If you happen to’re choosing the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss. You get a much better powertrain and extra subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss happens to be one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss offers ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss’s experience and driving expertise begin to fall in line with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate trying out the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further cost. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss also gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss, which pushes the 2019 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ss into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.