Dec 30, 2020
The Trailblazer nameplate used to ride on a mid-sized truck based SUV. Chevrolet has brought it back as a compact crossover that rides on the same architecture as Buick’s Encore GX. Blasphemy? Maybe not. Even without truck toughness, this pint-sized sport ute will appeal to buyers wanting a capable machine that can comfortably get them to the trailhead. And it’ll do it with plucky style. Tom Voelk checks out a well-equipped all-wheel drive Activ model.