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2024 Chevy Blazer EV: A Powerful Electric Crossover to Take on Tesla and Ford

2024 Chevy Blazer EV: A Powerful Electric Crossover to Take on Tesla and Ford
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The 2024 Chevy Blazer EV is here to challenge the big boys in the electric crossover game. It's ready to take on the likes of the Tesla Model Y and the Ford Mustang Mach-E. And let me tell you, this is not your average Blazer. It's got a whole new design, aggressive and muscular, with up to 560 horsepower under the hood. This thing means business.

Now, let's talk about the trim levels, because Chevy has managed to make things a bit confusing. There are three trims: LT, RS, and SS. The base model, the LT, starts at around $56,700 and comes with all-wheel drive, 290 horsepower, and a range of 290 miles. Not bad, right? But things get interesting with the RS trim. You can choose between all-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, and here's the kicker: the all-wheel drive version is actually cheaper. Yes, you heard that right. You pay less for all-wheel drive. However, you do sacrifice a bit of power and range. The RS with all-wheel drive has the same specs as the LT, but if you opt for rear-wheel drive, you get a bump in power to 325 horsepower and a range of 325 miles. So, more power and range, but no all-wheel drive. It's a trade-off.

But wait, there's more! At the top of the lineup is the Blazer EV SS, the high-performance version. This thing is a beast, with 560 horsepower, 665 lb-ft of torque, all-wheel drive, and a range of 290 miles. It's ready to take on the best of the best, like the Mustang Mach-E GT and the Tesla Model Y Performance. But here's the thing: there's still more to come. Chevy has plans to introduce an entry-level base model Blazer EV with front-wheel drive. So, you'll have the option of front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, or rear-wheel drive, depending on your preference.

Now, let's talk about the exterior. The Blazer EV stands out with its 21-inch wheels, something you don't typically see on a crossover. And those wheels are paired with a light bar that does a little dance when you approach the car. It's a fun little touch that adds some personality. The rear lights also have their own little dance when you unlock the car. And let's not forget about the illuminated Chevy bow tie emblem. It's not your average boring emblem. It lights up when the lights are on or when the car is doing its little dance. It's the little details that make a difference.

Moving to the interior, the Blazer EV offers plenty of space and comfort. It's impressively large inside, with more room than a Toyota Highlander. And the rear seats are a great place to be, with heated seats, USB-C ports for charging your devices, and rear climate vents. It's all about the little luxuries that make a difference.

When it comes to technology, the Blazer EV doesn't disappoint. The center screen is a generous 17.7 inches and fully integrated with Google. You get Google Maps and Google Assistant at your fingertips. The screen is responsive and customizable, allowing you to tailor it to your preferences. And let's not forget about the gauge cluster screen, which is configurable and displays a wealth of information. It's a step above some of its rivals in terms of technology.

Overall, the 2024 Chevy Blazer EV is a strong contender in the electric crossover market. It offers power, range, and plenty of features to keep you comfortable and entertained. It may share a name with its gas-powered sibling, but make no mistake, this is a whole different beast. Chevy has done a great job with the Blazer EV, and it's definitely worth considering if you're in the market for an electric crossover.

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Viewer Reactions for 2024 Chevy Blazer EV Full Review: Electric Muscle SUV

  • Supercruise isn't available yet
  • The price increased from the initial announcement
  • No Apple CarPlay or Android Auto
  • No glass roof
  • Higher curb weight compared to competitors
  • Major software issues and a stop sale recall
  • Some people prefer EVs to accelerate more like ICE vehicles
  • The Cadillac Lyriq offers more features at a similar price
  • The red rear indicator lights are seen as a fail
  • Doug's comment about the reasonable price of the base model EV is controversial
2024 Chevy Blazer EV: A Powerful Electric Crossover to Take on Tesla and Ford
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2024 Chevy Blazer EV: A Powerful Electric Crossover to Take on Tesla and Ford
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2024 Chevy Blazer EV: A Powerful Electric Crossover to Take on Tesla and Ford
Image copyright Youtube
2024 Chevy Blazer EV: A Powerful Electric Crossover to Take on Tesla and Ford
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