2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review

2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review – The much-loved however much-dated Holden Equinox LT was well overdue for a major overhaul, or a replacement. Holden has gone the totally-replace route, changing the Captiva out for the Mexican-built yet American-designed Holden Equinox LT.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review

The 2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review with a choice of powertrains including a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine that produces 188kW of power and 353Nm of torque and nine-speed automatic gearbox. It will be joined by a diesel powertrain some time in 2019. Holden says the Holden Equinox LT will be well-equipped to take on the likes of the Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Tucson with plenty of available equipment including autonomous emergency braking and other active safety features standard on all but the entry level Holden Equinox LT model.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review
2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review

The Holden Equinox LT is powered by a 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine with a choice of six-speed manual and automatic transmissions. 2019 Holden Equinox LTZ-V Review. Standard features include MyLink infotainment with 7-inch touchscreen, Apple Carplay/Android Auto smartphone pairing, reversing camera, rear parking sensors, dusk sensing headlights, LED daytime running lights and 17-inch alloy wheels.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Exterior

The 2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review is a completely new model in Australia. The company will finally have a decent competitor in a hot segment of small crossovers. The new model is basically a third-generation Holden Equinox LT. It features pretty much the same design, including same platform, styling, interior design etc. It rides on a D2XX platform, same that Holden Review already uses for models like Astra or Cruze. This platform brings many benefits in terms of drive quality. The new model will finally be competitive with models like Toyota Rav4 or Hyundai Tucson.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Exterior
2019 Holden Equinox LT Exterior

Compared to the outgoing Holden Equinox LT, we will see significant improvements in all aspects. First of all, the comfort will be on a much higher level. We will also see much better performances, especially when it comes to efficiency. The new 2019 Holden Equinox LT comes with the new generation of engines, with more power and better economy. These are referred to internally as MVB prototypes, or Manufacturing Validation Build, and are undergoing the CTF program (Captured Test Fleet), which basically ensures the manufactured items perform according to Holden’s requirements.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Interior

2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review the interior design is also pretty much the same. The 2019 Holden Equinox LT features identical cabin, with the same dashboard design. There are hello quality materials and a long list of gear. The exact list of standard features is still obscure, yet we can expect things like dual-zone climate control, a large touchscreen in the center, 6-speaker audio system and many advanced active safety systems. Although company keeps more precise details as a secret, we can make a pretty much clear image of the new 2019 Holden Equinox LT. The first thing that you will notice is a completely new, very attractive styling.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Interior
2019 Holden Equinox LT Interior

The new model features pretty much identical styling as the new, third-generation Holden Equinox LT from Chevy. Dimensions and shape are completely the same, as well as a design language. The biggest difference is Holden’s badge and slightly different front fascia. The Holden Equinox LT builds upon the LS+ model, upgrading to 18-inch alloy wheels, a larger 8.0-inch touchscreen media system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, four USB points (two front, two rear) a 230-volt powerpoint in the second row, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, HID headlights and the provision for roof-rack mounting.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Engine

The 2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review will come with three engines in the offer. 2019 Volkswagen Polo SUV Review. An optional engine is a 2.0-liter unit, which is useful for about 250 horses.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Engine
2019 Holden Equinox LT Engine

This model will feature a 1.6-liter engine, which has a max yield of 135 horses. The company didn’t announce exact torque numbers right now. When it comes to the transmission, all engines will come with the new 9-speed automatic gearbox. Base models will feature FWD layout, while AWD will be optional.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Release Date and Price

2019 Holden Equinox LT Changes and Review we still didn’t get a more precise launch date, however the new 2019 Holden Equinox LT should hit the market early next year. When it comes to the price, we don’t have the exact numbers.

2019 Holden Equinox LT Release Date and Price
2019 Holden Equinox LT Release Date and Price

However, if we consider that the North American Holden Equinox LT goes 24.000 US dollars, this version, in its base variant, could cost somewhere between 32.000 and 34.000 Australian dollars. Competition in this segment is pretty extreme. There are models like Toyota Rav4, Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson and many others.