First in-person look at the refreshed 2016 Chevy Equinox — which is an even-more-impressive execution of a large SUV with the pricing of a compact crossover. The 2016 model starts from just $23k in its front-drive 2.4-liter form, where it comes in with an impressive 32-mpg. The uplevel 3.6-liter V6 engine is the real sprint champ, however, with just a 6.7-second official time.
Other impressive elements of the Equinox? Inside, the tech and build quality take a huge leap upward. The loaded LTZ model shown here features the new Saddle brown leather for its seats as well as dash wraps. The new touchscreen and infotainment controls have a nice and high-tech feel to the switchgear, while the new Equinox is also much quieter and more-refined than the existing trucks.
The biggest design change is in the nose, with a new-shape bowtie grille and LED daytime running lights up front for the first time. HID projector low-beams are also a welcome option, while the new LED taillights and tweaked bumper look benefit all trim levels. At the top of the range as the LTZ V6 engine, new square exhaust-pipe finishers are flush-mounted in the bumper in a fairly classy and premium way.
2016 Chevrolet EQUINOX
The 2016 Chevrolet Equinox just had its best-ever sales month in January 2015, which is proof that the large and affordable crossover is still a hit with shoppers.
For 2016, the Equinox features an all-new nose and tail look, along with a classier glasshouse shape and upgraded interior.
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