We’ve known for quite a while that General Motors and Chevrolet were looking to shift their lineup towards electrified vehicles.
They’re following the trend started by Tesla a decade ago and have gone as far as to commit to selling nothing but electric vehicles by 2040.
And one major step forward in that goal was the new Hummer EV and the next was the Cadillac Lyriq.
Following up those two cars was the Chevrolet Silverado EV but now we know that an all-new Chevrolet Equinox Electric Vehicle is set to join the fold sooner rather than later.
The Chevrolet Equinox Electric Vehicle Shares DNA With The Family
It’s no secret that this is a Chevrolet from the very first moment you look at it. Frankly, it looks a lot like an updated Blazer to us. Still, this is the next look for Equinox and it’s coming by 2024. Stylistically, it’s about as advanced as any Chevrolet short of the Corvette right now. Thankfully, it’s not just the exterior styling cues that it shares with the family.
Underpinning the 2024 Chevrolet Equinox Electric Vehicle will be the same Ultium platform found in every one of the above-mentioned GM products. It offers ultimate modularity and flexibility. Of course, depending on the vehicle and the battery capacity, range and power can be vastly different. Chevrolet was totally silent on those statistics though. The Cadillac Lyriq is most closely related to this upcoming Equinox so we can inform our expectations based on that SUV. For instance, we know that the Lyriq will have more than 300 miles of range and makes at least 340-horsepower. We expect Equinox to offer less power but at least as much range, if not more.
An Electric Interior
While we won’t have a real image of the inside of the new Equinox for quite a while, concept art released by Chevrolet hints at a bright future. A large panoramic screen extends from the drive information panel to the infotainment system. Cool blue dash and door car trim are a nice touch too. We knew that the shift to all-electric vehicles would be a fairly drastic one. It’s great to see Chevrolet finding a way to take these steps that feels both significant and comfortable too. They say the Chevrolet Equinox Electric Vehicle will go on sale in late 2023 as a 2024 model and start at a remarkable $30,000.