Find Out if the Chevrolet Blazer is Grander Than the Grand Cherokee
When it comes to the Chevrolet Blazer excellence does run in the family in many factors. While being compared to the Grand Cherokee there are several characteristics that make the Chevrolet Blazer one of the safest and dependable SUV’s on the market. If you’re searching for a dependable and safe car for your family here are some facts to know about the Chevrolet Blazer before you continue your search.
Protecting your family while driving is one of the most important things for any driver looking for a safe car. Some of the features the Blazer includes are standard driver and passenger airbags, side-impact head airbags, front side impact airbags, driver knee airbags, front seatbelt pretensions, four-wheel antilock brakes, plastic fuel tanks, traction control, daytime running lights, electronic stability systems to prevent from skidding, rearview cameras, available crash mitigating brakes, blind spot warning systems, lane departure warning systems, and rear cross path warning. The Chevrolet Blazer sets itself apart from the Grand Cherokee with its optional 360-degree parking monitor that gives drivers the ability to see objects all around the vehicle on a screen.
The Blazer has an overhead cam design which makes for a smoother ride, better efficiency, and fewer moving parts. Also included in the Chevrolet Blazer is Front Pedestrian Braking, HD Surround Vision, Teen Driver technology, and Rear Camera Mirror. Having this feature makes the Blazer extremely reliable and easy to drive if you’re teaching your teenagers how to be safe drivers. Having so many views around the car gives drivers the ultimate reliability and protection families are searching for in a family car.
Comfortability & Technology
While being safe and reliable is important, being comfortable while staying safe and reliable is always a plus. The Chevy Blazer has rear seats that recline and slide for comfortability and the Grand Cherokee does not have seats that slide. The Blazer also has technology which includes a Chevrolet infotainment 3 system with a standard 8-inch diagonal touch-screen and many USB ports that help the entire family stay connected. However, the Grand Cherokee only has a 7-inch diagonal touch-screen.
Traveling with your family can be a lot at times whether you’re driving from work to school or school to your home and back again for after-school programs or events your family. Having great fuel efficiency is important when taking those trips back and forth. The Blazer’s engine offers 22mpg traveling city roads and 27mpg traveling the highway with a 9-speed transmission compared to the Grand Cherokee which has an 8-speed transmission and only 19mpg on city roads and 26mpg on the highway.
At Castle Chevrolet, we work with families all over Illinois every day and understand the importance of keeping them safe. We encourage you to schedule a test drive and see for yourself what makes the Chevrolet Blazer so safe and reliable for your family. For questions regarding the Chevrolet Blazer, you can stop by Castle Chevrolet located in Villa Park, Illinois or browse our online inventory for more specs and details.