The K5 Blazer was always the smallest SUV car model ever produced by the Chevrolet brand. The first K5 was launched in 1969 and since then has constantly improved and upgraded until today’s version. Even thought a lot of features were changed since the 1969 model, the 2017 Chevy Blazer K-5 still has its truck alike design and the Station Wagon body style.
2017 Chevy Blazer K-5 – Exterior and Interior:
You can see from far away that it is a Chevrolet, especially because of the front grille, which has become already an icon for the Chevy cars, the producers deciding to use it also for this model. The headlights are newly implemented at the 2017 Chevy Blazer K-5 and alongside with its imposing front end, it gives the car an aggressive look, but aggressive in a positive matter of speaking. The interior of the car will be a standard 5 seat cabin, which announces to be very spacious and comfortable for the passengers. This is a car built for long distances and for a more enjoyable ride you can fold the seats as you wish for more comfort.
The dashboard of the car will have a touchscreen device attached in the middle, which will also serve as a control panel. The car will also come with small, but very useful improvements like trip computer, tachometer, tilt adjustable steering wheel, cruise control, stability control, lane departure warning, rearview camera, and many others.
2017 Chevy Blazer K-5 – Powertrain:
The 2017 Chevy Blazer K-5 will come with 2 engine options. The first option will be a 3.7 liter V6 engine, which will be capable of delivering up to 322 hp, being operated by a 6-speed manual transmission. The second engine option is a little bigger one, a 4.0 liter V8, with the capability of producing up to 397 hp. This engine will be operated by a 7-speed automatic transmission and the producer states that by driving at a low torque you can improve the fuel economy of the car. Also, there is an unconfirmed rumor about a third engine option, which might be a V8 6.0 liter Vortec.
There are other rumors that are saying that the 2017 Chevy Blazer K-5 will also come with diesel engine units. No matter what, all engines options are decent ones and will ensure your safety while speeding up on the highway or even in city lanes.
2017 Chevy Blazer K-5 – MSRP and Release Date:
The new K-5 is a very desired car and the producers planned on launching it on the market in late 2016 or the beginning of 2017. The Chevy Blazer K-5 announces to be a medium class luxury SUV. Another thing that confirms this, is the price. Even though is rather cheap compared to its class competitors, a standard 2017 Chevy Blazer K-5 will have a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $40,000.