Automakers have rolled out a barrage of electrical autos over the previous 24 months however few of those have focused households on a price range. That adjustments with the 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV which was revealed on Thursday forward of a market launch within the fall of 2023.
The Equinox EV is a completely electrical compact crossover that can be priced from about $30,000, earlier than incentives. That value goal is for a base 1LT grade with front-wheel drive and an estimated 250 miles of vary. An obtainable battery improve will elevate vary to 300 miles with front-wheel drive and 280 miles with obtainable all-wheel drive.
Entrance-wheel-drive fashions can have 210 hp and 242 lb-ft of torque whereas all-wheel-drive fashions can have 290 hp and 346 lb-ft. One-pedal driving may also be customary no matter powertrain.
Additional up can be better-equipped 2LT, 3LT, 2RS, and 3RS grades. Chevy stated solely a limited-edition mannequin within the 2RS grade can be initially obtainable. Timing for the opposite grades, together with the bottom 1LT, can be introduced nearer to subsequent yr’s market launch.
2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV
Chevy additionally hasn’t detailed the battery specs however stated charging at a DC quick charger at 150 kw will add round 70 miles of vary in 10 minutes. And as with different GM EVs, the Equinox EV’s battery will include an 8-year/100,000-mile restricted guarantee.
The Equinox EV sports activities a pretty design, with a skinny higher gentle strip up entrance that appears to be a brand new staple of Chevy’s EVs. Flared fenders up entrance with vast haunches on the rear give the car an athletic stance, and the blunt rear roofline offers a special look than the standard crossover.
Inside, the Equinox EV will share its expertise and design with the Blazer EV, together with an obtainable infotainment display spanning as much as 17.7 inches diagonally. GM’s improbable Tremendous Cruise restricted hands-free driver-assist system may also be on the choices checklist, along with a full suite of extra digital driver-assist options, together with a head-up show and high-definition surround-view system.
Each the Equinox EV and Blazer EV use GM’s Ultium EV platform and battery set. They may also each be constructed on the similar plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, the place the present gas-powered Equinox and Blazer are constructed. These gas-powered fashions will proceed to be offered alongside their new electrical counterparts.