The Trailblazer is a mid-size SUV produced by General Motors, under the Chevrolet Badge. Original model was introduced in 2000 and it was produced until 2008. This model was designed and sold only in North America. After few years of brake, company decided to bring back this nameplate. New model came in 2012, as 2013 year model. However, new model is designed for some other specific markets such as Asia or Brazil. In United States, this model is not available. Although there were rumors that we could see some modifications this year, it won’t happen. According to the latest reports, a mid-cycle refresh will come next year, with 2017 Chevy Trailblazer.
2017 Chevy Trailblazer specs
The second generation of this SUV is produced in Thailand and Brazil. It is offered in some specific markets such as Brazil, Southeast Asia, Middle East. It is also available in Australia under Holden brand. Just like most of the SUVs, it borrows platform from its pickup relative. In this case, it is a Chevrolet Colorado. The 2017 Chevy Trailblazer will come with several changes. There are big expectations from this refresh, especially if we consider that this model lacks in many aspects, compared to main rivals such as Toyota Fortuner or Ford Endeavour. As it is expected, most of the changes will be visual.
The 2017 Chevy Trailblazer will come with several novelties and main changes will be naturally made at the front end. Expect to see new front fascia, adapted to the company’s new design language, but also some novelties at the other areas of the car. When it is about interior, we also expect novelties. However, according to the latest reports, 2017 Trailblazer will come only with some minor tweaks like new standard features and similar thing.
2017 Chevy Trailblazer engines
When it is about engines, changes are not expected. Both units are diesel-powered. The first one is 2.5 liter Duramax with 150 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The other one that will power 2017 Chevy Trailblazer is a 2.8 liter Duramax engine, which is good for 200 horses and 346 pound-feet of torque.
2017 Chevy Trailblazer release date and competition
The 2017 Chevy Trailblazer will come next year. More precise date and price are yet to be announced. Main competitors are models like Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour.