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2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Overview

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Trims

Fleet
5 national listings
Avg. Price: $10,823
Fleet 4WD
Avg. Price: $11,264
LT1
Avg. Price: $11,860
LT1 4WD
Avg. Price: $12,626
LT2
Avg. Price: $12,971
LT2 4WD
Avg. Price: $12,658
LT3
Avg. Price: $11,582
LT3 4WD
Avg. Price: $12,049
SS1
2 national listings
SS1 4WD
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $18,995
SS3
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $18,179
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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 12 reviews

An Excellent Suv For An Awesome Price by starlitefairydust
 — Its a beautiful suv, right size ver comfortable to drive and sit ride in. Never had an issue with any mechanical. Just normal fluid changes, tire rotations, and wiper blade changes. Never heard any st... Read More
The Rockin Family Cruiser by Anthony
 — Went from an Uplander to the Trailblazer. It was a night and day difference. It is not as quick as the SS but not a bad family wagon. It has been driven to Disney World and Texas from Chicago and it i... Read More
Nice Vehicle. Comfortable And Safe. by Eileen
 — It's a nice, roomy solid vehicle. It's big enough for the family and groceries at the same time. Would recommend to anyone. Price is a little high, but worth it. Makes me feel safe and secure when I'm... Read More

2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 12 reviews

2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

A sport utility vehicle that takes the word "sport" seriously, the 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer hides a hotrod under its shell.  The five-seater SUV comes in a variety of standard LT trims or the performance-oriented SS trims, both available in either rear-wheel or full-time all-wheel drive.  The LT comes equipped with a choice of a 4.2-liter, 285-hp I6 or 5.3-liter, 300-hp Vortec V8 with cylinder deactivation for better fuel economy.  A 6.0-liter, 390-hp V8 powers the sporty SS models, taking it from 0-60 in under six seconds.  All models come with a 4-speed HydraMatic auto tran.

New features for the 2008 Trailblazer include standard side curtain airbags across the lineup and XM satellite radio.  Enhanced safety is provided by standard ABS brakes, traction and StabiliTrak control, 17-inch alloy wheels, and rollover protection.  Rear seats split-fold for up to 80 cubic feet of cargo space, and the base models come well equipped with power features, CD player, and cruise control.  The SS eliminates extra body weight (no roof rack or cladding) to make the most of its V8 engine, and improved handling and tight turn radius are helped by a one-inch lower ride height (7.8 inches in the LT), bigger front stabilizer bar, and stiffer springs.  The SS has a sportier appearance as well, offered in monochrome colors, with sleeker lines and more menacing front grille.  

The AWD in the LTs features low-range gearing for off-road performance and it can be engaged on dry pavement.  Equipped with the I6, the 2008 Trailblazer reports 16/22 mpg, while the V8 reduces that to 14/17, so you shouldn't buy this or any SUV if fuel economy is a concern.  Owners are impressed with the tight handling and turning ratio.  The interior is comfortable and spacious, with decent cargo capacity, and the V8 eye-poppingly fast, making the Trailblazer attractive to parents who need to cart around children during the day, but like to unleash their inner performance driver at night when the kids are in bed.

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Chevrolet TrailBlazer Questions

TJJones
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What Are The Rt.and Rear Cigarette Lighter Input Used For. Mine Don't Work....

My cigarette lighter works for gps,phone and other stuff.But not the one next to it or the armrest one. What are they for?

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bghurc
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I'm Getting C0455 C0161 And P0017 On My 4.2l 08' Trailblazer. When You Star...

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Turnerpc3
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2008 Chevy Trail Blazer Hard To Start In Cold

37 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
EricJDavis
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Where Can I Get A The Jack That Goes With The Truck And How Much?

Truck did not have a jack under rear seat when I purchased it. Do you have video to show how to lower spare?

117 views with 6 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
flave02
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When Extremely Cold Out, Key Fob Does Not Work And Car Does Not Turn Over?

When below zero, key fob does not work and car will not turn over, could it be the BCM?

47 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)