GM does have some big plans for its lineup for 2018. The US car giant is planning to launch new pickup models and it may also start production of a handful of the concept vehicles by 2018 end or 2019. As it is, pickup segment is witnessing massive growth and no company would like to leave the potential untouched! The possibility of the carmaker launching a production version of the 2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne concept is doing the rounds online. The company is mum on the topic but online rumor sites are abuzz with speculation.
The concept version of the Chevy Cheyenne was first showcased back in 2003 at the North American International Auto Show and it generated a good amount of buzz. The design was quite innovative for that time. However, the concept version did not make it to production even after a decade of the debut.
2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne is based on the concept version
Nothing is confirmed about the styling of the 2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne truck. However, it may be based on the concept version to an extent. Typical Chevrolet design traits are likely to be there too. So, you can expect the vehicle to be laden with new Chevrolet grille with sleek and angular lamps. The lights are likely to be LED powered. LED DRL and fog lamps are going to be offered. It will have a boxy design but body claddings and exterior chrome accents may be used to up the ante- in terms of visual appeal. It may be released in various trims. As is the case with other Chevy trucks, it may be sold in exciting metallic colors. The bed may be unique as was the case with concept version.
2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne Stylish Interior
The cabin of upcoming 2019 Chevy Cheyenne truck is likely to be stylish and it will be quite functional too. Space will be there to store plenty of small items and also beverages. The dashboard will be sleek and there will be several upholstery choices.
Like most of the present generation GM trucks, the upcoming Chevy Cheyenne is going to be equipped with several advanced safety tech and amenities will be in abundance. The truck may get plenty of airbags with features like stability control and also lane keeps alert along with blind spot monitor. Besides, collision avoidance tech will be offered as the option. Chevrolet MyLink infotainment setup may be there with touchscreen controller unit.
2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne Powertrain Info
GM may actually offer several engine choices for the upcoming 2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne truck. The truck will come with both diesel and gasoline engine versions.
The V-6 engine may be there under the hood and you may get a turbo diesel variant too. However, GM may also use a mild hybrid version as an option. Fuel economy will be quite high. The last model released in late 2014 offered powerful EcoTec3 6.2-liter V-8 engine. This engine produces around 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
2018 Chevrolet Cheyenne Price and Release Date
The expected price of 2018 Chevy Cheyenne truck is $50,000. It will debut in 2018 or early 2019.
Summing it up
The model 2018 Chevy Cheyenne truck will be released for sure but a lot of details are unclear. A proper pricing and solid powertrain are what it needs to succeed.