2017 Chevrolet Equinox Redesign and Release

During 2017, on the market should appear third generation Chevy Equinox SUV. Sources close to the company, according to a new generation of models supposed to arrive until spring 2017. The same sources claim that the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox will come with a complete redesign.

The current model, for 2016, was presented in Chicago, in 2015. The vehicle has passed milder facelift and minor improvements. Was promoted the level of equipment, while the efficiency and economy are raised to a higher level. However, significant changes and redesign we are expecting in 2017. It remains to be seen whether the new generation will be for the 2017 model year, and will take the name of the 2018 Chevy Equinox.

2017 Chevrolet Equinox Redesign

2017 Chevrolet Equinox Changes

Arrival of the new generation will be marked by a complete redesign of the vehicle. This mid-size 5 seat SUV will be placed on a new platform. Compact D2XX platform influences the reduction of overall vehicle weight. Also, this platform provides greater opportunities for design projects. Therefore, it is expected that the 2017 Equinox bring much new. The company’s goal is that the new design attracts more customers with different tastes. Redesign of the new generation is directed toward this goal. Whether the company will be able to realize its plans, remains to be seen.

To remind the readers, 2016 Chevy Equinox has undergone a facelift and interior improvements. New grille is deeper with horizontal chrome detailing. Through similar treatment is passed and the new 2016 GMC Terrain SUV. 2016 Equinox has a new L trim level, replacing the basic equipment level. In addition, the LS trim level is bumped up the second level. LS and LTZ trims they get more features, while the LT trim remained unchanged. 2017 model will offer the same version, while the fate of LT1 and LT2 version is uncertain.

2017 Chevy Equiox Specs and Price

In addition to the announced redesign and new platforms, 2017 Chevrolet Equinox will get a new base engine. It is a four-cylinder 2.5-liter engine with 196 horsepower and 253 Nm of torque. This engine will be taken from the Chevrolet Malibu sedan model, and is known for its efficiency and economy. The offer should be found and the 3.6-liter V6 engine mated to a 6-speed transmission, with 310 horsepower and 272 lb.-ft. of torque.

Chevrolet announced the 2017 Chevy Equinox plug-in hybrid model. About this model does not know much. Specification of the drive system and the price of this model are not known. Price for the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox (2018 Equinox), should remain at the level of the prices of the current model. It ranges from $ 25,000 to $ 33.500.

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