The all new five-passenger midsize crossover, Blazer is on track to launch in the coming year. The name Blazer has appeared on a variety of large and small SUVs over the years, the last being a compact SUV in 2005 followed by Trailblazer in 2009. Hence, Chevrolet is back with its trendsetting brand name which would outlay a configuration that lies between compact Equinox and midsize Traverse. The all new Blazer would enable Chevrolet to capitalize the market of Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUVs).
Chevrolet Blazer 2018 Engine
The brand new Blazer from Chevrolet will be powered by a 2.5 liter four – cylinder V6 engine lending a power of 190 HP and 190 lb-ft of torque. There will be an optional 3.6 liter V6 engine that would render 325 HP of power and 290 lb-ft of torque. These would come paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Blazer 2018 will be offered in front wheel drive and all wheel drive configurations. The Blazer with front wheel drive and four cylinder engine could offer a combined fuel efficiency of 23 million per gallon whereas the Blazer with all wheel drive and V6 engine will likely render a fuel efficiency of 17 MPG. It will be made available in base LS, midlevel LT and higher Premier Trim levels.
Chevrolet Blazer 2018 Exteriors
The new Blazer would be a family-friendly crossover with gross styling and affirmative looks. The materials used to build up the car’s body will be light – weighted which would make the car weighs 4000 pounds which is significantly lesser than its predecessors. This would crucially contribute towards the fuel efficiency and other driving characteristics such as acceleration, braking, and handling.
The sloping roofline mated with front and rear lamp cluster designs have added composure to the body styling. The taillights have been particularly designed for beautification with a nine-tail lighting effect. The newest LED technology will also be incorporated well within. There are 17 to 19 inches alloy car rims and NISMO shields.
Chevrolet Blazer 2018 Interior
The interior of the 2018 Blazer is roomy with accommodating seats and elaborative leg room. Not missing on the significant storage space, the Blazer holds an amusing capacity and ludicrous comfort for long rides. The seats have been configured in an optional third row manner for maximum contentment. This differentiates the Blazer from its competitors. The high quality materials used to redesign the interiors have surrendered a premium and luxurious look. The latest Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system will be made available. The modern day technologies for driver assistance and safety will also be accessible. However, many of them may remain optional or made standard in higher trims.
Chevrolet Blazer 2018 Pricing and Release Date
The base price of the contemporarily styled Blazer could be around $30,000. Furthermore, the mid-level LT model could price around $38,000 and the Premier trim is expected to price over $50,000. It is speculated to begin sales in the third quarter of 2018 as a 2019 model.