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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 Chevrolet Blazer specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Chevrolet Blazer warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$20,516$22,041$22,241
    Invoice *$18,566$19,947$20,128
    Engine4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd man w/OD4-spd auto w/ODStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg16.1 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy23.0 mpg23.0 mpg20.9 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd man w/OD4-spd auto w/ODStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 amp100 amp
    BatteryStandard:525 ampAvailable:690 amp heavy dutyStandard:525 ampAvailable:690 amp heavy dutyStandard:525 ampAvailable:690 amp heavy duty
    Axle RatioStandard:3.08Available:3.42Standard:3.08Available:3.42Standard:3.08Available:3.733.42
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank19.0 gal.18.0 gal.19.0 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelpart-time four-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/AStandard:manualAvailable:electronic
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Aautomatic
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoiltorsion bar
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/Afront torsion bar
    Front ShocksAvailable:premiumAvailable:premiumAvailable:premium
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Rear ShocksAvailable:premiumAvailable:premiumAvailable:premium
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " painted styled steel15.0 " painted styled steel15.0 " painted styled steel
    Front TiresStandard:P205/75SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/70SR15.0BSW ASP205/75SR15.0RWL ASP235/70SR15.0OWL M+SStandard:P205/75SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P205/75SR15.0RWL ASP235/70SR15.0RBL ASP235/70SR15.0OWL M+SStandard:P205/75SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/70SR15.0RBL ASP235/70SR15.0OWL M+SP235/75SR15.0OWL AT
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)Available:RBLN/AN/A
    Spare Tire and WheelStandard:compact steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:compact steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:compact steelAvailable:compactfull-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating CapacityStandard:2Available:4Standard:3Available:256Standard:2Available:4
    Front Seat TypebucketStandard:60-40 split-benchAvailable:bucketbucket
    Front HeadrestsadjustableStandard:adjustableAvailable:adjustable w/tiltadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryN/Arear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear SeatsAvailable:50-50 split-benchAvailable:60-40 benchAvailable:50-50 split-bench
    Seat TrimStandard:clothAvailable:premium clothStandard:clothAvailable:premium clothleatherStandard:clothAvailable:premium cloth
    Door TrimclothStandard:clothAvailable:leatherettecloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof FeaturesAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rack
    Vanity MirrorsStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsAvailable:dualAvailable:dualAvailable:dual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsAvailable:front & rearAvailable:front & rearfrontAvailable:front & rear
    Floor ConsolepartialAvailable:partialpartial
    Overhead ConsoleAvailable:full with storageAvailable:full with storageAvailable:full with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfrontfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Seatback StorageN/A2N/A
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Cargo CoverN/AAvailable:rigidAvailable:rigid
    Cargo NetAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo net
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanclockStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanclockStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanclock
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise control
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseAvailable:keyfobpowerAvailable:keyfobpowerAvailable:keyfobpower
    Rear Window Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locksN/A
    Power OutletsStandard:1Available:2Standard:1Available:2Standard:1Available:2
    Garage Door OpenerAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Exterior TemperatureAvailable:exterior temperatureAvailable:exterior temperatureAvailable:exterior temperature
    Trip ComputerAvailable:trip computerAvailable:trip computerAvailable:trip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering WheelAvailable:tiltAvailable:tiltAvailable:tilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialAvailable:leatherAvailable:leatherAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear Windowsmanual ventedStandard:manualAvailable:powermanual vented
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowsmanual ventedStandard:manualAvailable:powermanual vented
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driverAvailable:driver
    Tinted Windowsdeepdeepdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield WiperAvailable:fixed intervalAvailable:fixed intervalAvailable:fixed interval
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defroster
    Rear Windshield Typeflip-upflip-upflip-up
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver front-impactdriver front-impactdriver front-impact
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume66.9 cu.ft.74.1 cu.ft.66.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length174.7 "181.2 "174.7 "
    Exterior Width67.8 "65.9 "67.8 "
    Exterior Height66.0 "67.8 "66.9 "
    Wheelbase101 "107 "101 "
    Front Tread55 "55 "57 "
    Rear Tread55 "55 "55 "
    Turning Radius17.4 '18.3 '17.6 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,450 lbs.4,850 lbs.Standard:4,785 lbs.Available:4,850 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,531 lbs.3,683 lbs.3,855 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating2,200 lbs.2,400 lbs.2,500 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating2,600 lbs.Standard:2,700 lbs.Available:2,800 lbs.Standard:2,600 lbs.Available:2,700 lbs.
    Payload935 lbs.1,164 lbs.905 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight5,500 lbs.5,500 lbs.5,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.4 "42.4 "42.4 "
    Rear Legroom36.3 "36.3 "36.3 "
    Front Headroom39.6 "39.6 "39.6 "
    Rear Headroom38.2 "38.2 "38.2 "
    Front Hiproom52.0 "52.0 "52.0 "
    Rear Hiproom39.8 "51.3 "39.8 "
    Front Shoulder Room57.7 "57.2 "57.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room57.2 "57.2 "57.2 "
    Interior Cargo Volume30.2 cu.ft.37.3 cu.ft.30.2 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded66.9 cu.ft.74.1 cu.ft.66.9 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Skid PlatesN/AN/AAvailable:1
    Bumpersbody-coloredStandard:body-coloredAvailable:front body-coloredStandard:black with 2 front tow hook(s)Available:colored with 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AAvailable:coloredN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/AAvailable:chromeN/A
    Wheel WellN/AAvailable:chromeN/A
    Grille MoldingschromeStandard:chromeAvailable:body-coloredchrome
    PaintmonotoneStandard:monotoneAvailable:monotone with stripemonotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote
    TraileringAvailable:class not availableheavy dutyAvailable:class not availableheavy dutyAvailable:class not availableheavy duty
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering HitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitch
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Chevrolet Blazer safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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