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1975 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Chevrolet Blazer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Chevrolet Blazer would be higher. At 4,093 cc (6 cylinders), 1975 Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (182 HP @ 6700 RPM) has 82 more horse power than 1975 Chevrolet Blazer. (100 HP @ 3600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 1975 Chevrolet Blazer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Chevrolet Blazer weights approximately 60 kg more than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Because 1975 Chevrolet Blazer is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1975 Chevrolet Blazer will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1975 Chevrolet Blazer (242 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 9 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 1975 Chevrolet Blazer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Chevrolet Blazer 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Chevrolet Buick
Model Blazer LaCrosse
Year Released 1975 2012
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4093 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 3600 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 242 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1800 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 2050 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1870 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2837 mm


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