2020 Chevy Equinox vs. 2020 Chevy Traverse

December 31st, 2019 by

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The Chevrolet automotive manufacturer is an American institution, built on an award-winning reputation for quality, durability, and reliability. The 2020 Chevy Equinox small SUV crossover and 2020 Chevy Traverse midsize 3-row SUV both encapsulate these qualities.

So how can you choose which vehicle is right for you? It comes down to your specific needs and driving habits. Let’s take a look at both Chevrolet models and what types of drivers each is right for.

Comparing 2020 Chevy SUVs: Equinox vs. Traverse

2020 Chevy Equinox

Size and space — As a crossover SUV, the new Chevy Equinox is smaller than the Traverse. You can still enjoy spacious seating for 5 passengers, and a maximum cargo space of 63.9 cu. ft.

Performance and fuel economy — Given its smaller frame, the Equinox offers ample agility and adaptability on the road. It also offers higher fuel efficiency, offering 26 city, 31 highway mpg. That being said, you’ll still enjoy the capabilities of a larger SUV. The available 2.0L turbo engine delivers a maximum horsepower of 252 and allows you to tow up to 3,500 lbs.

Price and awards — The Chevy Equinox’s MSRP comes in at lower than the Traverse’s MSRP by around $5,000. But a lower price does not mean lower quality. The Equinox received a 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA, and in the J.D. Power Study, it was the highest ranked compact SUV in Initial and Long-Term Quality.

2020 Chevy Traverse

Size and space — The new Chevy Traverse offers the large amount of size and space you’d expect from a midsize SUV. With 3 rows of seating, you can accommodate up to 8 passengers. You’ll also be able to utilize a maximum cargo space of 98.2 cu. ft.

Performance and fuel economy — Power is the name of the game for the Chevy Traverse. The 3.6L V6 engine offers up to 305 horsepower and can tow up to 5,000 lbs. Capability meets efficiency with this engine, as you’ll still enjoy up to 18 city, 27 highway mpg.

Price and awards While the Chevy Traverse’s MSRP surpasses the Equinox’s MSRP, it still offers extraordinary value for the price tag. This is illustrated by the recognition it has received, including a 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA.

Shop Chevrolet in Lake Park, FL

Shop the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox and 2020 Chevrolet Traverse in Lake Park, FL, at Schumacher Chevrolet. We’re conveniently located near Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter. You can also explore our full inventory of new Chevy cars for sale.

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