2023 Chevy Equinox vs. 2023 Chevy Trailblazer: What's the Difference?

a 2023 Chevrolet Equinox sitting in a parking lot
2023 Chevy Equinox


2023 Chevy Trailblazer

Starting MSRP

1.5L turbo 4-cylinder


EcoTec 1.2L turbo (base engine)
175 hp175 hp


137 hp (base engine)
203 lb-ft of torque


162 lb-ft of torque (base engine)
24 mpg city/30 mpg highway (Equinox LS)

MPG Ratings

29 mpg city/31 mpg highway (Trailblazer LS)
63.9 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

54.4 cubic feet

When you compare Chevy SUVs on the streets of Killeen and Salado, you’re sure to find that there’s a model that suits the way you drive. You might want to start with exploring the differences between the 2023 Chevy Equinox vs. Trailblazer, where you’re sure to find two exceptional vehicles. The question is, which one will best serve the way you drive? Compare these Chevy SUVs with Don Ringler Chevrolet.

2023 Chevy Equinox or Trailblazer: Interior Dimensions

This is one of the primary places where you’ll see the differences when you’re deciding 2023 Chevy Equinox or Trialblazer: size. While both models are compact SUVs, the Equinox is a little bit bigger. You can see this in their cargo space dimensions. The Chevy Equinox cargo space ranges from 29.9 to 63.9 cubic feet, depending on whether the rear seat is up or folded. The Chevy Trailblazer cargo spaceranges from 25.3 to 54.4 cubic feet with the rear seat up/down. Both SUVs offer seating for five across two rows.

2023 Chevy Equinox or Trailblazer: Performance

No matter if you look at the standard engine in the 2023 Chevy Equinox or Trailblazer, you’ll find similar specs but with two primary differences: the Equniox only offers one engine option while the Trailblazer has an available engine upgrade. That said, the Chevy Equinox standard engine is the most powerful of the three, in proportion to the Equinox’s larger size. :

2023 Chevy Equinox Engine Specs:

  • 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder engine: 175 hp and 203 lb-ft of torque
  • 4-cylinder dual overhead cam design with Direct-Injection and Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 24 mpg city/30 mpg highway (Equinox LS)

2023 Chevy Trailblazer Engine Specs:

  • Standard EcoTec 1.2L turbo engine: 137 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque
  • Available EcoTec 1.3L turbo engine: 155 hp and 174 lb-ft torque
  • Continuous Variable Transmission
  • 29 mpg city/31 mpg highway (Trailblazer LS)

2023 Chevy Equinox or Trailblazer: Highlighted Features

You’ll find a lot of the same great features whether you choose the 2023 Chevy Equniox or Traiblazer, including Chevy features like Teen Driver Technology, Chevrolet Connect Services availability, Chevy Saftey Assist, Chevy Infortainment 3, and wireless smartphone connectivity. Other features you can find include:

2023 Chevy Equinox Highlighted Features:

  • 12-volt auxiliary front power outlet
  • Active Noise Cancellation
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • 7-inch diagonal color touchscreen
  • Fold-flat rear seat with a 60/40 split
  • Following Distance Indicator
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Front Pedestrian Braking
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • Keyless Open/Keyless Start
  • Wi-Fi hotspot capable
  • OnStar®

2023 Chevy Trailblazer Highlighted Features:

  • 40/60 split-folding rear bench seat
  • 7-inch diagonal color touchscreen
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Wi-Fi hotspot capable
  • Available Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Available Rear Park Assist
  • Available Rear Cross Traffic Alert

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