Fresh off a redesign, the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is a compact SUV that competes head-to-head with the Nissan Rogue, Toyota RAV4, and Honda CR-V. Prices start at an MSRP of $23,580. Distinctions include an available diesel engine and plenty of safety and tech equipment, like available wi-fi.
Pros: Roomy, Quiet, High Tech Features, High Quality Interior, Unique Color Combinations
Cons: Less Fuel Efficient Than Competitors, Weak Base Engine, Some Safety Tech Not Available On All Trim Levels
Looks Best In: Ivy exterior/ Jet Black/Brandy interior
What You Should Know: Chevrolet offers many options for SUV shoppers. If looking for something smaller, the subcompact Chevrolet Trax. Shoppers seeking three rows of seating can choose from the car-based Traverse and truck-based Tahoe/Suburban.
Coolest Feature: Available heated rear seats, a rarity for the segment.
Competitors: Ford Escape, Mazda CX-9, Volkswagen Tiguan, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4
Summary: The Chevrolet Equinox is a strong contender in the compact SUV category. It has the latest technology and convenience features available and offer a comfortable driving experience.
Did You Know? If interested in the Chevrolet Equinox, look at its slightly more upscale platformmate, the GMC Terrain.
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