Chevrolet introduced a new model in Equinox 2018

Chevrolet introduced a new model in Equinox 2018

September 23, 2016 0 By autotimesnews

The company officially unveiled the Chevrolet compact suv new generation Equinox for the US market.

The new mid-size crossover Chevrolet Equinox has become much lighter than its predecessor, it has received a stylish and modern design, improved interior and a diesel engine.

In the Chevrolet Equinox 2018 model year appeared that General Motors calls a modular platform D2XX / D2UX. The new platform will be a combination of elements of the chassis Theta and the Delta II.

Interior of new items made in the corporate style of the brand, showcased on new models Cruze, Volt and Malibu. Suv received LED optics, multi-tiered grille, and additional chrome accents.

Interior Chevrolet Equinox has a two-tone finish, information and entertainment complex MyLink with a 7- or 8-inch touch screen and compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Rear couch folded, forms a substantially flat floor.

As for car safety, the developers had a huge improvement compared to the model it replaces. Standard and available features include light safety belt reminder, ambient vision system Surround Vision, LED collision warning system, a system of automatic braking at low speed and rebuild the system in the dead zone. He also received the function of “teenage driver”, which allows parents to view the “history” child trip by driving a car, and encourage safe driving habits.

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Besides the obvious advantages in the dynamics of fuel consumption and driving at GM say the new platform also allows the new «Equinox» drop-down instrument panel and thus increase visibility through the windshield.

Auto was about 10 percent lighter (180 kg). Crossover can be equipped with three turbo engines: petrol 1.5-liter (170 hp and 275 Nm) and 2.0-liter (252 hp and 353 Nm) and diesel 1.6-liter unit with direct injection (136 hp with 320 Nm).

In tandem with the first motor and the diesel engine working a 6-speed “automatic”, the second – 9-band mechanic transmission. Basic equipment received front-wheel drive, full-wheel drive is available only for a fee. Official sales of the new generation Chevrolet Equinox will start in the US in the first quarter of 2017. In the market it will compete with cars equal in the class – the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V.