The 2018 Chevy Blazer K5 is the name that emerged in recent reports as the nameplate for the new SUV vehicle in Chevy’s lineup. It hasn’t actually been a new name as this named model was sold from 1969 until 1995 when it was discontinued and replaced by Chevy Tahoe. But, now, according to some rumors, the brand is considering to expand its SUV lineup with new model as a response to enormous popularity of these vehicles.
The new 2018 Blazer K5 promises to be a delightful experience for the Chevy users. The compact design of the model would still provide a roomy cabin to the users. There are reported various remarkable features of the new model that will make the model different from its predecessors. Magnificent interior and exterior design will make the model captivating. With the seating capacity of around 6 seats, the new model will offer a large cabin space to the travelers. The seats are convertible with an intelligent retract system, providing more space to the occupants and luggage.
2018 Chevy Blazer K5: Exterior Design
There are some drastic changes that can be expected from the new 2018 Chevy Blazer K5 model. According to some opinions, the model might adapt Colorado’s underpinning and will likely come in four-door cab style only and not as two-door version as it was available before its discontinuation.
It is believed that new Blazer k-5 will be heavily influenced by the latest Tahoe model and it will adapt the current brand’s design language. So, we should expect split grille design in front like on new Chevy’s crossovers and SUVs. There will also be modern Led headlights and sculpted hood and front bumper. Pronounced fenders and character line will complement profile styling while taillights will mimic design from current Chevy models.
Interior and available equipment:
The interior of the model will be spacious. Same seating capacity will be offered by the manufacturers with plenty of space for the luggage. The new model will have a touch screen with the latest MyLink infotainment system. It will support smartphone integration, Siri eyes Free capability, voice controls, navigation, etc. There will also be OnStar package with a 4G LTE and WiFi hot spot and other convenience features like heated, power adjustable seats, leather upholstery, automatic climate control, etc.
The new model will have all the required safety features as well. It will likely be equipped with forward collision system, lane departure intervention and blind spot system, parking sensors, etc.
2018 Chevy Blazer K5: Engine options
While we are waiting for the official response from the company some suggestion regarding possible engine options have been made. According to them the 2018 Chevy Blazer K5 model might be offered with two engine variants and both two- and four wheel drive.
There will be the base engine probably V-6 displacement. The suggested engine should be powerful enough to generate around 320 horse powers. The second variant should have a more powerful engine. The engine will be using larger displacement with V8 technology. This engine should deliver around 350 hp or close to 400 hp. There will also be 7-speed automatic transmission offered with these engines.
Release date, Price
Based on available reports the new 2018 Chevy Blazer K5 should arrive by the end of this year. Suggested starting price is around $40k but more precise information about this model should appear soon.