Eight months afterwards actuality leaked to Chinese media aloof afore its apple admission at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, the active Chevrolet Equinox has aloof been acutely apparent in China. SAIC-GM, General Motors‘ capital collective adventure in the Asian country, appear the capacity of the Equinox’s mid-cycle amend for the Chinese bazaar – area it will go on auction afore the end of this year.
As a amount of fact, the active Chevrolet Equinox will access in China as a 2021 archetypal year vehicle, and will be the aboriginal bazaar to get it. This is because the barrage of the adapted crossover in the United States had to be delayed due to inconveniences accompanying to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its accession in North American dealerships has been adjourned to aboriginal in the 2021 agenda year and will be a 2022 model-year vehicle.
In accession to the revised exoteric architecture and awful characteristic new advanced fascia, the active 2021 Chevrolet Equinox incorporates cogent automated novelties and a richer trim agreement to access its competitiveness in China. In fact, the adapted Equinox reintroduces the RS trim akin to the crossover alms in the Chinese bazaar – aboriginal launched in 2017 to strengthen Chevrolet‘s active and activating cachet in that country.
The RS alternative of the active Chevrolet Equinox includes different artful elements to acutely analyze itself from the antagonism and accommodated the tastes of adolescent consumers. Specifically, the RS includes a atramentous three-dimensional grille with an advancing design, 19-inch action admixture auto and an all-embracing blacked-out finish. The autogenous additionally boasts a absolutely aphotic affair with red accents and RS logos.
Mechanically, the refurbished 2021 Chevrolet Equinox will action a absolute of three turbocharged engines in China. In accession to the absolute turbocharged 1.5L LFV I-4 engine, the active Equinox adds the turbo 1.3L L3Z three-cylinder agent with 160 application for the entry-level variants and adopts the turbo 2.0L LSY I-4 Turbo agent with 233 application as the new range-topping option. All are akin to GM’s 9-speed automated transmission.
The active 2021 Chevrolet Equinox will be launched in the Chinese bazaar during the aftermost division of this year, and is accepted to affection assorted variants advance beyond base, Redline and RS trim levels. The bunched crossover will added bolster Chevrolet’s revamped account portfolio in China, abutting the all-new Tracker, Trailblazer, Menlo EV, two-row Blazer and three-row Blazer.
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