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not happy but stuck
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By bryan
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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LT 4WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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Tranny went out at 30K miles. Gm put band-aids on & would not replace it. I am very disgusted w/GM service. Never again. Trailblazer is worse than most on retaining value. I am in the tank on this one & still bought it 8K under list price.For an LT the stereo sucks.Rear leg room not much. Better to spend the money on a used Tahoe.Mileage is no different. Handles terrible and wind noise is the worse I have ever seen.Not reccomended by me to buy one.


Best Features

Dash cluster panel. Turning radius is second to none. Smoot ride. Seats recline all the way back. Rear entertainment and air. Cargo space good.


Worst Features

Wind noise sucks. Stereo very weak in LT. GM service has gone way down hill.


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I Love My TrailBlazer!
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By Jeremy
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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS 4WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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What a great make by GM. I has a proud driver of the TrailBlazer. Don't get me wrong, there are some kinks to work out. But they are all minor. Other than that this is a brilliant car. Fun to drive. I'm 6'2" and it was hard to find a car that I was comfortable in.


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Cheap Cheap Cheap
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By Jamie Keaton
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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS 4WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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I own a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4x4, purchased it in February 2006 with around 11,000 miles on it. Since I've owned the vehicle, I've already replaced the rotors. The rubber molding trim around the back doors comes through when the doors are shut. The black plastic molding around the front driver side door handle keeps falling off- local Chevrolet dealership fixed it and it fell off again. The front passenger seat molding around the bottom of the seat is loose. The glove compartment will completely fall out onto the floor from time to time. Overall this vehicle was made cheap and I'll never buy another one. I'm looking into trading for a Toyota 4Runner.


Best Features

Overall leg room


Worst Features

All interior features are made cheap


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I Love My Trailblazer
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By 4 door LS SUV
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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS Rwd 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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I like the high ride, and the durability of this vehicle, and the room and comfort.


Best Features

OnStar system , all around comfort


Worst Features

Maybe better gas mileage in the city. And maybe come with DVD player installed


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Hunk of Junk!
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By Stash
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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS 4WD 4dr SUV (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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I have had my TrailBlazer for 2 years and have had nothing but problems. The first thing that went wrong was the driver side panel on the seat had to get replaced within a year. The second thing was the rear windshield wiper hinge had to be replaced. The fourth is the passenger side panel on the seat had to be replaced. The fifth thing is my dash and headlights keep dimming often. I took it to the dealership and they claim it's normal. The sixth item is the rear windshield wiper hinge had to be replaced again. The final thing so far is that my hatch shocks are going out and the hatch will not open all the way. This truck is junk. I'm getting a foreign car. I had a 5 year old Civic, and not one problem.


Best Features

Sun and Sound package offered! The 4WD drive options are good. Good stereo. Awesome turning radius.


Worst Features

Needs to be better quality! With all this technology needs better gas mileage.Little things should not break so quickly. Needs an outside temp gauge on the dash. Longer standard warranty!


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