All-New 2019 Chevrolet Blazer: Return of a Legend

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Revealed to the Middle East region, the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer is bringing back an iconic nameplate with a refreshed modern look and performance

 In a regional first, Chevrolet introduced the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer, a sleek yet evocative crossover, to the Middle East. Born in 1969, the Blazer nameplate has spawned various models over the years continuously receiving immense acclaim from motorists across the world. Set to arrive in markets across the region this June 2019, the iconic Blazer is back with its 2019 model, reimagined and reinforced.

Ahmed Soudodi, Head of Brand at Chevrolet Middle East & Africa, commented: “Representing our brand’s bold new design language, the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer is a modern crossover full of attitude. Boasting stunning design, supreme practicality and leading-edge technology, our all-new 2019 Blazer is poised to continue the legacy of its iconic nameplate into the future. We are confident audiences across the region will have an overwhelmingly positive response once the vehicle hits Middle East showrooms.”

Revealed in Lebanon this March 23rd on the stage of MBC’s Arabs Got Talent, the leading reality television show’s millions of viewers in the region took a first look at the new crossover. Announced as the big competition prize, this season’s final Arabs Got Talent winner will be driving home in the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer RS.

Design


The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer’s design features are striking, echoing styling credentials borrowed from some the brand’s performance models such as the legendary Camaro.

Imposing and finished in a honeycomb pattern, the front grille is punctuated by sleek headlights that feature menacing LED design details. The aggressive front end is complemented by a toned body, which features strong lines including a prominent character line that runs along the side of the vehicle and swoops up at the rear to merge with a stylish roof spoiler. The wheel arches are pronounced and house 18-inch standard alloy wheels on base model and 20-inch on all other trims with available 21-inch designs on Premier and RS models.

The all-new 2019 Blazer also offers unrivalled utility through five-passenger seating with up to 1,818 Litre of max cargo space with second-row seats folded flat. The

adjustable sliding rear seats enhance practicality further along with a Chevrolet-first cargo management system including a rail system and cargo fence.

Overall, the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer is brimming with styling details that appeal to the modern-day crossover driver and occupants.

Technology


Expectedly, the all-new 2019 Blazer is packed with cutting-edge technology features making it one of the most connected and safe vehicles in its class. Chevrolet Infotainment 3 system is standard across the range and offers a more personalized, intuitive user interface on an 8-inch HD touchscreen. With functionality that mimics popular apps and smartphones, it is Chevrolet’s most advanced and seamless experience yet.

The all-new 2019 Blazer also packs active safety features that constantly work in the background to ensure safe progress. Safety features available on LT, RS and Premier trims include Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Rear Park Assist to seamlessly aid the driver and help to keep passengers safe. RS and Premier trims also offer following distance indicator, forward collision alert, adaptive cruise control and front pedestrian braking.

Performance


The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer is available with two engine choices with a standard 2.5L I-4 engine developing 193 horsepower and an available 3.6L V-6 making 305 horsepower. Both units are mated with an advanced 9-speed transmission and feature intelligent stop/start technology that seamlessly shuts down the engine when the power is not needed. All these technologies mean that the Blazer delivers a superb balance of performance and fuel efficiency.

Furthermore, Traction Select comes standard on all model variants and allows the driver to make real-time adjustments to the vehicle’s driving mode to account for varying road conditions. On AWD models, it also allows the system to be completely disconnected from the rear axle, meaning drivers can opt to have their vehicle operate in FWD when AWD capability is not necessary.

RS and Premier models offer a more sophisticated twin-clutch AWD technology that helps optimize traction for every condition. It provides excellent performance in wet conditions, while also providing enhanced stability in dry weather.

The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer will go on sale in June across Chevrolet dealerships in the region.

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 115 countries and selling around 4.8 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides

customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value.

The Chevrolet portfolio for the Middle East for 2019 features award-winning passenger cars such as the Spark, Aveo, Malibu, Impala, Camaro and Corvette; crossovers such as the Trax, Equinox and Traverse; SUVs and pickups including the Trailblazer, Tahoe, Suburban and Silverado; and the first all-electric car in the region, the Bolt EV. Chevrolet also offers customers a high-level aftersales service experience through Chevrolet Complete Care.

Specific market vehicle availability and more information can be found at www.chevroletarabia.com.  

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