Chevrolet Equinox at Sunset Auto Center in Santa Maria, CA

The 2022 Chevrolet Equinox available at Sunset Auto Center in Santa Maria, CA is a small compact SUV boasting an attractive design with athletic handling, feature-laden infotainment, and a roomy cabin. The new Equinox comes available in four trim levels: LS, RS, LT, and the Premier trim.

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The entry-level 2022 Equinox models come powered by a turbocharged 1.4-liter inline-four cylinder giving 170 horsepower and 203 pound-feet of torque. The engine delivers power through a 6-speed automatic transmission offered with a front-wheel-drive and an optional all-wheel-drive. This powertrain offers an EPA fuel efficiency rating of 26/31 mpg city/highway with an acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in 8.7 seconds.

Opting for a more energized powertrain, you get a turbocharged 2.0-liter producing 227 horsepower and 258-pound feet of torque. The powertrain is paired to a 9-speed automatic transmission with a standard front-wheel-drive with an optional all-wheel-drive. The Equinox 2.0-liter powertrain offers 22/28 mpg city/highway.


The 2022 Equinox retains its handsome design while receiving updated rear and front fascias. For the front, the vehicle boasts a more aggressive and larger grille. The new Equinox has taillights and quad-exhausts at the back, giving a sporty aesthetic. The RS model has an outstanding stance featuring black 19-inch wheels, a gloss-black grille, and black-painted badging. The upscale Equinox Premier model gets LED headlamps, a power tailgate with logo projection, and gloss-black chrome accents.


The new Equinox features a finely appointed interior with an appealing design for Orcutt snd Goleta drivers. It features a spacious two-row/five-passenger cabin with comfortable seating and a high-quality material finish. Interior luxuries offered as standard include cloth upholstery, cupholders, push-start buttons and keyless entry. Other optional features in higher trims include a panoramic sunroof for an airy interior, remote start, dual-zone climate auto-control, and leather upholstery.

The RS trim level features black upholstery, an RS shift knob, and red stitching, while the upscale Premier trim level features French stitching.

The 2022 Equinox boasts a spacious cargo and passenger room with decent legroom and a bench-seat recliner. The trunk fits up to 8 carry-on suitcases, and when rear seats are folded, the space expands to 63.9 cubic feet. The cabin also gives you a silent ride by muffling the sound of wind and road noise at high speeds.


The new Equinox utilizes a 7.0-inch touch screen with an available 8.0-inch unit, used to display the Brand's MyLink infotainment system popular for its quick-response and user-friendly interface. The infotainment display comes complemented by physical knobs and buttons for easy HVAC and sound control while driving. Other standard tech features found in the 2022 Equinox include wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, four USB ports, a six-speaker stereo system, Bluetooth, HD radio, and satellite radio.

Other optional tech features available for the new Equinox include wireless smartphone charging, a seven-speaker premium audio system, in-built navigation, and two extra USB ports.

Safety Features

The new Equinox earned five out of five stars in the side and frontal crash tests and four out of five stars in the vehicle rollover test. As a result, the new Chevy Equinox gets the top five-star ranking in the overall safety rating by NHTSA. The five-star rating is due to its driver safety and assistant features such as lane departure alerts with lane-keeping assist, automatic headlights high beams, forward collision alert, rearview camera, pedestrian detection, forward emergency auto-braking, rear-seat alert, and teen driver settings.

Additionally, other safety features available as optional or standard in the upper trims include a 360-degree camera surround-view parking system, blind-spot monitoring, parking sensors for the rear and front, hands-free parking assistance, vibrating safety-alert seats, rear cross-traffic warning, and adaptive cruise control.

Visit Sunset Auto Center Today!

If you're in the market for a great small-size SUV, the 2022 Equinox checks all the right boxes. Come and check out this amazing vehicle at Sunset Auto Center in Santa Maria, CA to select a model of your choice. Whether you're in Arroyo or Grande Goleta, do not hesitate to browse through our website to see our special offers, book a test drive or make any inquiries.

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