Should you’re choosing the 2019 Chevy Equinox over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2019 Chevy Equinox. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Chevy Equinox occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Equinox offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this kind of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Chevy Equinox, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Chevy Equinox’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall in step with more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate trying out the 2019 Chevy Equinox’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevy Equinox are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Chevy Equinox also affords power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevy Equinox fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Equinox, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Equinox into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as well, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.