New Report Indicates Plans to Introduce an All-New Chevy TrailBlazer

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The SUV Takeover

Each year, SUVs and crossovers become increasingly popular with drivers looking for that perfect balance between versatility, efficiency, fun, and style. Of course, automakers have taken note, adding new and innovative SUVs and crossovers to their lineups. All of this has lead to a robust market of SUV and crossover options for customers, allowing drivers to find the perfect ride for their lifestyle. A new report from Motor Trend gives us good reason to believe that drivers are about to have one more excellent option in the form of an all-new Chevrolet Trailblazer.

New vs. Old

The out-of-production Chevrolet TrailBlazer stopped rolling off the production line back in 2009, but sources have indicated that the brand intends to revive the TrailBlazer name soon. While most particulars are a mystery for now, it seems clear that an all-new TrailBlazer—while reviving the nameplate—would be drastically different than the former TrailBlazer.

What The TrailBlazer Would Offer

Motor Trend suggests that the all-new TrailBlazer would slot somewhere between the Chevrolet Trax and the Chevrolet Equinox in both price and size, giving drivers greater flexibility when searching for the right combination of price point and driving experience. For now, we’ll have to eagerly await forthcoming details about what Chevrolet has in store for the return of the TrailBlazer name. When we do learn more, we here at Wilson GM will be happy to share it with you.

Chevrolet Equinox Engines

2018 Equinox Engine

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox arrives in style, but not all major changes are skin deep. A few major adjustments lie beneath the hood. The new Chevrolet Equinox engines deliver optimized performance and efficiency that few competitors can match. Drivers now have a total of three engines to choose from in the Chevrolet Equinox SUV.

The standard 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine produces a sporty 170 hp and 203 lb-ft of torque. The available 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine comes mated to the advanced nine-speed automatic transmission and offers a thrilling 252 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Both turbocharged engines earn up to an EPA-estimated 32 hwy mpg*.

Many automakers are shying away from diesel powertrains, but Chevrolet isn’t one of them! The new 1.6-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine boasts an impressive 137 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque. Better yet, it even earns up to a GM-estimated 40 hwy mpg*.

Exploring the roads in style comes standard in the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. A tried-and-true family SUV with a reputation to uphold, it’s worth betting that the new line of engines will exceed expectations for years to come.

We here at Wilson GM are pumped to see new engine options in the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox!

*Use for comparison only. EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary.