Unlike other websites and magazines, our ratings are not based solely on a singular road test, but rather a more encompassing batch of criteria: quality, safety, comfort, performance, fuel economy, reliability history and value. When comparing vehicles using our Rating System, it's important to note that the rating earned by each vehicle correlates only to the models within its class. For example, a compact car cannot be compared to a SUV—They are different vehicles altogether.
You can interpret our ratings in the following way:
5-Star: Outstanding vehicle. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating.
4-Star: Very Good vehicle. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class.
3-Star: Good vehicle. Decent, but not quite the best. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.
2-Star: Below average vehicle. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.
1-Star: Poor vehicle. Simply does not deserve to be on the road.
Chevy's Newest Crossover:
The 2021 Trailblazer remains in adequate supply across the country. In terms of size, the Trailblazer ranks between the subcompact Trax and compact Equinox crossovers.
The entry-level L model starts at $19,995 with destination, which undercuts the Trax by more than $1,000. However, the L is excluded from most factory incentives, and very few are being produced. The mid-level LT, which starts just under $25,000, will be the volume model.
Current offers are available on a national basis through November 2, 2020 unless otherwise noted.
More cash off:
The 2021 Trailblazer now comes with a $750 rebate for all buyers, an increase of $200 over last month. That's not bad considering the model has only been on sale for a few months. We expect rebates to gradually increase over the remainder of the model year.
Best lease deal:
For the second month, current lessees of any brand can lease a 2021 TrailBlazer LT FWD from $209 for 39 months (10,000 miles a year) with $2,469 due at signing.
The effective monthly cost works out to $272, an excellent value for this price class. If you're not currently in a lease, your total cost may be higher, you can still except good value.
If you finance:
There are no APR promotions yet on the 2021 Trailblazer, but we'll likely see something before the end of the year. For now, you can probably find competitive rates at the dealer level.
Prices vary by style