Vehicle Overview

In a crowded compact crossover field, the Chevy Equinox manages to distinguish itself with fuel efficiency, a smooth ride quality, and a high safety rating. And with the addition of new standard features, the Equinox is better than ever before.

It is split into four trims: L, LS, LT, and Premier.

Performance

The Chevy Equinox’s fuel economy is superb: at up to 26 MPG in the city and 31 MPG on the highway. Credit is due to a small, 1.5-liter turbo inline 4-cylinder (I4) engine, which has auto start-stop technology to prevent unnecessary fuel consumption. You'll stay on the road in Columbia City, IN for longer.

And there’s also the option of going with a larger, 2.0-liter turbo I4 for more acceleration ability with its 252 horsepower and 260 pound to feet of torque. The 2.0-liter also emphasizes the Equinox’s smooth feel on the road, thanks to a 9-speed automatic transmission that greatly reduces the spaces between gears; the 1.5-liter has a 6-speed automatic gearbox instead.

Interior

The Chevy Equinox provides two cloth-trimmed rows of seats to accommodate up to five people. Passenger volume is measured at 103.5 cubic feet, and if you want to expand the cargo space from 29.9 cubic feet to 63.9 cubic feet, you can always fold down the rear seats.

The cabin is rather serene, thanks to active noise cancellation technology that blocks out noise and vibrations. Upper-level trims are more likely to have the following:

  • Perforated leather seat trim
  • Front-seat heating
  • 8-way power adjustability and lumbar control on driver’s seat
  • Driver-side memory

Technology

A tech highlight of the Chevy Equinox is the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system, which comes with a 7-inch high-definition touchscreen that gives you clear and crisp graphics. Attached to this infotainment system are six speakers, AM/FM radio, a Wi-Fi hotspot for 4G LTE Internet access, two USB ports for charging mobile devices, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for smartphone integration, and Bluetooth hands-free phone calling and audio streaming ability.

There are also key convenience features. As the owner, you can enter the vehicle without pressing your key fob and start it without a key. A 3.5-inch monochromatic screen feeds you vital driving information, and OnStar provides several remote and security functions. You can upgrade in trim for even more conveniences, which include the following:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Remote engine start
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with garage-door opener
  • Wireless charging ability
  • 8-inch color touchscreen

Safety

The Chevy Equinox is the recipient of a few more driver-assistance features than years past. At the base level, you can expect the following:

  • Following collision warning with a distance indicator to keep you aware of maintaining a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front of you.
  • Front pedestrian and automatic emergency braking for the necessary stopping force needed to prevent collisions involving pedestrians and other motorists in Coldwater, MI
  • Lane keep assist to help keep you on your intended lane of travel.

These driver-assistance features join commonplace safety amenities. Monitoring when backing out of a parking space or your garage is provided by a rearview camera with rear parking sensors. Electronic stability and traction control systems—joined under the StabiliTrak banner—keep you balanced and planted on the road. Daytime running lights use super-bright LEDs to make pedestrians and other motorists aware of your presence. Teen Driver technology monitor the driving habits of younger drivers. Keyless entry, engine immobilization, and a panic alarm combine to form the Equinox’s theft-deterrent system. And restraint and cushioning are provided by two frontal impact airbags, two side impact airbags, and two side curtain airbags.

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