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FEATURES | 8 out of 10
this SUV is showing its age
Car and Driver
LS comes decently equipped... LT allows access to higher-level features
XM Satellite Radio is now standard on all models
For an SUV this old, the 2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer’s options list offers some cutting-edge features.
The 2009 base 1LT TrailBlazer "comes standard with two-zone manually adjustable air conditioning; an AM-FM-satellite radio/CD player; four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes; power windows, locks, and mirrors; remote keyless entry; cruise control; front and rear intermittent wipers; a rear defroster; floor mats; fog lights; automatic-on headlights with daytime running lights; folding rear seats; body-color bumpers and moldings; front cloth bucket seats; an eight-way power driver's seat; stability control; tire-pressure monitoring; a trailer preparation package; a transmission-oil cooler; 17-inch wheels; a 4.2-liter inline-six with 285 horsepower; and a four-speed automatic transmission," says Cars.com. XM Satellite Radio, OnStar, and Bluetooth phone connectivity are also standard on the 2009 TrailBlazer.
According to Cars.com, the 2009 Chevrolet "options include a backseat entertainment system with a DVD player, power-adjustable pedals and leather seating surfaces." Edmunds says, "The LS comes decently equipped, while the LT allows access to some higher-level features."
The more expensive LS and SS TrailBlazer trim levels offer extras such as dual-zone automatic climate control, rear-seat air conditioning and heat, a rear cargo mat, an overhead console, a trip computer, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated power side-view mirrors, leather seats, and a top-of-the-line Bose sound system. Kelley Blue Book mentions that "limited-slip rear differential, touch-screen navigation radio and power-adjustable foot pedals" are also available on the 2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer.
Car and Driver, nonetheless, dismisses this gear and declares that "this SUV is showing its age" with regard to features.
By incorporating Bluetooth phone connectivity and a navigation system as updated options, the 2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer masks its age when it comes to the features list.