With the new 2019 Chevy Equinox, the famous American carmaker delivers the proper response to the other compact-SUVs rivals. New Equinox comes with a slightly smaller dimension and more elegant design, as well as the awesome fuel economy. Other competitors like Nissan Rogue or Toyota RAV4 may have similar driving manners, but Chevy offers something unique.
A diesel engine with nearly 40 mpg is the thing that will separate this model from the rest. Moreover, the powertrain has two more options, the standard turbo 1.5-liter, and 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder. This five-passenger compact crossover will be available in four trims: L, LS, LT, and Premier. Also, the visual aspect is something to pay attention. The new model comes with a more bold stance and an impressive color palette.
2019 Chevy Equinox Colors
When you dreaming of the perfect car, somehow its always the color that speaks for your personality. Sure, everybody loves the mighty herd under the bonnet but the color is what really distinguish your favorite in the crowd. The 2019 Chevy Equinox offers a serious amount of 14 exterior and 4 interior color options. Let’s have a look which one is perfect for you.
For the exterior, you can start with Mosaic Black Metallic, Iridescent Perl, Ivy Metallic, and Kinetic Blue Metallic. Furthermore, the Cajun Red Tincoat, Nightfall Gray Metallic, Orange Burst Metallic, Summit White, and Storm Blue Metallic are also available. If this is not enough for you, worry not. The exterior palette ends with Satin Steel Metallic, Sandy Ridge, Pacific Blue Metallic, Papperdust Metallic, and Silver Ice Metallic. On top of that, the interior comes with Medium Ash Grey, Jet Black. Jet Black with the Cinnamon accent and Jet Black with Brandy accent.
2019 Chevy Equinox Interior
The upcoming 2019 Chevy Equinox has a beautiful, elegant and broad five-passenger cabin. The front seats are excellent and supportive with power-adjustable positions. The seats are very comfortable and a nicely padded, to make your long hour of driving more pleasant. The second-row folds nearly flat in a 60/40 split and it comes handy when you drag stuff with you. The 2019 Chevy Equinox offers almost 64 cubic feet of space, with the rear seats down.
Also, the subfloor in the rear cargo area is an awesome feature on the new model. Now you can put your smaller objects in there, keep them out of sight and have no worries. The infotainment system with 7-inches touch-screen is easy to use, and the controls for the audio and climate are simple and in a great position. Most of the Equinox models come with the premium cloth seating.
2019 Chevy Equinox Premier
The first-rate trim of the new 2019 Chevy Equinox is definitely Premier model. The most luxurious variant includes leather interior, 8-inch infotainment system, roof rails and heated front seats with driver-position memory. Moreover, other options include dual-zone climate control, hands-free tailgate, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert and a panoramic sunroof. The audio system is top-class, if you’re a music lover you’ll notice the difference between Bose and standard audio system.
With the Confidence and Convenience II packages, you’ll get automatic high-beam control, a power passenger seat, and ventilated front seats. On the outside, Premier adds more aggressive look with black grille, black mirror caps, and 18-inch wheels. Also, heated rear outboard seats, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, and 360-degrees parking camera system are included as well. Under the hood of the Premier, you can find 2.0-liter inline-4 with 252 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Transmission is 9-speed automatic.
2019 Chevy Equinox Specs
The 2019 Chevy Equinox will have three engine options. They all are 4-cylinder and comes standard in front-wheel drive and optional in all-wheel drive. First is a 1.5-liter turbo powertrain with 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque. The 1.5-liter is rated to tow 1,500 pounds and the EPA city/highway is 26/32 mpg FWD and 23/30 mpg AWD.
Next one is turbo 2.0-liter engine with 252 hp and 260 ft-lb of torque. This engine will make Equinox feel really faster and it is rated to tow up to 3,500 pounds. EPA for this one is 22/29 mpg for FWD and 22/28 for AWD. Moreover, there’s a diesel drivetrain as well. The 1.6-liter turbodiesel has 137 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque and outstanding fuel-economy rating of up to 39 mpg. The 1.5-liter and the diesel powertrain use a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The 2.0-liter turbo uses a 9-speed automatic transmission.
2019 Chevy Equinox Release Date and Price
The new Chevy Equinox has an MSRP starting at $25,000 for a base FWD L model. The more appealing models for the majority of customers, LS and LT starts around $27,000 and $29,000. If you want diesel powertrain the LT diesel starts at $31,000. Furthermore, the top-flight Equinox Premium models will have a price tag of $33,000. All-wheel drive adds an extra $1,700 and requires the LS or higher trim level.
With the base price, 2019 Chevy Equinox undersell the Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V. Also, Equinox is in line with the Ford Escape and the Subaru Forester and Hyundai Tuscon start marginally less. The release date of the new model is expected in the first quartal of 2019.