The compact truck market was the fastest growing of all the automotive markets in 1985, and the four-wheeling sports utility vehicle was a big seller within that segment. Several years before, of course, there were no compact utility wagons, which certainly could account for the rapid growth. But it was really not just a case of people buying compact utility vehicles instead of full-sized utility vehicles. What it was , was that the compacts created a broader market. People who would not consider buying a full-sized utility vehicle suddenly were buying the compact versions....
Video: 1985 Chevrolet S10 Blazer LaserDisc Promotional Film