Listed below are the major features and specifications for the Chevy K5 Blazer, segmented by model generation.  You will also find production number listed by year at the bottom of this page.  For a full breakdown of K5 Blazer specs by model year check out the K5 Blazer Specifications links in the CK5.com Resources section.

K5 Blazer Features & Specs




1st Generation

Model Years: 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972

Body Style: Two-Door SUV

Engine Options

  • 250 in (4.1 L) I6 (1969–1984)
  • 292 in (4.8 L) I6 (1970–1971)
  • 307 in (5.0 L) V8 (1969–1973)
  • 350 in (5.7 L) V8 (1969–1991)

Transmissions

  • 3-Speed TH-350 Automatic
  • 3-Speed Manual
  • 4-Speed Manual

Transfer Cases

  • NP-205 – gear driven part-time four wheel drive
  • Dana 20 – gear driven part-time four-wheel drive

Dimensional Specs

  • Wheelbase: 104 in
  • Length: 177.5 in / 180 in (1971)
  • Width: 79 in

 

2nd Generation

Model Years: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991

Body Style: Full Size SUV

Engine Options

  • 250 cu in (4.1 L) I6
  • 292 cu in (4.8 L) I6
  • 305 cu in (5.0 L) V8
  • 307 cu in (5.0 L) V8
  • 350 cu in (5.7 L) V8
  • 400 cu in (6.6 L) V8
  • 2 L Detroit Diesel V8

Transmissions

  • Turbo Hydromatic TH-350 three-speed automatic (1973–1981)
  • Turbo Hydromatic TH-400 three-speed automatic (1974–1979)
  • 700R4 (4L60) four-speed overdrive automatic (1982–1991)
  • Saginaw SM465 four-speed manual (1973–1991)

Transfer Cases

  • Dana 20 – gear driven part-time four wheel drive (1973)
  • NP-203 – chain driven full-time four wheel drive (1973–1979)
  • NP-205 – gear driven part-time four wheel drive (1973–1980)
  • NP-208 – chain driven part-time four wheel drive (1981–1988)
  • NP-241 – chain driven part-time four wheel drive (1988–1991)

(NP-208 & NP-241 are “shift-on-the-fly”)

Axles

  • Dana 44 – Front axle (1973–1977/78)
  • GM Corporate 10 Bolt – Front axle (1977/78–1991)
  • GM Corporate 12 Bolt – Rear axle (1973–1981)
  • GM Corporate 10 Bolt – Rear axle (1982–1991)

Dimensional Specs

  • Wheelbase: 106.5 in
  • Length: 184.8 in
  • Width: 79.6 in
  • Height: 73.8 in




Production Totals

  • 1969 – 4,935
  • 1970 – 11,527
  • 1971 – 17,220
  • 1972 – 44,266
  • 1973 – 55,952
  • 1974 – 56,798
  • 1975 – 50,548
  • 1976 – 74,389
  • 1977 – 86,838
  • 1978 – 88,858
  • 1979 – 90,987
  • 1980 – 31,776
  • 1981 – 23,635
  • 1982 – 24,514
  • 1983 – 26,245
  • 1984 – 39,329
  • 1985 – 40,011
  • 1986 – 37,310
  • 1987 – 32,437
  • 1988 – 28,446
  • 1989 – 26,663
  • 1990 – 18,921
  • 1991 – 7,332

 

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