Chevrolet Trailblazer a new favourite SUV in Zimbabwe

Chevrolet Trailblazer - Image Credit - General Motors Africa
Chevrolet Trailblazer - Image Credit - General Motors Africa

Chevrolet Trailblazer a new favourite SUV in Zimbabwe

  • Chevrolet Trailblazer sales in Zimbabwe grow by 25%
  • Trailblazer market share tops 31% in 2014

23 FEBRUARY 2015 – The Chevrolet Trailblazer has emerged as Zimbabwe’s favourite medium-sized SUV, following a bumper year for General Motors vehicles in Zimbabwe in 2014, where GM saw a market share overall of 19.8%.

“Trailblazer sales increased by 25% last year, compared to 2013,” comments General Motors South Africa’s Vice President of Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing, Brian Olson. “The medium SUV segment Trailblazer share is now sitting at 31% – an increase of 13% compared to that of 2013. This exponential growth can largely be factored down to having the right product for the market, retailed through our dedicated Autoworld dealer partners who are committed to provide customers with outstanding customer service.

“The Chevrolet Trailblazer, which was originally introduced to Zimbabwe in 2012, is an affordable, ultimately-capable medium-sized SUV with leading off-road and towing capabilities with premium ride and handling dynamics.”

To meet the varying needs of customers, the Trailblazer is available in a choice of petrol and class leading turbocharged diesel engines in two- or four-wheel drive and a generous ground clearance of up to 230 mm to tackle the varying terrain conditions.

Alloy wheels and colour coding ensure exterior remains classy while the sophisticated interior of the Trailblazer features the new-age Chevrolet Mylink Infotainment System, bringing smartphone technology to your Trailblazer. Superior third row of seating doubled up with air conditioning for all seven occupants allows for comfort in the cabin on those long trips.

Feature highlights across the range also benefit from cruise control, multi-function leather steering, all round electric windows, eleven cup holders and four power sockets for passenger peace of mind.

Naturally, safety equipment matches the high specification levels, with Trailblazer featuring ABS with EBD, PBA (Panic Brake Assist), HBFA (Hydraulic Brake Fade Assist), a limited slip differential, six airbags including two additional side airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchors, a collapsible steering column and remote central locking with auto-locking doors.

Range-topping LTZ models benefit from the addition of ESC (Electronic Stability Control) and TCS (Traction Control System), HDC (Hill Descent Control), TSC (Trailer Sway Control) and EDC (Engine Drag Control), the LTZ automatic models also featuring HSA (Hill Start Assistance).

All Chevrolet Trailblazer models are sold as standard with a 3-year/ 100 000 km warranty.