2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2018 GMC Terrain: Side by side comparison

The third-gen Chevrolet Equinox and second-gen GMC Terrain use the same platform, but different interiors and exteriors. Just how different? Let’s find out.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox - front, redChevy Equinox
2018 GMC Terrain Denali - frontGMC Terrain
Although both cars ride on the D2XX platform, they both feature unique exteriors.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox - sideChevy Equinox
2018 GMC Terrain Denali - sideGMC Terrain
Both the 2018 Equinox and 2018 Terrain are shorter than their previous generation models. The third generation Equinox is just 183.1 inches (4,652mm) long, while the second generation model 187.8 inches (4,770mm). That explains why they have both ditched the previous models' V6 engine, and now available with just turbocharged 4-cylinder gas and diesel engines.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox - rearEquinox
2018 GMC Terrain Denali - rearTerrain
The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox has softer curves, while the 2018 GMC Terrain is more masculine, although it's not as boxy the previous generation Terrain.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox - interior, front seats, dashboard, orange leatherEquinox
2018 GMC Terrain Denali - interior, dashboard, tan leatherTerrain
Side by side we can see that both the Equinox and Terrain share the same dashboard and door architectures, but they have completely different designs.
2018 Chevrolet Equinox - rear seats down, trunk spaceEquinox
2018 GMC Terrain - rear seats folded flatTerrain
Both the 2018 Equinox and Terrain have seats for 5 people in a 2+3 layout, and a fold flat rear seats.

Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2018 GMC Terrain: Side by side comparison