New 2016 Chevrolet Equinox at Reedman-Toll Chevrolet in Langhorne, PA
The 2016 Chevrolet Equinox crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV) has been nearly completely revised from the 2015 model to appeal to various driver and passenger tastes. The Equinox has many new features for 2016: The Equinox received a new rear and front fascia. 2016 brings projector-beam headlamps and a dual-port grille. The LT and LTZ models have LED daytime running lamps. For the interior you will have a Saddle Up interior color available for the LT and LZ models, a renovated instrument panel "center stack" with updated graphics and new storage shelf, a seven-inch Color Touch radio with Bluetooth phone connectivity and slightly-changed fabrics. 17- and 18-inch wheel designs are also new for 2016. For safety you will have Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Side Blind Zone Alert available for the LT and LTZ. Did you know that during the year 2014, 242,242 Chevrolet Equinoxes were sold in the United States? Continue reading on to learn more about the 2016 Chevy Equinox, and how it could be your new vehicle!
The standard engine is a 2.4-liter unit, which provides 182 horsepower and a maximum of 32 miles per gallon (mpg) with rack-mounted electronic power steering. Available is a 3.6-liter engine that will give you up to 301 horsepower. The 3.6-unit is light-weight to create great fuel efficiency, and will provide you with hydraulic power rack-and-pinion steering. You will have continuously variable valve timing (CVVT) and fuel-saving direct injection. The fuel tank holds up to 18.8 gallons of the substance that will transport you places. Regardless of the engine you get, you will have a standard six-speed automatic transmission to assist you to your destination. "Eco" transmission mode is available on 2.4-liter engines for nice fuel economy. In case you were wondering, the Equinox's maximum towing capacity is 1500 pounds when the SUV is equipped correctly. You will have a four-wheel independent suspension system to help you have more control over the vehicle than you would otherwise. You may have all-wheel drive if you wish. The Equinox's build makes it easy to maneuver the SUV.
John Cafaro, executive director of design, global Chevrolet cars has indicated that the Equinox has "a modern exterior that's matched inside with premium features on all trim levels, complementing the Equinox's enhanced technology and functionality." And allow me to explain to you how that is true: The Chevy Equinox has been made of high-strength steel for excellent crash protection. Although the Equinox has that feature, it has a luxurious interior. The SUV has USB connectivity to allow you to connect your USB device with music to your audio system. Gracenote will present information on your USB device on the MyLink screen, which includes album cover art, music genre and artist name. Pandora Internet radio and Stitcher SmartRadio are both available for occupants to create radio stations just for them. You may have a hands-free voice control system to allow you to use voice commands to initiate phone calls and choose music from connected smartphones or MP3 players. The LT and LTZ models have standard Chevrolet MyLink with available navigation, and Siri Eyes Free that can read text messages to you out loud. This SUV has installed navigation. In addition, you will experience a quiet ride in the cabin.
How many people can fit in the Equinox?
The Equinox will comfortably seat up to five people.
Are heated seats available?
They are available on the LT and LTZ trims.
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The SUV's basic warranty is for three years/36,000 miles. As indicated above, the Equinox has a Driver Confidence Package, which gives drivers and occupants extra safety while driving by providing Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Rear Park Assist and Forward Collision Alert features to name a few. In case you are trying to get up hills, you can make use of hill-start assist to give you an extra push when beginning the climb up. When hauling anything behind the SUV, you will feel confident with the Equinox's trailering anti-sway control. You will have a standard tire pressure monitoring system to let you know when to fill up the tires to avoid a flat. A rear-vision camera, available on the L and LS models, lets drivers see objects behind this vehicle to help them avoid hitting the object. Available fog lamps will help you through inclement weather. The SUV has six standard airbags which include head curtain side airbags, thorax/pelvic seat mounted side airbags, and dual frontal airbags. You will have StabiliTrak electronic stability control and traction control. Rollover mitigation will help you if the SUV rolls over. Come check out a 2016 Equinox today, and see for yourself how this SUV could be the vehicle you want to drive out of the sales lot.