2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer
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One of the most comfortable SUV's

by from San Antonio, Texas on January 28, 2008

I have had my Trailblazer for 4 years now and I have only had to replace the battery. It is a soft ride and handles like a car. For females or smaller framed people, it is very comfortable for the dri...
I have had my Trailblazer for 4 years now and I have only had to replace the battery. It is a soft ride and handles like a car. For females or smaller framed people, it is very comfortable for the driver (which is the primary reason I bought it). All controls are within easy reach so you don't have the distraction of leaning over to change radio stations, air controls, etc. The only thing I don't care for is all the plastic of the dash/interior, but to me that is minor. All the pluses definitely outweigh this one negative for me. I would recommend this vehicle to anyone looking for reliability and easy handling. It also has plenty of power for passing and accelerating on the highway which makes me feel safer.
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MOST RELIABLE CAR I'VE OWNED

by from St. Paul, MN on December 25, 2008

I bought a 2002 Trailblazer with 75,000 miles on it and put an additional 100,000 miles on it. It always ran perfectly. I only needed to do general maintenance(tires, brakes, etc) The LTZ had a lot of...
I bought a 2002 Trailblazer with 75,000 miles on it and put an additional 100,000 miles on it. It always ran perfectly. I only needed to do general maintenance(tires, brakes, etc) The LTZ had a lot of nice options and I was quickly spoiled with leather heated seats, rain sense wipers, all sorts of buttons and controls on the steering wheel, a fantastic sound system and more. It handled extremely well in the snow, dirt roads, slippery conditions, etc. I did add nicer tires than the originals. More importantly I was involved in a huge crash this week and this car quite possibly saved my life. I went head on into a large cement guardrail at about 50 miles an hour. I only suffered a sprained ankle and a bruised knee. I would definitely recommend this vehicle. It was extremely dependable for me in every way. It always started, even in the -20 mornings and I never even replaced the battery, never flushed any of the fluids...just oil changes. A+ to the Trailblazer.
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Worth every penny

by from Moscow, PA on February 29, 2012

I bought my 2002 Trailblazer LS new and have almost 250000 miles and it's still going. No major issues just typical wear and replacements, brakes, rotors, belts, tires. No engine or transmission probl...
I bought my 2002 Trailblazer LS new and have almost 250000 miles and it's still going. No major issues just typical wear and replacements, brakes, rotors, belts, tires. No engine or transmission problems. The only thing I wish Chevy did was redesign the interior console where the shifter and cup holders are to make it more roomy like my Silverado. Overall, it's a great vechicle.
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Best Vehicle I've Owned

by from NW KS on February 19, 2012

Bought our 2002 LS new in 2001. We mainly use it for pulling a pop-up camper on vacation and sundry in-town driving. 10.5 years later, it's still going strong. Very few maintenance issues. Pulls a 350...
Bought our 2002 LS new in 2001. We mainly use it for pulling a pop-up camper on vacation and sundry in-town driving. 10.5 years later, it's still going strong. Very few maintenance issues. Pulls a 3500 lb. pop-up like a champ. Typical vacation is 3000 miles; goes through the mountains like on flat ground. Very comfortable ride, and plenty of power for any kind of driving. Interior is roomy with ample cargo space. We've had a few interior issues, but no deal breakers (an out-of-whack sun visor; headrest cover that isn't secured well; and the liftgate pull has broken several times). Sorry that the T-Blazer is out of production. Would consider a new one in a few years if they still made it. But our still has a lot of mileage in it.
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Very Good

by from New Hampshire on August 5, 2008

The biggest problem I have found is that when I do have to have something fixed on this car, all, or most of the engine parts are "Dealer Parts", which of course means they have to be ordered instead ...
The biggest problem I have found is that when I do have to have something fixed on this car, all, or most of the engine parts are "Dealer Parts", which of course means they have to be ordered instead of picking them up at a parts store. One piece of advice... if you have to replace the alternator, plan to have it ground to fit. The one sold by both dealer and parts store, even though it is said to be the replacement part, must be ground to fit anyway.
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Extremely lucky buy

by from Rochester, NU on January 3, 2013

I found this 10-year-old Trailblazer thanks to Cars.com. I was concerned that there would be no body left even though the vehicle only had 47K. Turned out to be in great shape and the interior looks a...
I found this 10-year-old Trailblazer thanks to Cars.com. I was concerned that there would be no body left even though the vehicle only had 47K. Turned out to be in great shape and the interior looks as if only the driver's seat was sat in. Anyway, without the Cars.com research, I would never have found this and I intend to keep it until the wheels fall off. Price and dealer was great as well.
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good, dependable truck

by from Hope, RI on December 9, 2012

Great looking and performance running truck. Looking forward to winter with 4x4.. Lots of room for family and big dog!!
Great looking and performance running truck. Looking forward to winter with 4x4.. Lots of room for family and big dog!!
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Best SUV ever

by from on March 8, 2013

I bought my trailblazer in2002 and all I can say is I an glad I owned one and was money well spent. it drives smooth and comfortable on the road unlike other SUV s I have seen. It has been very reliab...
I bought my trailblazer in2002 and all I can say is I an glad I owned one and was money well spent. it drives smooth and comfortable on the road unlike other SUV s I have seen. It has been very reliable even with 196000 miles on it, it still runs like horse you would not guess it has that many miles on it.
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Excellent drive

by from Round Rock, TX on August 10, 2006

The TrailBlazer is an excellent SUV. On all of the mid size SUV the TrailBlazer has the biggest. Driving feels like very smoth unlike the Ford Explorer. The engine has some of the torque force in t...
The TrailBlazer is an excellent SUV. On all of the mid size SUV the TrailBlazer has the biggest. Driving feels like very smoth unlike the Ford Explorer. The engine has some of the torque force in the industry which gives you more for the milage.
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Great Truck

by from Delaware on October 24, 2012

I love my 02 Trailblazer, rides down the highway great. Lots of fun on the beach and goes thru snowy roads great...
I love my 02 Trailblazer, rides down the highway great. Lots of fun on the beach and goes thru snowy roads great...
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