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GM's Rear Camera Mirror Is Fantastic

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John Goreham
Contributing Writer, GM-Trucks.com
7-9-2019

GM-trucks.com is testing the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer over the coming two weeks. We are just a few days into the testing and we are already in love with this vehicle. It has many great features that we are planning to go into great detail on in a long-format review soon. One of the most impressive features is the new rear camera mirror our RS tester came equipped with.

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The new camera mirror is dead simple to operate. The mirror is still a reflective mirror until you flip up the little tab we used to call the dimmer. Once that is done, the image changes to the camera view. The camera view is wider, brighter, and higher in resolution than what one sees in the reflective mirror. 

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It is so good, and so wide, we found that we no longer needed the side-view mirrors in most circumstances. The camera performed great in daylight, at night, and in the rain. GM cleverly incorporates a washer for the camera that is located directly next to the backup camera on the rear tailgate above the license plate. When you wash the rear window the camera also gets a spritz. 

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If you happen to be at a GM dealership ask someone there to let you check out the new rear camera mirror in one of the vehicles. You will instantly fall in love with this new technology. If you own a GM vehicle with the camera, please tell the membership how you like it so far in our comments section below. 

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how long before pgamboa has this ready to mod into older trucks?  Ill be first on the list hahaha

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I've driven a couple GM vehicles with one and my brother's 2019 Camaro ZL1 has it.  Best feature GM has added to a car yet IMO. 

 

Also fun fact, you can order the camera mirror on all trim levels of the 2020 HD trucks.   

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Drove a Blazer a while back, the mirror is fantastic.

Glad my new truck will be equipped when it arrives. :)

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