How Much Will the Diesel-Powered Chevy Equinox Tow?

Orange 2018 Chevy Equinox on Country Road

2018 Chevy Equinox Diesel Engine Price and Specs

With countless car shoppers searching for a vehicle that provides more miles per gallon, diesel engines have become more and more popular. As automotive trends change, Chevrolet engineers have followed suit with the 2017 Chevy Colorado that implements a Duramax® turbodiesel engine to tow up to 7,700 pounds of cargo. Chevy has continued that trend with the development of the next-generation 2018 Chevy Equinox, which will employ a 1.6-liter turbodiesel engine. Learn more about this innovative powertrain with an overview of the 2018 Chevy Equinox diesel engine price and specs.

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1.6-Liter Turbo-Diesel Fuel Economy and Towing Capacity

A class-exclusive addition to the Chevy model lineup, the diesel-powered 2018 Chevy Equinox promises to be a fan favorite for car shoppers in search of frugal fuel economy and towing power in a compact crossover. Available for the Equinox LT and Equinox Premier trim levels, the Chevy Equinox with the diesel engine under the hood is expected to start at just $31,435 for the LT trim and $33,930 for drivers who opt for the top-of-the-line Premier trim level.

Armed with the 1.6-liter turbodiesel engine, the Equinox will make 137 horsepower and an impressive 240 pound-feet of torque. Paired with a standard six-speed automatic transmission, the class-exclusive diesel powertrain is expected to achieve an EPA-estimated 32 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway in a front-wheel drive configuration. Available all-wheel drive promises to upgrade performance when faced with rugged terrain or inclement weather.

Rear exterior view of red 2018 Chevy Equinox

Families who are looking for a compact crossover that will tow their boat or trailer will find few better than the 2018 Chevy Equinox. When equipped with the 250-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the Equinox will tow an impressive 3,500 pounds — more than most competitors. Paired with the power-packed diesel engine, we expect the Chevy Equinox to meet or exceed that number. An innovative Tow/Haul Mode ensures that the 2018 Chevy Equinox will make even the heaviest loads easy to haul.

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Are you looking for a compact crossover that promises best-in-class fuel economy and can still tow your boat or trailer? Look no further than the new and improved 2018 Chevy Equinox at Russell Chevrolet. Armed with this overview of the 2018 Chevy Equinox diesel engine price and specs, you know what to expect from the class-exclusive compact crossover when it arrives this summer. Visit the Russell Chevrolet inventory later this summer and get behind the wheel of the all-new 2018 Chevy Equinox!

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