The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is fully redesigned for 2018. It’s slightly smaller overall compared to its predecessor, but the reduced weight combined with more efficient engines pay off at the pump.
The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is a compact crossover SUV that sold in four trim levels: L, LS, LT and Premier.
There are three engines offered for the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and available with front or all-wheel drive.
The standard engine is a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder produces 170 horsepower and 203 pound-feet of torque. It’s matched to a six-speed automatic transmission. In performance testing, the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Premier hit 60 mph in 6.4 seconds to reach 60 mph, which is quicker than rivals. EPA estimated fuel economy stands at 28 mpg combined (26/32) with FWD and (26/24/30) with the optional all-wheel drive.
The optional more powerful turbocharged 2.0-liter engine generates 252 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. It’s come standard with a nine-speed automatic transmission. EPA fuel economy at (25/22/29) with FWD and (24/22/28) with AWD.
Also optional is a fuel-efficient 1.6-liter diesel good for 137 hp and 240 lb-ft. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard for this engine. EPA fuel economy at (32/28/39) for FWD and (32/28/38) for AWD.