3 Reasons Why the 2018 Chevy Equinox is Worth Waiting For
Chevrolet has revealed it’s all-new, third-generation Equinox on the day of Autumnal Equinox on 22nd September 2016. And according to the official statements released by the bowtie brand, the new Equinox will go on sale in the first quarter of 2017 in North America.
Equinox, the mid-size crossover SUV from Chevy was introduced in 2004 for the 2005 model year. This was the first crossover model launched by the bowtie brand and Equinox never failed to meet the expectations of its customer base. Affordable price, appealing style and higher cargo capacity are some of the main factors that made this model a popular choice among the consumers. Impressive stats and features of Chevrolet Equinox bagged several awards. The second generation Equinox ended with 2017 model year and there was a greater anticipation surrounding the launch of its third generation.
All-new Chevrolet Equinox 2018 has not yet arrived to the dealer’s lot. But when Chevy unveiled the 2018 version at this year’s LA Auto Show, the word about it went out and there was a rise in the hype. But why experts and auto enthusiasts can’t stop talking about the third generation Chevrolet crossover? What makes 2018 Equinox an appealing choice? Let us check out the major features it has to offer.
New look: The new 2018 Equinox has shed its weight and embraced a new lean body style. Compared to its predecessors, the new model has dropped as much as 400 pounds, shortened wheelbase by 5.2 inches and length by 4.7 inches. Overall reduction in exterior specifications has trimmed the aerodynamic frontal area imparting the vehicle a sleek and stylish appeal. LED daytime running lights, horizontal tail lamps and a more interesting upscale grille accentuate the overall appeal of the crossover.
New engine: The biggest highlight of Chevrolet’s third generation Equinox is its power train option — the new 2018 Equinox is powered by a 1.6-liter turbo-diesel delivering 136 hp and 236 lb-ft. It is the first time Equinox will be powered with diesel engine and it also happens that Equinox will be the first of its kind in the crossover segment of United States. Other engine configurations include a 1.5L turbo making 170 hp and 203 pound-feet of torque and a 2.0L turbo producing 252 hp and 260 pound-feet. All the three engine configurations are mated with a new nine-speed automatic transmission system.
New safety features: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox ensure to offer confidence and safety for every mile. It offers ten advanced safety technologies to make your driving safe and secure. Some of the safety features include surround-view safety system, rear vision camera, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, active lane control, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, blind spot monitors with rear cross-traffic alert and a teen driver feature.
What you have to do is get in touch with the nearest Chevrolet dealerships in or around your locality. Contact them to find more information about the Equinox 2018 model and book your purchase.