The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel is one of the most anticipated cars from the American manufacturer. The Equinox is one of the top selling cars for the American brand Chevrolet and Chevrolet will update the model with a lot of new features and they are as follows.
Chevrolet is a sub-brand of General motors and they had been making the small crossover cars for decades. The Equinox is one the crossover that always stood out in the people’s heart and it is also a prominent selling car for the General motors. The Equinox was first introduced in the year 2005 ever since the car had got a lot of updates, new features and high popularity among the people. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel is a 3rd generation model and gets completely revamped design and host of goodies and features packed into the car.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel – Exterior and Interior Redesign
The new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel is based on the completely new platform. Hence the car is shrunken in the size when compared to the ongoing model as a result of this interior of the car size had also been reduced. The new Equinox gets a new dashboard design and the interior also sees a bump in the cabin quality. General motors use premium materials like wood and leather in Equinox which gives the luxury feel to the user.
The 2018 Equinox can accommodate up to 5 passengers. The exterior of the car had also been changed a lot. The new model gets an all new design language and it is one of the head trying a design that General motors ever provided to the Equinox. There are several color options available from General motors that user can choose from and each of them gives a unique look to the car.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel – Engine and Performance
The new car will be powered by a 1.6 litre DOHC 16 valve 4 cylinder engine. The engine is turbocharged for the maximum performance and it’s also inter-cooled for rapid cooling of the engine. The engine produces 136 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque which is more than enough to pull the 3500 lb of Equinox weight.
The 6-speed automatic transmission sucks the power from the 1.6-litre engine. All the 136 hp are transmitted to the front wheel or user can also opt for the all wheel drive option where all the powers are transmitted to all 4 wheels. The Equinox can reach 0-60mph in less than 8.5 seconds, 0-100mph in 25 seconds and the car can achieve a top speed of 115 mph.
The new suspension setup of the car will be stiffer and does not make the car roll a lot while tackling the corners of the road. The Equinox can come to a halt from the standstill of ¼-mile in just 14.9 seconds. The expected fuel efficiency of the new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel is 25-38 mpg.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel – Price and Release Date
The new 2018 Chevy Equinox Diesel will start at a price of 25,000 dollars while the features list of the car increases the price goes up to 35000 dollars. The car will hit the showrooms in 2018.