The 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer is a subcompact SUV that’s making waves at dealerships like the Green Acres Chevrolet dealer. Trailblazer owners report they love this crossover’s sporty styling, nimble handling, and ample passenger space. Size-wise, the Trailblazer slots between the smaller Chevrolet Trax and the larger Equinox.
We’ll review the 2022 Chevy Trailblazer trim levels to see which one is best for your needs.
2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer Trim Levels
The 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer is available in four trim levels: LS, LT, Activ and RS. According to the Green Acres Chevrolet dealer, the LS and LT trims are equipped with a standard turbocharged 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine that develops 137 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque, mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). This powerplant is front-wheel drive only.
The Activ and RS are powered by a turbocharged 1.3-liter three-cylinder engine that produces 155 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. With front-wheel drive, this engine is mated to the CVT. With optional all-wheel drive, it comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission. This powerplant is available on the LT trim.
2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS
The Chevrolet Trailblazer LS trim includes 17-inch steel wheels, a fold-flat front passenger seat, keyless entry, a 7.0-inch touchscreen, a six-speaker stereo system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a Wi-Fi hot spot and satellite radio. Advanced safety features that come standard include forward collision mitigation, lane-keeping assist, and automatic high beams.
2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT
The Chevrolet Trailblazer LT trim gets the features of the LS and adds remote ignition, proximity keyless entry and ignition, LED fog lights, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, heated mirrors, tinted rear windows, roof rails and cruise control. The LT gets two available packages: the Adaptive Cruise Control package and the Sun and Liftgate package.
2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer Activ
The Chevrolet Trailblazer Activ trim is ideal for drivers who appreciate the fun of rock crawling on off-road trails. It comes with off-road suspension tuning, sport terrain tires, underbody skid plates, exclusive styling touches, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, faux leather seats, a rear-seat center armrest, a heated steering wheel, and a two-tone roof. Several option packages are on offer.
2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer RS
The range-topping Chevrolet Trailblazer RS trim starts with the features of the Active trim, minus the off-road suspension tuning and skid plate. Other standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels with standard tires, cloth and faux leather upholstery, and red interior accents.
Whichever model level you ultimately pick, it will get outstanding fuel economy. The base turbocharged 1.2-liter engine gets an EPA-estimated rating of 29 mpg city/31 mpg highway.* The turbocharged 1.3-liter unit returns 29 mpg city/33 mpg highway with front-wheel drive and 26 mpg city/30 mpg highway for models with all-wheel drive.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.