2022 Equinox Features and Options

June 23rd, 2022 by

If you’re looking for a reliable, family-friendly compact SUV, the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox may be right for you. Along with a stylish exterior appearance, roomy cabin, and advanced safety features, this model also boasts excellent performance and fuel economy. Read on to explore everything you need to know about this new Chevy vehicle so you can determine if it fits your needs, preferences, and lifestyle.

Trims and Pricing

The Equinox comes in a variety of trims at different price points so you can find a model that works for your budget. Check out these trims with the primary features of each:


The 2022 LS starts at $25,800 MSRP. This trim comes with the standard Chevrolet Safety Assist suite of features, LED headlamps, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. It also boasts teen driver technology to encourage inexperienced drivers to follow safe driving practices.


The 2022 LT starts at $26,900 MSRP. This more advanced trim adds features like LED daytime running lamps and a power driver seat with lumbar support to keep you comfortable even on long road trips. You’ll also get a multi-color driver information center display.


The 2022 RS starts at $30,100 MSRP. Along with standard features, this model also has a rear power liftgate for easy cargo loading and unloading, front and rear park assist, and LED taillamps.


The 2022 Premier starts at $31,000 MSRP. As the most advanced model of the Equinox, this trim comes with a special infotainment system with an 8-inch diagonal color touch screen display, 18-inch machine-face aluminum wheels, and a hands-free power liftgate.

Engine and Performance

With this Premier, you’ll get a turbocharged four-cylinder 1.5-liter engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. You can also choose the switchable all-wheel drive for optimal handling and control.

Fuel Economy

The 2022 Chevy Equinox boasts an EPA-estimated 26 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. The fuel tank capacity for the Premier is approximately 15.6 gallons.

Exterior Appearance

The 2022 Equinox comes in the following hues:

  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat.
  • Silver Ice Metallic.
  • Summit White.
  • Mosaic Black Metallic.
  • Blue Glow Metallic.
  • Seaglass Blue Metallic.
  • Iron Gray Metallic.
  • Cherry Red Tintcoat.

Inspired by the style of the street, the Equinox RS has a versatile, modern exterior. Here are the trendy touches you can expect on this model:

  • 19-inch aluminum wheels in Dark Android.
  • LED headlamps.
  • Side rails in Gloss Black.
  • Window surround in Gloss Black.
  • Mesh grille in Gloss Black.
  • Body-color inserts.
  • Black bowtie icon and badging.

Interior Comfort Features

In the interior of your Equinox, you can get features like ventilated driver and front passenger seats, two-way adjustable front head restraints, and four-way manual driver and front passenger seats. Active noise cancellation helps block out ambient noise and makes the cabin quiet and peaceful.

For the upholstery, you can choose between Jet Black and Maple Sugar cloth or leather-appointed seat trim. By upgrading to the Equinox RS, you can get red interior stitching on your Jet Black cloth or leather-appointed seating, chrome accents in Black Ice, and a Black headliner.

Cargo Space

This compact SUV comes with a thoughtfully designed cabin so you can store all your belongings with ease, especially on vacations. The folding 60/40 split-bench seats in the second row give you up to 63.9 cubic feet of cargo space. There’s also hidden storage under the rear cargo floor. Plus, the hands-free power liftgate allows you to open the trunk easily.

Technology and Infotainment

The 2022 Equinox has the standard Chevrolet Infotainment System, enabling you to stay connected even while you’re driving. Here are some of the high-tech features that are available for this vehicle:

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto capability.
  • Alexa built-in with audio streaming, accessibility to Amazon, and car-to-home capability.
  • Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Available apps like Spotify, The Weather Channel, Pandora, and USA Today.
  • SiriusXM with 360L.
  • Google built-in compatibility with Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Play.
  • Connected navigation system.
  • Bose premium seven-speaker audio system.

Safety Features

The Equinox comes with Chevy Safety Assist, the following advanced driver assistance features:

  • Forward collision alert: This feature alerts you if it detects a potential front-end collision and even provides a tailgating notification if you’re following the car ahead too closely.
  • Automatic emergency braking: Advanced camera technology monitors potential obstacles ahead and provides hard emergency braking automatically when necessary to prevent accidents.
  • Front pedestrian braking: Just like the forward collision alert, the front pedestrian braking system alerts you of a potential collision with pedestrians operating the brakes if necessary.
  • Lane-keep assist with lane departure warning: This feature notifies you if you’re accidentally drifting out of the detected lanes.
  • Following distance indicator: This feature can help drivers ensure a safe following distance from the vehicle ahead.
  • Intellibeam auto high-beam assist: This feature monitors road and traffic conditions and turns on your high-beam headlamps automatically when needed.

You can also get these additional safety features with this model:

  • Front and rear park assist.
  • Rear vision camera.
  • Adaptive cruise control.
  • Rear cross-traffic alert.
  • Lane change alert with side blind zone alert.
  • HD surround vision.
  • Safety alert seat.
  • Rear seat reminder.
  • Teen driver technology.
  • OnStar safety and security system.


Vehicle accessories allow you to protect your vehicle’s surfaces and materials, store your belongings, add functionality, and customize your ride. Authentic accessories match the color and style of your vehicle exactly so you can maintain a sophisticated look. Here are some accessories available for the 2022 Chevy Equinox:

  • All-weather floor liners.
  • Floor liner cleaning kit.
  • Integrated cargo liner.
  • Cargo organizer.
  • Cargo area shade.
  • Rear splash guards.
  • Front splash guards.
  • Aeroskin hood protector.
  • Front and rear in-channel side door window weather deflectors.
  • Equinox emblems.
  • Illuminated bowtie emblem.
  • Roof-mounted Portage canoe carrier.
  • Hitch-mounted two-bike carrier.
  • Rear-seat infotainment system with DVD player.
  • Genius 5 smart battery charger.

The innovative features of the 2022 Equinox make this a popular choice for those looking for a compact SUV. If you’re still uncertain, consider scheduling a test drive to feel the car out in person. We here at Applegate Chevrolet want to help you find your dream car. That’s why we offer a huge inventory of brand-new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles. If you have any questions about this Chevy model or anything else we offer, please feel free to contact us and one of our trained professionals will be more than happy to assist you.

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