Chevrolet Equinox News

2018 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T first drive: More power, more gears
2018 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T first drive: More power, more gears

Like playing blackjack at a casino, redesigning a mid-size crossover SUV is a huge gamble for an automaker. Mess it up, and you lose big time. Get it right and you may clean out the house and dominate the competition. It’s Chevrolet’s turn to take the gamble with its redesigned 2018...Read More»

2018 Chevrolet Equinox
2018 Chevrolet Equinox first drive: A strong third act

The Chevrolet Equinox's revitalization has been long overdue. Compact crossovers are all the rage in America's driveways and Chevy's entry had been out of touch for a few years. The old model could trace its roots back to George W. Bush's first term. Despite some updates, its thirsty engines, its...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Equinox
2017 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2017 GMC Terrain: Compare Cars

Chevrolet took its time to build a compact crossover SUV—but when it did the Equinox became a hit, thanks to generous proportions and a nifty sliding second-row seat. It even spawned a GMC edition, the boxy and rugged-looking Terrain. Between those two GM utility vehicles, which one's better...Read More»

Volkswagen TDI diesel vehicles owned by Phil Grate and family, Seattle, Washington
Volkswagen Dieselgate update: U.S. dealers get $1.2 billion compensation, GM announces 3 new diesels

With less than a month to go before election day, most of America's news headlines are focused on the presidential election--and rightly so. But in the background, the non-stop fiacsco known as Dieselgate has been lumbering on. Here are a few of the recent items you might've missed: America's VW...Read More»

2018 Chevrolet Equinox
Meet the 40 mpg 2018 Chevrolet Equinox crossover

Ladies and gentlemen, the 40 mpg crossover has arrived—or at least it will early next year, when the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox goes on sale boasting a trio of turbocharged engines designed to squeeze the most out of a gallon of gas. Or diesel, as it turns out. The Equinox will become the first...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Equinox
2013 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain recalled for windshield wiper woes

General Motors has issued a recall for 367,808 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles from the 2013 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may have a problem with their windshield wipers that could result in a loss of visibility while...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Malibu
Recalls: Buick Encore, Regal, Verano; Chevrolet Cruze, Equinox, Malibu; GMC Terrain

General Motors is recalling 7,620 vehicles in the U.S. that may be equipped with faulty electronic park lock levers. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those levers may allow drivers to remove their ignition keys without their vehicles being in "park"...Read More»

AAA Foundation study on hands-free technologies (October 2015)
AAA: Hands-Free Phones & Infotainment Systems Are Major Distractions For Drivers

We've spent plenty of time talking about the dangers of texting and driving, and the data on that seems clear: taking your eyes off the road to type out a message on your smartphone is a recipe for disaster. But what about using hands-free, voice-to-text systems? If you ask Siri to send a text to...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Equinox, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Chevrolet Equinox Video

The Chevy Equinox has been a surprise hit for General Motors in its second generation, but it's been on sale virtually unchanged since 2010. It's time for some updates--especially now that the CR-V, RAV4, and Santa Fe are all better than ever. For the 2016 model year, Chevrolet is giving the...Read More»

Every General Motors recall issued in 2014 (as of July 24)
General Motors Issues Six New Recalls Affecting 823,000 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC Vehicles

For much of the spring, it seemed as if General Motors issued a new round of recalls every other day, but the automaker has been largely quiet on that front for over three weeks. Could the recall party be coming to an end? Based on a new press release from GM, the answer is probably "no". ALSO SEE...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Equinox
Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Top Crash Ratings For Midsize SUVs

With its 2014 Chevrolet Equinox and 2014 GMC Terrain midsize crossover utility vehicles, General Motors [NYSE: GM] stands at the top of the latest round of crash-test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Only those two models, plus one additional model, the 2014 Toyota...Read More»

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Costco Offers Discounts & Cash Cards On Buick, Chevy, GMC

If you're in the market for a new vehicle -- particularly one from Buick, Chevrolet, or GMC -- Costco has a deal for you. From now until January 2, 2013, Costco members can receive GM Preferred Pricing on the following models: Buick: Enclave, LaCrosse, Verano Chevrolet: Camaro (except ZL1 models)...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Equinox
What Are Five Things Your Car Has To Have To Be Pet-Friendly?

If you own one of the approximately 78.2 million dogs in more than 46 million American households, or one of the 86.4 million cats, you know how to take care of your pet when it’s in your home. But when it comes to taking Fido or Fluffy out in the family car, do you know whether your vehicle...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Equinox - NYAS pet day
Chevy Has Some Dog-Gone Good Fun On National Pet Day At The 2012 New York Auto Show

Yes, Chevy has officially gone to the dogs. It’s all in celebration of National Pet Day, April 11. Today, at the 2012 New York Auto Show, Chevrolet showed off not only a pack of pooches thrilled to cavort in and about new Chevy products, but also gave show attendees a few tips on how to make...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Equinox
Driving Safety: Dealing With The Return To Standard Time

For most of the country, the first Sunday in November marks the annual return to standard time from Daylight Saving Time. It’s the “fall back” portion of “spring forward, fall back” mantra we use to remind ourselves we’re going to be gaining an hour’s sleep...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Equinox
2012 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain: Recall Alert

General Motors is conducting a voluntary recall of 33,964 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain SUVs to address an issue with the tire pressure monitoring system, which does not meet federal standards. Involved in the recall are 21,112 Equinox and 12,852 Terrain models. A notice on the National...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Equinox
2012 Chevrolet Equinox, 2012 GMC Terrain Recalled

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2012 GMC Terrain. At issue is the vehicles' tire pressure monitoring system, which doesn't meet federal standards. Tire pressure systems are supposed to alert drivers when the pressure in any tire is 25% below the recommended...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Equinox
2014 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Getting Eco eAssist Hybrid System?

Families looking for a high-mileage compact crossover from Chevy or GMC may be in luck if reports prove true that the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain will receive the mild-hybrid system called “eAssist” in the 2012 Buick LaCrosse and Regal and “Eco” in the 2013...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ
Report: Next-Gen Chevrolet Equinox To Downsize

General Motors plans to take its best-selling crossover vehicle down a notch—in size and weight, that is, according to one report from GM Inside News. It's a trend we might see a lot more of over the next several years, as automakers struggle to meet tougher upcoming fuel economy regulations...Read More»