Here are the pros and cons of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox

Here are the pros and cons of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox


Chevrolet Equinox (Photo: Publicity/Chevrolet)

O Chevrolet Equinox 2022 it was duly delivered earlier this year after generating much anticipation. This model went through a visual overhaul and got new technological features. With that, it became another alternative in a contested category. But what are the good points of the model? And negative? Look!

Chevrolet Equinox 2022
The Chevrolet Equinox is one of the best-selling mid-size SUVs in Brazil (Photo: Disclosure/Chevrolet)

Check out the pros and cons of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox

This car was originally launched in the Brazilian market in the year of 2017. Almost five years later, the model was renewed (which was already presented in the United States in 2020) and got a more modern look.

It is sold in two different versions (RS and Prime Minister)the model is fighting in the same category as Jeep Compass, Toyota Corolla Cross and others. O Chevrolet Equinox 2022 can provide some interesting features. However, the model also has points that cannot be good. Here are the pros and cons of the car.

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Inner space

Chevrolet Equinox 2022
Chevrolet Equinox (Photo: Publicity/Chevrolet)

In general, mid-size SUVs already have a good interior space and the story is not much different Equinox 2022. The car can provide passengers (who are in the first or second row) good comfort. The car wheel is 2,725 mm. This number is greater than the wheelbase Jeep Compass (2636 mm).

Embedded technology

Chevrolet Equinox (Photo: Publicity/Chevrolet)

O Chevrolet Equinox 2022 it brought information to those people who cannot live without technological things. Automaker has added new features to MyLink multimedia center (eight inch screen). You Spotify and Alexa apps can be accessed directly from the switchboard, for example. This car can also come with Native WiFi.

At the same time, the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay can be made without using cables. Now, some technological solutions may be useful for the driver, such as OnStar system, remote OTA updates feature, and the myChevrolet App.

Safety equipment

Chevrolet Equinox 2022
Chevrolet Equinox (Photo: Publicity/Chevrolet)

Similarly, the SUV also has high security items. Rear Park Alert, Blind Spot Alert (with Sudden Lane Departure Sensor), Lane Keeping Assist are good examples of this.

This car can also be equipped with six airbags, full LED headlights, forward collision alert with pedestrian detection, rear seat forget alert, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection and among others.

RS version

Chevrolet Equinox 2022
Chevrolet Equinox (Photo: Publicity/Chevrolet)

Currently, the Chevrolet Equinox it is sold here in Brazil in two different versions. The most important example is LOLwhich costs from BRL 204,990. This version looks like a good choice because of its sporty look. As it happens in Cruze Sport6 ​​RS and it is not onnix RSO Equinox RS brings unique details.

THE front gridfor example, it has the shape of a hive and black details. You Chevrolet logos, wheels and roof rack they were also darkened. Inside, the car has roof black. About that, seats, steering wheel, panel and gear lever having red lines.

Negative points

Less powerful engine than Compass

Chevrolet Equinox (Photo: Publicity/Chevrolet)

However, some limitations of Chevrolet Equinox 2022 can weigh when choosing a medium SUV, such as the engine. The vehicle is equipped with a propeller 1.5 Turbo 16V (four cylinders) petrol powered. This thruster can produce a maximum power of 172 hp and maximum torque 27.8 kgfm.

Distribution is a six-speed automatic. In this case, the Equinox engine is less powerful than the main memory in the unit. Some versions of Jeep Compass they are equipped with engines 1.3 TurboFlexwhich provides 185 horsepower and 27.5 kgfm torque.

The stem

Chevrolet Equinox (Photo: Publicity/Chevrolet)

Another question that stops Chevrolet Equinox 2022 under some opponents is a trunk. This model of the American brand has a stem of 468 liters. At the same time, luggage VW Taos has the ability to 498 liters. already Caoa Chery Tiggo 7 Pro Hybrid bring the trunk 475 liters.

Cheaper offers can be found here

Chevrolet Equinox (Photo: Publicity/Chevrolet)

As mentioned earlier, Equinox 2022 sold in versions RS and Prime Minister. At the same time, the price starts to come out BRL 204,990. That is, it has competitive prices, although there are still mid-sized SUVs that cost less.

However, if Chevrolet decided to sell a cheaper version, it would be a good idea. This can make the cost of the model less than BRL 200 thousand. It should be noted that Chevrolet Equinox sold in the United States can also be found in versions LS and LT.

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Pedro Giordan

Pedro GiordanThe journalist graduated from the Methodist University of São Paulo in 2017. The author of Garage360 since 2021, where since then he has gathered experience and research on the automotive industry. Previously, he worked in journalism, press relations, a football blog and a sports website.