Chevy Equinox Engine Performance
For some drivers, an engine’s performance specs are more important than its fuel economy ratings. Thankfully, opting for better gas mileage from the Equinox doesn’t mean you have to compromise on zippy horsepower and strong torque numbers. Take a look:
1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder engine: This base-level engine strikes a perfect balance between fuel efficiency and performance, delivering 170 hp and 203 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard.
2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine: This engine ups the ante with 252 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, with a standard 9-speed automatic transmission and FWD drivetrain.
1.6L Turbo-Diesel 4-cylinder engine: Power through Gretna commutes with 137 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission and FWD are standard.