First appearance for Chevy Equinox was back in 2005, while second generation came in 2009. Although Equinox was redesign for 2016, Chevrolet is already planning new version. This model will be sold as 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. This new Chevy crossover will be almost 400 pounds lighter than its predecessor.
Speaking of Equinox dimensions, it will be 4.7-inhc shorter, 0.1-inch wider and 0.9-inch lower than before. Also, wheelbase will be 5.2-inch shorter. All this dimension changes affects cabin space, which will definitely be decreased. Exterior design of future Frontier comes with fully chromed grille. Inside the cabin, 2018 Equinox looks more modern than ever before. It features more quality materials throughout the cabin.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox engine and fuel economy specs
2018 Chevrolet Equinox engine lineup has been completely renewed. Old 2.4-liter and 3.6-liter powertrains were abandoned for good. 2018 Equinox will be powered by 1.5-liter turbo engine in base version. This unit will be capable of producing 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque. Second choice is 1.6-liter engine, while top of the range Equinox is powered by 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. This new turbo can generate up to 252 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Engine is mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission. Future Chevy Equinox towing capacity is set at 3,500 pounds. 2018 Equinox fuel economy is rated at 28 mpg on the highway.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox release date and price review
2018 Chevrolet Equinox price is set at $24,000, which is way more affordable than its competitors on the market. There is no detailed information about 2018 Chevrolet Equinox release date yet.