2019 Chevy Equinox vs. GMC Terrain Differences near Chicago, IL


Purchasing a new SUV is a huge decision. You want to make sure your daily driver has the exact features you’re looking for. To simplify the SUV shopping process, the Mike Anderson Chevrolet of Chicago team has pared down your options to the 2019 Chevy Equinox and 2019 GMC Terrain. Explore the key benefits each vehicle has to offer with our in-depth research found below.

Browse our new vehicle inventory for available models, and learn more about the Chevy Equinox to receive a better understanding of this dynamic SUV. Contact our Chevy dealership online or by calling (773) 465-2000 should you need additional information.

We will be taking a look at the 2019 Chevy Equinox Premier, starting at $32,295 MSRP, and 2019 GMC Terrain SLT, starting at $32,095 MSRP.


The 2019 Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain have a few performance options for you to consider. Both vehicles are available with a 1.5L turbo, 2.0L turbo, and 1.6L turbo-diesel engine. They are always equipped with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, depending on your driving preferences. Engine specifications are as follows:



1.5L turbo 4-cylinder

  • 170 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • 203 lb.-ft. torque @ 2,000-4,000 RPM

2.0L turbo 4-cylinder

  • 252 HP @ 5,500 RPM
  • 260 lb.-ft. torque @ 2,500-4,500 RPM

1.6L turbo-diesel

  • 137 HP @ 3,750 RPM
  • 240 lb.-ft. of torque @ 2,000 RPM


Whether you’re interested in ultimate comfort or modern design, the 2019 Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain have the exact features you’re looking for. Highlights on both of these models include a dual-zone automatic climate control system and heated front seats. Other features you can expect include:

  • Premium seating materials
  • 8-way power driver’s seat
  • Ventilated front seats (optional on the Equinox only)
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Panoramic sunroof optional



Access to the most inventive automotive technologies can be had with the 2019 Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain. Below, view the available technologies these vehicles have to offer.

  • Infotainment system with 8-in. touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Wireless charging
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capable


You’ll find some key safety features on both models, like an advanced airbag system, teen driver technology, and OnStar® connected services. Furthermore, the 2019 Chevy Equinox has a few more advancements for you to consider.

  • HD rear vision camera
  • LED daytime running lamps
  • Lane change alert with side blind zone alert
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Rear park assist