2018 Chevrolet Equinox Performance: Power, Function, Efficiency

2018 Chevrolet Equinox red exterior model

The Chevy Equinox has been fully redesigned this year, bringing with it an abundance of new capabilities. Here we’ll check out a variety of 2018 Chevrolet Equinox performance specs and features, including:

  • Available turbo-diesel engine
  • Excellent fuel economy numbers
  • Confident towing capabilities

See everything this five-passenger crossover SUV can do when you take it for a test drive near Davenport at Chevrolet Center in Winter Haven, FL.

Equinox Performance Highlights

  • Standard Power – The base engine on the new Equinox crossover is a turbocharged 1.5L inline-four that makes 170 hp and 203 lb-ft of torque while getting up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg highway.

  • Turbo-Diesel Fuel Economy – Unlike the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, and Toyota RAV4, the Chevy Equinox is offered with a turbo-diesel engine as well. Choose this setup and you’ll get up to an EPA-estimated 39 mpg highway.

  • Max Power – At the top of the performance lineup is an available turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine, which generates a robust 252 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque.

  • All-Wheel Drive (AWD) – In addition to the already capable Chevy Equinox FWD, you can get excellent traction in inclement weather and difficult road conditions with AWD on the LS, LT, or Premier. This system also helps maximize fuel economy by letting you switch between FWD and AWD.

Towing Capabilities and More

In addition to its three efficient and powerful engine options, the Chevy Equinox also provides confident towing specs for a small crossover SUV. Opt for the avaialble turbocharged 2.0L inline-four and you’ll get a Tow/Haul mode cutton that helps this model tow up to a maximum of 3,500 pounds. Other highlights include:

  • 240 lb-ft of torque with turbo-diesel engine<

  • Six-speed automatic transmission on turbo 1.5L and turbo-diesel 1.6L engine

  • Nine-speed automatic transmission on turbo 2.0L engine

Read expert reviews on the Chevy Equinox.

The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is on sale now with the performance setup of your choice near Lake Wales at Chevrolet Center, your family-owned and operated Chevy dealership at 101 Cypress Gardens Blvd in Winter Haven, FL. Call us at (863) 294-7371 during our sales hours Monday through Saturday, or reach out online anytime!