The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox remains relatively unchanged after a mild refresh for the 2016 model year. And even though the Equinox hasn't had a major redesign since 2010, it remains competitive against a number of more recently updated rivals in the hot compact crossover SUV market segment. Obviously the Chevy's style appeals to large numbers of buyers seeking a relatively affordable, easy-to-drive, comparatively spacious small utility vehicle.
The only significant updates for 2017 are the name change of the former LTZ trim level to the new Premier and the addition of two special models, the Sport Edition and the Midnight Edition, each available as an add-on to the LT trim with Convenience Package. Both come with black interior and exterior touches, a few extra convenience features and unique wheels. The only significant difference between the two is the Summit White paint on the Sport and the Mosaic Black Metallic finish on the Midnight model.
Base power for the Equinox remains the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 182 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. Although this power output is similar to that of most of its competitors, the Equinox lags a bit behind average for the segment in acceleration. Luckily, it's one of the few compact crossovers to o_TEffer a six-cylinder option. The available 3.6-liter V6 makes a healthy 301 horsepower and 272 pound-feet of torque, which will be appreciated by buyers who like a bit of extra performance or who plan to use their vehicles for towing or hauling cargo.
Both engines come mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, which remains unchanged from the previous year. And buyers still have the option of ordering all-wheel drive on all Equinox models except the entry-level L.
Although last year's update improved the quality of many interior materials, the inside of the Equinox remains utilitarian, rather than luxurious, although the perforated leather seating surfaces on the Premier trim level do add a premium touch. Passenger accommodations are excellent. There's plenty of leg- and hiproom as well as shoulderroom in both the front and rear seats, with the 60/40-split folding rear seats providing extra versatility. But the price you'll pay for passenger comfort is the cargo area: The Equinox trails its primary competitors in storage space.
The front-wheel drive Equinox with the four-cylinder engine is EPA rated at 25 mpg combined (21 city/31 highway). Upgrading to the six-cylinder powerplant with front-wheel drive drops the EPA rating to 20 mpg combined (17 city/24 highway).
The base L trim level equips the Equinox with an array of convenience and safety features, such as a rear-vision camera, air conditioning and a six-speaker audio system. Moving up to the LS and LT models adds even more comfort and technology, while the Premier level piles on the niceties, like heated leather seats, remote start and automatic climate control. Let Edmunds help you find the ideal 2017 Chevrolet Equinox to meet your needs.
2017 Chevrolet Equinox Overview
The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include LT 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A), LT 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A), and Premier 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A). Equinox models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The 2017 Equinox comes with front wheel drive or all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic. The 2017 Equinox comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.
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Vehicle LT 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)
Review Have only less than 300 miles so far but I have been very happy. I really wanted a V6 AWD but there weren't any available at this dealership and frankly I was tired of car shopping so I went ahead with the 4 cyl without AWD on a 2 yr lease. Figured if I wasn't happy I'd only have to deal with it for 2 yrs. For the price, this is a great SUV. The Equinox is roomy, handles very nicely, seats are very comfortable, especially with the 8 way power driver seat. It's quiet, has a nice interior and is spacious. The 2018 redesign is smaller which is why I went with the 17 - roomier seating and more cargo space. I also like the reclining rear seats, which I don't believe the 2018 had. Another favorite thing is that the sun visors, when moved to the side window have a sliding capability so that they can actually block out the sun. Would I recommend this vehicle? Yes definitely. I am already thinking that at the end of the lease I will keep this vehicle.
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Is the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox safe? The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox earned a 4-star overall safety rating from NHTSA and "GOOD" ratings from the IIHS in the following caregories: Side Impact Test, Roof Strength Test, Rear Crash Protection/Head Restraint, IIHS Small Overlap Front Test Results, Moderate Overlap Front Test Results, and a JD POWER overall quality rating of 4.0 out of 5. Among Edmunds' many tools and resources for finding your perfect car are detailed safety ratings and analysis from NHTSA, IIHS, and JD Power, including overall ratings, frontal barrier crash ratings, side impact tests and crash ratings, rollover test results, roof strength tests, rear crash protection and head restraint ratings, side barrier ratings, combined side barrier and pole ratings, and more.
2017 chevrolet equinox LT 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded 26 combined MPG 22 city MPG/32 highway MPG
2017 chevrolet equinox LT 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded 23 combined MPG 20 city MPG/28 highway MPG
2017 chevrolet equinox Premier 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A), 6-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded 23 combined MPG 20 city MPG/28 highway MPG
What options are available on the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox?
Available Chevrolet Equinox 2017 Submodel Types: SUVDiesel
Available Chevrolet Equinox 2017 Trims: LTLSPremierLTZLT1LT2LSport
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Interior Colors: Jet Black premium clothMedium Ash Gray premium clothJet Black leatherJet Black clothLight Titanium/Jet Black premium clothLight Titanium/Jet Black leatherLight Titanium/Jet Black clothMedium Ash Gray leatherJet Black/Brandy leatherBrownstone/Jet Black leatherJet Black/Cinnamon clothDark Gray clothLight GrayDark Gray premium clothJet Black/Light Titanium clothJet Black/Light Titanium premium clothLight Cashmere leatherLight Gray leatherJet Black/Light Titanium leatherLight Cashmere premium clothSaddle Up/Jet Black leatherJet Black/Brownstone leather