The following generation of the Chevy’s little crossover SUV, the Equinox model has only been redesigned for the 2018 model year. It is now better in each segment; it looks more aggressive, it is smaller, lighter, and features an updated technology. The interior now appears more upscale, it is cozier and more lavish.
The third generation Chevy will be available in many trim levels which include the base L, LS, LT, and Premier trim levels. On the other hand, although it has just been completely modernized, the carmaker has announced the second model year of the third creation that will go into the market as the 2019 Equinox.
2019 Chevrolet Equinox Changes
So, regardless of the fact that the 2018 model year has received a complete makeover, the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox will arrive with a plethora of small but significant upgrades. The exterior will be refreshed with the addition of two new color shades while the interior will find an upgraded infotainment system. As well, there will also be several rearrangements such as removal of the auxiliary power socket in the second row . Furthermore, the manufacturer will add two new active safety systems plus some new packages too.
2019 Chevrolet Equinox Interior, Design
The 2019 Chevrolet Equinox will get two new exterior colors and those are Pacific Blue Metallic and Kinetic Blue Tooth. Inside the cabin, the new Chevy will get an upgraded Chevrolet infotainment system, the new HD Surround Vision system, and HD Rear Vision camera. Furthermore, the safety will be improved with two new features.
Those include elastic full-speed cruise controller with stop/go and front pedestrian braking. As well, the carmaker will equip it with the new Fleet Safety package also. Maybe the new Equinox might get one or two more color combinations in the interior design. All the models will now feature dual USB charging instead of one as before and the maker will remove the additional 12-volt power socket for the second row.
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2019 Chevrolet Equinox Engine
The 2019 Equinox will not receive any changes in the engine department. The base is going to be a 1.5-liter inline-4 turbocharged engine with the output of 170 hp and 203 pound-feet of torque. This unit will work with a six-speed automatic and comes standard with front-wheel drive. This engine receives 26/32 mpg. However, with the optional AWD, it is rated at 24/30 mpg.
The following is a 2.0-liter inline-4 turbocharged engine. This unit is in a position to produce 252 hp and 260 pound-feet of torque. It is mated to some 9-speed automatic gearbox. The third solution is a 1.6-liter inline-4 diesel powertrain. Furthermore, the AWD is anticipated to become 28/38 mpg.
2019 Chevrolet Equinox Release Date, Price
The 2019 Chevrolet Equinox should appear sometime at the end of 2018. The pricing is not accessible yet. However, we assume it shouldn’t be higher than the present which starts at around $24,000.