2014 Chevrolet Equinox

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New for 2014

  • Chrome-clad wheels standard on LTZ models
  • Exterior colour:Silver Topaz Metallic

Product Information

2014 CHEVROLET EQUINOX BLENDS SPACIOUSNESS, EFFICIENCY AND STYLE

The Chevrolet Equinox is one of the industry’s most popular small crossovers, rolling into 2014 with a competitive package of spaciousness, efficiency and style.

Equinox seats five and is available in LS, LT (1LT and 2LT trims) and LTZ models, with available all-wheel drive. Its roomy interior offers more headroom than the 2013 Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4; and when it comes to cargo space, Equinox offers 892 litres (31.5 cubic feet) behind the rear seat and 1,803 litres (63.7 cubic feet) ) with the rear seat folded.

Advanced safety features, including Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning, are available and contribute to Equinox’s comprehensive package of passenger protection features. Equinox delivers connectivity and entertainment options with Chevrolet MyLink (available on LT and LTZ), as well as an available rear-seat, dual-player DVD entertainment system with a dual displays in the front seat backs.

With the standard Ecotec 2.4L direct-injected engine, the FWD Equinox achieves a  fuel consumption rating of 6.1 L/100km on the highway. A direct-injected 3.6L V-6 is available on LT and LTZ models and delivers best-in-class 301 horsepower (225 kW) and 272 lb.-ft. of torque (369 Nm).

New features for 2014 include chrome-clad wheels on LTZ models and a new Silver Topaz Metallic exterior colour.

Equinox exterior

Equinox wears Chevrolet’s signature global face – a two-tier grille and prominent gold bowtie insignia – that combines with strong fender shapes, distinctive premium roofline, wraparound headlamps and dual round taillamps. Projector-style headlamps are standard on LTZ.

Equinox also stands out with a multi-dimensional hood, wraparound rear side glass and wheels-at-the-corners stance. The fascias on all models are body colours, with charcoal lower sections on LS and LT models and bright lowers on LTZ.

Chrome packages are available on LT models. The 1LT Chrome and Convenience package includes chrome door handles, chrome heated and power-adjustable outside mirrors, 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels and the Driver Convenience Package. For the 2LT trim, a choice of premium exterior colours – Black Granite Metallic or Crystal Red Tintcoat – is part of the package.

Additional exterior features include:

  • Integrated rocker panels make getting in and out of the Equinox easier
  • Chrome trim and flush-fitting, “exposed edge” windshield and rear glass provide an upscale appearance and reduce wind noise
  • Range of 17-, 18- and 19-inch wheels – including new standard chrome-clad wheels on LTZ
  • Programmable power liftgate is standard on LTZ and available on 2LT (included with available Power Convenience Package).

Exterior colours: , Silver Topaz Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Black Granite Metallic, Summit White, Black, Crystal Red Tintcoat, White Diamond Tintcoat, Ashen Grey Metallic, Champagne Silver Metallic, Atlantis Blue Metallic and Tungsten Metallic.

Flexible space for passengers and cargo

Equinox’s interior is designed for comfort, convenience and versatility. The standard MultiFlex sliding rear seat can offer passengers the most rear legroom in its class. It travels nearly eight inches fore and aft, providing up to 1,013 mm (39.9 inches) of real legroom. With the 60/40 split-back rear seat moved all the way forward, the cargo area offers 892 litres (31.5 cubic feet) of storage.

Family-friendly features include several storage bins, an oversized glove box, a closed storage under the centre armrest big enough to accommodate a laptop computer, four 12-volt power outlets and eight cup and bottle holders.

Equinox is also a quiet and refined vehicle. Noise-absorbing elements in the chassis, engine compartment and interior and windshield glass make the cabin one of the quietest in the segment. 2.4L models feature an Active Noise Cancellation system that contributes to exceptional quietness and improved fuel economy.

Additional interior features include:

  • Available Chevrolet MyLink radio with navigation
  • Air conditioning is standard on all models, with automatic climate control standard on 2LT and LTZ
  • Leather-appointed seating is standard on LTZ and available on 2LT
  • Universal home remote is standard on LTZ and available on 2LT with the power convenience package
  • Eight-way power front passenger seat is standard on LTZ and available on 2LT with the power convenience package
  • Heated front seats are standard on LTZ
  • Rear vision camera is standard on LT and LTZ
  • Adaptive remote start that also activates the front and rear defrosters, heated seats and outside heated mirrors when the temperature is 45 degrees F (7 C) or colder
  • Ice-blue ambient lighting accentuates key areas of the cabin and provides an upscale look and feel
  • Audio system with SiriusXM (with trial period), CD and MP3/WMA capability is standard on LS
  • Colour touch-screen radio with SiriusXM (with trial period), with MP3 capability, USB port and iPod support is standard on LT and LTZ
  • Available Pioneer Premium System with eight speakers and 250 watts of output
  • SiriusXM

Interior colour and trim choices:

  • Cloth seating with Light Titanium/Jet Black or Jet Black interior colours (LS)
  • Premium cloth seating with Light Titanium/Jet Black or Jet Black interior colours (1LT and 2LT)
  • Perforated leather-appointed seating with Light Titanium/Jet Black, Jet Black or Brownstone/Jet Black interior colours (standard on LTZ and available on 2LT).

MyLink details

Equinox is offered with Chevrolet MyLink, which includes easy-to-use controls and intuitive menus that help users quickly and easily chose the level of connectivity that works for them. MyLink seamlessly integrates Internet radio stations such as Stitcher SmartRadio® using hands-free voice and touch-screen controls via Bluetooth-enabled phones.

MyLink adds stereo audio streaming and wireless control of smartphones, building on the voice-activated Bluetooth hands-free calling capability already offered in most Chevy vehicles. A high-resolution, seven-inch, full-colour touch screen display makes media selection easy to navigate. MyLink also retains all the capabilities of today’s entertainment functions, including AM/FM/Sirius XM tuners, CD player with MP3 playback, auxiliary and USB inputs.

MyLink and MyLink with Navigation are available on LTZ and 2LT. Each is integrated with Equinox’s advanced audio system.

Chassis and suspension

Equinox is built on a body-integral structure with single-piece body side stampings and targeted applications of high-strength steel. These elements create a solid, quiet driving experience. Additional features include:

  • Strong structure with four-wheel independent suspension system for greater control and driver feedback
  • Rack-mounted electronic power steering on 2.4L-equipped models; hydraulic power rack-and-pinion steering on 3.6L V-6-equipped models
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Standard StabiliTrak electronic stability control and rollover mitigation technology help keeps the vehicle in its intended path in the event of an emergency manoeuvre
  • TrailerSway Control and hill hold assist feature
  • Standard four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with traction control, hill-start assist and electronic brake force distribution to help maximize braking performance.

Powertrain details

Both the standard Ecotec 2.4L engine and available 3.6L V-6 in the Equinox feature fuel-saving direct injection and continuously variable valve timing technology. The 2.4L delivers 182 horsepower (136 kW) with a fuel consumption rating of 6.1 L/100km (on FWD version).

The 3.6L is rated at 301 horsepower (225 kW) and 272 lb.-ft. of torque (369 Nm). This new engine uses lightweight components that contribute to the Equinox’s fuel efficiency while boosting its horsepower. An integrated cylinder head/exhaust manifold design saves about 13 pounds compared to a non-integrated design, while a composite intake manifold saves about 5.5 pounds vs. an aluminum intake. Additionally, a lightweight structural front cover and high-strength connecting rods save additional weight.

An efficient six-speed automatic transmission is standard on all models and an “Eco” transmission mode on 2.4L-equipped models alters shift points to improve fuel economy.

Safety and crash-avoidance features

Equinox is built on a solid structure that includes strategic applications of high-strength steel to protect occupants in the event of a crash. And it is equipped with safety features designed to avoid crashes or protect occupants in the event of one, including:

  • Six standard air bags including dual frontal air bags, head curtain side air bags and pelvic/thorax seat-mounted side air bags
  • Standard four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with Electronic Brake Force Distribution, StabiliTrak electronic stability control, traction control and rollover mitigation.
  • Rear vision camera that helps drivers identify objects behind the vehicle is standard on LTZ and 2LT and available on 1LT
  • Standard tire pressure monitoring system
  • Daytime running lamps make the Equinox more visible to other drivers and to pedestrians
  • Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning and Rear Park Assist are standard on LTZ and available on 2LT.

OnStar benefits

Six months of OnStar Directions and Connections service comes standard on Equinox. OnStar is the global leading provider of connected safety, security and mobility solutions and advanced information technology.

OnStar’s RemoteLink Mobile App allows smartphone users to control vehicle functions, access vehicle information and send directions directly to the vehicle. An opt-in service called FamilyLink allows subscribers to stay connected to loved ones by checking the location of their vehicle online or by signing up for vehicle location alerts.

More information about OnStar can be found at www.onstar.ca.

About Chevrolet in Canada

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.

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