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Chevrolet Equinox updates will wait until 2022 | Car News

Previous year’s Chicago Vehicle Present, held just ahead of the pandemic erupted in North America,...

Previous year’s Chicago Vehicle Present, held just ahead of the pandemic erupted in North America, was the scene for Chevrolet’s rollout of the updated variation of the Equinox. The revised SUV was scheduled to debut in late 2020 as a 2021 product.

The ongoing pandemic has set that plan on ice, the automaker choosing to postpone the arrival of the redesigned product for a yr. Income of the 2022 Equinox will start in the summer months of 2021.

The Traverse SUV is struggling the exact same destiny, with its debut at dealerships now set for the third quarter of this yr. Defined Steve Majoros, vice president of Chevrolet’s advertising department,  “These two projects have been to some degree delayed owing to a reallocation of means, but they will kind a large section of our ideas for 2021”.

Income of the Equinox dropped 21.7 % in 2020 to 270,994 units, which is neither unusual nor alarming in the context of the pandemic. The Equinox remains the next very best-providing product in General Motors’ portfolio, driving the Silverado pickup truck. It marketed additional than all Buick designs mixed (162,741 units) and concluded the yr in seventh place in the U.S. product sales rankings, driving the Toyota Camry and forward of the Honda Civic. Fall or no fall, that’s still a good overall performance.

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2022 Chevrolet Equinox, grille

2022 Chevrolet Equinox, grille

When it lastly hits the market, the 2022 Equinox will supply potential buyers a sleeker exterior structure, a new RS variation (which is supposed as an overall look deal) and additional technological features. There is speculation a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder will make a return to the lineup following a transient hiatus, but it is not going to be the exact same motor as the just one previous made available with the 2020 product. Somewhat, it would be a variant of the Cadillac XT4’s four-cylinder turbo motor, tuned to acquire 237 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The 1.5L four-cylinder turbocharged unit will stay the entry-stage motor.

Chevrolet will carry a sequence of comparable updates to the Traverse. Variations for 2022 include a additional-intense exterior structure, a new multimedia program on an eight-inch touchscreen and additional travel-guide methods.

Pricing and other specifics will observe afterwards this yr. We will also get a reworked variation of the GMC Terrain, the cousin of the Chevrolet Equinox.

2022 Chevrolet Equinox RS images