To be competitive in the crossover segment, companies must be innovative. This is not only for the engine room, or technologies inside the cabin. Also, they need to listen to buyers’ wishes. Although US carmaker has Equinox as a compact SUV in their lineup, they will make slightly bigger vehicle. It is going to be 2019 Chevrolet Blazer. Under this name, we could see a popular SUV two decades ago but as a truck. Now, Chevy will use the same name, but the totally new idea and concept. For an all-new crossover, designers will definitely use some of the existing platforms. It is not impossible to see it as enlarged Equinox or downsized Traverse.
2019 Chevrolet Blazer redesign
The new crossover will have to turn attention to itself. Without official info about 2019 Chevrolet Blazer, we can only guess what it is going to bring. Outside, the SUV could bring back the boxy look. However, it won’t be the same as before, since edges are not going to be so sharp. Furthermore, since this is a bigger sibling to Chevy Equinox, it will have more room for passengers. Then it leads to more options for comfort, infotainment, and safety.
2019 Chevrolet Blazer drivetrain and specs
This mid-size crossover will get a 2.5-l four-cylinder engine as its base mill. It is almost certain, although spokesmen from Chevy are still quiet about it. According to rumors, the drivetrain is pairing a 6-speed manual transmission. The combination is good for 190 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. A respectable amount of power is making 2019 Chevrolet Blazer excellent SUV for an off-road drive. Better traction comes with four-wheel drive setup. This crossover will offer the secondary option to its buyers with 3.6-l, which brings 300 hp. More potent, but less fuel-friendly, V-6 will come with top of the class models.
2019 Chevrolet Blazer expectations and price
With a base price of $30,000, the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer will definitely be attractive to buyers. Also, its higher trims will meet requirements of the most demanding buyers. However, it is hard to fulfill high expectations from chiefs, so Blazer could have a rough start of life in this class. But, with an excellent base and quick growing of Chevy SUVs, this model could be a surprise for the upcoming season.