GM sets starting price for the 2019 Chevy Blazer below its main competitors
General Motors announced its all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer, whose production is scheduled to begin by the end of this year in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, will arrive go on sale in January 2019 at a starting price of US$ 29,995, below two of its main competitors, the 2019 Ford Edge, starting at U$ 30,990 and the 2018 Nissan Murano, at US$ 31,795.
“The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer will shake up the two-row midsize SUV segment by offering a diverse set of personalities for customers who place a premium on compelling design,” said the Detroit automaker in a statement.
Each trim will feature a unique look, with specific cues designed to suit different tastes. For instance, the entry-level L package comes with a naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine making 193 horsepower and 188 pound-feet of torque, which is coupled to a nine-speed automatic transmission and standard front-wheel drive.
This trim also includes an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry and starting, heated mirrors, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The two other trims are RS and Premier, come with 20-inch wheels standard and 21-inch optional. Also standard is the 3.6-liter 305-horsepower V6 which is optional on the L trim. All-wheel drive is also available on all trims. Convenience options include a panoramic sunroof, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats and the rear-camera mirror. Prices for the RS and Premier trims are yet to be revealed.