With a strong customer base in America, Philippines and Thailand, Chevy Trailblazer has already made its mark into luxury mid-sized SUV segment. Its production started in 2002 and has earned much fame since then. Characterized by sharp edges and a stunning interior, Trailblazer has been a favorite already. Not much is known about the exact specifications of the new 2018 Chevy Trailblazer. It is rumored to get a new body with more grilles. With an all new muscular and rugged chassis, this typical American RWD SUV is set to tackle Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour.
Engine and Powertrain
The base model of 2018 Chevy Trailblazer will sport 2.5 liters Duramax engine which will generate 150 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Adding to the list of specs, a 2.8 liters Duramax engine shall also be included. This will give a 200 hp and 346 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission will take care of the engine specs mentioned.
Although Trailblazer is not typically a pickup truck, it is rumored to make use of one 6.0-liters V8 engine which will generate a massive 345 hp equipped with AWD facility. Trailblazer might make its mark into the luxury segment as an SUV with huge power. Though not confirmed yet, this new Trailblazer could also get another 6.2 liters V8 producing a whopping 460 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque.
2018 Chevy Trailblazer Design
Chevy Trailblazer 2018 will launch the new Trailblazer in numerous color options. There is the large grille sporting with the Chevy logo. Xenon day time running LED lights will pave the way for the new Trailblazer. Surprisingly enough for an SUV, carbon fiber might suffice aluminum in some of the parts, chiefly for maintaining a lightweight body and for an aerodynamics design.
New set of chrome door handles with low aluminum usage should interest the potential buyer, according to Chevy. New sets of rear-view lights and a curvier bonnet ensure Trailblazer looks perfect from every angle.
The 2018 Chevy Trailblazer will offer space for maximum 7 people. With a wider cabin and a host of safety features, Chevy intends to make this an ideal family car. The dashboard which resembles Colorado Xtreme has got a design door panel with all the prime quality will feature in its large touchscreen display segment.
Chevy has also promised to take care of the noise from the large engine apart from lesser vibrations and harshness. The leather cladded seats aims to provide convenience to both the driver and passengers.
Lane departure system mated with ABS will ensure absolute security to the passengers. Passengers are guaranteed maximum entertainment by the My Link interactive Infotainment system clubbed with surround sound music system.
Pricing and availability
There are no such official announcements concerning the 2018 Chevy Trailblazer. However, it is speculated that price tag for the new model will be around $ 45,500. Rumors have it that it’s ready for a late 2017 release.