New Chevrolet Equinox near Lafayette

New Chevrolet Equinox

One of Chevrolet's best-selling mid-size SUVs is back and ready to help you conquer the highways and byways with ease. The Chevrolet Equinox returns with a new look, upgraded power, and innovation to take on the new Ford Escape. Ray Chevrolet has a new inventory of Equinox models available and sales professionals ready to assist you with your purchase. Our staff has years of experience and the knowledge to pair you with the new Equinox you want today. We will walk you through side-by-side comparisons of the Equinox and Escape to help you decide on the best model for your needs. If you're looking for a versatile SUV for your daily commute or agility for a night out on the town, a new Chevy Equinox from Ray Chevrolet is a great option. Continue reading to see how the Equinox compares to the Escape, and stop by our dealership for a test drive today.


Under the hood, the new Equinox comes standard with a 170-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox to channel its power. Front-wheel drive is also standard with all-wheel drive available for better handling and control on various terrains. This SUV averages 32 miles per gallon on the highway, giving drivers more time on the road between fill-ups. There are also two additional engine options including a 252-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder and a 137-horsepower 1.6-liter turbocharged diesel inline-four-cylinder.

Trim Levels and Features

The Equinox comes in a variety of trim levels including the L, LS, LT, and Premier. Each model also comes with plenty of creature comforts for everyone onboard. Standard features include an infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, keyless entry, push-button start, USB inputs, and active noise cancellation. There are also available options such as a hands-free power liftgate, a panoramic sunroof, navigation, dual-zone climate control, a power driver's seat, and leather interior.


Drive with confidence knowing the new Equinox is built to protect. Available safety features include ten airbags, an electric parking brake, a rearview camera, HID headlights, and blind-spot monitoring. Also available is stability control, collision mitigation, rear cross traffic alert, and lane-keeping assist.

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The Chevrolet Equinox vs. the Ford Escape

  • The Equinox and Escape are comparably priced, giving drivers ample features and performance without breaking the bank.
  • The Equinox has a greater fuel economy than the Escape, making this SUV the perfect option for your next road trip.
  • Both of these models seat up to five passengers with plenty of space for a comfortable ride.
  • The Equinox has a lower base curb weight than the Escape aiding in fuel efficiency and agility.
  • Both SUVs have a towing capacity of 1,500 pounds as well.
  • The Equinox also has more standard power than the Escape thanks to a standard 170-horsepower inline-four-cylinder engine.

Visit Ray Chevrolet

When you are ready to get behind the wheel of your new Chevrolet Equinox, make the short drive over to Ray Chevrolet. While you're here, be sure to visit our finance department as well. We have the knowledge and experience to help get our customers approved and on the road quickly and easily. Whether you're looking to purchase or lease, we're here to help you get the best Chevy financing offers available. Contact us or stop by our dealership for more information, and see why so many customers have made us their local Chevy dealer.