Safety First for a All-New 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Posted on 24. Oct, 2016 by in GM Canada

Safety First for a All-New 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Offers business active reserve and adaptive pile-up deterrence features






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CHICAGO (Thursday, Sep 22, 2016) – Crossover business wish a automobile that can conduct all from comfort and connectivity to fit opening and safety. The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox delivers on all depends – generally when it comes to safeguarding a passengers.

The Equinox offers a apartment of active reserve technologies and adaptive crash-avoidance facilities that assistance yield assent of mind on a road, for adults as good as new teen drivers.

Teen Driver record allows relatives to set certain automobile controls and examination an in-vehicle news label with teens, assisting to inspire protected pushing habits.

“The Chevrolet Equinox ramps adult a recognition and insurance capability with an even broader operation of accessible technologies designed to support drivers in bland situations,” pronounced Ray Kiefer, General Motors Active Safety Technical Fellow. “From daily pushing to parking and pile-up avoidance, it can assistance a occupants equivocate difficulty altogether.” 

Available modernized active reserve facilities to raise motorist recognition on a highway embody radar- and camera-based adaptive technologies that can yield alerts or warnings to intensity threats, permitting a motorist to conflict and make changes to presumably 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.

The all-new Equinox’s stretched reserve facilities are secure in a stronger physique structure and a operation of accessible modernized motorist reserve assistance features. New for 2018 is Surround Vision, a record that provides a verbatim demeanour during a 2018 Equinox’s perimeter. This accessible complement uses strategically located cameras on all sides of a automobile to yield a 360-degree bird’s eye perspective of a vehicle, assisting drivers fast perspective a surrounding area during a glance, for some-more assured maneuvering when reversing, parking, or trailering.

Equinox models but Surround Vision offer a customary rear-vision camera system.

IntelliBeam headlamps are also new, charity involuntary high-beam control.
When it comes to normal pacifist reserve features, there are 6 customary atmosphere bags, including frontal motorist and newcomer atmosphere bags, roof rail-mounted conduct screen side atmosphere bags that assistance strengthen a front and outboard back seating positions; and front-seat-mounted side-impact atmosphere bags.

Additional reserve facilities include:

  • Front newcomer chair newcomer intuiting system; rollover intuiting and insurance system
  • Collapsible pedal public to assistance strengthen opposite lower-extremity injuries
  • Three-point reserve belts in all 5 seating positions, reserve belt retractor pretensioners and path pretensioners in a driver- and front-passenger positions, and front reserve belt bucket limiters
  • LATCH child chair latching complement in a back seat
  • Tire vigour monitoring system, daytime using lamps.

All of a Equinox’s crash-avoiding and passenger-protecting technologies are built into a stronger physique structure that incorporates high-strength steel in pivotal areas to assistance forestall penetration into a newcomer compartment.

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox goes sale in open 2017.

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, on Facebook during or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.

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