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AWD 4-Door ACTIV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Trailblazer AWD 4-Door ACTIV 26 30 $26,220 $27,200
Trailblazer AWD 4-Door LS 26 30 $22,750 $23,600
Trailblazer AWD 4-Door LT 26 30 $24,871 $25,800
Trailblazer AWD 4-Door RS 26 30 $26,220 $27,200
Trailblazer FWD 4-Door ACTIV 29 33 $24,774 $25,700
Trailblazer FWD 4-Door L 29 31 N/A N/A
Trailblazer FWD 4-Door LS 29 31 $20,822 $21,600
Trailblazer FWD 4-Door LT 29 31 $22,943 $23,800
Trailblazer FWD 4-Door RS 29 33 $24,774 $25,700
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LX IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rio LX IVT 33 41 $15,766 $16,150
Rio S IVT 33 41 $16,388 $16,790
Rio 5-Door S IVT N/A N/A $16,677 $17,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,220
$15,766
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,200
$16,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.6
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer blazes few new trails, but it’s a pleasant enough, city-friendly SUV. The 2022 Kia Rio lacks some standard features, but fuel economy and value aren’t among them.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.2 89.9
Front Hip Room (in)
52.3 52.9
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
40 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
45.7 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 54.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 57.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 101.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.2 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 60
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
173.7 172.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.3 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.4 x - TBD - 8
Brake Type
Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
NA -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
16" Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QCV NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZDC NA
Rear Tire Size
225/60R17 P185/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
QCV NA
Front Tire Size
225/60R17 P185/65TR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 2767
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 410
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I3 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
174 @ 1600 112 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
L3T NA
Displacement
1.3L/- TBD - 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 5600 120 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 33
Transmission
Trans Order Code
M3F NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.17 5.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 2.68 - 0.39
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 -
Trans Type
9 1
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Trailblazer Kia Rio
Body Style
Sport Utility Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Watt's Linkage Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 4.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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