When Chevrolet announced the release of its Equinox series of compact crossover SUVs for the year 2022, the market instantly started talking about it. Before the model reached the major dealerships across the globe, the critics and experts started guessing the changes it might bring to make the new buyers happier. Their speculations did not go unanswered. The 2022 Chevrolet Equinox did come with a slight refresh at the exterior, as well as some new features introduced at the interior front, while the current year lineup added a new trim model named the RS, to cater to the requirements of a wider spectrum of buyers. At the power front, the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox models discontinued the 2.0L turbo-4 engine and are currently keeping a sole power variant of 1.5L turbo-4 engine, making 170-hp attaining a good fuel economy record without compromising the level of its performance, stated a well-versed sales expert of the Gooding Chevy dealer.
As you enter the cabin of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox, you get a mixed bag of elements that together build up a cozy and comfortable ambiance for all, while offering the travelers as much tech support as possible. All the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox models pack in a roomy interior that offers a more than comfortable seating arrangement for five adult people.
On the other side, Chevrolet proves its concern on drive safety by installing all the relevant and latest safety features along with a lengthy list of driver-assist features that are more in number and functionality than its immediate rivals like the Subaru Forester, the Ford Escape, and the Honda CR-V.
After dropping down the earlier base trim L while adding a sporty trim named RS, the lineup structure of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox plants a trim tree with four branches named the LS, LT, RS, and Premier. Among them, the most talked-about trim is the new RS model which has a special feature of all-black design elements to smack its sporty attributes. In terms of features, the LS trim comes equipped with the Convenience package that adds to its basic features an 8-way power driver’s seat working in tune with a 2-way power lumbar support. Moreover, it sets up a 4.2-inch color driver’s display on the infotainment front, while fixing a deep-tinted glass at the rear end.
For the year 2022, Chevrolet has eliminated the 2.0L four-cylinder turbocharged engine keeping the 1.5L turbo four-cylinder engine as the sole option to power the Equinox models. This engine is capable of sprinting 170 hp and 203 lb.-ft. of torque, when the engine buckles up with a six-speed automatic transmission. For the drivetrain, FWD is offered as the standard, keeping an option open for the buyers to configure their Equinox models with an AWD setup. As for handling and maneuvering, the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox models have already made the drivers happy with their remarkable braking responses, and subtle acceleration moves. Thanks to the low curb weight and the perfect driving dynamics that made this Chevy crossover the talk of the town, commented an auto reporter at the premise of the Gooding Chevrolet dealer.