Get to Know the New Chevy Equinox: FAQs

September 27th, 2021 by
2022 Chevrolet Equinox


Even if you’re interested in the new Chevy Equinox, you might not be entirely sure if it’s right for you! We think that shopping for a new vehicle should be as easy as it is exciting, so we’ve put together a short guide that covers just about everything our neighbors want to know about this popular Chevy SUV. Our Chevy Equinox FAQs cover pricing, production, capacities, dimensions, features, maintenance, and more! If you have additional questions or want to see the new Equinox for yourself, all you need to do is contact our team.



Chevy Equinox Production & Sales

How Much is a Chevy Equinox?

For model-year 2022, the Chevy Equinox price structure starts at $25,800 MSRP and goes up from there:

  • Chevy Equinox LS: Starting at $25,800 MSRP
  • Chevy Equinox LT: Starting at $26,900 MSRP
  • Chevy Equinox RS: Starting at $30,100 MSRP
  • Chevy Equinox Premier: Starting at $31,000 MSRP

Where is the Chevy Equinox Made?

The Chevy Equinox is made in Canada, Mexico, and China. More specifically, Equinox models for the U.S. market are manufactured in Ingersoll in Ontario, Canada, and at San Luis Potosi and Ramos Arizpe in Mexico.

Chevy Equinox Capacities & Dimensions

How Many Seats Are in a Chevy Equinox?

Does the Chevy Equinox have third-row seating? No, the Equinox SUV always seats up to five passengers. Carmel-area drivers who need more space might consider either the Traverse or the Tahoe.

How Much Does a Chevy Equinox Weigh?

The Chevy Equinox weighs between 3,274 and 3,512 pounds, with the final weight depending on the trim level, drivetrain, and options that you select for your model.

How Long is a Chevy Equinox?

The Chevy Equinox measures 183.1 inches, or roughly 15.3 feet from bumper to bumper.

Chevy Equinox Performance & Capability

Is the Chevy Equinox All-Wheel Drive?

Does the Chevy Equinox offer AWD? Yes, it does! All trim levels in the current lineup are offered with optional all-wheel drive.

How Much Can a Chevy Equinox Tow?

Although the Equinox is on the smaller side of the Chevy SUV lineup, it can be configured to tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Chevy Equinox Features

How Can You Turn Off Auto-Stop on the Chevy Equinox?

Auto Stop technology allows you to press the brake pedal once and lock the Equinox into place, so you can relax at stop lights in Noblesville or Westfield. If you need to know how to turn off auto stop in the Chevy Equinox, take these steps:

  1. Start by switching your vehicle into manual mode.
  2. From there, press “+” on the shifter knob until you see “L6” displayed on your dashboard.
  3. This bypasses the auto stop feature.

How Can You Open the Chevy Equinox Trunk from Inside?

You can open your trunk using the button on your key fob or the button on the liftgate itself. However, if you need to know how to open a Chevy Equinox trunk from the inside, just look for the switch on the overhead console! Flip it to ¾ or Max to open the liftgate.

Chevy Equinox Maintenance

What Kind of Oil Does a Chevy Equinox Take?

SAE 5W-30 Full Synthetic Motor Oil is recommended for the Chevy Equinox. If you’re not sure what kind of oil to pick up from our parts department, then reference your owner’s manual or ask a team member for assistance.

Find the New Chevy Equinox at Penske Chevrolet

Drivers in the Indianapolis area can test drive the new Chevy Equinox at Penske Chevrolet today! In fact, we’ve even made it easy to value a trade-in or purchase your new vehicle online! If you’re ready to take the next steps, we’re ready to help. Reach out at your convenience to get started.


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