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All-new Chevrolet Equinox set for ME launch

DUBAI, August 29, 2017

The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Premier will go on sale from September 1 in the Middle East, marking the Equinox’s first presence in the region after its introduction in the other markets in 2005.

Ahmed Soudodi, head of Brand at Chevrolet Middle East said: “The all-new Chevrolet Equinox represents the perfect balance of design and technology. Eye-catching looks complemented by the latest safety technologies mean that both drivers and passengers are kept safe, comfortable and connected on the road.”

“Going on sale this September 2017 across our Chevrolet showrooms in the Middle East, we are confident the 2018 Equinox will offer customers across the region unmatched performance, efficiency and value in the compact SUV segment. And will play a significant role in Chevrolet’s comprehensive and young portfolio,” he added.

With a manufacturer suggested retail price start of $30,185, the 2018 Equinox Premier provides customers with a powertrain that balances performance, efficiency and capability. The 2.0L engine will be available on Premier from launch, with the standard 1.5L Turbo option available on LS and LT in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Delivering a GM-estimated 252 horsepower, 352 nm of torque and paired to GM’s all-new 9-speed automatic transmission, the 2.0L engine will offer an exhilarating and dynamic driving experience.

The 2018 Equinox Premier is available in All Wheel Drive as standard, with an AWD disconnect feature that promotes fuel efficiency when the rear axle is not needed.

A unique kneeling rear seat enables a flat rear load floor and up to 1,798 litres of maximum cargo space. The Equinox will be available in 7 exterior tint coat, metallic and solid colours:  Summit White, Black, Storm Blue, Silver ice, Pepper dust, Nightfall Grey and Cajun Red.

The 2018 Chevrolet Premier ensures customer connectivity through technologies designed to support Apple CarPlay and ready to support Android Auto on a standard 8-inchcolor touchscreen with MyLink infotainment.

The new Equinox Premier offers an expanded range of active safety features such as Safety Alert Seat, Forward Collision Alert with Following Distance Indicator, Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Rear Parking Assist.

Rear Seat Reminder can provide an alert when the rear doors are used during or just before a trip, prompting you to double-check for valuables left in the back seat when you exit the vehicle. – TradeArabia News Service




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