2019 Chevy Equinox Design, Interior and Preview | The second-generation model Equinox will be replaced with the following gen and the 2019 Chevy Equinox will sport a revised exterior and will get a new engine also. On top of that, Equinox will offer a very good performance, new interior appearance and refreshed outside. Lots of security features is added to the 2019 model and the surround camera is the highlight at that section. Once a midsize SUV, 2019 Chevy Equinox is now classified as a compact vehicle.
2019 Chevy Equinox Preview and Design
The 2019 Chevy Equinox gained some muscles during the last refreshment. The fenders are narrower and the hood looks more aggressive. Another change is that the logo is now put on the upper grille, along with the top grille is in contact with front radiator grille. It’ll measure the 107.3-inch in wheelbase, length 183.1 inches, width 72.6 in and height is 65.4 in. With this size, this SUV is able to accumulate comfortably five adults passengers.
The air dam of the 2019 Chevy Equinox is mounted right to the bottom of the front fascia. It seems like the fog lamps are smaller, twice more compact than before to be exact. The headlights of the 2019 Chevy Equinox are also substituted, as they are now sleeker and thinner, and the front part appears sharper and contemporary. The model will be available in four trims L, LS, LT, Premier.
Moving to the back and we can see that the roof is more sloped from the rear and this shift gave Equinox a real crossover appearance. The hook is set up as well, and the stoplights now come in two-piece units. The 2019 Chevy Equinox will be available in 12 exterior colors;
2019 Chevy Equinox Interior and Color Options
The interior sports the exact same old general appearance, but some changes are visible. The center stack is revised and decreased a little bit, and the MyLink infotainment system includes a 7-inch display. Some silver design is added to the infotainment system and center vents. The storage area is at the same place earlier but now features a wider and not as tall look.
The steering wheel is reshaped with the simplified buttons onto its left side and right side. Instrument cluster still comes with two analog indicators and the driver information screen is slightly wider. Speaking of interior features, the seats are denim-style cloth. The rear seats are folding flat for an additional cargo room.
The 2019 Chevy Equinox comes with many features for the safety. Some of them are stability control system, traction control, airbags, head curtain, rear vision camera, door locks, rear child security, teen driver mode, low tire pressure monitor, advanced diagnostics, emergency service. Also, it is going to offer an automatic crash response, stolen vehicle assistance and roadside assistance. In the US NHTSA Crash Test, this SUV is gain four stars to the safety.
2019 Chevrolet Equinox Engine and Specs
The 2019 Chevy Equinox is not only the first SUV in North America that offers a complete turbocharger multi-engine lineup. It comes with three engine options. The first engine at the offer is a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder unit that is part of Chevy’s Ecotec family. It uses a direct injection system and it can create up to 170 HP. Also, it includes a standard front-wheel drive and an optional all-wheel-drive system. It provides in city/highway gas economy: of 26/32 mpg (FWD) and 24/30 mpg (AWD).
The next one is the 1.6-liter turbodiesel unit can reunite 136 HP and 240 pound-feet of torque. On top of this, this drivetrain features a variable-geometry turbo and also the start/stop technology. Thanks to that, it could reach up to 39 mpg on the highway and 28 mpg in the city.
The top of the lineup is the new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that bursts amazing 255 HP. Furthermore, this engine comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission. As for the EPA rated it’s going to give one 22/29 mpg (FWD) and 22/28 mpg (AWD). The fuel tank has the capacity of 15.6 gallons. This model will have the ability to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles in 6,6 sec, 0 to100 mph in 17.1 sec and from 0 to 130 miles in 39.8 sec. Furthermore, the maximum run of this SUV is 155 mph.
As we already wrote, this 2019 Chevy Equinox will include three engines. The first two 1,5 liter petrol and 1,6-liter turbo-diesel engine will have enough power and torque to tow up to 1500 pounds with correctly equipping. The last one engine and also powerful 2.0 liter will offer a tow/haul mode that can help one to halt with ease. This one will have the ability to tow maximum 3500 lbs.
2019 Chevy Equinox Price and Release Date
The 2019 Chevy Equinox will cost $25,000. However, the 2.0-liter model will easily go up to $35,000. Competitors like Mitsubishi Outlander or Ford Escape are somewhat cheaper, but if you opt for them, you’ll need to pay for extra amenities. Why? Since Chevy Equinox is unquestionably a better-equipped SUV. This model will even compete with similar size models Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5. It’ll go on sale at the end of 2018 or in the very first weeks of 2019.