Chevrolet Introduces All-New 2018 Equinox

Posted on 24. Oct, 2016 by in GM Canada


Chevrolet Introduces All-New 2018 Equinox

The ideal change of pattern and technology

2016-09-22

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DETROIT (Thursday, Sep 22, 2016) – Call it a right balance. On a autumnal equinox today, Chevrolet introduced a all-new 2018 Equinox – a uninformed and complicated SUV sized and designed to accommodate a needs of a compress SUV customer.

“We’ve got a strongest lorry business in a attention and we’ve revived a automobile lineup with Volt, Cruze and Malibu,” pronounced Alan Batey, Global Chevrolet president. “We’re requesting a same patron concentration to grow a crossover/SUV business – starting with a Chevrolet Equinox.”

Today’s compress SUV business make certain a automobile meets all of their needs, from design, connectivity and reserve perspectives. The Equinox delivers on all fronts, starting with a uninformed new pattern and all-new thrust systems.

Fresh, new design

The new Equinox’s fluent extraneous has a lean, robust skin echoing a tellurian Chevrolet pattern cues and sculpted shapes seen in a Volt, Malibu and Cruze. Extensive aero growth in a breeze hovel shabby a neat shape.

It is a richer, some-more minute pattern featuring chrome trim on all models and Malibu-inspired styling. Projector-beam headlamps are standard, along with LED daytime using lamps. At a rear, plane taillamps stress a Equinox’s far-reaching stance, while uplevel models underline LED taillamps. 

“Customers who previewed a automobile early on had a clever romantic response to a neat and worldly extraneous design,” pronounced John Cafaro, executive director, GM Design. “Those same themes are carried by to a interior, creation a space beautifully intuitive.”

The interior takes advantage of a Equinox’s all-new pattern to offer a down-and-away instrument panel, while a low windshield bottom provides a autocratic external view. New elements such as accessible denim-style chair fabric mix high character with high-durability, while a new “kneeling” back chair enhances functionality. With it, a bottom cushions lean brazen when a split-folding seatbacks are lowered, permitting a prosaic building for easier loading.

Connectivity

The 2018 Equinox offers eloquent technology, assisting to keep passengers safe, gentle and connected.

Chevrolet’s latest connectivity technologies are front and centre, including 7- and 8-inch-diagonal MyLink infotainment systems designed to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as good as an accessible OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto harmony is theme to their terms, remoteness statements and information devise rates, as good as a concordant smartphone.)

Safety

The Equinox offers a extensive apartment of accessible active reserve technologies and adaptive crash-avoidance facilities that yield palliate of use and assent of mind on a road.

Teen Driver is also offered, permitting relatives to set controls and examination in sequence to inspire pushing habits, even when they are not in a vehicle. 

Available modernized active reserve facilities to raise motorist recognition on a highway embody radar- and camera-based adaptive technologies that can yield alerts to intensity pile-up threats, permitting a motorist to conflict and make changes to equivocate them, including:

  • New Safety Alert Seat
  • New Surround Vision
  • New Forward Collision Alert with Following Distance Indicator
  • New Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking
  • New Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • New Rear Seat Reminder
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert 
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

Turbocharged engines and more

A operation of 3 turbocharged engines – including a segment’s initial turbo-diesel in North America – provides business some-more choices when it comes to performance, potency and capability in a all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox.

They embody a 1.5L turbo, a 2.0L turbo – matched with GM’s new nine-speed involuntary delivery – and a 1.6L turbo-diesel.

“With 3 choices, business can name an engine that offers some-more of a attributes that are critical to them: efficiency, opening and capability,” pronounced Dan Nicholson, vice-president, Global Propulsion Systems. “The advantage for any is energy of a incomparable engine and a potency of a smaller engine.”

The new Equinox is a initial Chevrolet indication in North America to use an all-turbocharged, multi-engine powertrain lineup. That includes a approaching segment-exclusive 1.6L turbo-diesel that will offer business glorious potency and capability.

“It is an all-new SUV from a belligerent adult and one that takes on a industry’s biggest competitors with a stronger architecture, larger potency and some-more technology,” pronounced Rick Spina, executive arch engineer. “And it looks good doing it.”

Additional automobile highlights:

  • Approximately 180 kilograms (400 lbs) lighter than a stream indication – a 10-percent weight reduction
  • Switchable AWD complement that enhances potency by disconnecting from a back spindle when not needed 
  • Unique kneeling back chair that enables a prosaic back bucket building and adult to 1,798 litres (63.5 cu.ft.)of limit load space
  • Heated seats and a remote starter are customary on all trims in Canada.

Equinox sales have reached some-more than 2 million given a launch and it is Chevrolet’s second-best sell offered vehicle, after a Silverado.

The 2018 Equinox goes on sale in a initial entertain of 2017 in North America. It rolls out to approximately 115 additional tellurian markets after in a year.

About Chevrolet in Canada

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 115 countries and offered some-more than 4.8 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline enchanting performance, pattern that creates a heart beat, pacifist and active reserve facilities and easy-to-use technology, all during a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.

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2018 CHEVROLET EQUINOX PRELIMINARY SPECIFICATIONS (NORTH AMERICA)

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