5 New Features on the All-New 2018 Chevy Equinox
By: Michael Fossbakk
June 12, 2017
With time, comes evolution. We improve upon ourselves and the things we make by learning from our past work. The oblique and unrefined become replaced by newer, smarter counterparts. That’s why, when designing the all-new 2018 Chevy Equinox, Chevy kept the best parts of the Equinox’s past, but also kept an SUV-sized eye on the future.
With these five new features, the all-new 2018 Chevy Equinox is an evolution all its own.
Up, Up And…
The mark of a good feature is one you don’t even notice. Simply place your foot under the rear bumper of your 2018 Chevy Equinox and the liftgate will automatically open and rise up to your desired height. That’s right! Not only is the liftgate activated via a simple wave of your foot, but you can also set how high the liftgate opens. It’s perfect for when you want to max out the height for extra headspace or when you need to bring it down for low clearance.
More Stuff, More Simply
The foldable rear seats in the Equinox are now even more convenient! With the introduction of the all-new 2018 Equinox comes the capability to fold the rear seats all the way down, giving you even more space for whatever life throws at you. Working on a new hardware project and need to transport materials? Going on a long camping trip? Bringing your dogs with you? With flat-folding rear seats, you’ll be able to store more stuff, more simply.
Rain, Rain, Go Away
When it rains, it pours. With the 2018 Chevy Equinox, having to keep a part of your brain focused on maintaining an appropriate wiper speed to the changing frequency of rain is a thing of the past. Rain-sensing technology will notice when it’s raining and adjust wiper-speed to the degree of precipitation, giving you more brain capacity to focus on the road ahead.
A Mountain of Space for a Mountain of Stuff
The 2018 Chevy Equinox has added even more cargo space in all the right places. With 63.5 cubic feet max cargo volume1, you won’t know what to do with all that space! You can store your favorite set of clubs, your band’s equipment, your easel, your camping equipment…whatever you need for whatever trip you’re going on, the 2018 Chevy Equinox has you covered.
Your Phone’s New BFF
At Chevy, we like to bring the latest and greatest in entertainment technology to your vehicle. That’s why, with the 2018 Equinox, we’ve implemented Apple CarPlay2 and Android Auto3 compatibility into the Chevy MyLink4 entertainment software. Whether you’re a devotee of Apple and its iPhones or gravitate towards the open-source nature of Android phones, thanks to Apple CarPlay2 and Android Auto3, respectively, using your phone safely and intuitively has never been better.
1 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
2 Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
3 Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher and data plan rates apply. Android, Android Auto, Google, Google Play and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.
4 MyLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices.