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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer

At a Glance

Pricing $24,280 - $32,795
Drive Types RWD, 4WD, AWD
Engines 4.2l I6, 5.3l V8, 6.0l V8
Transmissions A4
Fuel Economy 14-16 (city), 17-22 (highway)

A handsome midsize SUV equipped with 4.2L inline 6 or 5.3L V-8, the Trailblazer is Chevy's answer to the Ford Explorer. A Displacement on Demand feature on the 5.3L V-8 runs on 4 cylinders to improve fuel consumption in light load conditions. For 7-passenger capacity, choose the stretched wheelbase Trailblazer EXT. The sporty Trailblazer SS has a 6.0L V-8 in a 2WD or AWD variants. SS-specific features include a lowered, performance-oriented suspension, unique front and rear fascias, and special interior trim. Stabilitrak® vehicle stability control is standard on all Trailblazers. A rear seat DVD video system is also available.

What Changed:

Trailblazer SS model gets a shot of adrenaline in the form of the 6.0L LS2 V-8 from the Corvette. The SS package adds 20-inch alloy wheels, 225/50-R20 V-rated performance tires, and a lowered performance suspension.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Trailblazer LS, LT 4.2l I6 (291-bhp) A4 RWD 16/22/19 $24,280
Trailblazer SS 6.0l V8 (395-bhp) A4 AWD 14/17/15 $32,795
Trailblazer SS 6.0l V8 (395-bhp) A4 RWD 15/19/17 $30,545
Trailblazer LS, LT 4.2l I6 (291-bhp) A4 4WD 15/21/18 $26,530
Trailblazer LT 5.3l V8 (300-bhp) A4 RWD 16/21/18 $27,575
Trailblazer LT 5.3l V8 (300-bhp) A4 4WD 15/21/18 $29,825