• (4.1) 40 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,038$9,110
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-18
  • Engine: 275-hp, 4.2-liter I-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Our Take on the 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Our Take

The Chevrolet TrailBlazer sport utility vehicle debuted early in 2002 and was intended to be a midsize replacement for the compact Blazer, which never did find its way out of the lineup.Rather than a V-6 or V-8 engine, the TrailBlazer draws power from a 275-horsepower, 4.2-liter, all-aluminum inl... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Fuel economy
  • Short rear-seat bottoms

Notable Features

  • Inline-six-cylinder
  • Available side-curtain airbags
  • Car-compatible bumpers
  • Available Autotrac 4WD
  • Tight turning circle


Consumer Reviews


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"Happy Customer"

by Soccer Mom from Decatur, AL on September 10, 2008

I have thoroughly enjoyed my 2005 Trailblazer. The visibility in this SUV is very good. It is easy to park. It has a smooth comfortable ride. The only unusual thing that I have noticed about my Trailb... Read Full Review

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