Chevrolet Trailblazer is a muscular sports utility vehicle, which is available in with both two wheel and four wheel drive options. In Philippines, it is being sold in four variants with two diesel engine options. Both these motors are mated with a six speed automatic and manual transmission gear box, depending on the variants. It has the ability to deliver impressive power and torque, which helps it in providing exceptional off-road performance. The exteriors of this SUV are designed with an aggressive radiator grille, which is embedded with a gold plated company insignia in the center. It also has radiant headlight cluster with day time running light, electrically adjustable external wing mirrors, roof rails, side stepper and several other aspects. Its internal cabin has given ergonomically designed seats, smooth dashboard with a lot of features, air conditioning system, leather wrapped steering wheel and various other aspects that gives the occupants a pleasurable driving experience. It has an advanced surround sound system with 10-speakers that enhances the ambiance of cabin. As far as its safety is concerned, the company has given it a number of innovative features with driver assist technologies that gives the occupants a stress free driving experience. It is equipped with lane change alert with side blind zone, dual airbags, parking assist, height adjustable head restraints, remote control central door lock,anti theft security system and many more for keeping the passengers as well as vehicle safe.
The powerful engines of this SUV are incorporated with an advanced fuel supply system, which allows the 2499cc engine to deliver about 12.5 Kmpl under standard driving conditions. At the same time, its 2776cc mill has the ability to deliver 6.8 Kmpl in city traffic and around 9.8 Kmpl on the highways.
The 2.8-litre engine has the ability to churn out a massive power of 200hp at 3800rpm along with a commanding torque output of 500Nm at just 2000rpm. While its 2.5-litre mill can generate a maximum power of 163hp at 3800rpm and 380Nm of torque at 2000rpm.
With the help of a six speed automatic transmission gear box, this motor enables the vehicle to attain a maximum speed in the range of 170 to 180 Kmph. At the same time it can cross the speed barrier of 100 Kmph is close to 9-10 seconds. At the same time, the engine with a six speed manual transmission gear box can cross the speed barrier of 100 Kmph in about 12 seconds from a standstill. It can attain a maximum speed of 180 to 190 Kmph, which is rather good for this class.
This Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV series has rugged exteriors, which are fitted with a number of striking features and gives it a captivating look. Starting with the frontage, it has a large dual port radiator grille with a lot of chrome treatment. It is embossed with a prominent company insignia in the center. This grille is surrounded by a well crafted headlight cluster that is powered by bright projector lamps with headlight leveling device. It also has LED day time running lights, which gives the frontage a distinct look. Just below this, it has a body colored bumper, which is accompanied by black finished cladding for preventing the vehicle from minor damages. This bumper is fitted with a pair of LED fog lamps that adds to the visibility. It has a large air dam for cooling the powerful engine. The windscreen is made of toughened laminated glass and fitted with a couple of rain sensing wipers. Coming to its side profile, it is elegantly designed with a lot of visible character lines and a lot of chrome inserts. The outside rear view mirrors are silver finished with black insert, while door handles are in silver. The chrome plated window sill further enhances the look of it sides. The ORVMs comes with electrically adjustment as well as retractable function and are integrated with side turn blinker. The flared up wheel arches are fitted with a set of alloy wheels that are covered with tubeless radial tyres. Its rear end has a large boot lid, which is embedded with variant badging and a thick chrome strip. The body colored bumper is fitted with a pair of reflectors. Apart from these, it also has large windscreen with a defogger, a sporty rear spoiler with LED high mounted stop lamp and a radiant taillight cluster.
The overall length of this sports utility vehicle is 4866mm along with a total width of 1902mm that includes external rear view mirrors. Its decent height is 1848mm, which also includes roof rails. The large wheelbase measures at 2845mm and it also has a decent ground clearance as well.
Its internal section of this Chevrolet Trailblazer model series is designed in black and beige color scheme and incorporated with a number of sophisticated features. Its dashboard comes with silver inserts and is fitted with a few features like a leather wrapped steering wheel, chrome accentuated AC vents, advanced instrument panel and a large glove box with cooling effect. Its supervision cluster has various meters and dials that helps in keeping the driver updated. The leather wrapped steering wheels is mounted with audio, call and cruise control buttons for convenience. In terms of seating, the cabin is incorporated with comfy seats, which are covered with fabric or leather upholstery depending on the variants. The 2nd and 3rd row seats come with sliding and reclining function. It also has adjustable head restraints and center armrests with cup holders and glove box. The company has given it a lot of utility based aspects, which are bottle holders in all doors, floor mats, electro-chromic inside rear view mirror with digital compass and 4.3-inch LCD monitor, courtesy lights, chrome plated inside door handles, tripmeter, luggage compartment hook, pop-up headlamp washer and rear parcel shelf.
This model series is blessed with a lot of sophisticated features such rear view camera along with parking sensors, all four power windows with driver side express down buttons and an intelligent cruise control system, which automatically reduces the speed of vehicle to maintain the desired distance between SUV and slow traffic. The LTZ variant is bestowed with an automatic climate control, while other trims are equipped with a manual HVAC unit. It also has keyless entry with push button start, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, memory function for driver seat, front and rear park assist, rear cross traffic alert, side blind zone alert and many other such aspects.
The company has given it a spacious internal cabin, which can easily accommodate seven passengers. It provides ample leg space along with enough shoulder and head room. The fuel tank of this vehicle is good enough for planning longer journeys. It has a spacious boot compartment, which can be increased by folding its 2nd and 3rd row seats.
As said above, this Chevrolet Trailblazer sports utility vehicle is available in two diesel engine options for the buyers to choose from. Its 2.5-litre Duramax power plant comes with fixed geometry turbo type induction system and it can displace 2499cc. This mill is integrated with four cylinders and sixteen valves with DOHC based valve configuration. It is mated with a six speed manual transmission gear box, which sends the engine power to its front wheels. It can churn out a maximum power and torque output of 163hp at 3800rpm and 380Nm at 2000rpm respectively. At the same time, its slightly powerful 2.8-litre diesel motor has the ability of displacing 2776cc, which can churn out a whopping power of 200hp at 3800rpm in combination with a commanding torque of 500Nm at 2000rpm. This mill is cleverly mated with a six speed automatic transmission gear box, which also has active select system.
The company has bestowed with an advanced multi-media player, which also has a 7-inch touchscreen display. It supports smart phone connectivity, Aux-in and USB with audio/video, digital clock, thermometer, HVAC and vehicle settings. While other variant are blessed with a 2-DIN music system, which supports Bluetooth connectivity for pairing mobile phones. It is equipped with radio with AM/FM tuner, CD/ETR, digital clock, MP3/WMA player, RDS and ports for USB and Aux-in. At the same time, the owners can customize this vehicle with various accessories rear view camera with parking sensors, cruise control, electric sunroof, floor mats, protection package, rear seat entertainment system, body graphics and chrome package.
The wheel arches of its LT trims are fitted with a set of 16-inch alloy wheels, which are covered with 245/70 R16 sized tubeless radial tyres. While the LTX and LTZ variants have been equipped with an elegant set of 18-inch royal silver finish alloy wheels, which enhances the look of its side profile. These rims are further covered with high performance tubeless radial tyres of size 265/60 R18, which provides superior grip on any road conditions.
The braking and suspension mechanism of this sports utility vehicle are quite proficient that keeps it well balanced and makes it capable for off-roading. Its front wheels are fitted with dual piston calipers with ventilated disc brakes, while rear gets single piston calipers and solid disc brakes. This mechanism is enhanced by anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution, which prevents it from skidding on slippery roads. Its front axle is assembled with an independent short long arms and rear axle is equipped with five link, which has coil springs. On the other hand, it has a responsive power steering system, which is speed sensitive and comes with steering lock system. It has tilt adjustment function, which makes it easy to handle even in peak traffic conditions.
This rugged sports utility vehicle comes with a safe cage body structure, which ensures maximum safety to the occupants sitting inside in case of collision and it also gives superb stability in different driving conditions. The advanced engine immobilizer with alarm system prevents it from theft and any unauthorized entry. For a stress free driving experience, it is equipped with electronic stability program, hill start assist, panic brake assist, cornering brake control, hill descent and traction control system. It also has blind spot warning with intervention system, SRS airbags, seat belts with pretensioner and load limiter, crash sensitive door unlocking system, active head restraints, tyre pressure monitor system, digital inside rear view mirror, child restraint provision, electronic defogger, fog lamps, seat belt reminder notification and so on.
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