The upcoming model of Chevrolet, EQUINOX is a solid compact cross-over car with a relatively good technique and engine with plenty of power.
CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2017 OVERVIEW
CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2017 includes the front wheel or all-wheel drive. Relatively, it is large and fuel efficient. The exterior style is improved with lots of interior and cargo space. So, if you are in the market looking for a crossover SUV with a reasonable size and plenty of rear room, then definitely you must go with the Chevrolet Equinox 2017. The engine can be upgraded which is a rare thing in this series. Back side has space and comfort. The engine provides quick acceleration and interior is cozy with a smooth ride on rough roads. The trim levels are LTZ and LT. LTZ is named as Premium whereas the other one as fleet-only which receives two option packages: midnight package and sports package.
Midnight package includes black wheels, paint, exterior accents and interior leather trim. Sports package includes the same wheels, accents, and leather but the paint color is white in this package. Overall, the car features a few updates like a change in color, new packages, and trim levels. The car is all-new and uses new D2-platform. It is a worthy choice and no matter where you want to go it is eager to take you to your destination with a unique combination of style, comfort, and versatility.
CHEVROLET EQUINOX TECHNOLOGY
Many active safety technologies are introduced in the car which makes it more exciting to drive. The car was awarded as the “Most Dependable Compact Car” by J.D. Power. The car faces serious competitions with rivals including Honda CR-V, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, Ford Edge, Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sportage, Kia Sorento, Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback and Toyota RAV4.
CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2017 EXTERIOR
On the front side, the car has a chrome dual-port grille, projector-beam headlights with LED technology and Chevrolet signature tail-lamps. The back side features accents and tail-lamps, with rectangular exhausts on the engine. The overall look is aggressive, with custom 18-inch aluminum wheels on Premier model and 17-inch alloy wheels on the other model. Dashboard has storage space and updated graphics on the center stack.
The changes in the car did not change its dimensions. However mostly the car is not different from last year, with a slightly brighter and better look than its predecessor. To our eyes, it looks like a down-scaled version of Chevrolet Traverse. It is a litter chunkier with more styling and looks more like a car than a truck. It has good proportions and sharp details.
CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2017 INTERIOR
When it comes to the interior, a few improvements occur inside the car. Blind-spot detection and rear cross-traffic alerts are now available on both LT and LTZ. The car features a back-view camera and 7-inch dashboard screen. Bluetooth connectivity and integrated GPS navigation system also work on in the car now. The interior looks good with heat settings in leather seats and excellent infotainment system. The price is reasonable too. Cabin has remarkable space with comfortable sitting.
Front seating is good with an excellent driving position. The back seats can accommodate two adults easily with decent leg and head space. Cargo space is good also with a retractable cargo cover. The car also offers Tablet holders that attach to the back side of front seats. Driver assistance features are available inside the car. OnStar technology helps in guiding on every turn which is free for the first six months. My-Link smartphone connects to radio. Also, WiFi hotspot and 4G LTE are available inside the car.
CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2017 ENGINE
The car features a 3.6 Liter V-6 engine which is available in only a few cars of its series. The engine produces 301 horsepower and 272-pound-feet of torque. The towing capacity increases from 1500-3500 pounds. The V-6decreases fuel economy even with cheap gas which is a matter under discussion. Moreover, v-6 is available only on the top two trim levels which are LTZ and LT.
CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2017 PRICE
There is a slight increase in price from last year. The base prices start from $23,500 for L version, $26,400 for LS, $27,700 for LT, $31,000 for LTZ. Furthermore, the price for LT starts from $33,000 and LTZ from $36,000 with V-6 and all-wheel-drive.
CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2017 RELEASE DATE
The car will release by the end of summer, 2016.