The 2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer is a subcompact crossover popular at dealerships like the Cottonwood Chevrolet dealer. Owners appreciate the Trailblazer’s athletic styling, roomy cabin, and exceptional handling. There’s plenty of cargo space and the Trailblazer comes with a long list of standard features.
We’ll examine the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer trim levels to help you decide which one is best for you.
2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer Trim Levels
The 2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer is offered in four trim levels, listed as LS, LT, Activ and RS. According to the Cottonwood area Chevrolet dealer, the LS and LT trims are powered by a standard turbocharged 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine that develops 137 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. This powerplant is front-wheel drive only and is connected to a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
The Activ and RS trims employ a turbocharged 1.3-liter three-cylinder engine that makes 155 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. This engine is available in the LT. Front-wheel drive is standard, and these models get the CVT. With available all-wheel drive, this block is connected to a nine-speed automatic.
2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS
The Chevrolet Trailblazer LS trim comes with 17-inch steel wheels, halogen headlights, cloth upholstery, manually adjustable front seats, remote keyless entry, a six-speaker audio system, a 7.0-inch infotainment touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, satellite radio, a Wi-Fi hotspot, two USB ports, a rearview camera, a manual liftgate, and a rear-seat alert.
Advanced safety features that come standard include forward collision warning, forward automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane-keep assist, lane-departure warning, and automatic high-beam headlights.
Options include rear parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring, cruise control, and rear cross-traffic alert.
2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT
The Chevrolet Trailblazer LT trim starts with the features of the LS. It adds LED fog lights, heated front seats, proximity keyless entry, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, remote start, push-button start, roof rails and cruise control.
In addition to the options listed above, the Trailblazer LT gets available features that include an auto-dimming rearview mirror, automatic climate control, a hands-free power liftgate, an 8-inch touchscreen, a 120-volt household-style power outlet, two more USB ports, and adaptive cruise control.
2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer Activ The Chevrolet Trailblazer Activ trim includes off-road suspension tuning, a skid plate, dual exhaust outlets, sport terrain tires, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, synthetic leather upholstery, and a heated steering wheel. In addition to the other options, the Activ gets available features that include LED headlights, a panoramic sunroof, a seven-speaker audio system, HD Radio, and wireless device charging.
2023 Chevrolet Trailblazer RS
The range-topping Chevrolet Trailblazer RS trim starts with the features of the LT trim, plus 18-inch alloy wheels, cloth and synthetic leather upholstery, and a heated steering wheel. It’s eligible for most of the available features from the lower trims.
Whichever trim you ultimately decide on, you can be confident that the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer is very safe.
While it hasn’t been reviewed by the IIHS as of this writing, the organization named the 2022 Trailblazer a Top Safety Pick+, its highest rating. We expect the same showing for the new model. The 2023 Trailblazer received the highest score of five stars by the NHTSA for overall safety.