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General Motors brought back the Chevrolet Blazer, after a 14-year break. Unlike the earlier models, the new version is lighter, leaner and more agile on the roads. Users will also love its Camaro-inspired interior features, which set the Blazer apart from the other SUVs on the market. It also features a quality cabin, sporty handling, and appealing, modern technology. If you are looking for a stylish, roomy and capable SUV for hauling your family around, then the Chevrolet Blazer is worth a consideration.

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Performance and Handling

The Blazer comes with a four-cylinder engine, which delivers enough power for driving around the city. If you are looking for higher towing capacity or faster acceleration, then you should opt for the models equipped with the available V6 engine. The base, 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine has an output of 193 hp and a maximum towing capacity of 1,500 pounds. While its towing capacity is lower than other SUVs in its class, its gas mileage is on the higher side. The four-cylinder engine has a fuel return of 27 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg in the city - which is one of the best in its class. On the other hand, the 3.6-liter, V6 engine has an output of 308 hp and a towing capacity of 4,500 pounds. Front-wheel drive comes standard in all the trims, while four-wheel drive is available. With accurate steering and steady composure, the Blazer is arguably one of the best crossover SUVs on the market. It's braking is responsive and powerful.

Safety

The Chevrolet Blazer attains a high safety score, according to crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is yet to conduct crash tests on this vehicle. A rearview camera comes standard in this SUV. It also comes with a rear-seat reminder, which notifies you to double-check the back seat if you have children seated there. Available safety upgrades include automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, following distance indicator and pedestrian detection. Other available safety features include lane departure warning, lane keep assist, rear camera mirror, adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, blind-spot monitoring, a safety alert seat, rear parking sensors, rear-cross traffic alert, and a surround-view parking camera system.

Interior and Comfort

As noted earlier, the interior of the Chevrolet Blazer resembles that of the Camaro in various ways. This five-seater SUV features Camaro-inspired hexagonal infotainment display and air vents. It also comes with comfortable seats, which slide and recline, to give your passengers a comfortable ride. The Used Chevrolet Blazer comes with two rows of seats, which can seat five adults. Seats across the two rows have a generous amount of legroom and headroom. However, the headspace might be a bit tight for taller passengers. A 6-way, manually adjustable driver's seat and cloth upholstery come standard. Available interior upgrades include perforated leather upholstery, an 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat, leather-wrapped seats, heated rear seats, heated and ventilated front seats as well as a heated steering wheel. The Blazer also features a full set of child car-seat connectors. Overall, the interior feels luxurious and comfy. As for storage space, the used Chevrolet Blazer comes with 30.5 cubic feet of cargo space, which increases to 64.2 cubic feet when you fold down the rear seats. It also comes with several storage compartments for smaller items

The SUV's infotainment system is not only highly responsive but also easy to use. The graphics are crisp and the menu items are well arranged. Even the base trim is loaded with plenty of advanced features such as smartphone integration, both for Android and Apple devices. Every Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with the company's infotainment 3 interface, Bluetooth connectivity, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and an 8-inch touchscreen. The Blazer also comes standard with features like four USB ports, a six-speaker stereo system, push-button start, proximity keyless entry, air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control as well as a rear-seat reminder. Available upgrades include an 8-speaker Bose premium sound system, satellite radio, navigation, two extra USB ports, voice recognition, wireless charging for compatible smartphones, an eight-inch driver information display, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and ambient lighting.

Verdict

The Chevrolet Blazer is a reliable SUV that strikes the right balance between confident handling, a comfortable ride, good fuel economy, and sporty looks. Without a doubt, it remains one of the most distinctive sports utility vehicles that you can find on the market today. And regardless of the trim you choose, the Chevrolet Blazer will always deliver a performance worth its price tag, whether you are cruising on the highway or driving in the city.

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