Chevrolet Equinox is GM’s mid-size crossover SUV. It is produced in Ontario, Canada, in a joint venture production facility called CAMI Automotive. It is based on a Theta long vehicle platform same as: Suzuki XL7, Pontiac Torrent, GMC Terrain etc. Chevrolet Equinox is the first Chevrolet badged small crossover SUV. It was first made for 2005 model year. 2014 Chevrolete Equinox didn’t go through many changes and it’s almost the same as the last year’s model.
2014 Chevrolet Equinox looks almost the same as Chevrolete Terrain, they share the same eplatform, but are made with different body panels. Equinox design doesn’t scream in your face, it has cute and modest look, as it’s a family crossover. Small family crossover, because although it looks simmilar it can take up to 7 passengers like its more corpulent cousin Chevrolet Traverse.
2014 Chevrolet Equinox interior is spacey and comfortable. It is made out of quality materials and interior features are very easy to use. In the basic trim it comes with cloth upholstery, but there is are leather upholstery, as well as power adjustable and heated front seats to choose. From hi tech gadgets it has six speaker audio system (with eight speaker Pioneer being an option), MyLink application, USB ports, Bluetooth, navigation system and number of safety features. Chevrolet Equinox has a big cargo space, although some of its competitors have even bigger, like Subaru Forester for example.
In basic version 2014 Chevrolet Equinox comes with 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. It produces 182 horsepower and 192 pound feet of torque. It is paired with six speed automatic transmission (which is the only option). In standard version Chevrolet Equinox comes with a front wheel drive, although there is a all wheel drive option. You can also choose more powerful engine, in that case you will get 3,6 liter V6, with 308 horsepower.
EPA fuel efficiency estimates for the four cylinder engine go from 22 mpg in the city conditions up to the 34 mpg on the highway and 26 mpg combined. These are for the front wheel drive version, while all wheel drive go from 20mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg combined.
Chevy Equinox 2014 price
2014 Chevrolet Equinox costs between $24,000 and $33,000 depending on the trim and additional options you choose.
2014 Chevrolet Equinox colors
Chevrolet made its big breakthrough with new line of small crossover SUVs. They became famous outside United States, especially in Europe and East Asia, now is the time to move these models to the American market