2019 Chevy Blazer vs. 2019 Honda Passport

With an increasing demand for crossovers and SUVs, automakers are pulling out all the stops to provide consumers with vehicles they will love even if it means making something old new again.

GM and Honda both had the idea to bring back and old name and revise it to fill a need. That means for 2019, you will see two new crossovers enter the market. The 2019 Chevy Blazer is now a new and improved midsize SUV. The 2019 Honda Passport is too.

However, when you get into the details of these vehicles, how will they stack up against each other? Below, we are going to do a comparison of the 2019 Chevy Blazer and the 2019 Honda Passport. We will take a look at the exterior, interior, technology, performance, and pricing. Check it out below.

Exterior Comparison

The all-new 2019 Chevy Blazer brings its own attitude. It features stylistic choices like ultra-thin LED daytime running lamps above the headlights for a unique and functional experience. The profile of this vehicle is sporty and aggressive with fluid lines and a bold grille. Aspects of its design are reminiscent of the Camaro, which gives this SUV a beautiful look and a style that turns heads.

Exterior highlights on the 2019 Honda Passport include a matte black grille, roof rails, and a wide tailgate to give this vehicle the rugged look of a crossover. Also, if you want to sharpen up the exterior of the Honda Passport, you can add an accessory package call the Adventure package. This package adds a roof basket, running boards, and a trailer hitch to give you added function for your next road trip.

Interior and Technology

The 2019 Chevy Blazer seats up to five with a comfortable interior. You can also get a good amount of storage space in the 2019 Chevy Blazer. This vehicle offers you up to 64.2 cubic feet of cargo space.

You can get a lot of great technology features standard in the 2019 Chevy Blazer. This SUV offers you a Chevy infotainment system, an 8-inch touchscreen, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi standard. You can also get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard so that you can always be connected to your technology.

The Blazer also has some additional features that are available for you if you want to upgrade. Available technology features include wireless charging and the myChevrolet mobile app that allows you to remotely lock, unlock, and start your car. You can also enjoy available safety features like rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, Teen Driver technology, and forward automatic braking.

The 2019 Honda Passport seats five people on cloth seats, but you can upgrade to leather-trimmed and heated seats if you would like to pay more.

When it comes to standard technology, the Honda Passport offers you some safety technology standard. In this vehicle, you can get a rearview camera, lane keeping assist, road departure mitigation system, and adaptive cruise control standard.

There are also some available technology features for you on the Passport, but for these features, you will have to pay extra. Features like an 8-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, wireless device charging, navigation, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, rear cross traffic detection, and blind spot information system will cost you extra.

When it comes to features and technology, the Chevy Blazer offers you more standard technology features including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. You have to pay extra for these features in the Honda Passport.

Performance

Under the hood, you can find one of two engine options for the 2019 Chevy Blazer. The standard engine option for the 2019 Chevy Blazer is a 2.5-liter ECOTEC engine that gives you 193-horsepower. Your next engine option is a V6 engine. The 3.6-liter V6 produces 305-horsepower, and this engine can also tow up to 4,500 pounds. For fuel efficiency, you can get 26 or 27 highway miles per gallon depending on the engine option that you choose.

The 2019 Honda Passport provides you with only one engine option. This engine is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that gives you 280-horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. If the Passport is properly equipped, it can tow up to 5,000 pounds.

When it comes to performance, the Blazer offers you two engine options and the Passport only offers you one. The V6 in the Blazer gives you slightly more horsepower, but the Passport offers you slightly more towing capacity. Overall, the performance seems pretty similar.

Pricing

What will these two vehicles cost you? Let’s take a look at the price range for each one to determine which vehicle fits best with your budget. The 2019 Chevy Blazer has a starting price of $28,800. The highest trim level for this vehicle can go up to a starting price of $42,700. For the Honda Passport, you can expect the base-level price to start at $33,035, and if you get the high-end Passport Touring, it will cost you closer to $43,680.

For price, the 2019 Honda Passport starts out more expensive than the 2019 Chevy Blazer. This extra cost doesn’t seem to be worth your money considering that they Chevy Blazer gives you more standard technology than the Honda Passport does. The Honda Passport does offer you more safety features standard, but you could add those features to the Blazer since it starts off at a lower price than the Passport.

Which is Right for You?

Above we compared two new crossover vehicles. These vehicles both offer you a lot, but which is better for you? The 2019 Chevy Blazer has a unique and impressive exterior style that is reminiscent of the Camaro. On the inside, the Blazer offers you more standard connective technology features. When it comes to performance, these vehicles are similar; the Blazer provides you with more horsepower, but the Passport has slightly better towing capacity. In terms of pricing, the Chevy Blazer starts out a few thousand dollars less expensive than the Passport. Overall, it seems like the Chevy Blazer is a better option for your money.