Last modified: May 11, 2024

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD is an all-electric SUV with a EPA range of up to 513 km (319 miles). EVKX.net has all the details.

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD

We have separated our Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD article into sections. If you want to wait to read the full article, click the links below to the different areas. We also have an overview of the full specifications, an image gallery, detailed information about charging performance, and some online reviews. Our sections:

Performance

The Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD has a maximum power of 159 KW (216 hp/213 bhp). The total torque is 320 nm (236 ft-lb). It performs the 0-100km/h sprint (0-62mph) in 7 seconds.

Battery, range, and charging

The battery has a gross capacity of 89kWh and a net capacity of 85kWh, meaning you have a 4kWh buffer for protection. (4.5%).

The EPA range is 319 miles (513 km). The consumption is 3.8mi/kWh for the EPA standard test. For more details about the range, see real-world data and range listing on this model’s range and consumption page.

The maximum DC charging speed is 150kW. A full charge from 0 - 100% would take 71 minutes, while a more common scenario of 10-80% would take 37 minutes. If you assume you lose 5 minutes driving per charge stop in addition to the charge time, the optimum charge area is from 6% to 58%, resulting in an actual charge speed, including time loss, of 101kW. Each charge session would take 26 minutes and 23 seconds.

For the theoretical 1000km challenge, starting with a full battery and driving at 120km/h (75 mph), assuming optimal driving conditions and consumption of 25kWh/100km, 1000km will take 9 hours and 59 minutes. This trip will require four charge session(s) charging from 6% to 55%. The total time lost for charging up the battery will be 100 minutes.

Onboard charger

For level 1 and level 2 AC charging, the standard onboard charger supports up to 11.5 KW charging. As a result, you can charge the battery 0-100% from home in about 7 hours and 23 minutes. You can also select an optional onboard charger that supports up to 19.2 KW charging. As a result, you can charge the battery 0-100% from home in about 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Charge port

The location of the charge port is on the left front side. This location makes it easy to charge stations where you park side into the charger. The connector types vary between the different markets. This model uses CCS Combo 1 for North America and for Europe, CCS Combo 2. See full specifications for all markets.

Drivetrain

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD has a front-wheel drive system supported by one motor on the front axle. The motor(s) used are Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors.

The suspension has a fixed height and damping. The ground clearance with this suspension is 193 mm.

Brakes

The rear and front brakes are cast-iron discs. The front discs are 321mm, and the rear discs are 345mm.

Regenerative braking is available in two modes. You can use one-pedal driving or you can coast and use the blended brakes to regen. The system stops the car completely using friction brakes.

Exterior

You can choose between 8 different paint colors when ordering this model. Additionally, you can choose between 3 wheels with sizes from 19 to 21 inches.

The car has four regular doors and a liftgate.

You can choose between two types of roofs on this model. The standard is just a regular roof. As an option, you can order this model with a panoramic roof. The glass extends most of the roof, and occupants can open the front part. This glass makes the car’s interior feel more spacious and bright, which can improve the mood and comfort of the occupant. It has an electric curtain that occupants can use to protect against the sun.

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD

Interior

First row seats

Only one front seat type is available in the Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD.

The following functionalities are available on the **** seat.

You can choose from 2 different materials/colors for this seat type.

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD

Second-row seat

The second row has a standard three-seat bench with a 60:40 split where you can fold each section separately to increase the cargo space. In addition, the following functionalities are available.

  • height adjustable headrest
  • heating (optional)

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD

There is only one type of steering wheel available.

Climate system

You can choose from two different climate systems. The climate system supports different temperatures in two zones for the driver and passenger. The climate system supports different temperatures in three zones for the driver, passenger and backseat. This model has a heat pump as standard. This heat pump can save significant energy that the EV would use for heating in cold weather.

Comfort

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD has several features to make your life as a driver or passenger more comfortable.

Keyless entry allows access to the car without needing to find the key. As long you bring it with you, the doors open.

Keyless go makes it possible to start the car without using the key.

User interface and control

The Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD has twin screens on a shared frame mounted with brackets on the dashboard. Behind the steering wheel is a digital instrument cluster, and on the right part, there is an infotainment screen. The screen behind the steering wheel on the left of the frame is 11.0 inches large. The touch screen at the right part of the shared frame is 17.7 inches large. A head-up display is an optional system that presents speed and other important driver information in front of the driver on the windshield.

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD

This model is equipped with voice control as standard. The voice control lets you control some functionality through voice commands.

Infotainment

You can choose between two sound systems on the Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD. With the Lyric sound system, you get seven speakers with a max system output of watts. With the Lyric sound system, you get seven speakers with a max system output of watts.

In addition, with the standard in-car navigation system, you get the help you need to find your destination. Furthermore, the Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This functionality allows you to present your phone’s screen in the car’s screen so you can run apps like Google Maps or Waze.

The model has 5 USB-C connections as standard.

Lights

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD

Advanced driver assistance systems

The Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD has several standard and optional advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for better safety and comfort.

Safety systems

The Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD has a lane-keeping assist as a standard system. This system helps to prevent the car from getting out of its lane. In addition, it has a lane departure warning system that warns the driver if the vehicle leaves the driving lane.

Front Cross Traffic Assist is an optional driver assist system that helps drivers detect oncoming traffic when crossing an intersection or turning left or right from a stopped position.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert is a standard driver assist system that uses sensors to detect approaching vehicles from the side when backing out of a parking space or driveway.

The Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD has automatic emergency braking as a standard system. This system helps prevent or mitigate collisions by applying the brakes autonomously if the driver fails to react to an impending collision.

Blind-spot monitoring is a standard driver-assist system. This side assist system helps to detect traffic in blind spots.

Driving Automation

The Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD offers driving automation on level 1 or 2, depending on the equipment level.

With the level 1 system, you get the following driving automation features.

With the Super Cruise level 2 system, you get additional driving automation features to the ones listed above.

Cargo Capacity and Towing Ability

The cargo capacity in the trunk is 748 liters. With the rear seat down, it is 1614 liters.

You can order the car with a towbar. The maximum total weight on a braked trailer is 680, and on unbraked, it is 680 kg (1499/1499 lbs).

Chevrolet Equinox EV FWD

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