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Enjoy every moment of the drive!
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By thesubwaypushe
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2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS 4dr SUV AWD w/3SS (6.0L 8cyl 4A)


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It took me about two seconds into the test drive to turn to my friend in the back seat and yell, "This is my truck!" And I didn't care that the salesperson heard me. That's how excited I was as I settled into the bolstered leather seats and hit the accelerator. Then after a mile or so, I realized this was a very special truck. It drives like a sports car and truly tugs at your soul when it hits you with that attractive engine note. Going out to the winding curves of Long Island or the hilly moutains in the country is such a treat. It feels like a true muscle CAR of yesteryear, is extremely comfortable, and looks great as well. Vroooooom!!! Chris Thomasel


Best Features

Power Comfort Handling Steering Suspension Payload area Looks


Worst Features

Could use a differently designed Navigation screen, this Bose, although an excellent performer, is kind of bland.


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Great Vehicle
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By kimba727
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2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LT 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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Leased 1Lt w/4x4-- 1 yr into owning the vehicle moved cross country--happy with performance and ride. It was a comfortable vehicle and has great turning radius for getting in and out of parking spaces. Even my hubby liked the turning and handling. I was involved in a 3 car crash-rear ended by a earlier model TB and had minimal damage-new rear bumper and lift gate. This vehicle held up. My lease is up and cant buy it--so will turn it in- It will be missed and down the road I will keep checking to see if I cant pickup the same model. It was great in the snow or any elements. Always felt safe and comfortable.


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style, reliability, turning radius


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Good Truck
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By fratblazer08
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2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LT 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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Got my 08 Trailblazer used and I've been loving it ever since. Has a plenty of power for a pretty large SUV, yet also gets around 19mpg if driven for optimal fuel economy. Drives perfectly smooth and handles really well for an SUV, the only thing is that the sway bars are VERY stiff, so going over a speed bump at an angle is going to shake you pretty bad. Handles well off road, can hold its own just fine even with 2wd. I preferred almost everything about the Trailblazer when I compared to all the other SUVs of its caliber on the market.


Best Features

Ride quality, power, fuel economy, exterior design


Worst Features

Nothing, wouldn't have bought it if I felt like there was something wrong with it.


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Great Truck
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By one great truck
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2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LT 4dr SUV 4WD w/2LT (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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It has been a very reliable and powerful vehicle. It still turns more heads than a crossover. It is comfortable on long trips and has the power of a V8. The dashboard and radio could use a little updating.


Best Features

Inline six engine with 285 horsepower. Comfortable seats and ride.


Worst Features

Update the dashboard.


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Do not buy this to tow anything
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By john davis
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2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LT 4dr SUV 4WD (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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I purchased 2008 SUV 2 weeks ago. I read reviews. GM's claims were that this car would tow 5200 lbs and up depending on rear end. My boat and trailer weigh 3600. Now to tow on flat interstate highway it will not tow in fourth at all at speed limit without dropping to 3rd gear and 2nd gear on an incline. We contacted gm. They said there was nothing wrong and to tow in third gear 1300 miles to Florida down and 1300 back even though 2 states are mountain states and it would be in 2nd gear at least 1/2 of the time. This is very hard on whole drive train and would diminish the life of vehicle. Their 4.2 6 cyl. is rated at 291 hp at 6500 rpm but max rpm is 4500 how can you research like that just sick


Best Features

SUV seems ok but to not tow causes us a great financial burden


Worst Features

GM and dealers should disclose vehicle performance honestly so a person could research in confidence and trust


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