and will offer 252 hp with 260 lb-ft torque.
- Surround Vision camera
- Lane change alert along with the blind zone alert
- Rear cross traffic alert
- Collision mitigation warning system
- Length – 183.1 in.
- Width – 72.6 in.
- Height – 65.3 in.
- Basic – 2 years / 24000 miles
- Bumper-to-bumper – 3 years / 36000 miles
- Corrosion – 6 years / 100000 miles
- Drivetrain – 6 years / 60000 miles
2018 Chevy Equinox Price
The Chevy Equinox 2018 is believed to have a starting price of $24,500 on the basic trim. It can vary till $32,000 for its other top trims. While the Honda CR-V will be available starting from $23,000 and Mazda CX-5 will be available starting at $22,000, this Equinox will have a higher price but will have a higher share of features as well along with it. The 2018 Chevy Equinox will be available for sale in the U.S. during the spring of 2017.