Chevrolet refreshed its Equinox SUV, introducing it during this month Chicago Motor Show. The 2016 Equinox is expected to reach the US market this fall, after entering production at the end of the summer.
The revised model now features a new front fascia with chrome-accented dual-port grille, projector-beam headlamps, daytime running lamps, Chevy-signature dual-element taillamps, revised license plate applique and revised lower rear fascia on all models, with chrome trim on LTZ lower fascia and 17-inch aluminum wheels on LT and new 18-inch aluminum wheels on LTZ.
Safety Systems
The safety systems include Available Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning. The 2016 Equinox seats five, with all-wheel drive offered on LS, LT and LTZ models. The car also offers 889 liters of cargo space behind the rear seat and 1,803 liters with the rear seat folded.
The standard Ecotec 2.4L direct-injected engine delivers an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway (FWD models). A direct-injected 3.6L V-6 is available with LT and LTZ models and delivers best-in-class 301 horsepower (225 kW) and 272 lb-ft of torque (369 Nm).