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So, looking for opinions... I am considering the 2020 RS. Anything I should know about the vehicle, positive or negative? The inbound vehicle is pretty much loaded up with all the options.
My 2017 Volt lease is up, and ready to make the switch!

Thanks in advance.

Michael
 

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Hey Michael, congrats on the new Blazer! You might want to keep an ear on some rattling sounds apparently it's happening to other members https://www.chevyblazer.org/threads/rattling-sound.1226/#post-8814. But other than that everyone seems to really enjoy their Blazers!

Out of curiosity, what made you switch from a Volt?
Thank you for the reply!
I do not have the Blazer yet, it is still in transit. Just looking for feedback before confirming the deal.

Re the Volt, I love the car! But with it being discontinued, I have read on their forum stories about a long wait for parts, (already) etc. Also, none of my local Chevy dealers work on the volttech system, so it is a 2 hour drive when issues arise.
It will be hard jumping on the gas station train again for my daily driver. I had around 2700 miles on the last trip meter since my last fill up. Basically used the volt as a daily driver for around town/work, and Silverado for any road trips.

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Thank you for the reply!
I do not have the Blazer yet, it is still in transit. Just looking for feedback before confirming the deal.

Re the Volt, I love the car! But with it being discontinued, I have read on their forum stories about a long wait for parts, (already) etc. Also, none of my local Chevy dealers work on the volttech system, so it is a 2 hour drive when issues arise.
It will be hard jumping on the gas station train again for my daily driver. I had around 2700 miles on the last trip meter since my last fill up. Basically used the volt as a daily driver for around town/work, and Silverado for any road trips.

Michael
No problem at all, you're really going to enjoy your Blazer!

As for the Volt, that makes a lot of sense if you have to go that far out of your way for maintenance.
 

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I'm almost ready to order my Blazer RS (can't decide on the color) but my research has shown that the 2020 models have the ability to disable the auto start-stop feature, plus, the headlights are LED.
 

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I'm almost ready to order my Blazer RS (can't decide on the color) but my research has shown that the 2020 models have the ability to disable the auto start-stop feature, plus, the headlights are LED.
According to Chevy.com, the build shows LED headlamps as a $100 option. So don't assume whatever you choose will have LED. Some dealers may be overlooking this when ordering. For a hundred bucks, they'd be nuts to order any Blazer without them. The point: be sure and check before you buy.

Since the June 2018 announcement, I've been planning on getting a Blazer RS AWD. I haven't changed my mind, even with the rattling complaints. I know exactly what I want, so I'll be ordering my vehicle (since I've yet to see one configured how I want it). Hoping for a February order and an April delivery. I even just texturized/painted the garage walls in preparation for its new home.
 

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Re the $100 charge for LED headlights, I've been checking the Chevy build site for a couple of weeks now and on the "Exterior" page it shows it as an option, but with no price tag.
 

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Yes it does. I see that color listed on the 2020 equinox on Chevrolet.com. I kind of wish they had that blue when I bought my 2019. I do like the Cajun Red that I have though.
Midnight blue reminds me of Imperial Blue that I had on my 2012 Camaro. Very dark, almost black especially at night. I’m interested in the difference between 2019 Kinetic Blue and the 2020 Bright Blue.
 

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Re the $100 charge for LED headlights, I've been checking the Chevy build site for a couple of weeks now and on the "Exterior" page it shows it as an option, but with no price tag.
Hey, you're right. It's now part of the ENHANCED CONVENIENCE AND DRIVER CONFIDENCE II PACKAGE, and you have to get that package to get LED headlamps. When the 2020 build info was first posted, I did notice some bugs. One of them was it not allowing me to choose 20-inch black wheels with the power moonroof. That's no longer a package for 2020, so I couldn't understand how a moonroof could determine my wheel size. It was allowing 21-inch wheels, like those that were packaged with 2019 builds. At the time of this bug, I was seeing $100 for LED headlamps. Like you stated, it now shows no price and is linked to the EC&DC2 package.

Another oddity is GM offering a keyless entry pad (think Ford) for no extra cost. It's in the Interior category.

I guess the lesson here is not to really trust the build site. I'll have to prepare myself for this when I go in to my Chevy dealer in a few months. Thanks for pointing out.
 

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no, don't trust the build site, because the build you want won't necessarily be at the dealer. dealer will have A model, at a set price (extortion) then if you want features, they'll hide it in your loan.
Other option is, special order the vehicle (which will cost you) and wait half a year to have it built to your specifications.

Or like most of us probably, buy what we like, then slowly, over time, add such features.
In my case, premium floor liners, cargo liner, splash guards, undercoating etc etc. If I had the dealer do it, it would of been an extra $3000 added to my loan, plus interest, over 7 yrs, your paying $5000 in the end.
floor liners front and rear $135, cargo liner $86, splash guards $88, undercoating, $6 a can, 6 cans.
So do the math.

Some ppl don't have a problem with tying features and accessories into their loans, but alot of ppl don't take into account what's it actually costing them. Only thing I tied into my loan with the 3M protection, and sadly, overpriced for what you get. You pay $$$$ and it only does the HOOD and the mirrors I think. that's it. No piece by the wheels, no pieces on the rear passenger doors, no 3M on rear bumper to protect it from rubbing when your loading/unloading cargo.

However! Ceramic coating!!! That's becoming popular and apparently a good investment.
 
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