The Equinox is available in four trim levels, L, LS, LT and LTZ, and can be had in front-wheel or all-wheel drive(excluding L on all-wheel drive). The standard drivetrain is a 182-hp 2.4-liter direct injection four-cylinder and six-speed automatic transmission. A 301-hp 3.6-liter direct injection V6 is optional on the LT and LTZ trims. The four-cylinder engine has E85 FlexFuel capability. Standard safety features include: four-wheel-disc brakes with ABS, electronic stability system, six airbags, tire pressure monitor, OnStar, security system and daytime running lights. Available high-tech features include remote vehicle starter, forward collision alert and lane departure warning, navigation system, rearview camera and a power liftgate.
The Equinox receives content and package changes, as well as, a mild exterior refresh for 2016.