I got my '98 Blazer for FREE so you
would think I would be thrilled, right?
Wrong. It is designed and built poorly.
3 mechanic visits in 6 months for
various problems at $400 each. One to
replace the serpentine belt, the others
were for an oil leak and a transmission
fluid leak. It is good in snow, does
poorly on dirt trails and is only so-so
on the sand. There is very little
ground clearance for a 4WD. Tremendous
amount of body roll and gobbles gas.
Not fun to drive at all. Good for long
trips. I am planning on trading it in
for a foreign car/truck. My last
American car was a '72 GMC Jimmy, which
was more fun by far. I am going to wait
another few decades before giving GM
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