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2024 Chevy Blazer EV deliveries begin with AWD, 279-mile vary


GM reported on Monday that first shipments of the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV from its meeting plant in Mexico have began, with dealerships as a result of begin getting preliminary Blazer EV RS AWD variations in August.

With the affirmation, GM rolled out extra Blazer EV information together with new worth particulars, some confirmed EPA vary rankings, and a affirmation that the high-performance SS received’t arrive till subsequent yr. 

As detailed final yr, the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV shall be supplied in LT, RS, and SS trims, with front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive, and all-wheel-drive variations all a part of the lineup. Three completely different battery packs are additionally deliberate for the Blazer EV. 

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV LT

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV LT

Single-motor front-wheel-drive 2LT fashions are as a result of return a GM-estimated (EPA-cycle) 293 miles with a midsize battery, whereas the sportier-tuned RS with rear-wheel drive and the biggest of the battery packs will go 320 miles, GM estimates.

Whereas the beforehand talked about vary rankings all stay GM estimates, the automaker additionally this morning confirmed that all-wheel-drive variations of the Blazer EV 2LT and RS have been licensed by the EPA at 279 miles of vary. 

The preliminary Blazer EV RS AWD variations being delivered in August begin at $60,215 and embody gloss-black trim, 21-inch wheels, cooled entrance seats, heated rear seats, and a head-up show. A rear-wheel-drive RS model will value extra, at $61,790, however it consists of Bose audio. 

The Blazer 2LT AWD set to reach a bit later will value $56,715 and embody a 17.7-inch infotainment system, wi-fi telephone charging, an influence tailgate, adaptive cruise management, heated entrance seats, heated aspect mirrors, and a heated steering wheel. 

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV LT

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV LT

The automaker additionally confirmed that the Blazer EV lineup shall be eligible for the total $7,500 EV tax credit score. Contemplating the Blazer EV’s base worth of $44,995 together with vacation spot, that can make it out there to some consumers for simply $37,495.

In any other case, GM has revealed few specs about what precisely distinguishes the fashions within the Blazer lineup on a technical foundation—particularly concerning its array of various motor models and its three battery packs. 

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV

The corporate on Monday additionally confirmed that the top-performance Blazer SS is being delayed till subsequent yr, with a manufacturing begin anticipated for spring. The Blazer SS was as a result of begin at $65,995 and with a 564-hp all-wheel-drive powertrain, impartial entrance and rear suspension, adaptive damping, and extra. Chevy estimates a 0-60 mph time in lower than 4 seconds and efficiency that will problem the likes of the Tesla Mannequin Y Efficiency, Ford Mustang Mach-E GT, and Kia EV6 GT. 

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