Release Date : 2024-01-29
Recently, the new generation of Chevrolet Equinox (Explorer) ushered in its debut.It is reported that the new car has three appearance styles. The two models released this time are the RS version and the Activ version. The overall use of Chevrolet's latest family design language is biased towards a tough off-road style.The new generation of models will be equipped with a 1.5T engine, eliminating the current 2.0T engine.The overseas version of the model will be produced in Mexico, the price is expected to rise, and it will be officially launched in the United States in mid-2024, and the domestic launch time may be at the end of 2024.
In the appearance part, the appearance of the new car adopts the latest familial design language, and the front face shape is more square and tough. Compared with the appearance of the current model, the new car is more in line with the current aesthetic trend.Both models are equipped with split headlights and honeycomb-shaped air intake grilles, which are embellished by letter logos. The air intake grilles of the Activ version have a larger area and are all blackened; the air intake grilles of the RS version are tighter.
On the side of the body, the body of the new-generation explorer is like a reduced version of the Traverse model. The overall side lines are relatively similar, and the C-pillar and suspension models are still very recognizable.In addition, the two models will also be equipped with different styles of rims and tires. The Activ version pays more attention to off-road orientation, while the RS version pays more attention to daily road driving.In terms of body size, the length, width and height of the vehicle are 4653/1902/1667 mm, and the wheelbase is 2730mm, which is 51mm wider than the current US version of the model.
In the rear part of the car, the overall shape still continues the tough style of the front face, and the spoiler and luggage rack extending from the roof are embellished to create a good off-road atmosphere.The lower surround is black as a whole, with a hidden exhaust layout, which makes the overall sense of the rear of the vehicle stronger.
In the interior part, the new-generation explorer is equipped with a three-spoke steering wheel, an 11-inch digital dashboard and an 11.3-inch central control screen, and the interior has a more technological sense.Chevrolet has also upgraded its driver assistance and safety functions this time.The safety assistance kit of the new car includes enhanced lane keeping assistance, automatic emergency braking with collision warning, adaptive cruise, blind spot warning, rear traffic warning with automatic braking, lane change warning, etc.In terms of space, the volume of the trunk is 845L, and it expands to 1799L after the rear seats are lowered.
In terms of power, the new car will be equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which can output a maximum power of 177 horsepower and a maximum torque of 275 nm.The six-speed automatic transmission of the current model has been replaced by two different transmissions. The front-wheel drive model is equipped with a CVT transmission, while the four-wheel drive model is equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission.