Concord Chevrolet Shoppers Get An
Early Look At The 2020 Chevy Equinox
The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox is a small crossover that’s one of the most popular models in this competitive class. Concord Chevy drivers report that they like the Equinox because it has lots of room for cargo, plenty of legroom to stay comfortable, and supportive seats. The 2020 Equinox also delivers a pleasant and smooth ride. While most competing vehicles have a sole engine, the Equinox provides buyers with a choice of two powerplants.
The Equinox can seat five passengers very comfortably. According to the Chevrolet dealers near Concord, there are four trim levels on offer: L, LS, LT and Premier. Front-wheel drive is standard across the board, and all trim levels except the base L can get available all-wheel drive (AWD).
The standard engine is a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque, teamed to a six-speed automatic gearbox. Fuel economy is exceptional. This engine helps the Equinox deliver an EPA-estimated 26/31 mpg with front-wheel drive and 25/30 mpg with AWD.*
For extra power, there’s an optional 2.0-liter turbo-four engine that’s good for 252 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, mated to a nine-speed automatic. Fuel economy for this block checks in at 22/29 mpg with front-wheel drive, while AWD models return 22/28 mpg. With this engine, the Equinox can tow up to 3,500 pounds.
The 2020 Chevy Equinox Is Unlike The Others
Unlike many other vehicles in its class, the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox is fun to drive, with precise steering and nimble handling. The cabin is spacious, providing plenty of room for occupants to stay comfortable, even on longer trips. The top-line Premier model features standard ventilated front seats, with heated rear seats.
The 2020 Equinox Is Packed With Technology
Today’s buyers demand the latest technology features and the 2020 Chevy Equinox doesn’t disappoint. Standard tech features include the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system, which comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as a 7.0-inch touchscreen. Other standard features include a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot, four USB ports and Bluetooth. An optional Bose premium stereo system keeps the music playing with crystal clarity.
The Equinox’s beautiful exterior styling is bound to turn plenty of heads. Buyers can choose from a number of available appearance packages, including the Lights and Brights package, the Midnight Edition package and the Redline Edition package.
In addition to the usual safety features that come standard, the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox also comes with the Teen Driver system. This innovative safety feature lets parents restrict certain parameters of the Equinox, including the maximum speed and the audio system’s volume. Teen Driver can even send a report home with details on how the driver was using the vehicle.
The 2020 Equinox is very safe, with the top score of five stars overall in crash testing by the NHTSA. The IIHS gave the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox its highest rating of Good in all crash tests and named it a Top Safety Pick.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.