Chevrolet Philippines introduces the 2014 Trailblazer 2.8L LTX that aims to give what “Filipinos want and need” in a mid-size SUV in terms of style, safety and convenience.
The Trailblazer is currently ranked third on the mid-size SUV segment and has surpasssed its previous years' sales performance. It also managed to be recognized as the 2013-2014 SUV of the year by the Car Awards Group Inc.
The exterior design of the 2014 Trailblazer 2.8L LTX variant maintains its aggressive and commanding stance. It is fitted with 18-inch alloy wheels and features a power dome hood design, dual-port front grills, new black B pillars and black polyurethane license plate frames.
Inside, it has a beige leather seating surface that can be configured for more space and comfort. The company says the new upholstery of the vehicle has full perforations on the cushions and backrests to increse comfort in warm weather. The Trailblazer LTX also has a built-in second and third row seats air conditioner vents. Adding to the list of the vehicle's interior is the Camaro-inspired blue LED illuminated gauges.
The vehicle features a 4.3-inch LCD monitor, digital compass and rear back up camera. It also has an anti-lock brake system (ABS) and electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD). Chevrolet added that the Trailblazer is the first mid-size SUV in its segment to have disc brakes on all wheels.
It is powered by a second generation 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine that delivers 203 PS at 3600 rpm and 500 Nm of torque at 2000 rpm. Power is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
The Trailblazer is available in seven exterior colors: Summit White, Black Sapphire, Sizzle Red, Auburn Brown, Oceanic Blue, Royal Gray and Switchblade Silver.
Trailblazer variants and prices are as follows:
2014 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4x2 2.5L MT PhP 1,378,888
2014 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4x2 LT 2.8L 6AT PhP 1,488,888
2014 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4x2 LTX 2.8L 6AT PhP 1,588,888
2014 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4x4 2.8L 6AT PhP 1,733,888