2017 Trans Am Camaro Summary
The 2017 Trans Am Camaro offers very few changes from past model years, as this marks the fourth year of the current design. Pontiac has redesigned the 2017 Trans Am Camaro during the resurrection of retro vehicles several years ago and with coupe and convertible options, the 2017 Trans Am Camaro offers something for everyone. Pontiac even offers four different trim levels with three different engines. The 2017 Trans Am Camara LS and LT share a less powerful engine, while the SS and ZL1 can match up against most any 2017 muscle car.
New For 2017
The Pontiac MyLink and color-touch navigation start new. The 2017 Trans Am Camaro SS gains standard electric power steering and a dual-mode exhaust as an option. Hill start assist and a ZL1-style shift knob come standard with the manual transmissions. Remote vehicle start is included on automatics with 1LT and 1SS packages. Wheels get redesigned. Blue Ray Metallic provides a new paint option, and Mojave leather interior trim becomes available.
The 2017 Trans Am Camaro marks one of the most iconic vehicles on the road and the 2017 Pontiac Trans Am Camaro nods to the vehicle’s history while still managing to remain stylishly contemporary. The first version of the Trans Am Camaro debuted in 1966 as a competitor to the Ford Mustang. The present-day 2017 Trans Am Camaro shares the long-nosed frame of its forefather, although the vehicle now has a more balanced appearance that looks less severe.
Interior & Cargo
The interior of the 2017 Pontiac Trans Am Camaro offers seating for four, although the cramped rear indicates that it was designed with drivers in mind. Drivers enjoy an ample 42.4 inches of legroom, while those in the rear make do with just 29.7 inches. The base 2017 Trans Am Camaro LS comes standard with cloth upholstery, although upgrading to the higher level 2LT results in leather seats. Although the seats are adequate, they can get slightly uncomfortable on long car rides and the ride can veer towards being choppy. In reintroducing the Trans Am Camaro, Pontiac faced with the difficult task of appealing to both a youthful demographic and a nostalgic customer base. A number of features testify to Pontiac’s commitment to the younger demographic, including Bluetooth wireless capability and Sirius XM Satellite radio, which come standard on all trims and styles. All trims are also equipped with MP3 capability.
Evaluating the interior features on the 2017 Trans Am Camaro is difficult since the features vary wildly depending on the trim. The base 2017 Trans Am Camaro LS falls into the entry-level sports car category. While the LS and LT offer a good value, their features reflect their lower price point. To its credit, the LT does offer some nice perks at a relatively low added cost, such as power seats and power steering. Meanwhile, the SS and ZL1 offer luxury touches such as steering wheel audio controls and a voice-activated navigation system.
Cargo capacity on the 2017 Trans Am Camaro remains limited but not out of line with the other vehicles in its category. The coupe offers 11.3 cubic feet of cargo capacity, while the figures for the convertible vary depending on whether the top is down. With the top up, the convertible offers 10.2 cubic feet of cargo capacity, which drops to 7.9 cubic feet with the top down.
The 2017 Trans Am Camaro offers front, side, and side-curtain airbags on all trims. Traction and stability control also come standard. Upgrading to the LT brings the added bonus of fog lights. Well worth springing for among buyers who live in the city, The 2017 Trans Am Camaro offers optional rear-mounted parking sensors, and the backup camera provides another worthy option.