2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

$23,580 (MSRP)


$29,930 (MSRP)

Passenger Capacity

32 mpg/hwy


27 mpg/hwy
170 hp


310 hp
203 lb-ft


266 lb-ft

If driving a budget-friendly, responsive crossover SUV is at the top of your list, you’ll love the new 2018 Chevy Equinox and 2018 Chevy Traverse. Both models have undergone updates for the model year and offer drivers access to more power and greater handling than before, at a price to suit any budget, and they’re in-stock and ready to drive home today at Tom Gill Chevrolet.


The compact 2018 Chevrolet Equinox has a low base price of just $23,580 MSRP, with a well-equipped Premier AWD trim starting at $35,380 MSRP. With three fuel-efficient engines that can deliver as much as 39 mpg/highway fuel efficiency, the Equinox saves drivers money at the time of purchase and for years after at the pump too.

The mid-sized Chevy Traverse has a starting price of just $29,930, with a nicely appointed Premier AWD model starting at just $48,295. Both vehicles enjoy Chevrolet Complete Care, which gives buyers their first two maintenance visits, 5-years or 60,000 miles of roadside assistance protection, 5-years of OnStar Basic coverage, and a trial of OnStar guidance plan all at no charge.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox on road


Power and handling are the name of the game, and the Chevy Equinox plays it well with three dynamic engines including a 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that offers 170 hp and 203 lb.-ft. of peak torque, a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder motor capable of 252 hp and 260 lb.-ft. of peak torque, and a 1.6L turbodiesel 4-cylinder powerplant that generates 137 hp and 240 lb.-ft. of torque.

The Chevy Traverse is powered by a potent 3.6L V6 engine paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission that delivers 310 hp and 266 lb.-ft. of peak torque. An optional 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine available on the RS trim delivers as much as 255 hp and 295 lb.-ft. of peak torque. Both vehicles are available with standard front-wheel drive or options all-wheel drive drivetrains.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse At Campsite

Which Model is Right for You?

If your commute needs an efficient compact crossover and you want a diesel option, then the Equinox is a good choice. If you need the three-row crossover with power to spare, then the Traverse is worth a look. Whichever model you choose, Tom Gill Chevrolet has you covered. To test drive either the 2018 Chevy Equinox or the 2018 Chevy Traverse, contact us today at (855) 977-0189 or stop by our showroom at 7830 Commerce Drive in Florence, KY, not far from Covington.


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