General Motors is gearing up for a complete overhaul for the Chevy Equinox, with the forthcoming 2025 model year debuting the crossover’s fourth generation. As expected, the new 2025 Chevy Equinox will usher in a long list of updates and changes over the preceding third-gen model. Now, GM Authority is rounding up all the intel we’ve gathered thus far to provide you with a rundown on what we know about and expect from the 2025 Chevy Equinox.
The model line of the 2025 Chevy Equinox is expected to remain the same as that of the current model, with LS, LT, RS and Premier trim levels. However, a key change could involve the potential addition a new off-oriented trim level, called either Activ or Z71.
The 2025 Chevy Equinox will be available as a five-door compact crossover SUV, just like the current model, with a similar size and footprint. However, the styling will be completely overhauled with a more expressive design, new wheels, and a more upright greenhouse. The front end will feature Chevy’s signature two-tier “highbrow” headlight treatment similar to the Chevy Traverse and Chevy Blazer, with thin upper lighting signatures. Dual exhaust outlets will be found in the rear, along with a set of horizontally-oriented tail lights.
The interior will be completely overhauled, offering better ergonomics and more usable space. A new digital gauge cluster will be found behind the similarly-new steering wheel. It’s possible that higher-end models deliver a larger digital cluster than lower-end trims.
Further changes will include a new infotainment system with a larger infotainment screen, along with the latest tech, including new active safety features and the GM Super Cruise system. We also expect a revamped selection of colors and materials for the interior colorway.
Under the hood, the 2025 Chevy Equinox will cradle a new small-displacement turbocharged engine. Featuring a transverse layout, the new gasoline powerplant will mate to the GM nine-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive as standard and all-wheel drive as optional. The new rugged trim mentioned above will get all-wheel drive as standard.
The 2024 Chevy Equinox will ride on the GM D2-2 platform, which is essentially an updated version of the GM D2 platform that underpins the current third-generation Chevy Equinox.
The 2025 Chevy Equinox will be available in North America, China, South Korea, along with select export markets.
The new ‘Nox is expected to be produced at a GM Mexico plant, with the current model assembled at the GM Ramos Arizpe facility. Early whispers from the supply chain tell us that production will likely kick off midway through the 2024 calendar year, with the first units arriving in the second half of 2024.
We’ve spied the 2025 Chevy Equinox undergoing testing on various occasions including:
- December 2022: this prototype is actually the next-gen Chevy Equinox
- December 2022: 2025 Chevy Equinox spied testing again
- January 2023: next-gen Chevy Equinox to ride on carry-over platform
- March 2023: 2025 Chevy Equinox caught testing again
- May 2023: 2025 Chevy Equinox does its best Back to the Future impression
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