Seen under heavy camouflage, Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV will compete with Hyundai Santa Fe, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner once successfully launched in the country.
The model on test was brought in from Thailand and is fitted with a 2.8 liter diesel engine offering 200 hp peak power at 3,600 rpm and 500 Nm torque at 2,000 rpm mated to a 6 speed automatic transmission. The interesting fact to be noted here, Trailblazer in Thailand, is less powerful and receives a 2.5 liter diesel engine with output figures of 163 hp and 380 Nm.
To be offered in India in 2WD and 4WD as is seen on sale in Thailand, the Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV will sport ground clearance of upto 241 mm thus making it ideal for use on Indian road conditions. Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV will be brought in via CKD route to India and will be seen with a spacious cabin and three rows of comfortable seating facilities.
The seven seater Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV will measure 4878mm in length, 1902mm in width, 1834mm in height, while wheelbase will measure 2870mm. Safety facilities on board will include Electronic Stability Control, Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution, Hydraulic Brake Assist, Traction Control, Panic Brake Assist, Hill Descent Control, Engine Drag Control and airbags.
Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV is expected to be priced in a range from INR 20-25 lakhs, while the all wheel drive version will be closer to INR 30 lakhs.
via Autocar India