Small crossovers have become the new family car. Consumers are flocking to the versatility and efficiency offered by the vehicles in this class. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox in Patterson CA is the latest version of Chevy's entry in this popular class. The latest version of this car will include multiple turbocharged engine options that deliver sporty performance blended with impressive capabilities.
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Three engines will be offered on the 2018 Equinox. Standard equipment includes a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 170 horsepower and 203 pound-feet of torque. The second engine offered is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that increases the performance numbers to 252 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Rounding out the list of engine options is a 1.6-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder that produces 137 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque.
When equipped with the base four-cylinder engine, the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox earns an estimated 26 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the highways. The larger 2.0-liter engine is rated at 22 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highways. Fuel economy ratings are not yet available on the turbo-diesel engine, but GM estimates the four-cylinder will break the 40 mile per gallon mark on the highways.
Storage and Towing
The storage capacity provided by the crossover class is a significant reason many car shoppers consider these vehicles. Behind the rear seats, the 2018 Equinox will offer 29.9 cubic feet of cargo space. Folding down the rear seats increases this number to 63.5 cubic feet. When properly equipped, the 2018 Equinox will be able to tow up to 3,500 pounds with the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Trim Levels and Features
Chevrolet will be offering the 2018 Equinox in four trim levels: L, LS, LT and Premier. Each trim level comes equipped with a different collection of features. Highlights from the list of standard and available features include: