Report: Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain to get eAssist light-electrification system

General Motors has recently been making headlines when it comes to raising the fuel-economy bar in sedan segments. The company’s new light-electrification system, know as eAssist, has helped increase fuel-economy on already fuel-efficienct 4-cylinder engines.

The 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist, which starts at $29,960, delivers up to 37 mpg highway fuel-economy. The new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco will also utilize the eAssist system 2.4L Ecotec direct-injection 4-cylinder.

According to sources, GM’s popular crossovers, the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain, will soon get eAssist technology. When? The eAssist system will be offered on the 2014 Equinox and Terrain and will be the same system used by the LacRosse and Malibu.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: GMI