MotorTrend cited the Blazer EV’s technology, design and powertrain choices as the reasoning for its selection, the publication said.
“Chevrolet has truly nailed the design and functionality with the Blazer EV, which looks and operates just as an industry-leading all-electric SUV should,” said Ed Loh, MotorTrend Group head of editorial. “The Chevy Blazer EV offers an effortless driving experience, seamlessly integrates into your lifestyle and boasts user friendliness that’s hard to match.”
MotorTrend’s SUV of the Year is evaluated on six key criteria, including safety, advancement in design and performance of intended function, the publication said.
“We are excited and honored to receive this recognition for the Blazer EV,” said Scott Bell, vice president, Chevrolet. “This vehicle takes convenience and customer choice to the next level, a major step in delivering on Chevrolet’s promise to provide an EV for everyone.”
Available in multiple trims LT, RS and Chevy’s first-ever electric SS, the Blazer EV offers a 17.7-inch-diagonal customizable infotainment touchscreen, available front-, rear- and all-wheel drive configurations and was recently certified by the EPA at 324 miles on a full charge (RWD).