TrailBlazer SS: SSweet.
By Matt Peters on
2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS 4dr SUV w/3SS (6.0L 8cyl 4A)
Not many changes for 2008, but all together the vehicle is a fun and comfortable muscle-truck. The throttle response at all rpm ranges is strong and allows for a fun drive. The tight sport-tuned suspension leaves one with the feeling of driving a car much lower to the ground. The sound of the Corvette LS-2 engine is evident at idle and even more so in high rpm. The full option electronic interior with heated seats and leather/suede wrapping make for a feeling of luxury most GM SUV's don't allow for. Overall, the SS is very sporty in exterior and interior styling, strong horsepower, and tight suspension with the interior luxury factors making it desirable for even standard SUV fans.
LS-2 engine. Suspension. SS style interior
I know 2008 is the last year for the TrailBlazer, but why not use the 5 or 6 speed tansmission with the automatics when plenty other SUVs use them. That leads to my other suggestion: better gas mileage.