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Recently, the Chevrolet company published a design patent that demonstrates what could possibly be the next-generation of their Chevrolet Equinox electric SUV. The revamped platform will alter its design and technologies, and we can guess that this new crossover will have to carry a different moniker, but for the time being, it’s certain that this mid-size vehicle will be the electric equivalent of the current model.
Taking into account General Motors’ (GM) position on electrics versus hybrids, we can deduce that these recent publications of the Equinox crossover are a direct reflection of a vehicle that totally does away with relying on gasoline. To further explain, the car company already said that it wants to hone in on efforts towards vehicles that are fully electric, and that its studies reveal customers don’t particularly love hybrids.
Moreover, the illustrations show that the vehicle has a closed front end, which almost mirrors that of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV, along with the Cadillac Lyriq. On top of this, the drawings don’t depict that it will make room for an exhaust system, which is obviously needed for a hybrid vehicle.
On the other hand, other elements that support our theory that this electric Equinox to-be. For example, last November, CEO Mary Barra, said that GM would upgrade its financial undertaking to electrics and self-driving vehicles of $7 billion with the aim of releasing 30 new electrics worldwide by 2025. Even before this statement, the automaker said the GMC Hummer EV pickup truck, and eventually went on to develop the Hummer EV product line together with the Hummer EV SUV.
GM also disclosed the refashioned 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV and its brand-new and larger relative, the Bolt EUV, coupled with the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq luxury crossover. That being the case, Barra went further in explaining that the ongoing microchip shortage won’t affect the company’s rollout for their electric vehicles, however, it has slowed down production of the upgraded 2022 Chevy Equinox SUV until the middle of August.
It’s almost a given that this type of vehicle will make use of the company’s Ultium Drive And Motor Technology, which are made for a wide range of implementations, such as front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, and can even be utilized by vehicles of high-performance and off-road capabilities. This highlights Barra’s view that GM has the ability to “put everyone in an EV.”
Although the patent was indeed filed by SAIC-GM (Shanghai General Motors Company) for the market for China, most of the Ultium Drive workings like the castings, gears and assemblies will be constructed with parts that are globally sourced at GM’s current global propulsion facilities on collective, adjustable assembly lines, which means that this model may eventually wander on to the States; Which is safe to say would be aligned with GM’s motivations for global coverage.
While we’re waiting for the new and improved Chevrolet Equinox, as well as other electrified vehicles in the works, Miami Lakes Automall has a plethora of vehicles like the gasoline version of their crossover SUV, as well as a variety of other different models that range in various shapes and prices. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.
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General Motors (GM) initially planned on revamping their Chevy Equinox model for this year (2021). Unfortunately, the automaker faced obstacles related to the coronavirus pandemic, thus, these revisions were postponed until 2022.
Nevertheless, the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox will at least get some small but significant changes from the previous year, which encompasses the elimination of two equipment groups and one engine option.
For LT models, the 2LT equipment group and for Premier models, the 3LZ equipment group have been scrapped. Their elimination is related to the ceasing of the turbocharged 2.0L LTG engine (we’ll discuss later).
Externally, the 2021 Chevy Equinox will also get rid of two exterior color options, which are Chocolate Metallic and Cayenne Orange Metallic.
Inhouse, the Equinox SUV embraces the Leather Package into its color palette. Namely:
- Jet Black perforated leather-appointed seating
- Memory settings
- Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror
- Outside heated power-adjustable and auto-dimming mirrors
As previously mentioned, the 2LT and 3LZ equipment groups will be eliminated. In addition, the following mechanical components will also retire. Specifically:
- Turbocharged 2.0L I-4 LTG engine
- 9-speed automatic transmission
- Trailering equipment
- Factory-installed trailer hitch
- Trailer hitch closeout cover
- 4,850 lbs. GVWR
- 3.17 axle ratio
- 17-inch front and 16-inch rear 4-wheel antilock disc brakes
- Dual-outlet stainless-steel exhaust
- 17-inch steel spare wheel
- 17-inch compact spare tire
As a result of the removal of the LTG engine, the 2021 Equinox SUV will now be offered solely with one engine choice, which is the turbocharged 1.5L LYX inline four-cylinder. This motor has an output of 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque. Remarkably, the engine is partnered with a 6-speed automatic transmission for each trim, and the car will continue to offer either a front-wheel or all-wheel-drive configuration.
The automaker’s Midnight Edition now involves the following features:
- Jet Black premium cloth (substitutes Jet Black perforated leather-appointed seating)
- Exclusive mold-in-color black grille and mesh with black surround
- Dark finish fog lamp bezel surround
- Front and rear Black bow ties
- 19-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels
2021 Chevrolet Equinox Factories
The construction of the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox is done at the following factories:
- GM Ramos plant located in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico managed by GM Mexico
- GM CAMI plant located in Ontario, Canada managed by GM Canada
- GM-SAIC Wuhan II located in Hubei, China managed by Shanghai-GM
- Deliveries of the latest Equinox started in Q3 2020, which is to say that the units were already on dealership lots.
Furthermore, Chevy’s SUV will get its comprehensive revamp for the 2022 model year. Following this, it is expected that the Equinox will stay in production until 2023-2024, which will mark the beginning of a new generation where the compact will be replaced with an all-new model.
Miami Lakes Automall
When the time finally comes to purchase your new 2021 Chevrolet Equinox, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall. We carry an extensive range of Chevrolet models that have a variety of different styles and prices.
Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.
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Chevrolet is offering a package deal when it comes to its compact crossover, full-size SUVs, and utility vehicles for its 2021 model year. New features to expect are pretty minor but also significant, like with special editions and fresh colors, including updates to the engine and trim levels. At the same time, the Tahoe and Suburban will get a complete makeover. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2021 Chevrolet SUV lineup!
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Now more than ever, subcompact crossovers are becoming all the rage for SUV lovers, and Chevrolet doesn’t disappoint the growing demand for one. The new 2021 Trailblazer is the brand’s entry-level SUV and has a front face that resembles a bit like its sporty cousin, the Camaro. The price seems pretty reasonable at just under $20,000, (plus the destination fee). Two engine choices that are offered include a 1.2-liter engine with 137 horsepower or a 1.3-liter engine with 155 horsepower.
2021 Chevrolet Trax
Chevrolet has another subcompact crossover that’s even smaller than the Trailblazer, which is the 2021 Trax. This model may a bit short but not in its features. The car comes with two new special editions available on the LT trim. The Sport Edition is decked out in black exterior accents, whilst the Midnight Edition fuses black accents with a Mosaic Black Metallic paint color. This car will be a breeze to park and will allow its passengers to take advantage of its storage space by its generous amount of cubbies.
2021 Chevrolet Equinox
The Chevrolet Equinox is a compact sports utility model with a refreshed design for 2021. However, the company revealed that the SUV will really be a 2022 model since the plans for their changes have been pushed back. What you need to know is that the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine has been removed, and for now it’s being replaced by the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder. One shouldn’t fret too much about this, as the 1.5-liter is expected to make a comeback when the new Equinox comes out.
This almost-2021 vehicle will now have an available leather package on the LT trim, which includes black perforated leather-appointed seats, memory settings, an inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, and outside heated power-adjustable mirrors with auto-dimming.
2021 Chevrolet Blazer
The color palette on the 2021 Blazer is getting a bit of a switch-up, as colors like Pewter Metallic, Iron Gray Metallic, Cayenne Orange Metallic, and Cherry Red Tintcoat are tagging along.
The brand’s Safety Assist package gift wraps automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, forward collision alert, following distance indicator, and auto high-beams. These goodies come standard on the 2LT, 3LT, RS, and Premier trims.
2021 Chevrolet Traverse
The full-size Chevrolet Traverse is also getting a facelift for 2022 and only minute changes for 2021. Chevrolet’s Safety Assist will outplace the Driver Conference II package and will be standard on the RS, Premier, and High Country. It will also be available on LT.
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
The restyled Tahoe not only joins a new platform but is also winning with an independent rear suspension and a better ride quality. This SUV is 6.7 inches longer than before and also has increased in its wheelbase. Third-row passengers now have 40 percent more legroom and 66 percent more cargo volume. Front-seat passengers will also enjoy the 10.2-inch touchscreen.
2021 Chevrolet Suburban
The big and bad Suburban will share the same features as the Tahoe, as well as technologies, but one thing that makes it stand out is that the improvement in the interior space. The Suburban provides more legroom and cargo volume than its predecessor, specifically in the second-and third-row.
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
At long last, Chevrolet is bringing on an electric crossover to their lineup. The production of the Bolt EUV will start in 2021, and based on the photos we’ve seen so far, it’s even more impressive than the current Bolt hatchback, with its increase in size and posher design. This car will also have a dashboard design that is more user-friend, as well as a new touchscreen and enhanced interior materials. The brand’s Super Cruise will also prove to be an asset to drivers once they get on the highway.
Miami Lakes Chevrolet
When the time finally comes to purchase any one of these Chevrolet SUVs, be sure to do it at Miami Lakes Automall! We sell a wide range of crossovers, subcompacts, and full-sized trucks from the brand and at various prices. Those who are interested in any of these vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.
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The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox and 2021 Ford Escape are neck and neck in regards to their passenger space, impressive safety features and ratings, as well as their warranty coverage. However, even with identical twins, one of them has just a little bit more spice than the other. Let’s find out just how fraternal these SUVs are.
2021 Chevrolet Equinox
The Chevrolet Equinox is a package deal when it comes to providing comfort for all five of its passengers, impressive handling, and two fine engine choices, which is likely why it’s the brand’s best selling SUV. The 1.5-liter turbocharged engine has an EPA rating at a suitable 28 mpg combined and 27 mpg with all-wheel-drive. This car drives on 170 horsepower with 203 lb-ft of torque.
The All-American brand’s latest SUV has a great catalog of standard active-safety features like forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, and even IntelliBeam automatic headlights. It also has available blind-spot monitoring.
For entertainment, the Equinox has a standard 7-inch touchscreen and an available 8-inch version. Both have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as a Wi-Fi hotspot. The truck also has keyless entry, push-button start, four USB ports, 17-inch wheels, and the Teen Driver System that allows parents of tweens with a heavy foot to set parameters and relay information on driving habits.
Highlighting optional features include ventilated front seats, navigation, Bose audio, a panoramic sunroof, and a rear-seat entertainment system.
2021 Ford Escape
The Ford Escape was restyled last year and grew in size while also dropping a few pounds. The base engine upgraded to a turbocharger with a 3-cylinder 1.5-liter engine, which produces a decent 181 horsepower with 203 1b-ft of torque. The next engine option is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, which really ramps up the ride with 250 horsepower. The eco-friendly hybrid engine only loses 50 horses, while the plug-in version does not differ much in its performance numbers.
The SUV has an intriguing amount of standard driver-assistance features. These driver-assists are a part of the brand’s Co-Pilot 360 bundle and include automatic emergency braking (with pedestrian detection), a blind-spot detection system, lane-keeping assist, and automatic high-beam headlights. Some exciting leisures include an 8-inch Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which are present on all trims with the exception of the base S. Other standard features include 17-inch steel wheels, cloth seats, front bucket seats, a 6-speaker stereo, and Sync infotainment with Bluetooth, voice recognition, and in-vehicle Wi-Fi for up to 10 devices. There are also some exciting packages worth looking into, like the Technology Package for those who prioritize the best interior experience, or Class II Trailer Tow Package for off-road enthusiasts.
The Escape also has a design that is more carlike than SUV like with its rounded shape, and whether or not that is appealing comes down to a person’s purchase.
The 2021 Ford Escape has the advantage of providing hybrid engines, a great list of safety features, and even luggage space. However, the 2021 Equinox provides an overall better experience in its cabin with its stylish features and entertainment systems. On top of this, Equinox’s bigger and more aggressive design is easier to welcome than its competitor and also has a lower starting price. It is for this reason that the Equinox SUV is a more favorable choice for most car buyers.
Miami Lakes Chevrolet
The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox provides a lot of bang for your buck with its standard safety system, 3,500 towing capacity, standard entertainment features, and overall roominess. Those who are interested in this vehicle should take an online stroll at Miami Lakes Automall, we side a wide selection of Chevrolet vehicles like the Equinox and other SUVs.
Those who are interested in any of our models can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.
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2021 Chevrolet Equinox
It’s only been a few weeks since the big premiere of the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox in China, and now, General Motors plans on releasing this crossover compact SUV over there and thus making them the first market in the world to receive the third-generation of this car’s update during the mid-cycle. In totality, there are 22 augmented features to better the competitiveness of the Equinox in the Chinese market.
As a result, not only does China’s refreshed Chevrolet truck welcome the automaker’s newest crossover form of design with its latest front fascia, but it also comes with sensational new powertrain features, more options for connectivity, and a supreme suite of active safety technologies. Moreover, it includes the RS trim level as a top-ranking variant for its range, which is the same case for the Chevrolet Blazer and Trailerblazer in the company’s local utility vehicle repertoire.
“Today’s midsize SUV buyers want a vehicle that meets all of their needs. The new Equinox delivers, starting with its new design, powertrain combination, locally tuned chassis and RS editions,” said General Director of Chevrolet for SAIC-GM, Scott Lawson, in a press release. He then continued, “It is joining the Blazer, Tracker and Trailblazer in Chevrolet’s crossover family, giving the brand a presence across the small, compact, midsize and mid-large mainstream segments to meet the different needs of buyers nationwide.”
The updated 2021 Equinox launched in the Asain country came with a sum of six different variants, also inclusive of three that are comparable to the LT trim level as well as three in the new RS model. All of these trims include an extensive list of standard equipment, not to mention the brand’s latest infotainment system with developed connectivity as well as an array of progressive driving aid systems. A base trim level is expected to be added at a later date.
From its launch, two powertrain options will be offered for the new car. The first is a turbocharged 1.5L LFV I-4 engine that makes out 166 horsepower with 184 pound-feet of torque, it also paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, meanwhile, the RS model features a turbocharged 2.0L LSY I-4 that powers up to 233 horsepower with 256 pound-feet of torque, joined with the brand’s nine-speed automatic transmission.
The latest-generation of Equinox will make its first public introduction in China at the 2020 Beijing Motor Show, which will take place from September 26th to October 5th, and is set to go on sale a few days later. The Equinox is the company’s top-selling utility vehicle globally, scoring more than 3.8 million units in deliveries since its first appearance in 2004. This mid-cycle update strives to better its sales performance in China, where it has only been available for the past three years.
With the release of the 2021 Equinox overseas, were hoping that it won’t be a long wait for North America to get a taste of that # SUVlife.
- 2021 Equinox Territory: 169,900 CNY (about $24,880 USD at the current exchange rate)
- 2021 Equinox World Edition: 184,900 CNY ($27,080 USD)
- 2021 Equinox Tech Edition: 194,900 CNY ($28,550 USD)
- 2021 Equinox RS: 219,900 CNY ($32,205 USD)
- 2021 Equinox RS Smart Edition: 229,900 CNY ($33,670 USD)
- 2021 Equinox RS Guard Edition: 239,900 CNY ($35,135 USD)
Miami Lakes Chevrolet
When the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox finally does approach the States, be sure to purchase your hot rod at Miami Lakes Automall. We have a great deal of Chevrolet vehicles and in a large variety geared towards individual needs. Those who are interested in any of our vehicles can simply view our online new car inventory and chat with a representative for further assistance.
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How does the current crossover SUV segment look? It’s a whole lot flashier now that the Chevrolet Blazer has returned to form with its latest incarnation. The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer has debuted and its ready for drivers. Looking for something to drive and enjoy that isn’t a sluggish SUV or bulky crossover? Don’t stray away from the latest Chevrolet product that has set itself apart from the pack. We’ll go over all the details, but keep in mind how the makers of the Blazer view their sharp new product.
“For the midsize two-row crossover customer, the business case was that they weren’t looking for body on frame. Same thing with off-roading — that’s not what this Blazer was ever going to be. There are a few things about it that you could call Camaro-esque. But our intent all along was to offer dry road performance, like a sports sedan. Some competitors have more emphasis on utility; this one has more emphasis on the sport,” said Blazer engineer Larry Mihalko.
Details of the Flashy New Blazer
The standard powertrain for the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer is the hearty 2.5-Liter Ecotec inline-four powertrain with a nine-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel-drive in the base trim. The 3.6-Liter V6 Pentastar engine included in the Premier trim carries 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque and is the standard powertrain with the RS and Premier trim, and works as an available option for the L and Base.
The 2.5-Liter Ecotec inline-four engine provides drivers with 193 horsepower and 188 lb-ft of torque is standard for L and Base trim. The V6 engine also has front or all-wheel-drive options and all Blazer options carry high-performance cross-axis ball joints for greater lateral stiffness, according to Chevrolet. With a combined 29 mpg, the Chevrolet Blazer helps drivers by providing a reasonable fuel economy for owners.
Full of Features, Packed With Modern Technology
Additional features that make the Blazer worthwhile and modern is the hands-free power liftgate, wireless charging, and six USB ports. For owners that use their Blazer for towing, they can use the Hitch Guidance feature, which helps aid the aligning process for a driver to hitch a trailer with a view of the center line on the rear vision camera. The Hitch View provides a top-down view of the hitch so drivers can see just where the hitch ball rests. Drivers are going to love driving the Blazer today more than ever before. This is made easier thanks to the large 8-inch touchscreen. Available features include a rear-seat DVD player that is a part of an infotainment system that makes rides more fun for others.
This is a new product that differs from the previous Blazer that had a production run from 2001-2008. The all-new Blazer offers a 0-60 time of just 6.5 seconds with the 3.6-Liter V6 and starts at only $29,995 MSRP (plus destination fee). The Premier trim begins at $43,895 MSRP (plus destination fee.)
For those looking for a smaller SUV, the newest line-up offered by Chevrolet includes the Trax and Equinox. Drivers that want a little more space, but no sacrificing on behalf of the power, the Blazer is a perfect fit.
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Right now Miami Lakes Chevrolet is offering an unbeatable lease deal on the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox as well as 40% off MSRP on new Chevrolet models.
2018 Chevy Equinox Year End Countdown Event
Qualified lessees are eligible for a 24-month Sign & Drive lease of $199 per month on the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, which is Chevrolet’s second-best selling model.
Redesigned for the 2018 model year, the Chevrolet Equinox is an excellent compact SUV that offers modern amenities, comfort and power. From features like the available hands-free gesture liftgate to standard backup camera and 63.5 cubic feet of cargo space, the Equinox is a great vehicle for people who need a multipurpose vehicle.
The Equinox is available with three engine choices and they all provide power and towing abilities. In addition to the two available gas engine option, the Equinox is also the only vehicle in its segment that is available with a diesel engine, a type of engine great for towing and fuel economy. The available diesel engine is the 1.6-liter turbo-diesel engine and it averages 39 mpg on the highway.
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For more information on the current 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Sign & Drive $199 per month lease for 36 months, or to find out more about the Chevrolet models that are available with 40% off original MSRP, come to Miami Lakes Chevy. We have a huge selection of all Chevy models, but that doesn’t mean the qualified models are going to last! The available deals continue through 1/2/2018, so hurry in today to get a good deal.
*Lease plus tax/ tag including all incentives with approved credit. Discounts from retail $0 Down, 10k miles/year, 24 mo. No Security Deposit Required. Exp. 01/02/2018
Coming in early 2017 is the new 2018 Chevy Equinox, which will be lighter and available with an all-new diesel engine – the first diesel on a CUV in the U.S. Check out what changes are coming to the 2018 Chevy Equinox
The 2018 Equinox lineup will be available with three different turbocharged engines, including the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, a 2.0-liter turbo engine, and an all-new 1.6-liter turbodiesel engine. The new diesel engine is expected to produce 136 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque and GM says the diesel engine will have a fuel economy of 40 mpg on the highway.
All-New Interior and Exterior
What other changes are being made to the 2018 Chevy Equinox? So far we know the exterior and interior have both gone through a major redesign. The body is four inches shorter and the entire vehicle is 400 pounds lighter, yet somehow Chevy managed to add 3.5 cubic feet of cargo space inside the vehicle. (more…)
The 2016 Chevy Equinox in Miami got revamped this year and comes with a slew of new standard features. That’s right, not a host of optional features, but standard ones. Typically, the opposite is true. A vehicle will get redesigned and receive a multitude of optional features and very little in the way of standard features. Thankfully, Chevy has always been good about putting its customers’ happiness first. These standard features include three particularly nice additions. The Equinox received a restyled front end that lends itself to a more modern design, along with a standard seven-inch diagonal color touch-screen on the base trims, and an increase in storage space thanks to a cleverly engineered inside.