Chevrolet TrailBlazer Ratings

Getting firsthand information from an actual car owner is one sure way to get an idea of car performance once it leaves the lot. Autobytel features real consumer reviews that give the unbiased experience of a car.

Choose Your Vehicle -
Search Car Ratings for Chevrolet
Chevrolet TrailBlazer All Years
    • Overall
    • Comfort
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Appearance

    2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer - LT 4x2

    Pros: exterior looks

    Cons: mechanical problems galore

    Advice: don't buy!

    Absolutely worst vehicle I have ever owned!! I am at a current 10,000 miles problems thus far: signal lights don't work, hazard lights malfunctioning, gas gauge malfunctioning, temp gauge malfunctioning, 2 seatbelts jamming, door locks malfunctioning, transmission problems, service engine light malfunctioning, reduced engine light malfunctioning, horrible gas mileage. This vehicle is a nightmare!

    • Overall
    • Comfort
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Appearance

    2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer - LTZ 4x4

    Pros: very roomy

    Cons: the quality of this vehicle

    Advice: think again!

    My advise to those looking to purchase a new vehicle,don't even bother with the 2003 Trailblazer. It may look very nice on the outside and the interior, but something is always going wrong with. The taillight and the air conditioning constantly goes out, I keep having problems with the ABS light coming on. I've had the truck for a year now and it's been to the dealership more than any vehicle should have to in a year. Once the warrenty is up all of the things that keep going wrong with the Trailblazer is going to have to come out of my pocket to fix. So I'm getting rid of it because it was a very bad investment.

    • Overall
    • Comfort
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Appearance

    2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer - LS 4x2

    Pros: ride quality

    Cons: front seats high up

    Advice: shop around for best price..Match ford at least

    Best ride. Little smoother in 2wheel drive model, not much. after having fullsize chevy it's little small. Tall people will suffer with tall seats. Hard to see street lights. Great truck to travel in. Awesome price with rebates. But w/out rebates ford is priced better. Matter of opinion on quality, I felt Trailblazer had better quality all around.

    • Overall
    • Comfort
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Appearance

    2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer - LS 4x2

    Pros: engine power

    Cons: gas milage, numerous problems

    Advice: don't get the 02, I feel like we were guinea pigs and gm won't stand behind this truck

    I have never been so disapointed in a vehicle before. To start the gas milage is terrible. The paint started chiping the first week. The front bumper warped. The inside rubber trim around the doors is coming off. The right side driver door leaks. I had to replace the clutch fan, $700.00. Many owners had to replace that part around the same milage (40,000). Now my air conditioner compressor needs to be replaced, $1200.00 for this repair. Any vehicle built in this day and age should hold up way better than this!!!!!!!! Trying to trade mine in!!!

    • Overall
    • Comfort
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Appearance

    2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer - LS 4x4

    Pros: Smooth acceleration-quiet ride

    Cons: Seats- fabric is okay, but more lumbar support

    Advice: Purchase a low miles used vehicle. You will save considerable $$$$

    This is my first new/used car in 8 years! The affordability factor forced me to consider buying a compact SUV and I test drove 4 models. The ride was poor and noisy, plus I felt packed in the car. Very uncomfortable and the vehicles had zero power. The trailblazer I purchased had only 9,500 miles and it has lots of nice features. Plus, I could afford a nearly new model. The ride is very quiet and luxurious. I can accelerate down the freeway with ease. I am a mom with 4 nearly grown kids. We are all tall people, I am 5'10' and my sons are both over 6 feet tall and they are not finished growing. The TB has plenty of space and legroom even for our large sized family. My last vehicle was a 1997 Ford Aerostar van with a 4 cylinder engine. I know it's ugly but the price was right for a loaded vehicle. The van has over 95,ooo miles and is just now starting to have minor mechanical problems. The Chevy Trailblazer was a great purchase and I got it at a great price!

    • Overall
    • Comfort
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Appearance

    2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer - LTZ 4x4

    Pros: EVERYTHING

    Cons: ACCELERATING WHEN STOPPED

    Advice: TEST DIVE A CAR BEFORE PURCHASING

    THE TRUCKS RIDE AND COMFORT ARE GREAT. THE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR IS VERY STYLISH, THE ONLY PROBLEM I HAVE WITH IT IS WHEN ACCELERATING AT A LIGHT IT FEELS LIKE IT NEEDS ALOT OF POWER TO MOVE (BUT THIS ONLY SEEMS TO BE A PROBLEM WITH MINE. I TEST DROVE ANOTHER TB AT A DIFFERENT DEALERSHIP AND THAT HAD WAY LESS NOISE THAN MINE.)

    • Overall
    • Comfort
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Appearance

    2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer - LS 4x4

    Pros: LS is full of options for the price and trim level

    Cons: Nothing

    Advice: Great SUV for the price

    Rides Great, great power for the size.