The Chevrolet Blazer belongs to the segment of midsize SUVs. It is a compact crossover model that stands out from the crowd with its sleek silhouette and design promoting the modernity of the next generation. Starting off as an off-road expert, the Chevrolet Blazer could always have a performance of a blazing truck to boast about.
Today when the 2023 model year edition of the Chevrolet Blazer rolls out on the road as a five-seater family SUV, many of its closest rivals lose the game, because of its well-rounded features that accompany its blazing performance, mentioned a senior sales executive of the Buhl Chevrolet dealer. That was the starting point for us to explore the model series of the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer and finally drive it home while a bunch of similar models was present in the same category of vehicles.
Strong Selling Points
The Chevrolet Blazer is an SUV that has undergone a series of serious changes implemented over the years that have bought the model its current position. Currently, the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer model series offers a variety of uniquely packed trims that fits into the preferences of a wide range of buyers, both in the private and business sectors. Equipped and loaded with a heavy bag of convenience features, both standard and available ones, the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer leads its segment of compact crossovers in many aspects. With the release of its 2023 model year edition, where the Chevrolet Blazer series undergoes a couple of prominent changes, the SUV is selling better than many of its competitors such as the Nissan Murano, Ford Edge, and the Hyundai Santa Fe.
Making a grand entry with its revamped front fascia that installs a new blackened front grille, the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer also grabs the attention of keen motorists who will find it hard to resist the sporty appeal of this efficient compact SUV. On the other hand, the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer models also wear a more aggressive look this time with the new pair of LED head and tail lamps. Inside, the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer models offer its users an upgraded version of its infotainment system that now functions through a 10.2-inch touchscreen display unit.
At the power and performance side, the base trim LT of the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer continues to run on a 2.0L turbocharged engine echoing its previous model year editions. However, the 2023 model year lineup of the Chevrolet Blazer also offers a higher configuration powertrain consisting of a 3.6-liter V6 engine. But irrespective of the engine power you load under the hood of a 2023 Chevrolet Blazer, for transmission, the standard choice will be a 9-speed automatic one, to mate both engine variants. Likewise, the power lineup also has in its list two different drivetrain options, the FWD and AWD among which the former comes as the standard and the latter, as the available one. with these power units at work, the 2023 Chevrolet Blazer makes 228 hp and 258 lb. ft. from the base trim and 308 hp and 270 lb.-ft. of torque from the higher trims.
We test-drove with both powertrain options and chose to drive home the higher one from the well-equipped gallery of the Buhl Chevrolet dealership.