In the overcrowded market of crossover SUVs, the 2020 edition of Chevrolet Equinox sits perfectly between the realms of practical utility and overall value for money. That worked best for the automaker who wanted to address a particular sect of buyers with an allrounder option for transportation that can reach them to their destination with several layers of safety while offering a big family plenty of interior space inside.
At the showroom of the Lexington Chevrolet dealership, while observing the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox, we realized that there’s no wonder why a crossover SUV like this could replace all other family car types, especially the mid-size sedan types and the minivans. It is serving all the purpose of transportation under one roof, that made the crossover SUVs like 2020 Equinox a default family vehicle. But if we turn our discussions back to the model itself, we can see all the reasons behind its massive popularity. Be it the impeccable design, or the perfect balance between looks, comfort, and performance, or the availability of the latest safety tech, the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox has it all. what more? Most of these goodies are offered in the 2020 year lineup as standard, whereas most of its rival models are still struggling to offer them in their base models.
Changes Done for the 2020 Year Edition
For this year, the series of Chevrolet Equinox receives a new package named as theMidnight Edition that will blacken up all the color accents, then comes a bunch of new exterior colors, and apart from these the most important of all, the introduction of an active safety feature package as standard equipment on all 2020 Equinox models, which will include features like automatic emergency braking, making even the base model of Chevy Equinox L a better option than the higher trims of many.
The 2020 year changes however might disappoint the diesel fans as Chevrolet drops down the turbodiesel engine option this year, but at the same time, it compensates the loss by keeping the two turbocharged gasoline engines power the current year Equinox models. Among them, one is the 1.5-liter turbo-4 engine capable of making 170 horsepower and the other being a 2.0-liter turbo-4 one that pumps up the horsepower count up to 252 hp.
As usual, front-wheel drive comes as the standard configuration while all-wheel drive is offered as an upgradable option across the entire range.
Coming to the transmission, the base model enginespair with a 6-speed automatic transmission while the upgraded one get the advantages of a 9 speed one. All the 2020 Equinox models ride and handle with a sporty spirit, while keeping the cabin free from any outside noise and vibration.
With these engines powering the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox, one can’t expect much score in the fuel economy front. But to make sure it doesn’t eat on the user’s wallet either, Chevrolet succeeds in scoring an EPA rated 24 to 28 mpg of fuel economy from a combined trip assured the staff who serve at the Chevrolet dealers near Lexington.