The next Chevrolet Equinox takes on the streets of the united States

Chevrolet EquinoxChevrolet is a brand that has a vehicle range is very wide. Account with a small urban, with sedans medium and large, sports flying high and all roads and pick ups very useful. His strength was such that their matrix, General Motors, he decided to take it out of Europe to avoid that is to eat the ground of their sister group, Opel. However this strategy has not made you lose an iota of charisma.

In united States trademark the bow tie is a favorite as evidenced by their sales. By the way everything compact of the brand is fully updated and features its third generation. So important is the Equinox that since its launch back in the year 2005 has managed to sell more than 2 million of units (second only to the Silverado), and is marketed in more than 115 different countries.

Chevrolet EquinoxFor this reason the third generation could not defraud anyone since the Escape, CR-V and RAV-4 you do not forgive, and it’s with them that you have to fight in a duel. To fight with guarantees of success the new Equinox has lowered their dimensions going to measure 4,65 meters in length, 1,84 meters wide and 1,66 m high. It has also lowered its weight in about 180 to 200 pounds leaving the scale in a more correct and 1,500 kilos for the version of access.

With respect to its range mechanical the brand has opted for the downsizing and in this new generation have chosen smaller engines. In gasoline would dispense with the current 2.4 liters and 3.0 liters in a V6 configuration. The range is open for the new 1.5 liters with 170 hp and 203 Nm of torque. The second engine is a 2.0 liters with 252 hp and 260 Nm of torque. This mechanic is linked to a new transmission automatic 9 speeds.

in Addition to the range of mechanical incorporates a novelty unpublished. For the first time, and for the american market, the Chevrolet Equinox mount a mechanical cycle diesel. In this case it will be the block 1.6-liter CDTi that uses Opel in Europe. The power that will deliver this mechanic will be the same as that in the new Astra, that is to say, will have 136 cv and 236 Nm of torque.

design exterior follows the canons imposed by the new Bolt, Cruze and Malibu. In this way the silhouette of this new way everything has proportions very well balanced making it seem much more dynamic and lightweight than its predecessor. With respect to your interior the design goes up several points, and the quality perceived improved considerably. This aspect is located at the level of the new attendees to the driving and technology that will mount the model.

For this purpose, the engineers of the brand have decided to incorporating recent attendees present at the Group and also from touch screen of 7 or 8 inches, depending on the equipment chosen, you will be able to handle the latest evolution of the multimedia system MyLink of Chevrolet. In this case, you will also need some of the functions of the system OnStar Opel as the information real-time traffic or the emergency call in the case of an accident.

Source – Chevrolet

Chevrolet Equinox
Chevrolet Equinox
Chevrolet Equinox
Chevrolet Equinox
Chevrolet Equinox

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