The 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer is a mid-sized SUV, originally introduced in 2000 and produced until 2008, before it was discontinued for publicly unknown reasons. The nameplate was brought back in 2012 with a new model, but only for specific markets, namely Asia and Brazil. According to the latest rumors, an unnamed source released information about the newest model – 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer. This means that after nearly a decade of it discontinuation in 2008, the Trailblazer is finally coming back to the US marketplace. While there are no official specifications for the 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer, there are several unnamed sources that shared information on the latest models.
2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer – Body Styles Changes and other Options
The newest the Chevy Trailblazer is going to look quite different on the outside from its previous models according to our source. The company wants to bring it closer to the current design principles of the Chevrolet, so we can expect changes to the front fascia and other novelties. The front head Xenon lights will round up the front side making it more rugged and giving it a striking look. We can’t wait to check out the new shades available in its color pallet, as well as a brand-new set of wheels on the new model. The interior of the previous models was already great so there aren’t many changes in this area. What we can expect are some novelties and new standard features found in newer Chevrolet SUV models. These new tweaks shouldn’t impact the overall interior design of the Trailblazer. The seven-passenger capacity will remain in the 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer but there are currently no information on the size of the interior space.
2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer – Entirely new Powertrain Configuration
The previous models of the trailblazer suv were 4.2L diesel engines with 6 cylinders for the upper models, and we can expect the newest model to be along the same line. It’s a powerful engine that is more than adequate for this model. The automatic transmission will be featured in the standard model Chevrolet Trailblazer, while we can expect a manual transmission to be optional. Likewise, the all-wheel drive system could also become available as an option in the future, depending on the success of the model. The average consumption for the 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer is 14 mpg for the city and 20 mpg for the highway. As with the previous models, it can achieve 285 hp and 6000 rpm allowing a remarkable speed. It can achieve 276 ft-lbs. of torque at 4600 rpm. Additional information about the fuel tank capacity is not available at the moment, but it’s expected to remain similar to the previous versions with 22.0 gallons.
2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer – Expected MSRP and Availability
The price is yet to be announced for the latest model, but the Chevrolet Trailblazer is expected to have the price tag of $25.000. That is a wonderful news for all SUV lovers, considering the strong competition on the US marketplace. Chevy is yet to announce the release date for the 2017 Chevy Trailblazer, but according to the latest rumors, you can expect the newest model as early as the first quarter of 2017. More information on the latest model will be available after the presentation, set in early 2016, after which we will have additional information about the price, performance and the official look of the newest Chevrolet Trailblazer 2017 model.