Performance fiends with good memories will recall the '60s and early '70s, when Chevy buyers could check a box on the order sheet for more no-frills genuine performance. The TrailBlazer was designed to roll lean exactly five degrees in the corners, and then stop leaning. Heating and air conditioning can be controlled separately by the driver and front-seat passenger. The instrumentation is complete and clean. .
A vehicle with a low center of gravity is generally less likely to roll over than a vehicle with a high center of gravity. Maximum interior cargo volume 107. The front end of the TrailBlazer makes it look like a scaled-down Suburban or Silverado. Engine type I-6 Interior cargo length 85. Suspension, f: independent, double A-arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar Suspension, r: live axle, two upper and two lower trailing links, Panhard link, coil springs, anti-roll bar Ground clearance: 8 in.
It's an aggressive look with bold headlamps and a split grille. Interior lights abound, including reading lights. A monochrome instrument panel is new for 2004. It offers strong acceleration without having forcing the transmission to downshift. It's stable and comfortable and offers a smooth ride. We urge you to be more rational choosing a car, so you can save money and get the best value for money possible. TrailBlazer is powered by a superb six-cylinder engine.
The chassis rails are shaped by hydroforming, a process pioneered in the C5 Corvette; it makes the rails stronger and lighter. Each of those is available in regular and extended wheelbase lengths, and with two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. Single stainless steel exhaust S Transmission oil cooler S 145-amp. Engine bore x stroke 3. The engine is still striding, not screaming, when the full-throttle upshift comes at 6000 rpm.
There are pockets in the front doors and behind the front seats, though none in the rear doors. The base engine for all TrailBlazers is the Vortec 4200, a 4. Safety features include dual-stage driver and passenger airbags, which inflate with less intensity in slower crashes. The pillars and window lines are graceful, while big fender flares are visually bold. A big tachometer is on the left, speedometer in center, and on the right are smaller gauges for water, battery, gas and oil. Under hard braking, the nose didn't dive, keeping the TrailBlazer remarkably level and stable.
It handles rough washboard surfaces well and is capable off road, offering a sophisticated four-wheel-drive system and skid plates. Because the engine is so quiet and smooth at idle, a feature was added that prevents the starter from grinding if the key is turned when the engine is already running. Towing was a high priority with the TrailBlazer. Chevrolet says the TrailBlazer's front bucket seats are designed to accommodate heights ranging from 4 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 2 inches. TrailBlazer's six-cylinder engine is smooth and quiet, and the faster it goes, the smoother it seems to get. That torque gave us confident power when attempting passes on steep uphill two-lanes. Torque is that force that thrusts you off the line and up steep hills.
Std Std Springs, Rear: 3200-lb. Standard behind the rear seat is a small hidden compartment under the floor, while optional features include a cargo net, scrolling tonneau cover and power outlet. It's an inline-6, a design that is inherently smoother and more powerful than a V6. A trailer-hitch is standard on all Trailblazers. Leaving the highway for the dirt, we found the TrailBlazer impressively stable on washboard surfaces. Head, hip, and leg room in the Explorer's third row measure 39.
Engine horsepower 275-hp 6,000 rpm Interior cargo volume 23. Knowing more information about the car you drive or you are going to buy and drive you ensure that your choice is going to be rather rational and deliver you much more satisfaction and benefit. It comes standard, but a V8 is available as an option. Both offer more room in the second row than the Ford Explorer. Smooth, stable, and powerful, it works well around town, on the open highway, and in the back country. Front license plate bracket O Fully galvanized steel body material S Running boards O Folding side-view door mirrors S Black door handles S Body-colored front and rear bumpers with black rub strip S Grille with chrome bar Heated door mirrors O Roof rack rails only Roof rack load 200 lbs. We found the Bose system offered outstanding sound quality and adjustment versatility.
At the rear is a convenient step in the center of the bumper. But clearly, the Explorer's independent rear suspension, and resulting low floor, allowed Ford to pack more leg and head room into a significantly shorter wheelbase. We found the ride excellent, very smooth: in a word, carlike, without being too soft. The center console includes an open storage bin, an enclosed compartment and two cupholders forward of the gear lever plus two more for the rear passengers. Overall, TrailBlazer looks sturdy and neat, with confident lines that express utility.