2016 Chevy Blazer K-5 is a result of the recent expansive efforts of the current SUV lineup launched by major American Automaker. It was initially released as a member of the “GM C/K Trucks” family by Chevrolet back in 1969. They model was eventually substituted by Chevrolet Tahoe in 1995 but was later reinvented as Chevrolet Suburban (often known by its popular nick name – Jimmy). The model was characterized by a relatively longer wheel base in addition to a 2nd row of passenger seating and an integrated rear end. Like most GMC trucks, 2016 Chevy Blazer K-5 is available in a primary rear wheel drive platform in addition to an optional all wheel drive system.
2016 Chevy Blazer K-5: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2016 Chevy Blazer K-5 has been highly praised for its excellent off road capabilities owing to its increased total power output & low end torque. Next generation Chevy Blazer K-5 comes with highly redesigned exterior – the model features an updated front & rear end chassis. Its highly aerodynamic design will help in increasing fuel efficiency & reducing fuel consumption. Other major exterior changes include newly installed LED head & tail lights along with premium quality skid plates by Nismo and 17 inch alloyed rim tires.
2016 Chevy Blazer K-5 offers a refurnished interior with significantly increased passenger & cargo capacity. It should also be noted that the greatest change to its interior is the addition of modern age technology which includes an AVIC-X930BT Pioneer Navigation, updated infotainment system, LED based gauges & meters etc which were previously absent in its earlier versions. In overall, the model features a stylish appearance with comfortable & spacious interior. The model offers a traditional front engine placement in addition to a standard seating capacity of 4 adult passengers. Earlier the truck featured a removable top which was later discontinued in 1992.
2016 Chevy Blazer K-5: Engine Specs
2016 Chevy Blazer K-5 is one of the flagship Sports Utility Vehicles offered by General Motors in the heavy duty category and has therefore been provided with a high performance power train. Its engine consists of a high power output V 6 cylinder unit improved torque output. Also the unit has been paired with an 8 speed automatic power transmission and HD axles. Next generation Chevy Blazer K-5’s reputation as a fully functional off road SUV is further supplemented by the fact it is only the “4×4” truck in the market. One should also note major modifications in its power train as also being currently considered – many viable options include a diesel engine in addition to the regular V 6 cylinder unit.
2016 Chevy Blazer K-5: Release Date and Price
2016 Chevy Blazer K-5 is yet to debut its concept model and therefore its date of release still remains unannounced. Similarly its estimated price range is yet to be officially quoted by company executives. However, it should be noted that the next generation Chevy Blazer K-5’s concept model is speculated to be unveiled sometime in 2016 which will be followed by the release of its production model.