Like a few other Chevy vehicles this year, 2005 will mark
the final stage in the Blazer's illustrious story. Four-door
models are off the list of credits, as only two-door models
will be offered for the midsize sport utility vehicle's
With this in mind, it's not surprising that there are hardly
any changes to the 2005 Chevy Blazer this year. About the
only thing of note is a standard Smoker's Package. It includes
an ashtray and lighter, so you can smoke 'em if you got
The 2005 Chevrolet Blazer is offered in a two-door standard
configuration as a base model. There are three equipment
groups that you can add: 1SB, 1SC and ZR2, which is a performance
package. In addition, Chevy offers an Xtreme version of
Base-level Chevy Blazers have a standard features list that
includes such things as air conditioning, cloth upholstery,
front bucket seats, a center console, a split front bench
seat, an AM/FM/CD player and more.
If you don't want the various equipment groups, you can
add options individually. There are quite a few offered
for 2005, ranging from an AM/FM radio with in-dash 6-disc
CD changer, a power sunroof, steering-wheel radio controls
and a deluxe overhead console.
The low-riding Xtreme model certainly lives up to its name.
It features low-profile tires, five-spoke aluminum wheels,
special Xtreme badging, deep-tint windows and color-keyed
The engine inside the 2005 Chevy Blazer is a 4.3-liter Vortec
V6. It churns out 190 horsepower at 4400 rpm and 250 lb-ft
of torque at 2800 rpm. Both 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic
transmissions are available, and of course so too are 2WD
and 4WD configurations. An available Autotrac 4-wheel-drive
system automatically shifts power to all four wheels. Fuel
economy ratings vary with each setup.
The Xtreme and ZR2 are two models that take on and off-road
driving to new heights. The Xtreme has a low stance, Z87
sport suspension and a heavy-duty trailer hitch to maximize
paved street driving.
For off-road junkies, the ZR2 is perfect. It has a special
wide stance chassis and a raised ride height, heavy-duty
suspension, Bilstein shocks, heavy-duty differential gears
and axles and aggressive fender flares.
Safety and Security
In addition to its standard antilock brake system and front-passenger
airbags, the Blazer features an optional programmable auto
door lock/unlock feature that allows customers to set the
locking and unlocking functions to their preferences.
2005 Chevy Blazer - New
Blazer models (four-door models for fleet sales only)
package (includes ashtray and lighter) standard on