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2018 Chevy Equinox Trims & Options

L, LS, LT, LT Diesel & Premier_Valley Chevy

The 2018 Chevy Equinox has been redesigned to become one of the best SUVs on the market. Compare the Equinox to see how it gives buyers phenomenal features and performance even at a low price point. Chevy Equinox models are available in a variety of trims and configurations.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Trims

Did someone say turbo? The Equinox’s 2018 trims are all turbos and come in three different engine sizes - 1.5L, 1.6L, and 2.0L. Take a look at the Equinox trim levels for 2018, the LS, LT, and Premier to see which option has the specs that you and your family need in a vehicle. Did we mention there are diesel options to choose from too?

Equinox L Trim

L 1.5L Turbo_Valley Chevy

The L trim level may be the lowest option for the 2018 Equinox, but it still offers a ton of features that are anything but basic. Chevrolet comes through for their drivers by offering luxuries that you might have to pay extra for if you buy from another manufacturer. A rear vision camera makes parking and backing up easier than ever, and Chevy’s patented Teen Driver technology gives you peace of mind even when you let your kids borrow the car. Carpeted floor mats help keep the mess at bay, and a built in WiFi hotspot combines with the USB port to keep you connected even when you’re on the go. Enjoy features that aren’t a given with other manufacturers, such as power windows, LED daytime running lamps, and halogen headlamps. You can get behind the wheel of the L trim today from as little as $24,575.

The L version of the Equinox is packed full of goodies, including Teen Driver Technology.

L Features:

  • 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder DOHC engine with Continuously Variable Valve Timing, Direct Injection and Stop/Start technology paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Keyless Open, including extended range Remote Keyless Entry
  • Push-button start
  • Chevrolet MyLink Radio† with 7" diagonal color touch-screen
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • USB port† with auxiliary input Jack
  • Teen Driver technology
  • Carpeted front floor mats
  • Active noise cancellation noise control system
  • Built-in Wi-Fi hotspot†
  • Front, second row and rear cargo area auxiliary, 12-volt power outlet
  • Power windows
  • LED daytime running lamps
  • Halogen composite headlamps
  • Outside heated power-adjustable mirrors
  • 17" aluminum wheels
  • 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc 16" front and rear brakes

Equinox LS 1.5L Turbo Trim

LS 1.5L Turbo_Valley Chevy

The LS takes everything from the previous trim level, then makes a good thing even better. Enjoy all the so-called basic features and add a bit more to create a completely comfortable experience. A spare tire gives you added peace of mind that you’ll be covered in the event of an emergency. The StabiliTrak electronic stability control system helps you maintain a smooth and safe drive in any condition. Stop and start engine technology helps your gas tank go farther at red lights and in heavy traffic. You can own an LS Equinox today from $26,595.

You get a few more essentials with the LS than you do with the LT. All of the following features are in addition to the L trim.

LS 1.5L Turbo Features

  • Compact spare tire
  • Carpeted rear floor mats
  • Compass
  • Available Interior Protection Package, including Premium all-weather floor mats and cargo mat
  • Available Protection Package, including all-weather front and rear floor mats and rear molded splash guards
  • Available keyless entry keypad

Equinox LT 1.5L Turbo Trim

LT 1.5L Turbo_Valley Chevy

The Equinox LT trim level includes all the features from the LS with a few key upgrades. Tinted rear glass creates a nice aesthetic, and it also helps keep the Equinox's interior cooler during the summer months. The driver seat offers lumbar support to offer comfort for daily driving and long road trips alike. The outside mirrors are heated and power-adjustable for easy corrections on the go. Halogen headlights help illuminate the road better than ever before. The Equinox LT 1.5L starts at $27,795.

You get some notable upgrades with the LT or the LS version of the 1.5L turbo engine.

LT 1.5L Turbo Features

  • High intensity discharge lamps
  • Power driver seat with driver lumbar
  • Outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding mirrors, with body color mirror caps
  • Second row mechanical seat release levers
  • Deep-tinted, rear glass
  • Roof-mounted luggage carrier provisions
  • Available Confidence & Convenience Package
  • Available Sun & Infotainment Package

Equinox LT 2.0L Turbo Trim

LT 2.0L Turbo_Valley Chevy

This upgrade brings a 2.0 turbocharged four-cylinder engine with Continuously Variable Valve Timing, direct injection technology, and a nine-speed automatic transmission. The dual exhaust creates a smooth fuel consumption system and adds a sporty look to your vehicle. Use the roof-mounted luggage racks for extended trips or weekends in the desert. The LT 2.0L turbo version of the Equinox is priced from $30,295 MSRP.

The most notable difference between the LT 1.5L and LS 2.0L is the upgrade in engine, which includes a nine-speed transmission.

LT 2.0L Turbo Features:

  • 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder DOHC engine with Continuously Variable Valve Timing, Direct Injection and Stop/Start technology paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 18" bright aluminum wheels
  • Chromed dual-outlet exhaust
  • High intensity discharge lamps
  • Power driver seat with driver lumbar
  • Outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding mirrors, with body color mirror caps
  • Second row mechanical seat release levers
  • Deep-tinted, rear glass
  • Roof-mounted luggage carrier provisions

Equinox LT 1.6L Turbo Diesel Trim

LT 1.6L Turbo Diesel_Valley Chevy

This trim level takes everything above and amplifies it by adding the power of diesel. High intensity discharge lamps give added light to your field of vision at any time of day or night. The diesel engine gives you additional power, while reducing fuel waste with start/stop technology. Get the best of both worlds when power and efficiency collide. You’ll definitely get a few more miles per gallon out of your diesel Equinox, which justifies the slight uptick in MSRP - $31,695.

The Diesel 1.6L Equinox has a few extras you’re going to appreciate.

LT 1.6L Turbo Diesel Features:

  • 1.6L Turbo-Diesel DOHC 4-cylinder engine with Stop/Start technology paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission
  • High intensity discharge lamps
  • Power driver seat with driver lumbar
  • Outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding mirrors, with body color mirror caps
  • Second row mechanical seat release levers
  • Deep-tinted, rear glass
  • Roof-mounted luggage carrier provisions

Equinox Premier 1.5L Turbo Trim

Premier 1.5L Turbo_Valley Chevy

The 2018 Equinox Premier offers drivers a surprisingly luxurious experience while retaining an accessible price tag. Chevrolet rolls out an impressive mixture of features to create a one of a kind experience for drivers. The combination of convenience and comfort pampers buyers in a way that no other manufacturer will at this price point. The Premier Equinox 1.5L turbo is priced from $33,995, but check out all the extras you get with this trim.

This is one of the most worthwhile upgrades anywhere in the automotive industry thanks to the following features.

Premier 1.5L Turbo Features:

  • Leather heated seats with driver memory
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Hands free power liftgate
  • 18" bright aluminum wheels
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control air conditioning
  • Chevrolet MyLink Radio† with 8" diagonal color-touch screen
  • USB ports† in front console storage area, 2 with auxiliary input jack
  • USB charging-only ports† for rear seat passengers
  • Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror
  • 120-volt power outlet behind center console
  • Remote start
  • LED headlamps and taillamps
  • Luggage rack, side rails, roof-mounted
  • Outside heated power-adjustable and auto-dimming body-color manual-folding mirrors, with turn signal indicators, chrome mirror caps
  • Available Confidence & Convenience II Package
  • Available Sun, Sound & Navigation Package

Equinox Premier 1.6L Turbo Diesel Trim Level

Premier 1.6L Turbo Diesel_Valley Chevy

One of the few things that could make the previous trim level even more impressive is a diesel engine. Luckily, that’s exactly what the Premier 1.6L Turbo Diesel trim level brings to the table. The heated leather seats employ driver memory technology to give you your preferred settings every time you enter the vehicle. The automatic transmission delivers a smooth performance with diesel power and the peace of mind that comes from some of the most reliable safety features in the industry. The Premier 1.6L turbo diesel is priced from $33,995 and as you can see below it’s worth every penny!

You get all of the Premier 1.5L turbo goodies plus the following with the turbo Premier Equinox.

Premier 1.6L Turbo Diesel Features:

  • 1.6L Turbo-Diesel DOHC 4-cylinder engine with Stop/Start technology paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Leather heated seats with driver memory
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Hands free power liftgate
  • 18" bright aluminum wheels
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control air conditioning
  • Chevrolet MyLink Radio† with 8" diagonal color-touch screen
  • USB ports† in front console storage area, 2 with auxiliary input jack
  • USB charging-only ports† for rear seat passengers
  • Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror
  • 120-volt power outlet behind center console
  • Remote start
  • LED headlamps and taillamps
  • Luggage rack, side rails, roof-mounted
  • Outside heated power-adjustable and auto-dimming body-color manual-folding mirrors, with turn signal indicators, chrome mirror caps

Equinox Premier 2.0L Turbo Trim Level

Premier 2.0L Turbo_Valley Chevy

This Chevy Equinox trim level continues to impress by giving drivers the cream of the crop. This highest package offers the best of everything, and buyers will see exactly where their money went when they upgrade to this phenomenal vehicle that delivers an exceptional experience without the sticker shock. Take advantage of cutting edge features that set a new standard for safety, driver assistance, and general comfort. Your passengers will appreciate the innovative technology, and your own enjoyment will be maximized as well. The Premier 2.0L turbo is the sporties, most responsive version of the Equinox you can buy in 2018 and it will cost you $34,595 to own it.

You get all of the 1.5L turbo Equinox content, plus the following.

Premier 2.0L Turbo Features

  • 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder DOHC engine with Continuously Variable Valve Timing, Direct Injection and Stop/Start technology paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Leather heated seats with driver memory
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Hands free power liftgate
  • 19" ultra-bright aluminum wheels
  • Chromed dual-outlet exhaust
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control air conditioning
  • Chevrolet MyLink Radio† with 8" diagonal color-touch screen
  • USB ports† in front console storage area, 2 with auxiliary input jack
  • USB charging-only ports† for rear seat passengers
  • Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror
  • 120-volt power outlet behind center console
  • Remote start
  • LED headlamps and taillamps
  • Luggage rack, side rails, roof-mounted
  • Outside heated power-adjustable and auto-dimming body-color manual-folding mirrors, with turn signal indicators, chrome mirror caps

Where to Test Drive a New 2018 Equinox in Phoenix

The 2018 Equinox is a good value at any trim level. The options can make it hard to choose just one level, but rest assured that there are no bad choices. Test drive all three of the trim levels to make sure you’re getting the features you need and not paying for anything you don’t want. Compare the Equinox trim levels and competitors by visiting your local Phoenix area Chevy dealer today.