The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is released with new features such as a slimming redesign for the interior and exterior, technology updates and the release of the turbo engine for this particular vehicle model. With these changes, the Chevrolet Equinox’s operational efficiency has improved, the cargo area is more spacious, and the safety of operating this vehicle is up to standards. According to reviews, the Chevrolet Equinox is the second best selling vehicle and Chevy has sold approximately more than 2 million since the release of the vehicle in 2004.You will also find that reviews believe this crossover will take the lead on inroads.
The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox has the basic performance features such as 4-cyl, 1.5L turbo engine with 170 horsepower, 203lb ft. of torque, 32 mpg on the highway, and a 6-speed manual automatic transmission, but has the options of upgrading. For instance, you can upgrade from to a 1.6L turbo-diesel engine that will average 40mpg on the highway or a 2.0L turbo engine, which will have a 9-speed transmission, 260lb ft. of torque and 252 horsepower. Visit your nearest Jim Glover dealership to slip behind the wheel of an Equinox for a test drive today! In addition to all these performance features, a Chevrolet Equinox has features like a 4-link rear suspension and 4 wheel antilock disc brakes, electronic parking brake, and a driver shift control to create a high performance level. Testers believe that the brake pedals on this crossover are very firm and easy to use when you need to stop with urgency, which makes every vehicle owner feel safe. No matter the trim you choose, these features will be a part of the vehicle. The stop/start engine is also a popular feature on the Chevrolet Equinox that is known as one of the least obtrusive and smoothest systems, which makes everyone love it.
The standard interior features in a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox include Bluetooth, a USB port, an auxiliary cord, myLink radio with a 7” diagonal color touch screen, voice activated technology, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, SirusXM Satellite radio, 6 speakers, active noise cancellation control system, Wi-Fi hotspot that allows 7 devices to be connected, a second row and cargo area auxiliary with a 12v power outlet, power windows, power door locks, keyless start, push-button start, theft-deterrent system, 60/40 split-folding rear seats that fold flat and have armrests, automatic headlamps, heated mirrors, 63.5 cubic feet cargo with the seats down, 4-way manual driver seat adjuster and front passenger adjuster, switchable all-wheel drive, and a surround vision that gives you a bird’s eye view of your vehicle virtually. As the owner of this vehicle, you will also have access to the myChevrolet app that allows you to control features in your vehicle from your mobile device.
In addition to the standard features, consumers have the option to upgrade the type of Equinox they purchase. The standard trim is the L trim and from there you can upgrade to the LS, LT, or Premier trim. With the LS trim, you will have all the standard features in the L trim, but also have a keyless entry keypad. When it comes to the LS trim, you will add high intensity discharge lamps, power driver seat with driver lumbar, and an outside heated power-adjustable, manual folding mirrors that will have body color caps. The Premier trim will consist of all the features from the L, LS, and LT plus a hands free power lift gate, remote start, USB ports in the front console, USB ports for charging only in the rear seats, inside rearview auto-dimming mirrors, and an 8” diagonal color-touch screen rather than the 7” in the standard. The premier trim you are also able to upgrade to a different paint color and a sun, sound, and navigation package that will include a sunroof, high quality technology, and 19-inch aluminum wheel. With each of these trims, you will also be able to choose if you would like FWD or AWD.
When it comes to purchasing a car, the safety level matters. With the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, you will find the standard safety features such as a rear vision camera, rear park assist, intellibeam headlamps, airbag system, stabilitrack, OnStar, tire pressure monitor, child security rear door locks, rear cross traffic alert, lane change alert, side blind zone alert, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, forward collision alert, and LED daytime running lamps. In addition to these features, the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox has added a low speed forward automatic braking and a built-in Teen Driving system. The low speed forward automatic braking is used to stop severe impact when the vehicle is going below 50mph and senses a front-end collision. The built-in Teen Driving system is a way to teach new drivers, without being in the car. You can set features like volume limits, speed alerts, and distance driven. For the safety features, you are allowed to opt out on certain ones or you can upgrade the trim to receive each feature. If you’re interested in auto loans to help you secure an Equinox today, don’t hesitate to complete a secure credit application that can be found right here on our website!
Looking at the difference between the 2017 and 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is important. It is important to see what the new features consist of and what is improving. The release of the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox came with a whole new exterior look and a few redesign features on the inside. The 2018 model has a shorter wheelbase and is shorter in length and height on the exterior. Another exterior change consists of the headlights being lined up with the grille, which is different on the older models. With these exterior changes, it means that the interior comes with a redesign as well. Since the new model is a little shorter, the dashboard on the inside becomes a little more compact, but leaves a more spacious rear for the passengers and cargo. Other interior designs consist of updates such as the rear seat folding making more cargo room, a chrome trim in each model, and a technology updates that add features like the Android Auto and myChevrolet app.