Comparison - Chevrolet Trailblazer ACTIV 2021 - vs - Cupra Formentor 2021

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Average Price: 
$
26,900
Updated: 
23 Nov 2019
£
39,830
Updated: 
09 Oct 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
14.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
ZEUS BRONZE METALLIC
#5C523A
SUMMIT WHITE
#FFFFFF
IRIDESCENT PEARL TRICOAT
#F3EBE5
MOSAIC BLACK METALLIC
#000000
SATIN STEEL METALLIC
#9BA0AB
MIDNIGHT BLUE METALLIC
#2A3040
DARK COPPER METALLIC
#923F11
Color: 
Petrol Blue Matte
#3E4756
Magnetic Tech Matte
#575A5D
Graphene Grey
#8B8C8E
Desire Red
#AE241D
Dark Camouflage
#595F61
Magnetic Tech
#515457
Midnight Black
#808080
Urban Silver
#B9B9BE
Candy White
#ECECEC

Electric

Top Speed: 
155mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
4.90s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is an old name on a new idea from GM.

Pros
Sharp looks
Heritage name
Right-sized
Standard active safety tech

Cons
Comparatively sedate interior
How much will it cost?
No powertrain info

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Chevy Trailblazer is all-new for 2021, returning to the market after Chevy ended production of the crossover in 2009.The 2021 Trailblazer starts at less than $20,000, making it cheaper than the Trax. Every model features a standard 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Except for the base L model, every Trailblazer can be had with all-wheel drive and the more powerful turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine. While the Activ and RS models have distinctly rugged and sporty styling, respectively, we think the LT trim level is the best value. We'd also recommend opting for the bigger engine with all-wheel drive for an extra $2000.

By: 
caranddriver.com

After a 12-year hiatus, the Trailblazer name has been revived for the U.S.Part of the second Trailblazer generation introduced for 2021.

Pros
Sharp exterior styling
Competitive list of standard and optional safety features
Activ model brings some light off-road capabilities

Cons
Engine and power figures seem weak on paper for an SUV

By: 
edmunds.com

Cupra’s first standalone model is a handsome crossover with decent road manners and plenty of space

Pros
Sharp looks,
handles well for a crossover,
plenty of space and equipment

Cons
Fiddly touch-sensitive heater almost as annoying as having to explain the badge to your mates

By: 
topgear.com

Pros
Strong range of engine options
Great interior style and quality
Genuinely good fun to drive for an SUV

Cons
Fairly limited personalisation options
There are more practical options
Some infotainment frustrations

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The Cupra Formentor doesn't feel as playful as the closely related Volkswagen T-Roc R, but it’s every bit as fast in its similarly priced, range-topping form, plus it handles with composure and has a much nicer interior. In addition, cheaper, less powerful versions of the Formentor offer the same sporty looks as the flagship model – something that isn’t the case with lesser T-Rocs. Just bear in mind that you can have our 2021 Sports SUV of the Year, the Ford Puma ST, for not much more than the cheapest Formentor.

Pros
Well equipped
Surefooted and grippy handling
Smart interior

Cons
TSI 310 isn’t as much fun as the very best sports SUVs
Slightly hesitant automatic gearbox
Fiddly controls

By: 
whatcar.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
combined:31.4-33.2 mpg Uk
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
12
16
Cylinders: 
3
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.30L
2.00L
Torque: 
174ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
295ft-lbs
at 5 450rpm
Horsepower: 
155hp
at 5 600rpm
305hp
at 6 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
R-EPS Progressive steering
Leather-wrapped multi-function sports steering wheel
Leather Gearshift knob/handle
Heated steering wheel
Adaptive cruise control (with "follow-to-stop") and speed limiter

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.70in
175.20in
Width: 
71.20in
72.40in
Height: 
65.70in
59.50in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
Front Track: 
62.40in
Rear Track: 
61.30in
Wheel Base: 
103.90in
103.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
43.20
Rear Head Room: 
38.40
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
39.40in
Front Hip Room: 
52.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.40in
55.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
45.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.80in
53.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
54.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.50cu.ft
14.80cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3624.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
10.25" Digital Cockpit
Washer fluid level indicator

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Keyless unlocking and ignition system
Exterior mirrors, power-folding, adjustable and heated with front passenger exterior mirror lowering function
Front and rear power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Manually adjustable height and lumbar support for front seats
Two reading lights up in front and two in the rear
Textile sport seats
Height-adjustable front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Mechanical rear seat release

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Independent type McPherson - coil springs - hydraulic shock absorber
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Multilink axle, coil springs and hydraulic shock absorber
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Climatronic 3 zones with AirCare & Air Quality Sensor

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
6 Total Speakers
7 speakers
10" touchscreen infotainment system
Mobile phone interface
Voice Control
USB-C for wired smartphone integration
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Private Emergency Call, Safety Services for 10 years
Remote access via app and online platform for 1 year
Online infotainment for 1 year
USB-C sockets or charging and infotainment control: two in front and two in seats
230-V outlet in boot and 12V socket in central console

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Heat insulating windshield
Heat-insulating and tinted rear windows
Glossy Black roof rails
Rear spoiler
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 In.
19"
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Tiredness Recognition System
Lane Assist
Front Assist
3-point safety belts for front and rear seats, with visual and acoustic reminders
Traffic Sign Recognition
Light Assist

Options

Packages: 
Driver Confidence Package
Technology Package
Sun And Liftgate Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Keyless Entry Keypad
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black/Almond Butter, leatherette
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Jet Black w/Arizona Accents, leatherette
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