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The Mexico-built Blazer’s shape is highlighted by a blunted nose, dominant grille and an agglomeration of creases and curves that extend along the sides, gracefully folding into the liftgate.
Clearly, any connection between this Blazer and any Blazers of old extends no further than the name, and that includes the chassis. While the original’s body-on-frame construction was based on that of Chevy’s full-size pickups, the new Blazer’s unitized platform is from the Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia.