Since the original debut of the Trailblazer model in early 2000s, it has been one of the best mid-sized SUV in the world. The 2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer will come with some new features that enable it to sustain the market share amid its major competitors, like the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavor, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Land Rover Discovery Sport.
The General Motors might have delayed it’s upgrading for one important reason, improvement towards a world class SUV that would attract the market across the globe such as South Africa, Malaysia, Brazil and the United States too. The top feature of the new 2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer is space. It is a seven seater making it a nice family van.
2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
The exterior of the 2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer will feature an entirely new look distinct from its predecessor. It has a completely redesigned front colored bumper and a bigger dual-port radiator grille with its logo at the center.Its design is more angular making the sharp-looking LED headlights appear more compatible to its look. The 2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer rides on a new set of 18 inch 6-spoke alloy wheels.
On the rear, new improved LED tail lights similar to the fog lights in case of unfavorable weather. This model comes with double exhaust pipes hence a more sporty rear. Sturdy roof rails, Large windows, and Stout door handles are also new external features to expect. For the city dwellers, it has a spacious trunk of a capacity of 205 liters for convenient shopping.
As stated earlier, the 2017 Chevy TrailBlazer will be a comfortable family van since it is a seven-seater. All the seats will have an elegant, high-quality leather cover. The cabin is quiet with minimal engine noise as compared with the previous model. Other features that contribute to the quiet, comfortable cabin are the all round seals such as windscreen and window seals and all roof ditch seal. The electronic power steering wheel is the finest leather as well as the dashboard.
On the dash is the 8-inch touchscreen with the latest Chevrolet’s my link. Also, the infotainment system incorporates the latest Apple Carplay application that supports the Siri voice recognition system. Modern air conditioners, rear AC ventBluetooth, Wi-Fi, 4.0 USB ports and high-quality sound system also form the interior. On safety measures, the Chevy TrailBlazer 2017 incorporates systems such as parking sensors, traction control, multiple dual airbags, reverse parking camera, ABS, EBD, brake assistant among others.
2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer – Modification under the Hood
The 2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer will come with the Duramax 2.8 liters inline-4 engine. The engine will have the capability of producing 200 hp 3600 RPM and 500 ho 2000 torque RPM. It will have a 6-speed automatic transmission with an option of a manual transmission on the higher trim.
The top speed of the 2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer will be around 106 miles per hour. Fuel economy will be about 31mpg on the highway and 25 mpg in the city. The acceleration of the model is around 0-60 miles per hour in 12 seconds.
2017 Chevrolet TrailBlazer – Price and Release Date
The manufacturer’s suggested retail price of the 2017 Chevy TrailBlazer is around $45000 almost the same price as 2018 Chevrolet Equinox price on the higher trim. This price will be almost the same as that of its competitors. Hence it might gain a significant market share with its added features. It is expected to make it debut in the late 2016 or early 2017.