Chevrolet TrailBlazer Model Overview

Chevrolet TrailBlazer Questions

Check Gages Light

I have a 2003 chevy trailblazer, was driving this morning and a few dash lights flashed on, also i have 1/4 tank of gas but when the lights came on the fuel needle went down to empty! The lights th...

I Changed The Wheel Bearing Now It When It Shifts Into Secound It Will Not ...

I Have A 2008 Chevy Trailblazer Code: P0717

I have a 2008 Chevy Trailblazer 4x4 with 230,000 miles on a 4.2 ltr engine and a 4L60E transmission. On most days it runs and drives great, but once in a while I get a check engine light with a code...

Transmission Solenoids

Are solenoids the same in the transmission 1 2 3 4. They have numbers I guess seen??

How Many Miles Should A Trailblazer Or Any SUV Get? I Want To Buy One And ...

needs brakes soon, needs tires and a little service, but good condition

Chevrolet TrailBlazer Overview

Chevrolet added the TrailBlazer to its line of SUVs in 1999 to build on the popular though troubled Blazer. The TrailBlazer is roomier and more luxurious than its little (though older) brother, with six more inches in the wheelbase and five inches added to the width. Sitting on the same body-on-frame platform as the GMC Envoy, in 2002 it became its own model and promptly won the North American Truck of the Year award.

Initially powered by a 4.2 I6 and 5.3 V8 featuring cylinder deactivation for better fuel economy (the first V8 in an SUV), the Trailblazer was offered in rear-wheel and selective all-wheel drive. Though it only sat five, an EXT version added a third cramped row. It was dropped in 2007. Available in LS and LT trims, in 2006 a sports-performance SS line debuted, allegedly hitting 0-60 in six seconds. With a stiffer suspension, stronger brakes and shocks, and a 300-hp, 6.0-liter V8 taken from the Corvette, its smooth handling and road grip belied its large size. In 2006, the Trailblazer also won a much needed redesign, particularly to its front end and bland interior.

All trims were well equipped with safety features and interior conveniences, with the LT being the most popular blend of performance and luxury for owners. The Chevrolet Trailblazer quickly gained fans among families looking for a solid, if somewhat plain SUV. Its roomy interior was ideal for cargo and passenger comfort. Downsides included the unsurprisingly low fuel economy and some harshness from the truck-like platform.

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