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New Diesel Engine for 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet is making it easier and easier for motorists to visit the gas pump less often, with its latest offering a new version of the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox equipped with a fuel-stingy 1.6L turbo-diesel engine. The available powertrain, the third 2018 Equinox trim to be offered with a turbocharged propulsion system, will please owners with its 6.0L/100 km highway efficiency (with front-wheel drive).

The new engine, developed mainly at GM’s diesel product centre in Torino, Italy, is a clean-sheet redesign for the automaker, starting with the engine control system. Its impressive capabilities in terms of fuel economy, aided by the inclusion of stop/start technology, are expected to make it the most fuel-efficient vehicle in its class.

We’ll be reporting in greater detail about this and other versions of the new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, but in the meantime check out our first-drive impressions of the SUV.