The Environmental Protection Agency has published its estimated fuel economy ratings for certain model variants of the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer compact crossover.
For now, the EPA has only rated the AWD version of the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, which is available exclusively with the turbocharged 1.3L L3T three-cylinder engine and nine-speed automatic transmission. In this specification, the compact crossover is rated at 30 mpg highway and 26 mpg city for a combined rating of 28 mpg.
As a reminder, the 1.3L engine is good for 155 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive versions of the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer feature the smaller turbocharged 1.2L LIH three-cylinder engine, which produces 137 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Trailblazer models with FWD and the 1.2L engine will also feature a CVT instead of the nine-speed automatic.
The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer will slot in between the subcompact Trax and the compact Equinox in Chevy’s crossover lineup. For reference, the smaller Chevrolet Trax with AWD a turbo 1.4L four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic is rated at 24 mpg city, 29 mpg highway and 26 mpg combined. The Equinox with AWD, a 1.5L LFV four-cylinder turbo and six-speed automatic is rated at 25 mpg city, 30 mpg highway and 27 mpg combined.
The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer will start at $19,995 when it goes on sale in the United States this spring. Customers will be able to upgrade to the larger 1.3L engine and AWD for a premium of $2,000.