January 7th, 2019 by

Though the 2019 Chevy Equinox is a compact crossover SUV on the outside, its roomy interior ensures you feel safe and secure on the road. The safety of this vehicle is more than just a feeling. Safety feature evaluations and crash test performances have provided significant evidence on just how secure this vehicle can be.

Learn more about what makes the Equinox one of the safest SUVs of 2019.

2019 Chevrolet Equinox Safety Features

The 2019 Chevy Equinox is loaded with great technology, on top of the safety features typically found in a Chevrolet SUV. The Equinox is packed with some of the most impressive innovations in the form of active safety features, including the following:
● Dynamic brake support
● Forward collision warning
● Crash imminent braking
● Blind spot detection
● Rear view camera
● Rear cross traffic
● Lane departure prevention
● Lane departure warning
● Full airbag coverage
● Four-wheel disc brakes and ABS
● Electronic Stability Control
● Daytime Running Lights
● Child Safety Locks
● Traction Control

2019 Equinox Crash Test Safety Ratings

In the unfortunate event of an accident, it is essential that a vehicle can keep the driver and all of its passengers as safe as possible. The 2019 Equinox has been tested by both the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for its ability to withstand a crash. These are the two leading American institutions when it comes to determining a vehicle’s ability to protect people during a collision, and both were impressed by the durability of the 2019 Equinox.

The IIHS awarded the Equinox with a “good” rating in every crash test conducted by the company

● IIHS Front Moderate Crash Test
● IIHS Front Small Overlap Crash Test, Driver
● IIHS Front Small Overlap Crash Test, Passenger
● IIHS Side Crash Test
● IIHS Rear Crash Test
● IIHS Roof Crush Test

The high ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety are no fluke; the 2019 Equinox also earned excellent scores from the NHTSA. Out of five possible stars, the new Equinox was awarded a perfect rating in all of the following categories:

● NHTSA Overall Crash Test
● NHTSA Overall Frontal Crash Test
● NHTSA Overall Frontal Crash Test, Driver
● NHTSA Overall Frontal Crash Test, Passenger
● NHTSA Overall Side Crash Test
● NHTSA Overall Side Crash Test, Driver
● NHTSA Overall Side Crash Test, Rear Passenger
● NHTSA Side Pole Crash Test

2019 Chevy Equinox Safety Comparison

It is impressive for a vehicle to earn such a perfect crash test rating across all categories. The high marks on a rollover test are a testament to great stability from such a large vehicle. With perfect scores on all NHTSA crash tests, the 2019 Equinox proves itself as one of the safest vehicles money can buy. The 2019 GMC Acadia is more expensive in comparison but still could not achieve five stars in the NHTSA overall frontal crash test on the passenger side.

Test Drive the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox Bartlett, TN

It is one thing to read about the impressive advanced safety features in the 2019 Chevy Equinox, but an entirely different thing to witness it. See what this car is capable of by visiting Serra Bartlett Chevrolet. Contact us today to learn more. Schedule your test drive, and bring your family along, driving with complete confidence that they are protected.

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