Does the 2020 Chevy Equinox have remote start?

By Product Expert | Posted in New Chevy Models, Technology, Tips and Info on Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 at 10:37 pm
Red 2020 Chevy Equinox

2020 Equinox Remote Start Feature Availability

Those looking for a delightful two-row SUV are likely already turning their gaze to the 2020 Chevy Equinox. This excellent two-row SUV has long made us smile with its solid handling, impressive fuel economy, user-friendly infotainment tech, and, of course, perfect predicted reliability rating. For 2020, Chevy has added some new standard driver assistance features, although the diesel powertrain is no longer available.

But even with the accolades, there are some particular features drivers look for. One of these oft-enjoyed amenities is remote start. Does the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox have remote start?

Yes, the 2020 Chevy Equinox can be outfitted with remote start. The remote start feature is available for the LT trim level, and standard on the Premier trim. Remote start is not available for the base level L trim.

Silver 2020 Chevy Equinox drives along a city street

Is remote start available on the 2020 Chevy Equinox LS trim?

Whether or not remote start is available for the LS trim of the 2020 Chevy Equinox is a matter of some debate. Many websites claim the feature is indeed available on this trim. However, the official Chevy website does not explicitly list remote start as being a feature on the LS. Therefore, our investigations lead us to the tentative conclusion that remote start is not available on the LS trim.

How much does remote start on the 2020 Chevy Equinox cost?

The 2020 Chevy Equinox LT trim starts at an MSRP of $27,500. To add remote start to this trim, one must add the Comfort & Convenience package. The Comfort & Convenience package costs $2,045 and includes remote start, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, blind spot monitoring, rear parking sensors and rear cross traffic alert.

Remote start comes standard on the 2020 Chevy Equinox Premier. This trim has a starting MSRP of $31,400.

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Does the Convenience package for the 2020 Chevy Equinox LS include remote start?

The Convenience package, which is available for the 2020 Chevy Equinox LS trim and costs $685, does not appear to include remote start.

Where is the remote start button for the 2020 Chevy Equinox?

If remote start is equipped on the 2020 Equinox, the button to activate it will be on the RKE transmitter. The RKE transmitter is part of the key fob.

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