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Chevrolet News:Order Guide Reveals 2018 Equinox Diesel To Start At $31,435

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Later this year, you'll be able to pick up a Chevrolet Equinox with a 1.6L turbodiesel engine that promises an estimated 40 mpg on the highway. What hasn't been revealed is how much the diesel will set you back. But the folks at CarsDirect have uncovered it.

The diesel option will $31,435 for the LT and $33,930 for the Premier. All-wheel drive adds $1,750 to the base prices.

What do you get for the money? The LT comes with 17-inch wheels, cloth seats, a 7-inch touchscreen with Chevrolet MyLink, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and rear park assist. The Premier adds 18-inch wheels, leather seats, 8-inch touchscreen, and dual-zone climate control. 

For options, the LT can be equipped with the Sun and Infotainment Package that adds the 8-inch screen and a sunroof. The Premier gets the Sun, Sound and Navigation Package which as the name suggests nabs you navigation, Bose audio system, and navigation. There is also the Confidence and Convenience Package II for the Premier that brings forward collision alert with low-speed automatic braking, lane-keeping assist, 360-degree camera system, and more.

Source: CarsDirect


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Interesting...so is going to be the only compact diesel CUV on the US market currently?  Can't think of any others..

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Interesting, other than the Diesel option, the Buick Envision would be a better buy.

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1 hour ago, Cubical-aka-Moltar said:

Interesting...so is going to be the only compact diesel CUV on the US market currently?  Can't think of any others..

Mazda has the CX-5 Diesel coming sometime later this year.

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8 minutes ago, William Maley said:

Mazda has the CX-5 Diesel coming sometime later this year.

Heard that before, Believe it when you see it.

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Nope....not sure of the point on it here though....

 

Don't see the soccer moms buying these....

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9 hours ago, William Maley said:

Mazda has the CX-5 Diesel coming sometime later this year.

Doubt if that will happen, they talked about the Mazda 6 diesel coming for years, never happened.  

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On 7/19/2017 at 7:00 AM, Cubical-aka-Moltar said:

Doubt if that will happen, they talked about the Mazda 6 diesel coming for years, never happened.  

I've been told that the 6 won't get it until the next total redesign, but I've been assured the CX-5 will have it late in the second model year of the current generation (so probably very late 2018 into early 2019)

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