The compact crossover segment has exploded in recent years, and the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox is the hat that GM has put in what is now a busy ring including competitors like the Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, and Ford escape. For 2013, the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox gets a couple of exciting new additions, especially a totally new engine V-6, which is more powerful than last year’s engine, while the delivering same fuel economy. There are a couple of entirely new options, such as a power pack that adds convenience power passenger seat, power liftgate, and a universal remote control and entertainment system Chevrolet MyLink.
Given the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox from the outside, that stands out from the others curvy crossovers have been producing a lot of angular lines, a big front grille that resembles that found in the Malibu sedan and exaggerated wheel steps. A power liftgate, power moonroof, and heated side mirrors are optional.
2013 Chevrolet Equinox Engine
Under the hood of the Equinox offers a choice of two engines. The 2013 Chevrolet Equinox base engine is 182-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that focuses on efficiency, while those looking for more grunt your Equinox can upgrade to the aforementioned 301-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6. Both are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Front wheel drive is standard, while AWD is optional.
Opt for the networks of four-cylinder engines that fuel economy ratings of 22 mpg city and 32 mpg on the highway, very competitive category. The V-6 drops those numbers to 17 and 24 mpg, respectively. Opt for all-wheel drive with either engine will also ding your mpg slightly.
2013 Chevrolet Equinox Interior
Inside, the Equinox has a two-tone script that is similar to those found in many of its passenger cars, but treatment can result in the crossover too. The 2013 Equinox is well equipped, even in base LS adjustment because its slightly heavier base price would suggest. A/USB for iPod, auxiliary input jack, air conditioning, remote keyless entry, the Bluetooth connectivity, and the satellite radio port all feature as standard equipment.
2013 Chevrolet Equinox Safety
When it comes to safety, the Equinox has you covered. The standard 2013 Chevrolet Equinox safety features include four-wheel brake disc anti-lock, traction control, electronic stability system, blind spot mirrors, six airbags all come as standard. The available security package adds front collision warning, lane departure warning and rear park assist to the 2013 Chevrolet Equinox.