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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Still no way to turn off start/stop. This company doesn't get it and never will

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Not being able to turn off stop start is a huge mistake. I hate stop start and make it part of every driving exoerience in my wifes alfa stelvio ti soort...she on the other hand likes it so just having the option to easily tirn it off works for most of us.

    I like the looks of tje blazer rs in bright red...

    But its too pricey..

    I still believe a corvette crosstrek on a ev platform would be a hige win for corvette and chevy sales...

    Just give it rip roaring acceleration and low center of gravity..l

    Seems like a natural win and I could easily sell that vehicle to my wife. A consumer who is brand conscious. (Sp)

    Gm doesnt eealize it but that gold bow tie is a loser for most non car people like my wife...

    Blacked out is a good first step but even still...i could stand on my head and my wife will always look to a different more snob appeal brand...

    I could sell her easily on a corvette crosstek...

    Ill go on and on about this yet since no one at gm is going to listen...they mistakenly believe people like my wife are the exception rather than the rule.

    Too bad ..hopefully the gmc or cadillac version will be as appealing...buick brand is dead to many as well..its seen as an old persons brand by many non car people.

    Its any of what I described logical? Absolutely not...but it is real.for the demographics of consumers gm wants and meeds to reach...

    The blazer looks great in rs trim...could use the 310 hp turbo four instead of the old v6 in my opinion..l

    All That said...their should be a macan sized high performance cuv in ev form in the gm cuv ev lineup...

    Hopefully by 2021 that will be offered...

    That is going to be the halo vehicle for the next decade.

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by steve333 View Post
    Still no way to turn off start/stop. This company doesn't get it and never will
    I noticed that with the Equinox (thank God) and this was a total turnoff. Didnt get the Equinox and switched teams.
    I am only one example but I am sure there are many like me out there. Give me the choice.

    The more new models I see, the more I am turned off by this company. What the heck.

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by steve333 View Post
    Still no way to turn off start/stop. This company doesn't get it and never will
    The updated 2019 Cruze has a defeat switch, no idea why Chevy chose to not offer it in the new Blazer. Bad decision if you ask me. But overall my guess is the Blazer will sell pretty well, given that people for some reason want crossovers these days.
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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by SAngelo View Post
    Another GM hater !! I wonder if they called the Blazer the Traverse Sport if it would get a favorable review. People want crossovers, not body on frame SUV's and the Blazer is a name from the past. It will sell like crazy just like the Equinox !!
    Some of us would love a body-on-frame SUV that is smaller than a Tahoe.

    EDIT - ...that doesn't cost $60K...
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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by DetroitIron View Post
    Jeep makes real off roaders that everyone, including women, want. GM continues to foist chickmobiles like this on to the Oprah-watching, latte sipping public. Even soiling the iconic name of a classic. Other than the Corvette, which I have, GM doesn’t make anything that I’m interested in.
    By the looks of the scattering of the Camaro team, apparently there will be no 7th Gen Camaro. The good name of Camaro will likely resurface as a midsize crossover with design cues from whatever the 7th gen was supposed to look like.

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by BORG View Post
    The Edge has been charging these prices for years and is doing just fine with nearly identical equipment and features. Granted the ST seems to be a better value for the top-end price.

    I don't think critics understand this segment or customer very well. It's ultimately a mid-luxury vehicle in many ways.

    I'm not a huge fan of the Blazer's Camaro design, I think it's a confusing mix for a vehicle typically targeting higher-end female customers. But it's a striking design none-the-less and looks more premium than Chevy's typical utilities. GM is pretty good at selling utilities right now so I'm willing to bet they did their homework. I would still prefer the more sophisticated look of Edge, Grand Cherokee (sorta competes), or even Honda Passport, but if you're shopping Murano then the Blazer is the only other vehicle offering a similarly striking design.

    Blazer is a great name, but probably a distracting choice among critics that just can't help themselves talk about what Blazer means to them. It's a little like critics concluding that the Edge ST is replacing the Focus ST...it's not...so critics collectively rebel on a completely irrelevant point. Critics are just terrible customer research agents.
    The problem with the pricing is that it absolutely BALLOONS up the instant you start adding options and you have to add options to get things that are standard in every other vehicle in this class.

    It's the fact that nothing in the Blazer is class leading. It gives GM's own customers a different vehicle to buy instead of outside customers a reason to buy a vehicle.

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by SAngelo View Post
    Another GM hater !! I wonder if they called the Blazer the Traverse Sport if it would get a favorable review. People want crossovers, not body on frame SUV's and the Blazer is a name from the past. It will sell like crazy just like the Equinox !!
    And it should be called the Equinox RS/SS Sport XL.

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by bballr4567 View Post
    The problem with the pricing is that it absolutely BALLOONS up the instant you start adding options and you have to add options to get things that are standard in every other vehicle in this class.
    As I have said - if I build a Blazer as I want it with a V6 I almost get to my Cadillac XT5. I like my Caddy much better!

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by Mingo View Post
    By the looks of the scattering of the Camaro team, apparently there will be no 7th Gen Camaro. The good name of Camaro will likely resurface as a midsize crossover with design cues from whatever the 7th gen was supposed to look like.
    It's working wonders for the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Buttons View Post
    It's working wonders for the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.
    That fact has not been lost on GM management.

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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by Mingo View Post
    By the looks of the scattering of the Camaro team, apparently there will be no 7th Gen Camaro. The good name of Camaro will likely resurface as a midsize crossover with design cues from whatever the 7th gen was supposed to look like.
    Offer a true 2-door coupe variant and call it Nomad...I'll buy it!
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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    Quote Originally Posted by steve333 View Post
    Unfortunately, those positive attributes can’t overcome the Blazer’s high price and an overall impression that Chevrolet just didn’t try very hard with this one.

    Can say this about everything they do except for the Vette.
    Lazy company, lazy CEO
    I wouldn't blame the CEO, GM is actually turning a profit - can't be mad about that. GM should've done either of 2 things:
    1. Figure out how to build this CUV off of Alpha and keep it @ this pricepoint.
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    2. Build it as a 3 row FWD CUV, that would've actually been worth the premium over the Traverse.

    The Edge got away w/ its pricing on the ST because it had a TTV6 w/ 350+/- horsepower. The Blazer just has the standard corporate 3.6 which makes it just as quick as the 2013 Equinox.
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    Re: Camaro Utility Vehicle: 2019 Chevy Blazer Premier AWD Review

    its a good thing this isnt a camaro, if it were it wouldnt sell and it woult have no room for people or stuff. I dont think chevy is claiming this is a raised version of the RWD camaro. The pricing is high, but the Edge Platinum is nearly $50k loaded with a 2L turbo. And the edge doesn't come with much of anything standard that isn't on the blazer.

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