The Environmental Protection Agency rates the 2021 Chevrolet Blazer with front-wheel-drive and the 2.0L four-cylinder engine at 22 mpg city, 29 mpg highway and 25 mpg combined. The 2020 model year Blazer with the 2.0L engine ratings of 21 mpg city, 28 mpg highway and 24 mpg combined.
All-wheel-drive versions of the crossover also see a slight improvement. When equipped with the 2.0L engine and AWD, the 2021 Chevrolet Blazer returns an estimated 22 mpg city, 27 mpg highway and 24 mpg combined. The equivalent 2020 model year vehicle had a rating of 21 mpg city, 27 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined.
Both FWD and AWD versions of the 2021 Chevrolet Blazer feature the automaker’s nine-speed automatic transmission. As a reminder, the 2.0L turbo engine is good for 230 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. In addition to the 2.0L engine, the Blazer also offers a 193 horsepower 2.5L I-4 LCV engine and a 308 horsepower 3.6L V6 LGX engine. The 2.0L engine is standard on the popular 2LT and 3LT trim levels, while the 3.6L V6 is standard on RS and Premier models. Entry-level L and LT trims get the 2.5L motor.
The 2021 Chevrolet Blazer only received very minor changes over the 2020 model. For the new model year, the crossover will receive four new exterior colors, additional standard active safety features and a new towing package for front-wheel-drive models, among other small updates.
Pricing for the 2021 Blazer has yet to be announced, but we expect a slight increase over the 2020 model year pricing, which started at $29,995 for the 2.5L four-cylinder model with FWD. The 2021 model year Blazer should begin arriving at GM dealerships from the automaker’s Ramos Arizpe plant in Mexico before the end of the year.