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Top 5 Reviews and Videos of the Week: Chevrolet Blazer Blazes Its Way Toward the Top

img986657696 1548875643226 jpg 2019 Chevrolet Blazer | Cars.com photos by Aaron Bragman

When Chevrolet resurrected the Blazer name, some of us at Cars.com (OK, mainly me) were disappointed that it was being used for a more modern style of SUV instead of competition for the Jeep Wrangler or the soon-to-be-real-we-swear Ford Bronco.

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Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman has spent the most time of any of us behind the wheel of the new Blazer and came away impressed with what Chevrolet has attempted to do.

“There’s no denying the Blazer makes a statement,” wrote Bragman. “There’s a presence to its styling that sets it apart in a field of boring two-box designs. The Chevrolet Camaro influences are obvious, from the swoopy front end to the prominent fenders, then reaching back to the sleek, angular taillights. An RS trim in bright red is without a doubt the sportiest looking crossover SUV in the class. While other competitors go for the rugged off-roader look, the Blazer makes no apologies about being an on-road warrior. And this makes sense: Crossovers are replacing sedans as the family vehicle of choice in America, so what should you get if you typically enjoy a sports sedan? Asks Chevy: How about a sports crossover?”

A link to Bragman’s full review can be found below, where it is currently in second place behind longtime reigning champ the 2019 Toyota RAV4.

Our most popular videos of the week include our coverage of our the 2019 Compact SUV Challenge in first place, followed by a video designed to help you learn to drive a car with a manual transmission in second. Our First Impressions of the 2020 Ford Explorer ST came in third, with our head-to-head comparison of the 2019 Ford Ranger and 2018 Toyota Tacoma in fourth, and our review of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 in fifth.

Check out the top five reviews and videos of the week below.

Top 5 Reviews

1. 2019 Toyota RAV4 Review: Delivers More, Costs More

2. 2019 Chevrolet Blazer Review: The On-Road Warrior

3. 2019 Ram 1500 Review: Top Luxury or Work, But Not Both

4. 2019 Lincoln Nautilus Review: Faces of Lavishness and Disenchantment

5. 2019 Honda CR-V Review: A Leader Losing Its Lead

Top 5 Videos

1. 2019 Compact SUV Challenge

2. How to Drive a Manual Transmission

3. 2020 Ford Explorer ST: First Impressions

4. 2019 Ford Ranger Vs. 2018 Toyota Tacoma: Real-World Test

5. 2019 Toyota RAV4: Review

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Road Test Editor Brian Normile joined the automotive industry and Cars.com in 2013, and he became part of the Editorial staff in 2014. Brian spent his childhood devouring every car magazine he got his hands on — not literally, eventually — and now reviews and tests vehicles to help consumers make informed choices. Someday, Brian hopes to learn what to do with his hands when he’s reviewing a car on camera. He would daily-drive an Alfa Romeo 4C if he could. Email Brian Normile

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