Since 2012, Chevrolet has been in market ratings and with the launch of 2017 Chevrolet Equinox it will surely gladden the customers. It is a mid-sized luxury crossover cum SUV that is totally new in the market and is anticipated to increase sales numbers of Chevrolet. Mitsubishi, a Japanese car manufacturing company has helped Chevrolet in making the car’s chassis and design. The production of this car will occur in a plant situated in the outskirts of Mexico. This is mainly done for lowering the production cost of the vehicle.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox: New Platform and Amazing Features
This vehicle will be based on DDX2 platform. Furthermore, it will be constructed of aluminum, so one should expect this SUV to be lightweight. Both front and rear headlights are main features of car’s exterior, as they look magnificent at night. Bumpers are also redesigned to make them protective and hard. This car also features a new double flick 24 inch alloy wheels, which feature hard spokes for better performance off road. On the back glass, there is a Chevrolet symbol, which adds to the overall stunning appearance.
Use of aluminum and low density carbon allows for reduced chassis weight of 2017 Chevrolet Equinox. In addition to that, this vehicle also has more cargo space in its dock. As far as interiors are concerned, it features dual zone climate control. After several anticipations and speculations, it is finally confirmed that dark shaded windows will be offered with this vehicle. For the purpose of safety, it will feature specialized airbags. Other features include Parking Assistance Facility or PAC, LED Screen of 12 inches featuring total GPS connectivity and navigation system features complete installation of Google maps. A new Accuweather channel forecast and eight dual Dolby speaker systems are other notable features of this vehicle.
The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox comes with several special features including:
- Front and rear sonar proximity warning is offered as a standard.
- Full music system with the iPod facility.
- Electrical components of this car, including headlights are powered by a 210 V high power battery.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox: Engines and MPG
The 2017 Equinox will have a 2.5-liter unit as its base engine. Its horsepower output will be much higher than its torque. To be specific, this engine will be capable of generating 340 HP along with 290 lb ft of maximum torque. A 3.2-liter V6 engine serves as the second engine option that will be available to customers. This will be a turbocharged engine featuring lithium ion battery. This battery is installed for controlling engine and ensuring better fuel efficiency. Both manual and automatic transmission system with six units of speed will be offer. As far as fuel economy is concerned, it will offer approximately 23 mpg on city roads and approximately 32 mpg for the highway drive.
Price and Release
Although nothing is confirmed yet, the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox is expected to appear in the market before the beginning of 2017. The expected price range of this car is from $35,000 to $45,000. Pricing will be dependent on the additional features that customer wants.