2023 Chevy Trailblazer Receives Destination Freight Charge Increase1
The 2023 Chevy Trailblazer is the third model year for the crossover, introducing a few updates and changes compared to the previous 2022 model year. Now, GM has increased the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer’s destination freight charge (DFC).
The DFC for the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer is now set at $1,295, an increase of $100 compared to a DFC of $1,195 in place previously. This latest DFC increase is effectively the second price increase applied to the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer thus far, with the first being a $300 increase applied with the inclusion of a standard three-year Remote Access plan. To note, all 2023 model-year Chevy vehicles, with the exception of the Chevy Express, now include a three-year Remote Access plan as standard.
Pricing for the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer now starts at $23,395 (MSRP plus DFC) for the base LS trim level equipped with front-wheel drive and the turbocharged 1.2L I3 LIH gasoline engine, while the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer Activ AWD and Trailblazer RS AWD are the most expensive trims offered, both of which are priced at $28,995.
Check out the table below for a more complete breakdown of 2023 Chevy Trailblazer pricing, including the latest DFC price increase:
|Trim Level||Drivetrain||Powertrain||2023 MSRP + DFC|
|LS||FWD||Turbo 1.2L I3 LIH||$23,395|
|LS||AWD||Turbo 1.3L I3 L3T||$25,395|
|LT||FWD||Turbo 1.2L I3 LIH||$25,595|
|LT||FWD||Turbo 1.3L I3 L3T||$25,990|
|LT||AWD||Turbo 1.3L I3 L3T||$27,595|
|Activ||FWD||Turbo 1.3L I3 L3T||$27,495|
|Activ||AWD||Turbo 1.3L I3 L3T||$28,995|
|RS||FWD||Turbo 1.3L I3 L3T||$27,495|
|RS||AWD||Turbo 1.3L I3 L3T||$28,995|
In terms of changes over the 2022 model year, the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer now offers an updated exterior paint options list, with Zeus Bronze Metallic (paint code G7G), Oasis Blue (paint code GHC), and Satin Steel Metallic (paint code GYM) all deleted. Meanwhile, Nitro Yellow Metallic (paint code GHS), Fountain Blue (paint code GLN), Sterling Gray Metallic (paint code GZB), and Iridescent Pearl Tricoat two-tone (paint code J3B) have been added to the list. The 2023 Chevy Trailblazer also introduces a simplified list of interior colors.
As for the greasy bits, the 2023 Chevy Trailblazer offers two engine options. The turbocharged 1.2L I3 LIH gasoline engine is rated at 137 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque, while the turbocharged 1.3L I3 L3T gasoline engine is rated at 155 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. The GM VSS-F vehicle set provides the bones, while production for the North American market takes place at the GM Bupyeong plant in South Korea.
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Built and shipped from South Korea plant. Build them in the US and freight won’t cost so much.