General Motors’ most current crossover, the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, goes on sale in the spring of 2020 at a beginning price of “below $20,000” before taxes and dealer charges. Unfortunately, that’s all the rates info Chevy is ready to share at this point, promising more particular trim and choice prices information will be released closer to the on-sale date. Just for a fast contrast, the Ford EcoSport has a starting cost of $20,485 for the 2020 model year, while the equivalent 2020 Honda HR-V stars at $20,820.
The new Trailblazer is not simply very competitively priced as Chevy likewise guarantees it provides “a distinctively younger, yet practical alternative to the fast-growing small SUV section.” Translating this into non-marketing language, anticipate a sporty style integrated with adequate area for five passengers. Aesthetically, the strong front fascia refers to the two-tone roofing system, which is offered at the ACTIV trim level. A sportier-looking RS model is also provided.
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer Powertrains
We now likewise have details about the powertrains of the revamped model, which gets 1.2- and 1.3-liter turbo units with up to 155 horsepower (115 kilowatts). Both mills come as standard with a continually variable transmission with selectable stop/start capability, while the more powerful unit is optionally readily available with a nine-speed automatic.
The Trailblazer shares its all-wheel-drive system with the Blazer and Traverse, which indicates you can shut down the AWD when its performance is not required and trigger it once again for off-roading. The FWD models have three drive modes: Normal, Snow, and Sport.
” Slotting in between the Trax and Equinox, the addition of the Trailblazer offers us with an excellent chance to expand the Chevy SUV family to new audiences,” Steve Majoros, director of Chevrolet passenger car and crossover marketing, remarks. “With the new ACTIV trim, plus the sporty RS trim, we can appeal to customers’ varying active lifestyles.”