New generation of the Chevy’s crossover Niva was presented at most current car show in Moscow. Nevertheless, production model really should arrive as 2017 Chevrolet Niva. As it was presented in Russia, SUV will be launched there through next year. Comparing to current model, this vehicle is significantly improved, in particular on performance end by boosting its 4×4 system. Street tests are on the way and first photos of new vehicle have arrived. Although it was heavily covered.
2017 Chevrolet Niva Engine
Current model of the crossover gets its power kind 1.7-l petrol drivetrain with direct fuel injection. New 2017 Chevrolet Niva may have 1.8-l four-banger PSA powertrain installed under its hood. Manual transmission will likely be applied again, with 5 shifts this time. All-wheel drive is standard, as it was ahead of. New Niva SUV can make as much as 135 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque. It is doable that models with old, 1.7-l engine may very well be sold in Russia only, but this is unconfirmed information. Estimated fuel economy and speed performances are not announced yet, but improvement comparing to last model is expect.
2017 Chevrolet Niva Styling
The 2017 Chevrolet Niva is a part of cooperation between General Motors and Avto VAZ, and its basis are taken from legendary Russian off-roader Lada Niva. This, Chevy’s Niva is larger, for about 26 cm. By that, interior gets extra room, and US company will equip it with modern features. Also, comparing to current Niva, 2017 Niva will get enhanced quality materials. Outside, ground clearance makes it possible for great off-roading, and just about every thing on Niva’s exterior is large, which includes headlight guards, roof rack and wheels.
2017 Chevrolet Niva Release Date and Price
First appearance is expected in Russian market. Sale could start out in first few months of 2017. In accordance with current information, crossover might be released only in Russia, for the beginning. Rest of Europe will see it following few months. With precise value is still unknown. Authorities predict that price tag of new 2017 Chevrolet Niva are going to be the highlight and principal benefit of this SUV. They say $13,000 is a planned tag for it. If that happens, this vehicle is going to attract even these drivers who never planned to purchase SUV.