(3.9) 13 reviews
MSRP: $2,391$9,535
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 16-17
Engine: 275-hp, 4.2-liter I-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 7
2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT

Our Take on the 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT

Our Take

Chevrolet's midsize TrailBlazer sport utility vehicle debuted early in 2002 as a five-passenger vehicle and was soon joined by an extended-length TrailBlazer EXT that offered seven-passenger capacity. The EXT offers an optional 5.3-liter V-8, an upgrade from the standard 275-horsepower, 4.2-... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

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

Notable Features

  • Inline-six-cylinder
  • New Displacement on Demand V-8 available
  • Car-compatible bumpers
  • Available Autotrac 4WD
  • Tight turning circle


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 13 reviews

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Truck gave its life

by missmudd from oregon on December 25, 2009

Christmas Eve 2009, my husband on his way to work hit a patch of ice, shot across oncoming traffic in the mountains, went 20 feet up an embankment at approx 55, hit a boulder, bounced back down the hi... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT.

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