Chevrolet Debuts Equinox EV as ‘Affordable’ Entry to EV Market

The Chevrolet brand of General Motor Co. in Detroit says its new all-electric Equinox EV is tailored to “help customers make a seamless, confident, and uncompromising transition to an EV.”
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The Chevrolet Equinox EV is the latest all-electric vehicle in the GM portfolio. // Photo courtesy of Chevrolet

The Chevrolet brand of General Motor Co. in Detroit says its new all-electric Equinox EV is tailored to “help customers make a seamless, confident, and uncompromising transition to an EV.”

The Equinox EV has a starting MSRP of $43,2952. The base Equinox EV LT with a starting MSRP of $34,9952 will be available for ordering later in the year. It boasts an EPA-estimated range of 319 miles on FWD models.

“We are at a turning point where EVs will be the mainstream choice for the next generation of customers and Equinox EV will lead this charge for us,” says Mary Barra, chair and CEO of GM. “With the flexibility of GM’s Ultium Platform, we are bringing to market vehicles at nearly every price point and for every purpose.”

According to Chevrolet, Equinox EV’s, designers and engineers focused on the style, space, safety, and value attributes that made the gas-powered Equinox second to the Silverado in Chevy sales.

In addition to the Ultium-based propulsion technologies, key features include a large, 17.7-inch-diagonal infotainment screen, a suite of standard and available driver assistance technologies, and available Super Cruise hands-free driver assistance technology on compatible roads.

“The Equinox EV is an EV for everyone,” says Scott Bell, vice president of Chevrolet “It’s an affordable game-changer, offering an uncompromising experience, with more features, that won’t change your daily routine — except that you will no longer have to stop at the gas station.”

Design highlights include:

  • Sleek lines and sporty proportions enabled by the Ultium Platform
  • Available walk-up lighting, with front and rear lighting animation and an available light bar on mid- and up-level LT and RS trims
  • Standard 19-inch wheels, with available 21-inch wheels depending on the trim
  • Available AutoSense liftgate that can open hands-free when sensing the key fob is near the back of the vehicle
  • Available two-tone white roof on LT and available black roof on RS
  • Inside, a streamlined and modern interior offers room for five, available personalized multi-color ambient lighting and a smart infotainment system with Google Built-in, which includes Google Maps, Google Assistant and the Play Store.
  • A spacious cabin, with numerous storage solutions from front to rear, as well as up to 57.2 cubic feet of max cargo room, with the rear seat folded.

To see the full list of features and option packages, visit here.