For those who’re choosing the 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5 over the practically an identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5. You get a much better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5 happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5 presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction when you want it most.
The 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5’s experience and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate trying out the 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next maximum towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at additional price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular 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 control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5 also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevy Blazer K-5 recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include 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 will be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.