The latest auto show in Moscow has left us one interesting fact that Chevrolet is now preparing to introduce the all-new version of Niva next year. The upcoming crossover will be the upgraded version of the current model bringing the improvement on the engine performance. Further, the 2017 Chevrolet Niva SUV will be the new mainstay of the company to attract the public attention and increase the sales rate in the auto market.
2017 Chevrolet Niva New Design
Seeing the fact that the 2017 Chevrolet Niva is build up between General Motors and AvtoVAZ cooperation, hence, the SUV platform will be manufactured from the old Russian off-roader Lada Niva. However, the new Niva will be bigger at around 26 cm. Moving the eye to the interior, there will be more spacious cabin equipped with some modern additional features. Albeit the obvious detailed on inside still remains covert, we might expect that the auto designer will highlight this part with high-end materials. Coming out as the tough SUV for off-road driving, the outer part of Niva will be available in larger size such as headlight guards, roof rack and also wheels.
As the improved version of its predecessor, the new Niva will engage a 1.8-liter four-banger PSA powertrain configuration. To boost the performance, this engine will be paired with 5-speed manual transmission. The automaker still maintains the SUV to be set up with the standard all-wheel driving system. Going along with the engine, the 2017 Chevrolet Niva could deliver the output up to 135 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque. According to the recent rumors, another trim level sold only in Russia might also possibly enhance the 1.7-liter engine capacity. The Chevrolet auto team is now working hard to improve the fuel consumption and boost the car speed.
2017 Chevrolet Niva Release Date and Price
If we notice to the recent information, for starter the Niva SUV will be released only in Russia during 2017 and ready to go on Europe sale few months later. Unfortunately, the no official price info has been confirmed so far. However, considering the new improvements and betterments on the SUV, experts appraise that the 2017 Chevrolet Niva price list could go around $13,000. It is pretty fair for this absolutely stunning SUV.
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