Scorching on the heels of the rebooted Blazer, Chevrolet has introduced the return of the Trailblazer title to its U.S. lineup … additionally as a crossover.
The automaker mentioned the small SUV will slide into the lineup between the Trax and Equinox when it hits showrooms in early 2020, which suggests it needs to be related in dimension to the Nissan Rogue Sport. The brand new Blazer is a five-passenger crossover utility car that is bigger than the Equinox.
The Trailblazer was a body-on-fame 4×4 SUV that was initially a trim degree of the earlier Blazer earlier than changing into a standalone mannequin. It was discontinued within the U.S. a decade in the past, however Chevrolet at present sells a brand new Colorado-based SUV in lots of overseas markets that makes use of the title.
Reactions to the information posted to Chevy’s Twitter account, which has over 1 million followers, have so-far been largely destructive:
Technical specs, together with the kind of drivetrain it has, haven’t but been revealed, however the Trailblazer will come commonplace with automated emergency braking and lane-keeping help and shall be out there with adaptive cruise management. A sporty RS mannequin shall be provided with distinctive styling and A two-tone paint job, however Chevrolet didn’t say if it is going to have any efficiency upgrades.
Buick may even be getting a brand new mannequin designed on the identical platform known as the Encore GX that has distinctive styling and extra premium options and shall be constructed alongside the Trailblazer in South Korea, the place the smaller Buick Encore and Chevy Trax are at present manufactured.
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