2019 Chevy Blazer vs. 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The popularity of SUVs continues to grow, so automakers are bringing more SUVs onto the scene. The 2019 Chevy Blazer is all-new and ready to compete in the midsize SUV segment. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is another midsize SUV. Which of these vehicles is better? Check out the comparison below.
The 2019 Chevy Blazer gives you a unique look with its lights. The taillights have a chevron design in them, and the front end has daytime running lights at the top of the fenders with HID headlamps much lower. The Blazer is also beautifully sculpted to give you a great look and a functional aerodynamic performance.
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee looks like it is ready to take on an adventure. This vehicle has bold lines for improved aerodynamics. This vehicle also offers you a variety of aluminum wheels for added capability and performance. Out front, you can add the available Bi-Xenon High-Intensity Discharge Headlamps to give you a signature appearance and superior function.
Interior and Technology
The interior of the 2019 Chevy Blazer has an upscale look and feel with first-rate materials. This vehicle seats up to five and it offers you up to 64.2 cubic feet of cargo space. You can upgrade the interior by adding available features such as heated seats, a heated steering wheel, and ventilated front seats.
The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer has standard technology features including a Chevy infotainment system, an 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi. Available features include wireless charging, the myChevrolet Mobile App, and driver assistance safety technology. This available safety technology includes features like forward automatic braking, lane keep assist, rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and Teen Driver Technology.
The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee seats five people with standard cloth upholstery. If you would like to upgrade your interior, you can choose from several leather upholstery options and you can add heated seats, ventilated front seats, and a heated steering wheel.
When you take a look at the interior features, you have standard features such as proximity key entry, push-button start, and dual-zone automatic climate control. You also get standard technology like the Uconnect infotainment system, two USB ports, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a 7-inch touchscreen, and voice controls. Safety technology like a rearview camera and blind spot monitoring is also standard.
However, you do have to upgrade to get certain other features. Available features include a larger 8.4-inch touchscreen, a Harman Kardon sound system, navigation, dual-screen rear-seat entertainment, and driver assistance technologies. These driver assistance technologies include automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control.
As you can see, these vehicles offer a lot of similarities in terms of the standard and available technology and safety features.
Performance is another important factor to consider. The 2019 Chevy Blazer has two different engine options for you to choose from. The base engine is a 193-horsepower, 2.5-liter ECOTEC engine. If you want to upgrade to something more powerful, you can check out the 3.6-liter V6 engine. The V6 engine offers you 305-horsepower, and it can two up to 4,500 pounds. Both of these vehicles give you around 26 highway miles per gallon when it comes to fuel efficiency.
You have five different engine options in the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The base engine is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that gives you 295-horsepower. Then, you have three different V8 engines. The first V8 is a 5.7-liter V8 that produces 360-horsepower. This is followed by a 475-horsepower, 6.4-liter Hemi V8 engine. The final V8 engine is a supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V8 that gives you 707-horsepower. This 707-horsepower engine can get you from zero to 60 in 3.5 seconds. The fifth and final engine option is a 240-horsepower turbodiesel engine.
Fuel efficiency varies with all the different engine options. You can get 12 city and 18 highway miles per gallon in the V8 engines or 22 city and 30 highway miles per gallon in the turbodiesel engine.
When it comes to performance, these vehicles have some differences. The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers you more engine options, and it offers you some extremely powerful ones. However, if you are looking for a normal performance, the 2019 Chevy Blazer offers you two engines that can get the job done.
Finally, let’s take a look at the pricing of these two vehicles. The 2019 Chevy Blazer has a starting price of $28,800. This vehicle can go up to a price of $42,700. The base trim of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee has an MSRP of $31,695. The top trim level is the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, which can go as high as $86,650.
As you can see, the Jeep Grand Cherokee starts out more expensive than the Chevy Blazer and it gets significantly more expensive as well. The 2019 Blazer is the more affordable option.
Which is Right for You?
Above, we compared two different midsize SUVs. These vehicles have a lot to offer you, but which vehicle is the best for you? Both vehicles give you a bold exterior look. In terms of the interior and the technology, they offer you a lot of similar features. However, the Wi-Fi and Teen Driver Technology do set the Blazer apart.
When you look at performance, the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers you a couple of engines that offer extreme horsepower. That means if you are looking for race-like performance, the Grand Cherokee is your better option. However, if you want a normal SUV performance with good power and towing capacity, the 2019 Chevy Blazer has your back.
In terms of price, the 2019 Chevy Blazer is also the more affordable option. Overall, the 2019 Chevy Blazer gives you a great look, some impressive interior features and technology as well as a solid performance. The Blazer is also reasonable in terms of price. If you are looking for the better deal, the 2019 Chevy Blazer is your vehicle.