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2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT vs. 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT – What is the difference?

2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT vs. 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT

2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT vs. 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT.

The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox and Blazer are both mid size SUVs with comparable features and options. There are some features that set them apart in each category and the chart below gives a brief overview of what these differences are! Read on for an in depth breakdown of what truly makes these SUV’s different

 

Overview

2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT vs. 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT

At a quick glance, the text in gold signifies that the model with the highlighted text is superior for that specific option. You will notice that there are quite a few similarities throughout each category, but lets dive into what makes these two SUV’s different.

Powertrain

The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT pulls ahead for both city and highway gas mileage according to the EnerGuide Estimate. The highway gas mileage is similar to that of the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT, only differing by .7 of a litre, but the Equinox does far better in the city with a 2 litre difference!

Taking a closer look, the gas mileage difference makes sense when we look at the net horsepower for the two vehicles as well as the transmission. The Blazer sports a 9-speed transmission and offers 230 horsepower at 5000 RPM, where the Equinox utilizes a 6-speed transmission and offers 170 horsepower at 5600 RPM.

It wouldn’t be fair to pick an overall winner or loser for this category considering that both models offer a different type of drive.

Want a bit more pep in your step? Opt for the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT. Prefer to take fewer trips to the pumps? Well then the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox sounds like the right fit for you

Safety

Arguably the most important category when it comes to new vehicles and comparisons

Referencing the above infographic, it is clear that the Chevrolet Equinox LT offers more on the safety front. To be specific, Front Side Air Bag, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist are standard on the LT trim level of the Equinox while they are not available at all on the LT trim level of the Blazer. Blind Spot Monitor is available on both models but is not a standard feature of either.

The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT is the clear winner for the safety category. Now, let’s move on to seating.

Seating

Seating is a crucial element of driving, especially if you are a commuter, the more comfortable the better right?

Luckily, both the Equinox LT and the Blazer LT come equipped with standard heated seats! Where they differentiate is seat material and controls. The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT has the option to add leather where the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT does not, the Equinox also comes standard with power adjustable lumbar for the driver’s seat.

Dimensions

With seating for 5, the passenger capacity for both the Equinox and the Blazer is the same. In terms of the roominess inside the vehicle, well that is where things differentiate!

The Chevrolet Equinox offers slightly more headroom then the Chevrolet Blazer, but the Blazer offers quite a bit more front legroom as well as shoulder room.

Accessories

Last but not least, accessories, or bells and whistles as we like to call them here at Ernie Dean!

Depending on what you are looking for, the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT comes standard with more accessories than the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT does, BUT there are more options available to add on the Chevrolet Equinox at the LT trim level

On the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT  you have the option to add a Navigation System as well as fog lamps which are not available on the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT and the Equinox also comes standard with steering wheel audio controls which are not available at all on the Blazer.

The 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT comes standard with Multi-Zone AC, Intermittent Wipers and Leather Steering wheel.

Depending on how you want to accessorize your vehicle, either model could be the right choice for you!

The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox LT and 2020 Chevrolet Blazer LT are both mid-size SUVs with options and features that are similar and some that are different. After reviewing all of the options, which would you choose?