2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Refined, Yet Rugged.

Urban jungle or real jungle - Chevy TrailBlazer's right at home. The 2008 SUV is available in two trim levels: the well-equipped LT and the performance-based SS. LT models feature the Vortec 4.2L I-6 — offering unsurpassed standard horsepower in its class.1 A Vortec 5.3L V8 engine with Active Fuel Management™ is also available. The 2008 TrailBlazer SS sports a 6.0L LS2 V8 that kicks out a seat-clenching 390 horsepower. Standard safety equipment includes: head-curtain side-impact air bags,2 StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System, OnStar with a one-year Safe & Sound Plan3 and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. Entertainment selections include the available rear DVD system and standard XM Radio with three trial months of service.4 The best coverage in America — the GM 100,000-mile/5-year transferable Powertrain Limited Warranty plus Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation.5

  • 1 Based on 2007 GM Medium Utility Traditional segment and latest available competitive information.
  • 2 A NOTE ABOUT CHILD SAFETY: Always use safety belts and the correct child restraint for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active air bag. See Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.
  • 3 Call 1-888-4-ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for system limitations and details.
  • 4 Available only in the 48 contiguous United States. Required $12.95 monthly subscription sold separately after three trial months. All fees and programming subject to change. Subscription subject to customer agreement. For more information, visit gm.xmradio.com.
  • 5 Whichever comes first. See dealer for details.

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Specifications

EXTERIOR FEATURES

  Trailblazer 1LT Trailblazer 2LT Trailblazer 3LT Trailblazer 1SS Trailblazer 3SS
Assist steps: Black Optional Optional Standard Not Available Not Available
Exterior appearance: Two-Tone Optional Optional Optional Not Available Not Available
Liftgate: with integral liftglass Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Luggage rack: Black with 200-lb. capacity1 Standard Standard Standard Not Available Not Available
Mirrors: Black, power-adjustable Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Mirrors: Black, heated, dual power-adjustable Not Available Standard Not Available Standard Not Available
Mirrors: heated, power-adjustable with turn-signal indicators Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available Standard
Sunroof: power with tilt-and-slide, wind-deflector shade and Express-Open Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
Wipers: front and rear intermittent Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard

ENGINES/CHASSIS FEATURES

All-wheel drive with TORSEN® center differential (AWD only) Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Standard
Battery-rundown protection with retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Differential: locking rear Optional Optional Standard Not Available Not Available
Engine: Vortec 4.2L I-6 Standard Standard Standard Optional Optional
Engine: Vortec 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management™ technology Optional Optional Optional Not Available Not Available
Engine: LS2 6.0L V8 with Cold Air Induction Package Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Standard
Engine block heater (4x4/AWD only) Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
Steering: rack-and-pinion Standard Standard Standard Not Available Not Available
Steering: quick-ratio, low-friction rack-and-pinion with high-flow power assist Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Standard
Suspension: independent front and five-link coil-spring rear Standard Standard Standard Not Available Not Available
Suspension, SS-specific ZQ8: race track-tuned shocks, lowered ride height, larger front stabilizer bar and rear air-leveling system Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Standard
Transmission: Hydra-Matic electronically controlled four-speed automatic Standard Standard Standard Not Available Not Available
Transmission: super-duty Hydra-Matic electronically controlled four-speed automatic Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Standard

SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES

Air bags:4 driver and right front passenger dual-stage, frontal; with Passenger Sensing System Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Air bags:4 head-curtain, side-impact Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Brakes: four-wheel ventilated disc ABS Standard Standard Standard Not Available Not Available
Brakes: four-wheel ventilated disc ABS with heavy-duty front rotors and front brake pads Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Standard
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) system for child safety seats: second-row Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
OnStar: 5 one-year Safe & Sound Plan Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Remote Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Spare: 16-inch tire and steel wheel mounted to underbody Standard Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available
Spare: 17-inch tire and steel wheel mounted to underbody Optional6 Optional6 Standard Standard Standard
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES

Climate control: dual-zone with manual temperature control Standard Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
Climate control: dual-zone with automatic temperature controls Not Available Standard Standard Not Available Standard
DVD entertainment system, rear-seat: includes remote, overhead display, auxiliary audio/video jacks, remote game plug-in and mute button in overhead console Not Available Optional Optional Not Available Optional
Instrumentation: SS-specific gauges Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Standard
Universal Home Remote transmitter Not Available Standard Standard Not Available Standard

SEATING

Premium Cloth reclining front bucket seats: include eight-way power driver seat and lumbar support Standard Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
Premium Cloth reclining front bucket seats: SS insignia and performance-wrap bolsters Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
Premium Leather-appointed reclining front bucket seats: eight-way power driver seat and lumbar support Not Available Standard Standard Not Available Standard
Premium Leather-appointed reclining front bucket seats: SS insignia and performance-wrap bolsters Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard
Premium Leather-appointed reclining front bucket seats: power lumbar and eight-way power front passenger seat Not Available Optional Standard Not Available Standard
Premium Leather-appointed reclining front bucket seats: heated front bucket seats: include three settings Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available Standard
Premium Leather-appointed reclining front bucket seats: driver-side two-position memory system Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available Standard
Second-row split-folding three-passenger bench seat Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard

AUDIO SYSTEMS

AM/FM stereo with six speakers, CD player and digital clock Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Bose® six-speaker system Not Available Optional Standard Optional Standard
Integrated navigation radio with touch-screen7 Not Available Not Available Optional Not Available Optional
Rear-seat audio controls Not Available Standard Standard Not Available Standard
Sun & Navigation Package: includes sunroof and integrated navigation radio with touch-screen7 Not Available Not Available Optional Not Available Optional
Sun & Sound Package: includes sunroof and Bose sound system Optional Optional Not Available Optional Not Available
XM Radio:8 includes three trial months of service Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard

WHEELS

17-inch, Sport aluminum Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
17-inch, bright-aluminum Not Available Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available
18-inch, polished-aluminum Not Available Optional Standard Not Available Not Available
20-inch aluminum9 Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard Standard

AVAILABLE DEALER INSTALLED CHEVY ACCESSORIES10

All-Weather Floor Mats Head Restraint DVD System
Brush Grille Guard Molded Hood Protector
Cargo Organizer Molded Splash Guards
Chrome Tubular Side Steps Rear Air Deflector
  • 1 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
  • 2 Maximum trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming a base vehicle, except for any option(s) necessary to achieve the rating, plus driver. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the maximum trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See your Chevy dealer for additional details.
  • 3 Not available on SS models.
  • 4 A note about child safety: Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.
  • 5 Call 1-888-4-ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.
  • 6 Requires Vortec 5.3L V8 engine.
  • 7 Map coverage includes only the 48 contiguous United States and portions of Hawaii and Canada. Not available in Alaska, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  • 8 Available only in the 48 contiguous United States. Required $12.95 monthly subscription sold separately after three trial months. All fees and programming subject to change. Subscription subject to customer agreement. For more information, visit gm.xmradio.com.
  • 9 Use only GM-approved wheel/tire combinations. See dealer for details.
  • 10 Some accessories may not be available on all models. See dealer for details.
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