In case you’re opting for the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip right to the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5 happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5 affords ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this type of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in step with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further cost. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5 also gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Blazer K 5 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors available for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.