The original Chevrolet K5 Blazer was a pioneering vehicle in the development of SUVs. First sold in 1969, the Blazer was built on a Chevy truck chassis and featured a removable rear roof section. This generation of the Blazer is still prized by off-road enthusiasts for its 4X4 capability and the convenience of a large covered cargo area. Since 1983, the Blazer name has also gone on a compact SUV that delivered the same benefits in a smaller package. Chevy made the smaller Blazer until 2005.
Now Chevrolet has revived the Blazer nameplate for the 2019 model year, this time as a mid-size two-row, five-passenger crossover suv designed for current times. The new Blazer is upscale and up to date, with a full set of features and a bold new look. Keep reading to find out all about it.