Chevrolet will again treat their customers with a new revamped Equinox that will be known as 2018 Chevy Equinox. According to some rumor, it will lend its design pattern to Opel and Vauxhall. Most of the details about this car are unknown, although they will come out soon. Some rumors also suggest that Chevy won’t add the third row in the seating arrangement, thus providing more space for the cargo area. This same model will hit European market with same attributes, but there it will be known as Antara.
2018 Chevy Equinox – Redesign Exterior and Interior
General Motors is keeping all the details of 2018 Chevy Equinox as a secret so it would tough for the car experts to mine all the details out of the spy photos. There is a probability that headlight will get revamped horizontal LED feature, and they may be slightly shifted downward than their usual position. Fog lamp is likely to place on the edge of the front portion while grille is expected to get a small amount of modification.
Overall structure will be slightly modified, where front portion has been slightly boosted while the rear portion has been slightly lowered. Rear glass will get updated in size and shape thus enhancing the overall outlook. It will also get a dual nozzle exhaust system which will add to the style quotient.
Like its exterior, almost all the details about Chevy Equinox 2018 are still a mystery as no one got the right to get a glimpse of the cabin. According to the speculation of most of the experts, the inner layout will remain same except the front portion the cabin which will receive some significant updates.
Current model has a decent interior, so the chance for altering the whole arrangement is very low. The dashboard might get a new instrument cluster integrated with the enhanced infotainment system, better display panel, simplified illuminated button, etc. There will be more updates, but those details are still unknown to the automotive world.
2018 Chevy Equinox – Drivetrain
Details about its engine details are still a mystery but according to some expert, 2018 Chevy Equinox might get the old engines. The current engines are 2.4-liter that can produce 182 hp and 172 lb-ft and 3.6-liter that can produce 301 hp and 272 lb-ft.
There is a possibility that V-6 engine might be introduced in the 2018 model, but everything is anonymity. Six-speed automatic transmission is expected to be standard in all trims and fuel economy might be around 22 mpg to 29 mpg.
2018 Chevy Equinox – Price, Availability,and Rivals
According to some journalists, 2018 Chevy Equinox is expected to hit showrooms by the last quarter of 2017, although this is not official news. Price is projected to stay between the range of $23,995 and $33,000.
2018 Equinox will face some intense competition from Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, etc. which are also entering the market with some major updates.