2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4.3 straight 6 from North America
Poor engineering, poor quality and bad service period
Brakes: They are too small for the weight of the truck.
Interior lights out.
Shifts erratic, even though the dealer says it's fine. I drive the truck up a hill and it holds the gear too long... loses speed and then kicks down hard.
Burns gas like a bonfire!
I'm posting this for my father who has been a Chevy buyer for 42 years... The old school true believers crew. He now vows he will never buy another one again, and he has had at least 6 or 7 full and small Blazers since the early 70's.
It is not just the truck messing up on him or burning more gas than a V8. The dealer tries to rip him off left and right. On last trip to the dealer, they tried to stick him for 1700 stating the brakes were completely "shot". They weren't... Close to end of pad life sure, but no scoring of rotors or anything. Crazy price for a fluid change and on and on.
This man has been going to this dealer for many years.
It's pretty sad, but the truck and the service were poor.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know
Review Date: 17th August, 2007