Comparison - GMC Terrain Denali 2019 - vs - Chevrolet Trailblazer ACTIV 2021

General

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Average Price: 
$
39,500
Updated: 
01 Apr 2019
$
26,900
Updated: 
23 Nov 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.60gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blue Steel Metallic
#3c4d67
Red Quartz Tintcoat
#711f1f
Quicksilver Metallic
#dadedd
Summit White
#ffffff
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#000000
Graphite Gray Metallic
#32373a
Satin Steel Metallic
#9ba0ab
Smokey Quartz Metallic
#878278
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

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pros
Comfortable and upscale interior
Optional engines offer efficiency and power
MyLink user interface is intuitive and easy to use
Extensive list of optional safety features

Cons
Midrange trims offer fewer standard safety features than competitors
Base 1.5-liter is disappointing all around
Less cargo space behind the back seat than most competitors
Price with options runs higher than average for the class

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 GMC Terrain is another contender for crossover shoppers’ consideration, but its high price and lack of active safety features keep it on the bench for now.

Pros
Handsome exterior shape
Composed ride
Tony Denali trim has luxury bona fides
Smooth 9-speed automatic
Apple CarPlay compatibility

Cons
Part-time all-wheel drive
Diesel adds thousands to bottom line
No more sliding second row
Active safety features cost extra, on all trims

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 GMC Terrain ranked #11 in Compact SUVs. Currently the GMC Terrain has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 28 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale interior
Spacious seats
Smooth ride
Excellent fuel economy

Cons
Poor rearward visibility
Higher starting price than most competitors

By: 
usnews.com

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
12
Cylinders: 
4
inline
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.30L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
174ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
252hp
at 5 500rpm
155hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
41.60Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
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
turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.30in
173.70in
Width: 
72.40in
71.20in
Height: 
65.70in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
8.00in
Wheel Base: 
107.30in
103.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
38.40
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
39.40in
Front Hip Room: 
54.40in
52.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.20in
55.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
51.80in
45.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.60in
53.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
63.30cu.ft
54.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
29.60cu.ft
30.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3801.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
descent control
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
2 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
multi-level heating driver seat
fold flat passenger seat
leather
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
memory card slot
speed sensitive volume control
Bose premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
1 subwoofer(s)
7 total speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
6 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
17 In.
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
polished alloy wheels
temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R17

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: 
no
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Solid Rear 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: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
tire pressure monitoring
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
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

Options

Packages: 
Roadside Safety Package
Cargo Package
Fleet Convenience Package (Fleet)
Comfort Package
Driver Confidence Package
Technology Package
Sun And Liftgate Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Front and Rear Splash Guards
"Hit the Road" Package
Wheel Locks
Skyscape Power Glass Sunroof
Molded Assist Steps
Front License Plate Mounting Package
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Front License Plate Bracket
Keyless Entry Keypad
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Powered Universal Tablet Holder
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Floor Liner Package
Cargo Area Organizer
Universal Tablet Holders
Rear Seat Infotainment System w/DVD Player
Protective Seat Cover
Interior Protection Package
Rear Seat Infotainment System w/out DVD Player
Horizontal Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, leather
#000000
Light Platinum/Taupe, leather
#bdb2ac
Color: 
Jet Black/Almond Butter, leatherette
#000000
Jet Black w/Arizona Accents, leatherette
#000000