And Equinoxes when daytime equals nighttime all around the world, likewise the redesign for 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, works to even things out among global SUV competition. You see the chevy Equinox and it’s near twin the GMC terrain, they were sort of twiners not quite lining up with other SUV competitors.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Redesign
GM lacks a direct competitor super popular smart should be is like the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V and Subaru Forester. The larger and heavier 2018 Equinox didn’t have their maneuverability or efficiency, it also couldn’t rival popular midsize SUVs like the Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot for their refinement or interior space.
Now the redesign GMC Acadia solves that problem. Meanwhile, the third-generation Equinox shrinks to better match the small should be filled, it’s now five inches shorter and a clip 400 pounds lighter than before gone is the optional V6 engine. now you get a choice of three different turbocharged four-cylinder, most will come with a 1.5 liter turbo that makes a hundred and seventy horsepower, paired with the six-speed automatic, we’ve driven this combination the Chevy Malibu we ‘reworks pretty well.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Engine
The up level engine is a 2-liter making 252 horsepower; it comes with the GM first 9-speed automatic. Hope fully this transmission avoids the problems we’ve seen in other nine speeds from Chrysler and Honda. Several features do help fuel economy. And there’s a standard start-stop system and you can turn off the all-wheel-drive system when it isn’t needed. But the really big boost for fuel economy comes from the optional 1.6 litre turbo diesel engine, our claiming about 40 miles per gallon on the highway with that engine.
Now this is a really curious engine choice other car companies have shied away from do so after the BMW emissions scandal, but GM is sticking to offering diesels in both the crews and the 2018 Chevy Equinox. Maybe they went over some post VW buy back TDI owners.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Interior and Safety
Inside is a typical easy-to-use GM dashboard complete with the MyLink touch screen. Infotainment system plenty room inside with lots of rear seat room, the rear seats fold completely flat to maximize cargo space.
Advanced safety equipment like forward collision warning an automatic emergency braking is optional it’s available only on higher trim, med we wish the stuck with standard on every car. Just like the GMC Acadia gives GMA properly sized mid-sized SUV, now the Equinox lines right up with the heart of the small should be market. Will see if that equals success against strong competition for more’n SUVs checkout bestcar2018.com.
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