...The SS eliminates extra body weight (no roof rack or cladding) to make the most of its V8 engine, and improved handling and tight turn radius are helped by a one-inch lower ride height (7.8 inches in the LT), bigger front stabilizer bar, and stiffer springs. The SS has a sportier appearance as well, offered in monochrome colors, with sleeker lines and more menacing front grille. The AWD in the LTs features low-range gearing for off-road performance and it can be engaged on dry pavement. Equipped with the I6, the 2008 Trailblazer reports 16/22 mpg, while the V8 reduces that to 14/17, so you...
...It also works with a four-speed automatic. The TrailBlazer SS holds a 6.0-liter V-8 sourced from the Corvette. It's rated at 390 hp and 395 pounds-feet of torque, and it runs through a heavy-duty four-speed automatic. Rear- or four-wheel drive is available. When properly equipped, the TrailBlazer can tow up to 6,800 pounds. Safety All-disc antilock brakes are standard, as is an electronic stability system. Side curtain airbags are now standard on all models. Dual-stage front airbags deploy with varying force depending on crash severity. Driving Impressions Performance is a strong point. When...
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