2017 Honda CR-V Release Date and News

2017 Honda CR-V Release Date, Specs and Review – If you are shopping for a compact crossover SUV, the Honda CR-V for 2017 remains on of your best bets. With an ample cargo volume, feature-laden interior, and a slew of safety features, the new CR-V outweighs its power flipside as it doesn’t come with a powerful engine relative to its rivals. Its release date should be expected in March this year.

Some of the highlights for 2017 include an appealing safety and tech feature list, a superb fuel economy rating, a nifty self-folding rear seats, an abundant cargo and passenger space, and standard feature galore. The CR-V also gains a rear privacy glass, 17” alloy wheels, and a new security system for its base model.

2017 Honda CR-V side angle,silver color, headlights

While small crossovers aren’t the most thrilling on the planet, they offer what most large crossovers don’t – an attractive price and tons of functionality. Additionally, with their elevated seats, the driver is able to have a commanding view of the pavement and can effortlessly accommodate up to four occupants together with their cargo.

You might complain about their smaller and less powerful engines, but will be impressed with their laudable fuel economy ratings which will save you some bucks at the pump. See, the CR-V isn’t for everybody especially those who are looking for a spirited driving experience, it is designed as a well-rounded and practical vehicle suitable for everyday family functionality.

2017 Honda CR-V frontview, headlights, silver color

Interior wise, the vehicle provides ample head-and legroom, allows easy ingress and egress, and makes use of soft-touch materials extensively. With 32.7 cubic feet if cargo space, users will find little reason to complain about their cargo especially during those unwinding trips. The volume can also be increased when the trunk-mounted levers have been pulled nearly doubling the existing space.

Comfortable and safety features are the strongest selling point for Honda. Some standard features include keyless entry and ignition, a sunroof, side-mounted camera, lane-keeping assist, forward collision alert, automatic braking, and blind-spot monitoring.

2017 Honda CR-V side view,red color,alloy wheels

As much as we like the invigorated Honda CR-V for 2017, we still suggest you heck out what other vehicles the segment offers. Some of the CR-V rivals include the 2017 Toyota RAV4, 2017 Ford Escape, 2017 Jeep Cherokee, 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2017 Subaru Forester, and 2017 Mazda CX-5.

Available Trims – Honda CR-V

The 2017 Honda CR-V is available in a walloping five trim levels: base LX, SE, EX, EX-L, and the range-topping Touring trim.

Interior Review & Exterior Changes – Honda CR-V For 2017

The entry-level CR-V LX comes standard with Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, cruise control, a height-adjustable driver seat, full power accessories, a four-speaker sound system, 16” steel wheels,  a CD player, a conversation mirror, a rearview camera, Pandora radio compatibility, an auxiliary audio jack, a 60/40-split folding and reclining seat, and a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel.

2017 Honda CR-V interior, back leather seats

The SE trim is similarly equipped to the LX trim but tacks in additional security system, 17” alloy wheels, and a rear privacy glass.

Next up is the EX trim that adds an eight-way power driver seat, a sunroof, LED running lights, passenger side blind spot monitoring system, keyless entry and ignition, a 7” display with HondaLink smartphone app integration, a six-speaker sound system, a rearview camera, a sunroof, automatic headlights, and a retractable cargo cover.

2017 Honda CR-V lcd screen,gear shift knob and dashboard

Picking the EX-L adds a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a seven-speaker sound system, automatic climate control (dual-zone), leather upholstery, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated side mirrors, roof rails, and a satellite radio.

2017 Honda CR-V side angle, black color

Springing for the Touring trim gets you driver seat memory settings, automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, a lane departure warning system, projector beam headlights, a navigation system, 18” alloy wheels, HD and satellite radio, and a forward collision mitigation system.

Exterior colors available include White Diamond Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, and Modern Steel Metallic.

Engine Specs – 2017 Honda CR-V

A 2.4L four-cylinder engine rated at 185 hp and 181 pounds of torque comes fitted under the hood of every 2017 Honda CR-V model. Transferring all the power to either the FWD or the AWD is the standard Continuously Variable Transmission system.

2017 Honda CR-V Engine

With the front wheel drive, expect the EPA fuel economy ratings stand at 33/26/29 mpg in the highway/city/combined, and 31/25/27 mpg.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 8 ft. 7.1 in. (103.1 in.)
Length: 14 ft. 11.4 in. (179.4 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 11.6 in. (71.6 in.)
Passenger volume: 101.5 cu ft
Cargo volume: 35.2 cu ft
Curb weight: 3442 lb
Top Speed: 117 mph
0-60: 7.5 sec
MPG: 26/33 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Alabaster Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, White Diamond Pearl…
Towing Capacity: 1500 lbs.

Price & 2017 Honda CR-V Release Date

According to online reports, we should expect the new 2017 Honda CR-V to be available for sale this March. As for the price, expect the CR-V SUV to come with an MSRP starting from $23,595.

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New 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia – Release Date, Specs & Info

Well it has been years now but we finally have something solid to work on about the release of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia. The Italians have been teasing and speculating for years now about when the model might come back. It took it so far that we even though that there was no chance that we were ever going to see the revival of this brand. Luckily, in 2015, the Italian automaker managed to reveal and show to the world the model which is going to get its release date this year and be available for sale next year.

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia auto show, side view, red color, alloy wheels

The models is developed with a rear-wheel drive and is meant to combat such vehicles as BMW 3 Series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in its respective segments. But this is an important news as Giulia makes a return to its roots by being offered as a RWD model. Alfa Romeo also is also going to start first with a high performance model, dubbed the QV, which is going to rival the Mercedes-Benz AMG C63 and BMW M3 models first than anything else.

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia rear view, taillights and tailpipe

As the base version is still under development, it is interesting that we are going to get a high powered version first. It usually goes the other way around but that only means that Alfa Romeo is planning something spectacular for its release that comes later this year. The Quadrifoglio Verde is a great competitor to its rivals particularly as with some great specs comes in a lither form than any other competing vehicle.

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia spy shots, front view

The newly released pictures come form the Los Angeles Auto Show where we were able to witness the first showcasing of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia and it is what prompted this review to come in motion, keep reading so you get to find out the latest scoop about this model.

Exterior

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia front angle, headlights and grille

The new 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia has taken an interesting direction in terms of its exterior redesign. First of all, as the new Dodge Charger has been made available for European markets it introduced a lot of new ideas and concept, which are going to be utilized here. That is way we get a front fascia that does not look like anything ever seen or produced by Alfa Romeo company. It has some sleek headlamps which are made to extend towards the split intake which is positioned down below. The model manages to keep the traditional shield-shaped grille that many Alfa Romeo models had before it as it combines pretty well with the aggressive hood design.

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

The back side does not offer any radical changes as the front side, but does mange to keep the same level of aggressiveness. The tailgates are a reminiscence of the 2006 Alfa 159 model, and everything else around it has been designed in a sporty way. There is a subtle spoiler placed on top of the trunk lid behind and there is a beefy looking bumper where a larger diffuser is placed as well.

Interior

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia interior, steering wheel, dashboard, lcd screen

The inside of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is simple and sporty, which is what was expected for the interior of the car. It is driver orientated, like any sports car on the market, and has the dash which features an enormous instrument cluster and an infotainment screen as well. The size of the buttons and knobs is minimal so to say as it tries to make it cleaner and easier to control.

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia interior, leather front seats

The Alfa Romeo Giulia does not feature the wrap around dashboard design that many of the contemporary vehicles have which is an interesting thing about this design. The QV trim is going to add a lot of premium features in order to enhance its model. These include Alcantara leather that is going to wrap not only the seats in, but also the wheel as well. Contrast stitching is seen on the dashboard, door panels and armrests as well.

Engine specs

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia engine

Under the hood of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is where all the magic happens and where the competition has to start watching out for its production. The standard version uses a of gasoline and diesel engines which are aimed to offer a blend of performance and fuel efficiency. The QV trim on the other hand has been upgraded with a 3.0-liter V-6 engine that has been co-developed with Ferrari. The enables the car to reach 505 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque, making it the strongest factory build Alfa Romeo car. The 0-60 mph performance is measured at 3.8 seconds while its top speed is at 191 mph.

Release date and price

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia release date

Currently the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is being priced around 79,000 euro – about $89,000. This makes it one of the priciest car in its segment but a very worthy one. The release date is set for next year while the QV starts sales by the end of this year.

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2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer Release Date, News and Rumors

The 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer is on its way. This was a striking news which was brought to us very recently as we were notified that this model is making a comeback. With all the upgrades and changes that have been made the car sounds amazing and when it was confirmed with the pictures it was even better and people cannot wait to see the model come its release date.

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer grille and headlights

The Trailblazer is an SUV vehicle which was introduced back in 2000 fro the first time. But unfortunately its production was short-lived in 2012 when the vehicle seized production and the automobile was put on hold. Many of us thought that it was the last that we have seen from the Trailblazer but the model makes a comeback next year coming out stronger and better than it ever was.

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer exterior, white color

There were a lot of rumors at first and there was no real confirmation on whether we would ever be able to see the Chevy Trailblazer once again but we are finally getting something solid and a picture of Trailblazer 2017 on its way. The vehicle has gone through a lot of upgrades and changes and looks pretty great for a new model and we are hoping that it is going to make an impact that it deserves with its comeback. Read the review and see when the release date is scheduled and find out what the specs of the model are going to be.

Exterior

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer front view, grille and headlights

The 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer is going to have a completely new design now. It has been a long time since we saw the model in action and we are fairly happy to see what the newest product is going to look like. After a long stint it is always good to make a good impact right at the comeback so we are expecting a memorable kind of a reshaping and design which is going to hold its own for a longer period.  The changes are going to start at the front of the car as the model is going to adopt a new grille design with the Chevy logo firmly placed at the very front of it. The grille also adopts some chrome finishes. The front end is also going to be graced with some  xenon daylight and headlights as both of them get to use LED technology.

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer rear angle, white color, taillights and tailpipe

But the rear end of the car does not go without its changes and reshaping. The back side of the Trailblazer is going to look more like an SUV produced by a carmaker and adopts a modern look and a newer approach to making an SUV model. The latest popularity among SUVs is that the rear end is cut in its length and so will the appurtenance of this new Chevy model be. Finally the car is going to have a redesigned wheel design which is coming with more durable tires and we also get a few new color choices that are offered for you to choose from.

Interior

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer gear shift knob and steering wheel

The 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer is known as a family vehicle and the interior is going to follow that premise. After the release date comes, people who are going to be interested in this model are certainly going to be a large number of families which want a ride for them, thus the interior is going to be appropriately designed to soot the needs of those. The features that are going to be a must on the inside are going to be related to safety and convenience respectively. These two features are something that most of the SUVs try to make first and the latest vehicle always pay the most attention to it. The Chevrolet Trailblazer 2017 is being fitted with all of the features which are going to make it very safety for eth passengers inside.

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer interior, leather sets

With the ABS and ESP technology guarding the people inside there are many other features that are going to be utilized. This is going to raise the popularity of the car in a great way and is going to help you make your choice if you are in two minds about a certain car. Additionally, the model is also offering tons of interior space. Spacing is one of the most important things about an SUV and this one certainly offers an abundance of it.

Engine specs

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer engine

The 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer is, as it was expected, going to run on a very powerful engine which is going to make a lot of difference for the performance of the vehicle now. A powerful engine is an important part of any car but for this one it needs the added power in order to haul the people and the cargo placed inside. The car is going to use a 4.2 liter V6  which produces 345 horsepower. The engine is very powerful and can allow you to surpass any driving condition you are faced with. The base version is going to be available with a FWD mode and the model also comes with a automatic transmission with an optional manual transmission.

Release date and price

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer release date

The 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer is an international release and is going to hit different types of markets. As it is mainly popular away from the US one, it is going to make its initial appearance in Canada and the Philippines. The market in the Philippines will perhaps get the car first and it will start to appear later in different types of markets with an eventual release date in its home. The price for all the markets is going to be at around $40,000 and the sales start next year as the car makes its first appearance in February.

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2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer