Officially, Chevrolet has no plans to expand its SUV and crossover portfolio beyond the Equinox, Traverse, Tahoe and Suburban in the U.S. market. Yet a new report from Edmunds reveals that a new model could hit dealerships as soon as late 2014. The new vehicle in question is none other than the mid-sized Chevy TrailBlazer.
It’s not clear if the SUV, which shares DNA with the new Chevrolet Colorado, would be built in America alongside the new truck in Wentzville, Missouri, or if it would retain the same design, engines, or even the name as the global model.
The GM Authority Take
The global TrailBlazer would serve customers who are looking for a vehicle smaller than the hulking Suburban, but still need more towing and hauling capability than what’s provided by the likes of a bulkier Chevy Traverse, thanks to the TrailBlazer’s body-on-frame skeleton. But just how many people are looking for such a vehicle these days outside of Jeep owners?