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Love My Trailblazer!
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By Kakki
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2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SUV LS 4WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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Luv It! Great so far! Luv the smooth ride & quiet engine (except when cold). Have had 3 weeks - Bought as used vehicle - got a good deal! First tank poor mileage - 11 mpg which depressed me, but noticed all tires were low (24 lbs) - After proper inflation (32 lbs) 14 mpg/city, 21.5 hwy. (Check your tires) Didn't have use for 4W, but glad I have it -Need place to use 4W once a month to keep seals from drying, I'm told!


Best Features

Very smooth ride, powerful engine, beautiful appearance, sets up high, stereo functions and sound.


Worst Features

Clips to adjust driver seatbelt placement (rubs my neck). More comfortable steering wheel. Cassette and CD - Standard. More storage up front.


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Luv My LTZ
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By LTZGuy
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2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SUV LTZ 4WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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Very happy with my LTZ 4WD bought 2 years & 60k miles ago. Everyone loves the way the car looks, handles and the quite ride. I looked at the Mercedes, X5, 4 Runnerand the MDX. The trailblazer had the best combination of price, power and features. Zipping around town so much more fun to drive than my Yukon. The car does have a personality with its various electronic problems including electronic side mirrors (replaced 6 times now at dealer) dash board power failures, occasional tendency to try to shift into 4wd Low! on the highway at 80 mph, alarm problems. Overall ive been very happy with a car.


Best Features

Coolest feature: auto windshield wippers. Best Feature: Bose sound system. 270hp engine.


Worst Features

Electronics; upgrade quality of interior, dash board, leather, interior design, seating comfort. Dealer service has been poor. Disappointed with onStar.


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Transmission Problems??
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By hettel
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2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SUV LS 4WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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We love our Trailblazer, but was wondering if anyone else has had transmission problems? We've already had to have sensor replaced to shift from first to second and now it seems to be having a problem again. Everything else is superb!


Best Features

Exterior appearance!


Worst Features

Transmission


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The lemon in the bowl of fruit.
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By Blank
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2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SUV LTZ 2WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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Sharp looking vehicle; good fuel economy for an SUV; handles well; However, lots of repairs, rattles and noises. Overall, it has all of the parts of the puzzle. It just wasn't put together well. Disappointing!! Selling it ASAP.


Best Features

Good design, but too close in cost to the Tahoe which is twice the vehicle; both in quality and performance.


Worst Features

Better quality. Work out the bugs. Make it more durable.


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MY TRUCK IS RUSTING
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By DEPRESSED
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2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SUV LS 4WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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This truck was purchased at the very end of 2001 so has now been through two Michigan winters. After only 18mos of ownership, RUST has developed along all of the doors lower, inner edge seams and along the inner underside of the hood. Rust is the equivalent of cancer in a car, almost impossible to stop once it has gotten a start. In this day & age, there is no excuse for this lapse in quality. My opinion has gone from one of joy to despair as this truck is not going to last as long as I had hoped...just more money wasted. Too bad, as this truck has been mechanically trouble free.


Best Features

Smooth, quiet ride. Strong engine and decent gas mileage for a vehicle this size and weight, enhanced perhaps by my use of synthetic oil.


Worst Features

Number of electrical quirks noted which need to be eliminated. Better lateral support in the front seats. Improved corrosion resistance.


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