Chevrolet has presented the Equinox EV electric crossover, which, according to the manufacturer, has become the most popular electric vehicle in the SUV lineup because of great price and range up to 300 miles.
Equinox EV is built on the Ultium platform, which is already used by the Chevrolet Silverado EV pickup truck, Chevrolet Blazer EV SUV and a number of other General Motors models. The car will be available in a front-wheel drive version with a 210-horsepower electric motor and an all-wheel drive version with two electric motors with a total output of 290 hp.
2023 Chevy Equinox EV Range and Specs
The battery capacity is not specified, but for a front-wheel drive electric car, two types of batteries will be offered, providing a range of up to 400 and 480 km, and for an all-wheel drive – a distance with a range of up to 450 km. The novelty will hit the market in four trim levels – 1LT, 2LT, 2RS and 3RS – which will vary depending on the configuration and decor.
The Equinox EV supports “On-the-Go Charging” which get about 70 miles of range in just 10 minutes of charging or you can charge it at home with Level 1 or Level 2 charging with speed up to 34 miles of range in one hour.
Release date and availability
Production of the Chevrolet Equinox EV will begin at a plant in Mexico in 2022, and sales will begin in the fall of 2023 from Equinox EV 2RS with eAWD and 300 miles of estimated range on a full charge.