In case you’re opting for the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer provides ruggedness and high towing capability that only this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Chevy Trailblazer, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this type of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer’s experience and driving expertise start to fall consistent with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend trying out the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional price. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Chevy Trailblazer also gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer recent by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Chevy Trailblazer, which pushes the 2019 Chevy Trailblazer into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as well, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.