The Chevy Blazer is coming soon to showrooms for the model year. Here’s everything we know about Chevy’s new crossover SUV. Check out the Chevrolet Blazer review at Use our Car Buying Guide to research Chevrolet Blazer prices, specs, photos. The Chevrolet Blazer will arrive at dealers in early January for a base price of $29, It marks a return for the rugged nameplate to.
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We respect your privacy. All email addresses you provide will be used just for sending this story. Here it’s used for a midsized crossover that takes aim at a popular—and crowded—market segment, with distinctive looks and a long roster blaaer comfort and convenience features. The related Traverse stands atop our SUV road-test ratings with impressive room, comfort, refinement, and connectivity.
The more closely related GMC Acadia also is a strong performer. Which of these SUVs blazed the trail for the new Blazer? Sportier than the related Traverse, this modern crossover has a hint of a floating roof to the rear and Camaro inspiration at the front and interior. The Blazer is based on chevroler platform that underpins the Equinox and is stretched for the Traverse, but this chevrolft model takes its own styling path.
Chevrolet explains that the front end will range from the sporty, blacked-out look of the RS seen here to the brighter, chrome-accented Premier. Dual exhaust outlets further convey a sporty attitude.
Wheels will range from a standard 18 inches to 21 inches on the RS and Premier trims.
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A hands-free power liftgate will be standard on those top trims. Among the details released about the interior is a common thread of keeping passengers warm and connected. A simpler yet still clever convenience: The windows can be opened slightly via the key fob to allow heat to dissipate before entering. Chevgolet trims will offer heated outboard seats for the second row.
Active noise cancelling is standard on all trim levels. The cargo section will offer a rail-based system that allows the space to be configured and blocked off as needed to secure items.
Think of this as a built-in way of creating storage dividers to keep grocery bags from rolling about. The Blazer will be offered blzzer front- and all-wheel-drive configurations. There are two engines: Each engine chevrplet paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. In the Traverse, we found the V6 combination delivered smooth power and quick acceleration.
The transmission was unobtrusive. But fuel economy was just average. With the V6, the Blazer will have a maximum tow capacity of 4, pounds. Onscreen guidance can further help alignment with the hitch ball.
Forward-collision warning, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, and lane-keep assist will be available only on the RS and Premier trims. All trims will come with the Teen Driver feature that allows settings to be assigned to hlazer key fob that encourage good driving and generate a report card.
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The base L trim level misses out on some assists, with the Blazer LT1 and hlazer gaining chevrolett to blind-spot warning and rear cross-traffic alert. A rear camera mirror, used to display a rearward view from behind the vehicle, thereby avoiding potential obstruction by head restraints and passengers, is available on Blazer 3LT and higher.
As automakers ease away from offering full car lines, there will be a shift toward increasing SUV choices.
Blazfr is filling a hole in its own product line with this new model that promises to benefit from the established Equinox and Traverse. While the Equinox proved competent in our testing, the Traverse was shown to be something special, hinting at the potential for the Blazer.
For now, it looks like a promising new choice for midsized SUV chevrolst, although one that limits access to desirable safety features. A New England native, I have piloted a wide variety of vehicles, from a Segway to an aircraft carrier. All told, I have driven thousands of vehicles—many on race tracks across the globe.
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A classic name returns on a thoroughly modern midsized SUV. Sharing is Nice Yes, send me a copy of this email. Send We respect your privacy. Oops, we messed up. Outside The Blazer is based on a platform that underpins the Equinox and is stretched for the Traverse, but this new model takes its own styling path.
Inside Among the details released about the interior is a common thread of keeping passengers warm and connected. What Drives It The Blazer will be offered in front- and all-wheel-drive configurations. Safety and Driver-Assist Systems Forward-collision warning, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, and lane-keep assist chevtolet be available only on the RS and Premier chevroleh.
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