2017 Chevrolet Suburban vs. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2017 Chevrolet Suburban

2017 Chevrolet Suburban

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2017 Chevrolet Suburban CATEGORY 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
$49,915 Price $23,580
23 mpg/hwy Fuel Economy 32 mpg/hwy
355 hp Horse Power 170 hp
383 lb-ft Torque 203 lb-ft
9 Passenger Capacity 5 Passenger

If you’re considering an award-winning new SUV, you might be looking at the 2017 Chevy Suburban or the 2018 Chevy Equinox. Both have some advantages that make them ideal for your family’s next adventure and some clear differences worth considering. Both, for instance, offer the cutting-edge in safety technologies. See how these two accommodating vehicles measure up, then get the financing you need to make your purchase happen at Tom Gill Chevrolet.

Power and Handling

Both the 2017 Chevy Suburban and the 2018 Chevy Equinox offer driver access to reliable engines and advanced safety equipment that allow them to handle heavy loads and rugged terrain with ease, but there are clear differences between the two as well:

  • 2017 Chevy Suburban: The full-sized Chevrolet Suburban is powered by a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 powerplant mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission capable of producing 355 hp and 383 lb.-ft. of peak torque while offering 8,300 pounds of towing power.
  • 2018 Chevy Equinox: The compact Equinox gives drivers access to a 1.5L 4-cylinder capable of 170-hp, a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that puts out 252 hp, or a 1.6L turbodiesel engine that delivers 137 hp and as much as 40 mpg/highway fuel efficiency.

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

When it comes to moving people and gear, both Chevy rigs get the job done. The right one for you might depend on how large your needs are:

  • 2017 Chevy Suburban: The Chevy Suburban interior is designed to move large groups in comfort and can be configured to offer seating for groups of 7, 8, or 9 thanks to the optional front bench and second-row captain’s chairs. Drivers can also handle bulky cargo thanks to the available 121.7 cubic feet of rear cargo space.
  • 2018 Chevy Equinox: The Equinox is designed to accommodate as many as five in style and, thanks to the flat-folding 60/40 rear seats, can manage as much as 63.5 cubic feet of cargo in the spacious interior.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Test-drive the Suburban and the Equinox at Tom Gill Chevy

Whether you need the people-moving power of the full-sized and elegant looking 2017 Chevy Suburban or your life calls for the nimble handling of the 2018 Chevy Equinox, you’ll find the right SUV for your next Florence and Covington adventure at Tom Gill Chevrolet. Contact us at (855) 977-0189 or visit our showroom at 7830 Commerce Drive in Florence, KY to learn more about these two capable trucks or to schedule a test drive of your favorite today.