The 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer is an upcoming compact SUV that will get a foothold in the market by the last quarter of 2016. Trailblazer is a reputed lineup from General Motors, which is still in quite high demand despite few ups and downs with the previous versions. The first model of Trailblazer made its way to the market back in the year 2000 but due to some internal issues, its production was stopped in 2008. But after a long gap of four years, GM decided to once again bring back this model in 2012. Later on, to expand their SUV market, GM also started selling the Trailblazer in Asia and Brazil.
2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer – Use of High Strength Steel and Aluminum:
Coming to body features, the exterior part of this model will receive a significant makeover that will change its overall stance. Starting from the front portion, 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer will carry a mesh grille with a black accent. Modern LED headlamps with daytime running facility, aluminum skid plate and modified bumper will also be present. The wing area of the body will sport an LED integrated dual-tone side mirror, long roof rail, 18-inch alloy wheel, body colored side step, and other features while the rear portion will carry LED tailgate, power liftgate, polished exhaust pipe, etc. To glam up the visuals, Chevrolet will use chrome accent in various parts of the body.
The company has implemented a contemporary decorative theme inside of this car. Its seating arrangement has been reshuffled so that passengers can get ample amount of leg and head space for comfortable seating. The Chevrolet will add all kinds of comfort and convenience elements that would be enough to garner people’s interest. Seats of 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer will get leather upholstery along with lumbar and reclining facility. The basic equipment list will include digital cluster gauge, light-sensitive internal rear view mirror, ambient light, touch screen infotainment system, cruise control, automatic climate control. The entertainment package will cover audio system, MyLink, Smartphone connectivity, and few other features.
2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer – Engine and Performance:
This model is expected to get two engine variants, and both are supposed to run on diesel motors. The Base variant will get 2.5 liter Duramax unit that can generate up to 150 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque while the top variant will get a 2.8 liter Duramax engine that delivers 200 hp and 346 lb-ft of torque. This engine of 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer will be matched with a six-speed automatic gear system. Both FWD and AWD drive will be available on offer. EPA rating is expected to stay around 25 mpg on an average.
2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer – Price and Release Date:
The exact release date has yet not surfaced, but you can expect to see this SUV on the market by the end of 2016 or in early 2017. Base price will start from $30,000, and will increase depending on your choice of trim and additional customizations. The mid-size SUV segment is filled with different models, but Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner will be the arch rivals of 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer.