2017 Chevy Equinox vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson
Finding the perfect compact SUV isn't necessarily simple, but it's much easier when you have Chevy models available to you. Chevy SUVs are known for their durability, reliability and upscale craftsmanship, which is why we're proud to offer them here at Parks Chevrolet. Rather than just taking our word for it, however, we've done some research so that you can easily compare the 2017 Chevy Equinox vs the 2017 Hyundai Tucson, another top competitor in the segment.
The Equinox comes well-equipped, even on the base trim level. For example, the model comes standard with a 7-inch color touch screen, which is larger than the Tucson's 5-inch standard screen. On top of that, the 2017 Equinox has OnStar, something you won't find on the Tucson. Every Equinox is equipped with OnStar systems like Automatic Crash Response, Crisis Assist, Roadside Assistance and Turn-by-Turn Navigation.
|2017 Chevy Equinox||VS||2017 Hyundai Tucson|
|182 hp, 172 lb.-ft. of torque||Standard Engine Specs||164 hp, 151 lb.-ft. of torque|
|3.6-liter V6||Available Engine||Inline 4-cylinder turbocharged|
|Up to 63.7 cu. ft.||Cargo Volume||Up to 61.9 cu. ft.|
|Std. 7-inch color touch screen||Infotainment||Std. 5-inch color touch screen|
Differences Between the 2017 Equinox vs 2017 Tucson
Under the hood, the differences become even greater. When comparing standard engine power between the two vehicles, it's clear the Equinox comes out on top. Even more impressive is the Chevy Equinox's 3.6-liter V6 available engine. While the 2017 Tucson's only other available engine is a 4-cylinder turbocharged unit producing 175 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque, Chevy allows you to equip your Equinox with an available V6 that produces 301 horsepower and 272 lb.-ft. of torque.
Even if engine power isn't much of a concern of yours, something that every SUV driver wants to have is plenty of room for their cargo. Once again, the Equinox has the edge with up to 63.7 cu. ft. of space for your belongings. If you need more, just utilize the towing capabilities of the Equinox, as it blows the Tucson away in this area with a towing capacity of 1,500 lbs. or 3,500 lbs. with an optional Trailering Package.
Whichever way you slice it, our comparison of the 2017 Chevy Equinox vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson has the Equinox coming out as the clear winner. See for yourself by scheduling some time behind the wheel here at Parks Chevrolet.