When Chevrolet finally announced the release of the 2022 model year edition of the Equinox series in the market, it also talked about the light refresh to notice in the exterior styling, as well as a few features upgraded in the interior. But the most important highlight of the 2022 model year edition of the Chevrolet Equinox series is the introduction of a new trim level called RS.

As shown to us by the Spokane Chevrolet dealer, even in the powertrain front, the lineup is reshuffled by eliminating the earlier 2.0L turbo-4 engine and keeping the 170-hp making 1.5L turbo-4 powerplant to be the sole option in the entire lineup for the buyers. Chevrolet justifies this change by showing that this engine is not only good enough to deliver a quality ride experience but also in achieving good fuel economy numbers.

Overall Impression

To experience the well-rounded features of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox series, one has to take a ride with this fabulous two-row compact crossover SUV and use the cabin for a while. Many might find the cabins of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox as a mixed bag of virtues, because of its multitude approach. The cabins of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox are unexpectedly roomy, while both the row of seats offers comfortable posterior angles, well-adjustable and well-cushioned. On the other hand, there are plenty of the latest technology features installed in the cabin to make long rides easier and nearly luxurious.

With all these goodies kept in store, the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox stays afloat in the ocean of models in its segment of compact crossover SUVs and stands erect against the popularity of models like the Subaru Forester, Honda CR-V, and the Ford Escape.

Dynamic Lineup Structure

As Chevy has decidedly removed the earlier base L trim replacing it with a sportier RS one, the 2022 Equinox series, therefore, spreads across four different trim levels named the LS, LT, RS, and Premier. This newly added RS trim of the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox series has already made its mark with its attractive demeanor that wears a pitch-black body with an immense sporty appeal.

Apart from these, Chevrolet has stacked up a bevy of features in all the trim levels of the 2022 Equinox models that combine to offer a luxurious ride. However, the quality and the quantity of the features do climb higher as the price spiral up on the higher trims. For example, if you sign up for the LS Convenience package, it will add up an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat that will also include a 2-way power lumbar support. For infotainment, it will set up a 4.2-inch color display for the driver, while fitting a deep-tinted glass for the rear end.

For performance, Chevrolet engages a 1.5L turbo four-cylinder engine replacing the earlier larger-sized 2.0L four-cylinder turbocharged engine to produce 170 hp and 203 lb.-ft. of torque after pairing with a standard six-speed automatic transmission that sends the engine power either to the front wheels or to all four of them, depending upon the configuration you choose, explained the sales team of the Spokane Chevy dealer.

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