Drive the Dependable Chevrolet Equinox

By Emily Eppley | April 25th, 2018

 

When you want a crossover SUV with an energetic engine, bold style-lines, as well as award-winning dependability, you need the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. The all-new 2018 Equinox was designed with your wants and needs in mind so you’ll love every trip you take in this efficient SUV. From style and technology to performance and safety, this versatile crossover offers the features you need to turn your ride into anything but ordinary. Check out the extraordinary 2018 Chevy Equinox and then see our online inventory now!

According to a survey by J.D. Power, the Chevrolet Equinox is the most dependable crossover in its segment. It received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among Compact SUVs in the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study, which is based on 36,896 total responses, and measuring problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners. Chevrolet knows that you need a vehicle that’s ready to handle whatever the day throws at you, which is why we continue to strive for excellence and improve on features across the board. You should be able to rely on your vehicle; we made sure you could.

Parents with driving-age children could use a little added peace of mind. Chevrolet’s Teen Driver helps parents manage some of their new driver’s vehicle settings to encourage safer driving habits.

Thanks to some ingenuitive engineering, this 2018 Equinox lost over 400 pounds, making it lighter and more agile on the road. The standard trim starts with a turbocharged 1.5-liter inline-four engine that provides a respectable 170 horsepower and a 203 lb-ft torque. You can upgrade to the 2.0-liter turbo engine that delivers a hefty 252 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque as well as a max towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. You can even choose to go diesel with the thrilling 1.6-liter turbo-diesel engine that returns an amazing estimated 39 miles per gallon on the highway. Even with the traditional gas engines, you’ll get segment leading gas mileage of up to 31 miles to the gallon on the highway with the 1.5-liter.

The Chevy Equinox is a popular choice for growing families with its high safety ratings and accessible LATCH functionality. But this crossover has you covered, even if your kids are a little older, thanks to the new Teen Driver feature. Teen Driver technology has a number of advanced features, from muting the audio until front-seat occupants are buckled, to automatically turning on available advanced safety technologies like Side Blind Zone Alert, Forward Collision Alert and Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking. The in-vehicle report shows how your teen performed, so you can identify problem areas and coach your new driver on improvements.

Stop by with the whole family today to test drive this dependable and thoughtful crossover SUV. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is ready to WOW you! See our inventory now.

 

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