The road to revitalization The TrailBlazer is Chevy's newest entry into the midsize ute market. It has a wider stance, a more substantial front bumper and longer body, and as a result is better at accommodating five passengers and more cargo. Rear spring rating 3,200 lbs. Now I fix small problems by myself. The TrailBlazer won the award in 2002.
This system will also improve brake life because of lower temperatures. Engine bore x stroke 3. The TrailBlazer features an , and a five-link rear suspension. The suspension was stiffened up and lowered from the factory, it had an added air-leveling system in the rear, and it rode on 20 in 510 mm wheels and 255 mm 10. For the Brazilian, South African and Saudi markets, the 3.
An updated front fascia on models higher than the base version and new interior trim were included with the refresh. It also had a compression ratio of 10. The Chevy Trailblazer comes with several engine options, the base model being a 4. Leading the way in efficiency is the all-new Vortec 4200 in-line six engine, the first straight six-cylinder engine produced by General Motors since their use in Chevy trucks of the early 1980s. But, the call of the off-road and desert driving is my siren song. These torque numbers pushed the Trailblazer's maximum towing capacity to 6,300 lbs.
Archived from on March 29, 2013. The Colorado 7 is powered by the same 2. Despite its size, the Vortec 4200 produces a segment-leading 270 hp at 6000 rpm with 275 lb-ft of torque, plenty of power and grunt on tap for a vehicle its size, that is mated to a four-speed automatic transmission that has been specially tuned for smoothness and quietness. It is currently being sold in some of the Southeast Asian countries, India, South Africa, Saudi Arabia and sold in Australia as the Holden Colorado 7 from 2013 to 2016, and being rebadged as the TrailBlazer in 2017. This is an ocean of fun! They were available in both and all-wheel-drive configurations. This vehicle was 410 mm 16 in longer and had a higher roofline to allow easier access to the third row of seats.
The Vortec had a cylinder bore of 3. TrailBlazer comes with upgraded safety enhancements, including dual-level frontal airbags for both front passengers, as well as seat-mounted side-impact thorax airbags. Aluminum cylinder head S Fuel economy city 16 mpg Torque 275 lbs. It had four valves per cylinder, making the total valve count 24. Archived from on September 4, 2011.
The Chevy Trailblazer with the 4. In the first 5 years within the warranty period, I made at least 20 trips to Chevy dealer to fix small problems. The front windshield gently slopes up from the hood to a roof that can come equipped with a sunroof. The triumvirate have three distinct styles with state-of-the-art refinements in both mechanics and special features. Three-point safety belts are provided for all five seating placements. The TrailBlazer is available in both rear-wheel and four-wheel-drive versions. Archived from on April 29, 2009.
Standard equipment on all Trailblazers are four-wheel anti-lock brakes. This roof was disguised by standard roof racks. Fuel economy city 16 mpg Interior cargo width min. In the first 5 years within the warranty period, I made at least 20 trips to Chevy dealer to fix small problems. Compared to the Ford Explorer at 5,760 lbs, Dodge Durango at 6,000 lbs and the Jeep Grand Cherokee at 6,500 lbs; the Trailblazer was the second highest.
The second generation TrailBlazer is built in Thailand and in Brazil. Torso type side airbags were not available then. The block of this Vortec engine was made from cast iron. I'm wowed by this street-prepared player with some true back-country capability. Conceived as a complement to the Chevy Blazer — which will still be produced in two- and four-door models — the TrailBlazer is larger with more interior room, along with more power, durability and better overall handling. The body-on-frame vehicle structure isolates noise and also contributes to a better ride quality. Now I fix small problems by myself.
Sibling rivalry The TrailBlazer differs in appearance and size from its Blazer sibling. Making the two-wheel-drive model more road-ready is an optional traction control system, which gives added stability in slippery conditions. The last TrailBlazer rolled off the Moraine line on December 16, 2008, a week before the plant's closure. Archived from on April 23, 2009. As is the case with the original 1969—1994 , since 1995 , since 1935 and 1983—2005 , the second-generation TrailBlazer is based on a truck frame, namely the second generation. Archived from on April 23, 2009. Notable is the use of fully hydroformed side rails — a first in the truck market — in the chassis design, which make a more consistent frame, reduces weight and eliminates scrap during the production process.
The TrailBlazer, along with the , were replaced by the. Front license plate bracket O Fully galvanized steel body material S Folding side-view door mirrors S Black door handles S Heated door mirrors O Roof rack S Roof rack load 200 lbs. Archived from on August 31, 2009. Standard tire sizes are 16 inches, with cast-aluminum wheels; or an upgrade to a 17-inch tire and wheel package. Interior cargo length to rear seat 39. For 2008 models side curtain airbags became standard. Larger halogen lamps used on front and back improve active and passive visibility.