If you’re choosing the 2019 Chevy Blazer over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2019 Chevy Blazer. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2019 Chevy Blazer occurs to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Blazer gives ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Chevy Blazer, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Chevy Blazer’s ride and driving experience begin to fall according to more fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest testing the 2019 Chevy Blazer’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. Non-obligatory 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 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevy Blazer additionally gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevy Blazer fresh by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Blazer, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Blazer into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.