The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox is relatively huge for a compact crossover, and it is versatile for families that never need three rows of seats. It’s more maneuverable than the a lot larger, three-row Chevy Traverse and much less macho than the mechanically associated GMC Terrain.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox Changes
The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox receives many smaller updates and changes that contain a new exterior color, two new appearance packages, a new Premier trim level along with a new fleet-only model.
The Chevrolet Equinox are going to be a carryover for the 2017 model year. Contrary to initial reports, the vehicle is not going to get its next comprehensive redesign until a minimum of the 2018 version sometime next year.
No big changes are coming to the vehicle’s exterior. Nevertheless, some new packages will liven things up a little. A new Midnight Package will enable the Equinox to acquire a unique color called Mosaic Black Metallic, with 18-inch painted black aluminum wheels and a perforated Jet Black leather interior, with black accented grille and rear fascia.
The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox deletes two exterior colors – Champagne Silver Metallic and Tungsten Metallic – although also deleting a set of 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels. What’s more, the range-topping LTZ model is renamed to Premier as part of Chevy’s brand-wide initiative to replace LTZ with Premier.
Last year the offered models had been streamlined to just L, LS, LT, and LTZ trims. All models come with a 7.0-inch touchscreen for infotainment with Bluetooth phone pairing-LT and LTZ models receive the MyLink system that enables Bluetooth streaming. MyLink also integrates Pandora and Stitcher internet-radio streaming, plus hands-free controls and navigation connectivity.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox Styling
The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox is the less-aggressive-looking twin to the GMC Terrain. The Equinox received a minor facelift for 2016, using a additional modern day front-end look and closer resemblance to the rest of the Chevrolet lineup.
To us, the Equinox reads far more like a scaled down version of the big Chevrolet Traverse, which is not a poor factor. The Equinox is just a little chunkier, probably using a couple of a lot more styling elements stolen from Chevy’s trucks into its extra upright flanks. The Equinox is nevertheless distinctly a lot more car-like than truck, and fits alongside the brand’s sedans with good-looking proportions and sharp, cautious facts.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox Release Date and Price
Industry reports compiled by automotive pundits allege the vehicle is set for release sometime through the second quarter of next year. As for the base price, count on it to be offered for sale for $22,600.