2018 Equinox debuts in the Middle East - Saudi Gazette

2018 Equinox debuts in the Middle East

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FROM September 1, the all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Premier goes on sale in the Middle East with a manufacturer suggested retail price start of $30,185. This marks the Equinox’s very first presence in the region after amassing great success in the other markets since its introduction in 2005.

Ahmed Soudodi, Head of Brand at Chevrolet Middle East said: “The all-new Chevrolet Equinox represents the perfect balance of design and technology. Eye-catching looks complemented by the latest safety technologies mean that both drivers and passengers are kept safe, comfortable and connected on the road.”

He continued: “Going on sale this September 2017 across our Chevrolet showrooms in the Middle East, we are confident the 2018 Equinox will offer customers across the region unmatched performance, efficiency and value in the compact SUV segment. And will play a significant role in Chevrolet’s comprehensive and young portfolio.”

The 2018 Equinox Premier provides customers with a powertrain that balances performance, efficiency and capability.

The 2.0L engine will be available on Premier from launch, with the standard 1.5L Turbo option available on LS and LT in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Delivering a GM-estimated 252 horsepower, 352 nm of torque and paired to GM’s all-new 9-speed automatic transmission, the 2.0L engine will offer an exhilarating and dynamic driving experience.

Additional vehicle highlights:

The Equinox premier offers exceptional fuel efficiency, with a combined 13.6km per liter, helping you go further for less.

It incorporates the latest in weight reduction technology, that contributes to vehicle balance and efficiency.

The 2018 Equinox Premier is available in All Wheel Drive as standard, with an AWD disconnect feature that promotes fuel efficiency when the rear axle is not needed.

A unique kneeling rear seat enables a flat rear load floor and up to 1,798 liters of maximum cargo space.

The Equinox will be available in 7 exterior tint coat, metallic and solid colors: Summit White, Black, Storm Blue, Silver ice, Pepper dust, Nightfall Grey and Cajun Red.

The 2018 Chevrolet Premier ensures customer connectivity through technologies designed to support Apple CarPlay and ready to support Android Auto* on a standard 8-inch color touchscreen with MyLink infotainment

The new Equinox Premier offers an expanded range of active safety features:

lSafety Alert Seat

Forward Collision Alert with Following Distance Indicator

Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking

Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning

Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Rear Parking Assist

Rear Seat Reminder can provide an alert when the rear doors are used during or just before a trip, prompting you to double-check for valuables left in the back seat when you exit the vehicle.

*Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are products of Apple and Google and their terms and privacy statements apply. — SG


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