According to various rumors, GM will return this known nameplate, as 2017 GMC Envoy, which will come as completely new model. This model was produced in two generations so far. Original model was launched in 1998, while second-generation model was produced in period between 2002 and 2009. Nowadays, many reports say that we will once again see this nameplate. Third generation of this mid-size crossover is expected to come soon, probably by the end of year. It is pretty much legal to say that this will be an all-new model, since previous model was discontinued seven years ago.
2017 GMC Envoy redesign
Third generation of this mid-size crossover is expected to come late this year as 2017 GMC Envoy. Since many years passed since second-generation model, there probably won’t be many similarities between these two models. The 2017 GMC Envoy will come designed on the completely new platform, which will provide massive weight savings, compared to previous generation. New model will feature attractive exterior look, which will be adapted to the latest design language of the brand. This means that many design solutions will be borrowed from other crossovers of the brand, mostly from Acadia, which is the freshest model from the lineup.
2017 GMC Envoy interior
When it is about interior, new GMC Envoy will feature a cabin with three rows of seats, already in base variant. Beside plenty of space, new model will be characterized by high level of comfort. We will see a stylish cabin, made of premium materials, which will be well equipped. The 2017 Envoy will be full of advanced technologies, both in terms of safety and entertainment.
2017 GMC Envoy engine
Exact details about powertrain for 2017 GMC Envoy are still unknown. However, we are pretty much for sure that base model will use GM’s well-known 3.6 liter V6, which should have an output of around 310 horses. Also, there are reports that new crossover will be available in V8 variant too. For this model, company will probably use a 5.3 liter V8, which is good for 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. Expect 6-speed automatic as standard, while 8-speed automatic should be optional.
2017 GMC Envoy release date and price
Exact date of launch is still unknown. It is expected that 2017 GMC Envoy will come by the end of year. Price is also unknown. Some predictions are that base model will go between 25.000 and 30.000 dollars.