A Popular Vehicle Gets a New Look: the Eqinox Turbo-Diesel
One of Chevrolet’s most popular models, the Equinox compact crossover has resurfaced with a whole new look for 2018. In its third generation now, the long-time favorite—and second-best-selling vehicle—has been reimagined and redesigned to be the most eye-catching, durable model yet. And the best part? Ask any chevy dealer, and they’ll tell you the biggest reveal with this new model is the Equinox now coming equipped with a turbo-diesel engine.
All in the Family
If you’ve ever visited a chevy dealership, you’ll know that with all the different models and features available, it’s easier than ever to find the perfect vehicle for your needs. With this new redesign, the Equinox offers purchasing at a variety of price points and models:
- Base L Front-Drive Gasoline-Powered models start at $23,580 and reach $34,435 for Premier All-Wheel Drive
- Turbo-Diesel LT Front-Wheel Drive models begin at $30,700 and reach $34,800 for the Premier All-Wheel Drive
- Gasoline-Powered Front-Drive LS starts at $25,510
- Gasoline-Powered Front-Drive LT starts at $26,750
- Gasoline-Powered Front-Drive Premier starts at $30,790
- All-Wheel LS starts at $27,260
- All-Wheel LT starts at $28,500
Advanced Changes for an Advanced Vehicle
The new look comes with a modern exterior, roomier interior and state-of-the-art technology. Outside, the Equinox received a new face-lift for a more sculpted look. The models feature chrome trim and nods to the Malibu with projector-beam headlights, LED day lights and horizontal taillights. Inside, you’ll find a compact instrument panel, lower windshield for better visibility and the option for denim-style seat fabric.
A Powerful Drive
With the ability to tow trailers up to 3500 pounds, the Equinox is a powerhouse that combines strength with a smooth, sleek drive. EPA ratings for the Equinox diesel are 28 mpg in city and 39 highway, the all-wheel drive offers 28 mpg in city and 38 highway.
It’s all about that engine. Under the Premier’s hood, you’ll find a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder diesel engine. Built for power, the Premier TD front-drive model is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and boasts 137 horsepower and 240 foot-pounds of torque. The TD also comes with the option of two turbocharged gasoline engines: the 1.5-liter inline or the 2.0-liter inline. The 1.5 is equipped with six-speed automatic transmission with 170 horsepower and 203 foot-pounds of torque. The 2.0 boasts a bold nine-speed automatic with 252 horsepower and 260 foot-pounds of torque. Simply put, this Diesel Equinox is up for any challenge you throw its way.
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