According to early reports the 2017 Chevy Equinox is a family vehicle that presents a great deal of comfort to consumers. The new Equinox is a new generation of medium crossover will present to consumers as completely redesign. General Motors is quite late with the changes afforded to the 2017 Equinox given that its current generation launched in 2009. With that being said, there has been eight years between the two generations of the popular models. This new generation will be built upon the D2XX platform, the overall weight of the vehicle will be reduced which will improve upon its performance. The production for the vehicle has been reported to take place at the automaker’s plant in Mexico so that the production costs will be lowered.
2017 Chevy Equinox Engine Specs
The new 2017 Chevy Equinox will offer consumers a number of engines to choose from. The base model will have under its hood a four cylinder 2.5 liter engine. This is the engine that was borrowed from the Malibu, but it has been upgraded for the crossover vehicle and it will be coupled with four wheel drive. There are a number of rumors that contend that the 2017 model year will offer consumers a hybrid variant. Should this be true, there are industry insiders that proclaim that the hybrid will consist of a combination of a traditional engine and an electric motor with a lithium-ion battery. As we move closer.
2017 Chevy Equinox Exterior and Interior
As a matter of good news for many automotive enthusiasts, the 2017 Chevy Equinox will become the new facelift version. According to reports, the new offering of the vehicle will be able to easily defeat its competition that includes the following: the Ford Escape, the Mazda CX-5, and the Honda CR-V. After being seen for the first time at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, the exterior seemed to thoroughly impress all that gazed upon it. It more aerodynamic and aggressive aesthetic is certain to attract more consumers into its fan base.
The interior will present with changes that will provide both the driver and their passengers with an increased amount of head restraints and legroom. The modern materials used within its construction will further increase the comfort level of the cabin while navigating through the concrete jungle. Richer equipment packages are now available and the automotive technology has been updated and the cabin now hosts 4G LTE connectivity. Consumers will also be able to benefit from Onstar 4G, for an additional fee as well as a subscription to the service.
2017 Chevy Equinox Release Date and Price
The 2017 Chevy Equinox will be made available for consumer purchase sometime next year. The base pricing as yet to be disclosed, officially by the automotive giant, but it is predicted to be fairly close to that of the current model. Given that the new Equinox has been built as a replacement for current versions that include the GMC Terrain, there are industry experts that contend that it will be priced more comparable to vehicles such as those. As we move closer to the end of the year, it is certain that General Motors will release more detailed information regarding the vehicle. Until then, we must rely heavily on pictures from the auto show and unsubstantiated reports.