2018 Chevrolet Equinox Safety Rating & Features | Valley Chevy

2018 Chevy Equinox Safety Rating

2018 Chevy Equinox Safety Rating - Featured

You might already know the versatile new 2018 Chevy Equinox is built for everything from daily driving to long road trips. The even better news is that its safety features also got an upgrade in the most recent redesign. No matter how you use the new and improved Equinox, you can rest assured that it will keep you and your passengers safe every step of the way; whether you buy the LS or LT or whichever trim configuration best suits your needs - even the highly anticipated diesel trim model.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Safety Features

2018 Chevy Equinox Safety Rating - Features Tech

The Equinox offers full airbag protection for passengers in the front and rear, and there are plenty of child seat LATCH points to keep those rear passengers especially secure. Chevy did a great job making the back seat safe for child seats without compromising rear legroom for adults. The spare tire is easy to access so you can drive confidently without the fear of getting stranded. High-tech optional features take safety to the next level:

  • Automatic high beams
  • Blind spot alerts
  • Forward collision alerts
  • Automatic front emergency braking
  • Lane departure warning
  • Lane keeping assistance
  • Rear cross traffic alerts
  • Rear parking sensors

2018 Equinox Crash Test Safety Ratings

2018 Chevy Equinox Safety Rating - Crash Test

The meticulous attention to safety system design helped the reinvented Equinox receive an impressive 9.5/10 rating on the U.S. News Safety Scorecard. That level of safety is hard to beat, which is why the Chevy’s Equinox has a better safety score than most of its class, including all of the following:

  1. 2018 Kia Sportage
  2. 2018 Subaru Forester
  3. 2018 Nissan Rogue
  4. 2018 Ford Escape
  5. 2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Chevy Equinox Safety Comparison

2018 Chevy Equinox Safety Rating - Compare

The IIHS awarded the Chevrolet Equinox with ‘Good’ ratings in every category it tested. The comprehensive safety tests covered all of the following:

  1. Moderate Overlap Front
  2. Side Impact
  3. Rear Crash Protection
  4. Roof Strength
  5. Small Overlap Front Driver

The thorough safety coverage also helped the Equinox earn high marks from the NHTSA, which awarded a perfect five stars on its frontal crash test. This test is intended to determine how well a vehicle can protect its passengers in the event that two similarly-sized vehicles collide head-on at 35 miles per hour. The 2018 Equinox protects passengers extremely well during such collisions. See how the Equinox compares to the GMC Terrain.

Test Drive a 2018 Chevy Equinox in Phoenix Today

A lot has changed in the all new Equinox, and the best way to catch up to all these new features is to see them for yourself. Take the Equinox for a test drive to see all the new technology that will help keep you and your family out of harm’s way. Find one today by visiting your nearest Phoenix Chevy dealer.