THE CHEVY EQUINOX – VERSATILITY & LOADS OF AVAILABLE ACTIVE SAFETY FEATURES FIT FOR THE MODERN AGE

November 28th, 2018 by

Are you in the market for an SUV with plenty of power, lots of tech, and enough safety features to boost your confidence while on the road? That’s a lot to ask. Not to fret, though. The Chevrolet Equinox offers all those things and a lot more. The Equinox comes standard with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder with 182 horsepower that has estimated fuel economy of 22/32 city/highway miles per gallon – plus a lot more. As far as the tech offerings for the standard trim option goes, you have more than a solid set of options that includes: rear view camera, audio system with a seven-inch touch screen, phone Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, and a multi-information display that provides feedback on fuel economy and range. If safety is at the top of your list, you’ll likely be happy to learn that the standard trim comes with traction and stability control, Multiple airbags, and OnStar service.

Available Tech & Performance Features:
Depending on your trim of choice, you have plenty of options to select: 3.6-liter V6 engine with 301 horsepower, Chevy MyLink system that includes navigation, power tailgate with programmable height, and a rear-seat DVD player amongst many other available features.

Available Safety Features
With a wide range of available active safety features to choose from, the Equinox can help boost confidence when on the road. Some of those features include:
Lane Keep Assist – If you start to unintentionally stray from your lane, the Lane Keep Assist will provide gentle steering wheel turns and alerts to get you back on track.
Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking – With this feature the Equinox will sense when a front-end collision is imminent, and automatically apply the brakes for you.
Rear Vision Camera – As you shift into reverse, the standard rear vision camera kicks on and automatically displays a live image of the area behind your vehicle.
Forward Collision Alert- Using camera technology, this available feature alerts you to potential front-end collision situations with detected vehicles. Additionally, it alerts you in you are following a detected vehicle much too closely. Drivers can set the following distance indicator to Far, Medium, Near, or Off depending on the driving conditions.
Front Pedestrian Braking- If a collision with a pedestrian directly ahead is imminent and the driver has not already applied the brakes, this available system alerts you and can automatically apply the brakes to help reduce the collision’s severity or possibly avoid it altogether.
There’s more available active safety features to choose from! Rear cross traffic alert, rear park assist, lane change alert with side blind zone alert, and adaptive cruise control camera.

Our Team of Seasoned Professionals – Bob Bell Chevrolet of Bel Air
If the Chevy Equinox sounds at all like the vehicle for you, you have two options when it comes to viewing out latest inventory of Equinox models. Head over to our online new inventory page and use the search function to refine your search. Select filters to search by year, price range, mileage, features, special offers, and more! Have some finance questions? Our team of in-house finance experts are ready to help you find the auto loan or finance package that suits you best. Have some service or parts questions? Just ask our service or parts teams! They have all the technical expertise to try and answer your questions. Ultimately, it’s up to you. If the Chevy Equinox is the SUV you’re thinking of purchasing, stop by our dealership in Bel Air and test drive a new Equinox today!

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