The 2018 Equinox offers an expressive design, the latest connectivity, state of the art safety features and an offering of two turbocharged powertrains, which deliver unmatched performance in this competitive segment.

Chevrolet’s 2018 Equinox marks its debut with a lean, muscular exterior design which is distinctively Chevrolet. The overall vehicle is up to 180kg lighter than its predecessor, boosting dynamics and efficiency.

Inside, the dual cockpit design style is finished with high quality material with high durability, while a new flat-folding rear seat enhances functionality and enables easier loading.

The 2018 Equinox also offers Chevrolet’s latest connectivity technologies, including 7- and 8-inch MyLink infotainment systems designed to support Apple CarPlay and are Android Auto ready*.

Safety

The Equinox offers a comprehensive suite of available active safety technologies and available adaptive crash-avoidance features that provide ease of use and peace of mind on the road, including:

  • New Safety Alert Seat
  • New Forward Collision Alert with Following Distance Indicator
  • New Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking
  • New Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • New Rear Seat Reminder
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

NEW FOR 2018

  • Redesigned compact SUV that is approximately 180 kg lighter than its predecessor – a 10-percent weight reduction
  • All-new expressive styling echoes sculpted designs seen in Malibu and 2018 Cruze
  • All-new interior with elements including available denim-style seat fabric that blends high style with durability
  • New available safety features, including Safety Alert Seat, and Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking
  • Chevrolet’s first all-turbocharged system lineup

VEHICLE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Offered in LS, LT (1.5L Turbo) and Premier (2.0L Turbo) trims, with AWD available on LT, Standard on Premier
  • LS and LT 1.5L Turbo mated to 6-speed transmission / Premier 2.0L Turbo mated to 9-speed
  • Driver Shift Control is standard on all models
  • Available switchable AWD system that enhances efficiency by disconnecting from the rear axle when not needed
  • Standard projector-beam headlamps on LS, HID headlamps on LT and LED daytime running lamps standard on LS and LT
  • LED headlamps and tail lamps standard on Premier
  • Standard active aero shutters enhance fuel economy on the highway
  • Hands-free Power lift gate standard on Premier
  • Range of 17 (LS & LT), 18 (LT), 19-inch (Premier) aluminum wheels
  • Standard air conditioning. Dual-zone automatic climate control is standard on Premier and LT
  • Standard active noise cancellation
  • Leather-trimmed, ventilated front seats are standard on premier
  • Heated front seats are standard on Premier
  • New “kneeling” rear seat features tilting bottom cushions that enable a flat load floor for easier loading
  • Connectivity technologies include 7- and 8-inch-diagonal MyLink infotainment systems designed to support Apple CarPlay and is Android Auto ready
  • Wireless charging is standard on Premier
  • Power panoramic roof is available on LT and standard on Premier

SAFETY FEATURES

  • Four standard air bags, including frontal driver and passenger, and front-seat-mounted side-impact air bags
  • Collapsible pedal assembly
  • Driver Confidence Package is standard on Premier. Content includes Rear Park Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert and heated outside mirrors with turn signal indicators. It also includes Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Forward Collision Alert, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Following Distance Indicator, Safety Alert Seat and IntelliBeam headlamps
Specifications  
Carguide IDCHEQ00011CHEQ00012
ModelEquinox LS/LTEquinox Premier
BrandChevroletChevrolet
Model Year20182018
StyleSUVSUV
Wheelbase (mm)27252725
Length Width Height (mm)4652 x 1843 x 16614652 x 1843 x 1661
Engine1.5-litre Turbo DOHC DI inline 42.0-litre Turbo DOHC DI inline 4
Power HP@RPM170 @ 5600252 @ 5500
Torque Nm@RPM275 @ 2500-4500353 @ 2500-4500
GearboxHydra-Matic 6T40 six-speed automaticHydra-Matic 9T50 nine-speed automatic
Doors55
Seats55
Fr SuspensionMacPherson strut with specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer barMacPherson strut with specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer bar
Rr SuspensionFour-link independent rear suspensionFour-link independent rear suspension
BrakesFour-wheel disc with ABS and ESCFour-wheel disc with ABS and ESC
Wheels17-in. aluminum standard on LS and LT, 18" optional on LT19-in. aluminum standard
TyresP225/65R17 and P225/60R18P235/50R19

 

Video overview

 

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.