A carryover for 2009, the Chevrolet TrailBlazer offers the efficiencies of a midsize SUV with the capabilities of a larger vehicle. Providing a choice of two- or four-wheel drive, the LT version of the versatile five-passenger SUV comes equipped with a 4.2L inline six-cylinder engine producing 285 hp and 276 lb-ft of torque paired to a four-speed automatic transmission. Available only with four-wheel drive, Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS specifications feature a 6.0L V8 engine borrowed from the Corvette, which is rated at 390 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque, teamed to a four-speed automatic transmission. In addition to a hefty towing capacity of up to 6,800 pounds, the TrailBlazer offers numerous refinements including dual-zone climate control and Bluetooth connectivity. EPA-estimated fuel economy for the TrailBlazer is rated at 14 mpg city/20 mpg hwy for the I6 trims, and 12/16 mpg for the V8 trims. Chevy TrailBlazer safety features include a driver information center, antilock disc brakes, traction control, side blind zone alert, Stabilitrak, OnStar and an array of airbags.Read more Read less
For 2009, the Chevy TrailBlazer carries over largely unchanged. It does receive newly available Bluetooth connectivity and a few new paint colors.
Powerful standard inline-6 engine; available 390-horsepower V8 engine.
The 2009 Chevy TrailBlazer is a traditional body-on-frame SUV, which makes it attractive to buyers in the market for a mid-sized SUV with towing and off-road capability. The standard 4.2L 6-cylinder engine is very capable, and two available strong V8 engines make sure that one thing the TrailBlazer can never be accused of is being underpowered.