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2018 Chevy Equinox Gets $24,475 Base Price

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The Chevy Equinox will be lighter and also offered with more engines for its 2018 model year

The newly designed 2018 Chevy Equinox uses the same platform as the 2017 Cruze compact sedan
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The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox won’t be hitting the market until next spring, but interested parties already know now what they can expect to pay for Chevrolet’s latest crossover creation.

It was announced on Tuesday evening that the 2018 Equinox will start at $24,475 for the L trim with FWD, a price that includes destination but does not include tax, title, and assorted dealer fees. Chevrolet offered no further details as to what customers can expect to pay for additional trims—the Equinox will be offered in L, LS, LT, and Premier levels—or with available AWD or two available engine options.

It was revealed, however, that the 2018 Chevy Equinox will be among the first vehicles to receive General Motors’s new nine-speed automatic transmission, which was also announced on Tuesday. The new transmission, co-developed by GM and Ford, will make its debut on the 2017 Chevy Malibu.

As with the Malibu, the application of the nine-speed automatic with the Equinox comes in the form of the 2.0-liter Turbo, and it will also be mated to the Equinox’s segment-exclusive turbodiesel engine. Both additional engine options will be available from the second quarter of 2017, while the base 1.5-liter turbocharged engine will be offered at launch.

It was also announced on Tuesday that the 2018 Equinox will be one of 17 GM vehicles announced to receive the Rear Seat Reminder technology that debuted earlier this year on the 2017 GMC Acadia.

“In a word, crossover customers want one thing: everything. From comfort and connectivity to efficient performance and safety, the all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox delivers on all counts,” said Steve Majoros, director of marketing, Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers.

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox will go on sale in spring 2017.


Gallery: First Look at the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox