New for 2017: Chevrolet Trucks, SUVs, and Vans

New for 2017: Chevrolet Trucks, SUVs, and Vans

By Christian Wardlaw, December 27, 2016
  • 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 photo

    Chevrolet Trucks, SUVs, and Vans 2017 Model Overview

    Chevrolet continues to incrementally improve its range of Silverado full-size pickup trucks, increasing towing capacity for the 1500 light-duty model and introducing a new Duramax diesel engine for heavy-duty (2500 and 3500) models. The Colorado midsize pickup lineup also gets a new V-6 engine and a ZR2 off-road performance variant. Trax, Tahoe, and Suburban SUVs are also updated for 2017.

    Detailed changes for each 2017 Chevrolet truck, SUV, and van model are shown on the pages that follow.



  • 2017 Chevrolet City Express photo

    2017 Chevrolet City Express

    • Power door locks and hill-start assist are now standard for this Nissan-built compact commercial van
  • 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 photo

    2017 Chevrolet Colorado

    • New Colorado ZR2 variant debuts
    • ZR2 is an off-road performance truck with a wider track, lifted suspension, and improved ground clearance
    • ZR2 introduces first off-road application of Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve (DSSV) technology
    • All 2017 Colorados are available with a new 3.6-liter V-6 engine making 308 horsepower and 275 lb.-ft. of torque
    • An 8-speed automatic transmission is paired to the new V-6
  • 2017 Chevrolet Equinox Midnight Edition photo

    2017 Chevrolet Equinox

  • 2017 Chevrolet Express van photo

    2017 Chevrolet Express

    • The 6.0-liter V-8 engine is offered in new compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) variants
  • 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Desert photo

    2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    • Maximum towing capacity increased to 12,500 lbs. when properly equipped
    • Standard Teen Driver technology keeps an electronic eye on teen drivers and issues reports to Mom and Dad
    • Available low-speed automatic emergency braking
    • New capless fuel-filler design
    • Available High Desert package with Avalanche-style bed trim and a locking, waterproof cargo system
    • New colors: Pepperdust and Graphite
  • 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD photo

    2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD/3500HD

    • New 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel engine debuts, fed by a new air intake system that supplies cool air and a ram-air effect via a hood scoop
    • Duramax diesel generates 445 horsepower and 910 lb.-ft. of torque and is B20 biodiesel compatible
    • New compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) version of the 6.0-liter V-8 engine
  • 2017 Chevrolet Suburban photo

    2017 Chevrolet Suburban

    • Premier trim level replaces the LTZ and adds standard heated and ventilated front seats
    • New safety systems include Teen Driver technology, rear-seat reminder chime, and low-speed automatic emergency braking
    • MyLink infotainment system adds in-vehicle shopping applications
    • Rear entertainment system revamped with HDMI/MHL connection, an extra USB port, device-projection capability, digital headphones, and new features to benefit the visually and hearing impaired
    • Active grille shutters make the SUV more aerodynamic on the highway
    • New colors: Blue Velvet and Pepperdust
  • 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe LT Midnight Edition photo

    2017 Chevrolet Tahoe

    • Changes for the 2017 Tahoe exactly mirror those announced for the 2017 Suburban
  • 2017 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ photo

    2017 Chevrolet Traverse

    • New Graphite Edition goes on sale
    • Final year for Traverse in advance of a complete redesign for 2018
  • 2017 Chevrolet Trax photo

    2017 Chevrolet Trax

    • Refreshed styling, inside and out
    • Premier trim replaces LTZ trim
    • New MyLink infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone-projection technology
    • Available keyless entry and push-button starting
    • Updated 18-in. wheel design for Premier trim

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