2018 Chevy Equinox VS. 2018 GMC Acadia
Many Detroit-area drivers debate between the Chevy Equinox vs. GMC Acadia, and we think that the Chevy Equinox has the clear advantage over the competition. The Chevy Equinox specs reveal a more powerful, more efficient, and more capable vehicle than the GMC Acadia. Between the Chevy vs. GMC, drivers from Clarkston to Waterford will find themselves completely satisfied by the superior Equinox.
Chevy vs. GMC
Comparing the two head to head, the Chevy Equinox performance is simply more impressive than the GMC Acadia.
- The Equinox’s standard 4-cylinder produces 203 lb-ft of torque, which is 15 lb-ft greater than the Acadia.
- The Equinox diesel achieves an EPA-estimated 39 mpg on the highway, while the Acadia tops out at 26 highway mpg with front-wheel drive.
- The Equinox has a 1,500 pound towing capacity – 500 pounds greater than the Acadia.
Chevy Equinox Specs
Now that you’ve seen the difference between the Chevy Equinox vs. GMC Acadia, let’s dig a little deeper into the Chevy Equinox specs.
- Choose from the standard 170-hp 1.5L turbo, optional 252-hp 2.0L turbo engine, or available 137-hp 1.6L turbo diesel engine.
- A 9-speed automatic transmission is standard, and switchable all-wheel drive is optional.
- The maximum cargo volume is a spacious 63.5 cubic feet.
- Pricing starts at just $23,580 for the L 1.5L Turbo trim. The base Acadia starts at a much higher $29,900.