Whether you’re in the market for your first car, and want something that you can haul things in, or a seasoned driver searching for that perfect little SUV that can take you to the lumber yard and back, we think you’ll find that the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer has just what you need. Built to be reliable, easy to service, and affordable, you’ll find that this car is tough to beat. While it’s true that its 3 cylinder engine won’t win any rally’s, it still has more than enough power for basic commuting, shopping trips, and hauling the kids up and back from school. Plus, Chevy has provided you with 5 different trims, all wearing the Trailblazer badge from which to choose, and each one has their own set of specialty packages and features, giving you ample choice for such a dependable and cost effective SUV.
1. Spacious Storage Opportunities
The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer offers you 54.4 cubic feet of cargo volume, with the ability to seat 5 with comfort. When it comes to switching things up for that extra added space, you can depend on Chevy’s Cargo Management System to take care of it for you. If you do happen to need extra space, options include flat-folding passenger and second row seats, and split-folding seating in the second row. Know that if you’d like a hands-free lift gate, that it is an option.
2. Chevy Infotainment Three System
Going for a long drive? No worries, as the Chevy Infotainment Three System offers more than enough opportunity for entertainment for you and your family. To give you an idea of just what you get, we’ll start with the 7 inch, full color touch screen. You also get a terrific sounding AM/FM stereo and Bluetooth Audio Streaming enough to support two smart devices. This infotainment system also features Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
3. Chevy Safety Assist
Chevy Safety Assist comes standard with the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer. and is known as an Advanced Driving Assistance System, or ADAS. This feature laden safety system lets you drive secure in the knowledge that your Trailblazer is there for you. For instance, Chevy Safety Assist aids in the detection of pedestrians with their Forward Collision Warning, or FCW technology. Other features include Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keeping Assistance and Lane
4. Grab Up More Power With the Optional 1.3 Liter Engine
The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer comes with a 1.2 liter, turbocharged 3-cylinder engine, and brings 137 horses to the table with 162 foot-pounds of torque. While this is nice, and definitely powers the Trailblazer to do what’s asked of it, for some the optional 1.3 liter, turbocharged 3-cylinder engine might give you more of an edge. This option comes with 155 horses and 174 foot-pounds of torque. Also note, that if you select this engine, you are now able to purchase the all wheel drive option.
5. The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer Comes with IntelliBeam Headlights
IntelliBeam headlights belong to Chevrolet’s very own stable of superb technologies, designed to add more convenience and safety to our travels. Here, the IntelliBeam headlights function to switch from high and low beams, and do it automatically. They do this by sensing current traffic conditions via an integrated sensor placed on the windshield. This sensor then detects the vehicle lights of surrounding vehicles and switch from high to low in response.
6. The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer LS Comes with a Driver Confidence and Cruise Package
This member of the Trailblazer lineup comes with an ECOTEC 1.2 Liter engine, seats 5 with a 1 speed automatic transmission. But what really makes this 2021 Chevy Trailblazer variant special is its Driver Confidence and Cruise Package, designed to make your time on the road a pleasant and productive one. Here, you get K34 cruise control, along with a Lane Change Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Rear Park Assist.
7. Technology Package
Any potential buyer who’s a fan of high tech and interested in Chevy’s 2021 Trailblazer, would do themselves a favor to look into the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer ACTIV. This variant of the Trailblazer lineup is packed with functional packages to make your time on the road easy going and uneventful. One of those packages is the Technology Package. Regarding road tech, this package has it all, and features an 8 inch color touchscreen display, USB ports, Adaptive Cruise Control, rear vision camera, HD radio and the premium Bose 7 speaker sound system. There’s even a 4.2 inch full color display screen for the Driver Information Center.
8. Believe it or Not The Exterior is Patterned After the Chevy Camaro
The Chevy Camaro saw its day come to light in 1966, when it emerged that it was Chevy’s answer to Ford’s reigning muscle car, the Ford Mustang. Since then, the Camaro has made a name for itself with owners and admirers of this so called ‘pony car’. Always stylish and trendy in design, it now appears that the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer’s exterior took some inspiration from the American sportster. Just one look and you’ll notice the Trailblazer sports the Camaro’s dual port grille, and sporty headlights. By doing so, the design folks at Chevy gave their little crossover a bit of an edgy personality.
9. The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer is a Lineup of 5
When we talk about the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer, know that we are concurrently speaking of 5 cars within that brand. These models, or ‘trim levels’ mean that each one of the 5 has their very own set of features and equipment. For instance, the Trailblazer ‘L’ is known as the entry level Trailblazer, and has just enough to get you where you’re going and back. Next up is the Trailblazer LS, with the LT close behind. The LT brings with it the Sun and Lift Gate Package, Technology Package and Drivers Confidence and Convenience Package. The final two, the ACTIV and RS, round out the lineup.
10. The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer is Not Meant for True Off-Roading
Contrary to the name ‘Trailblazer’, the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer is not too well suited for the back country. Now, we’re talking right from the showroom floor, to your garage with no customizations or modifications made on your part. The exception may be the Trailblazer Active, which can have an off-road suspension if you’d like, but again, it’s just for “gravel roads”, and gravel is far from mudding.