1989 Chevrolet Blazer Overview

Blazer

Looking for a Used Blazer in your area?

CarGurus has 1,343 nationwide Blazer listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:
Average user score
4.1 5 stars
Based on 13 reviews

1989 Chevrolet Blazer Overview

Chevrolet introduced the Blazer in 1983, gearing it toward people who wanted to pack the kids (maybe) and the dog and their camping gear (definitely) and head for the mountains, but who didn't want a huge truck like the Jeep Wagoneer. The Chevy Blazer was smaller and sportier, but could still go anywhere the driver pointed it. The Blazer was also a big hit among young guys who wanted to create macho super-trucks to go four-wheelin': The boys would start with an existing Blazer - often a cheap, beat-up used one - and replace the tires, suspension, and just about everything else.

The 1989 Chevrolet Blazer was equipped with standard rear-wheel antilock brakes for the first time. Its standard 2.8-liter V6 engine got a smoother, quieter transfer case in 1989. Also new that year were an optional rear window washer/wiper and an electronic instrument panel for high-tech display of usual dashboard information such as RPMs. Other new options included skid plates, alloy wheels, and automatic locking hubs. More-powerful optional engines for the '89 Chevy Blazer were a 4.3-liter, V6, a 160-hp motor based on Chevrolet's "Small-Block" V8, and a 6.2-liter V8.

Rust continued to be a serious problem for the '89 Blazer, and some owners reported problems with front wheel bearings as well. Most owners, however, seemed very pleased with their beasts and reported sturdy, reliable, long-lasting trucks.

Updated

What's your take on the 1989 Chevrolet Blazer?

  • Report

1989 Chevrolet Blazer Top Comparisons

Users ranked 1989 Chevrolet Blazer against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

1989 Chevrolet Blazer vs:

    Have you driven a 1989 Chevrolet Blazer?  
    Rank This Car

    Cars compared to 1989 Chevrolet BlazerPeople researching a 1989 Chevrolet Blazer contacted a dealer about

    Blazer

    Looking for a Used Blazer in your area?

    CarGurus has 1,343 nationwide Blazer listings starting at $1,995.

    ZIP:
    Have questions?   Ask a question

    Chevrolet Blazer Questions

    Ecm

    Where is ecm on 1989 chevy blazer k5 5.7 tbi

    2 views with no answers yet

    Anti Freeze Leak

    I have a anti freeze leak looks like it's coming from the engine.

    12 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    No Soark

    1989 chevy full size blazer no spark used a test light in spark plug boot changed out rotor and distributor and coil truck lost all electrical power while driving haven't been able to get it starte...

    2 views with no answers yet

    Blazer Cranks Won't Turnover

    Emergency fuel electric shutdown reset where is it on 1989 chevy full size blazer 4wd

    8 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

    Transmission

    I have a 89 Chevy s10 blazer 4x4 with the 700r4 the other day when I was driving my truck ran out of gas and shut the truck off I put the truck in park while doing in between 5-10MPH started it ba...

    6 views with no answers yet