2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer is a sub-compact crossover that is a smaller and more affordable alternative to Chevy’s Blazer. It offers a spacious cabin, which comfortably accommodates adults in the rear seats. And for the people with big dogs, the front seat folds forward to help maximize the utility provided by the flat load floor.
There aren’t many changes to the Trailblazer, but it gets new paint colors. This includes Nitro Yellow Metallic, Fountain Blue, and Sterling Gray Metallic, as well as an optional Iridescent Pearl Tricoat roof color. The cabin isn’t attractive as the exterior, but it is functional, spacious, and equipped with plenty of standard items. The driving experience is high seating, SUV-like stance, and plenty of room for two adults to be comfortable at the rear. To avoid appearing sub-standard, most of the interior is rendered in black plastic with an attractive texture.
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The units also have colored trim pieces and chrome accents providing a more upscale look. The Trailblazer is equipped with the brand’s newest infotainment system, allowing to connect two Bluetooth devices at the same time. The 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system is standard but an 8.0-inch is optional. The crossover has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration as well as Sirius XM satellite radio. Six-speaker setup or a premium Bose stereo with seven speakers is available only in higher trims.
Engine, Performance, Top-Speed, 0-60 Mph & Mileage
The Trailblazer equips with two different turbocharged three-cylinder engines. Either a 1.2L or a 1.3L. The former offers 137 hp, while the latter produces 155 hp. The drivetrain is only FWD and is equipped with a continuously variable automatic transmission, while the 1.3L offers optional AWD. The AWD has a 0-60 mph run time of 9.4 seconds, with a top speed of 130 mph. The crossover has an EPA rating of 29 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.
With a starting price of just over $25,000, the LT trim is the most value-for-money. However, if anyone wants to go for the rest the top-tier RS starts at $27,096.