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Unlike some competitors, the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer offers all-wheel-drive as an option, although you can't get all-wheel-drive on the base model.

Are you choosing an all-wheel-drive Trailblazer? If so, why? Do you have snow in your area, or do you have to drive on gravel roads?

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I'm going to go with the all-wheel drive. Where I live we get hit with snow hard so it's necessary to get it. If I didn't I would likely go with FWD.
 

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I bought the AWD RS in scarlet red metallic and have a whopping 140 miles on it as of today. I really like it so far and still surprised it only has a 3cyl.

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Scarlet Red, RS, just like pictured in post #1
4 option packages and AWD.
Why? Because I'll be towing it as a dinghy (four wheels on the ground via towbar) behind a motorhome. Plus snow if I don't get outta time before winter sets in, AND, while snowbirding in Arizona, some desert explorations.
 

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Chose Active model with AWD. Wife needs it for travel to her job for the few snows we get here in Cincy. Plus if we ever choose to resell the thing that will help having that option I think.
 

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Went with the AWD Active. We get snow from time to time, wife needs something with 4x4.
 

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AWD for flat towing (four wheels on ground, dinghy towing) behind a motorhome.
 

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so these can be towed behind a motorhome or the like?
 

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so these can be towed behind a motorhome or the like?
AWD can ONLY be dinghy towed with all four tires on the ground
FWD can be towed ONLY on a dolly with the front tires off the ground.
 

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If you bought the AWD, do you always leave it on? When I picked mine up, they pointed out the AWD button to turn it off. (I should have asked them but didnt
 

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If you bought the AWD, do you always leave it on? When I picked mine up, they pointed out the AWD button to turn it off. (I should have asked them but didnt
We leave it off for better gas mileage and more acceleration, but plan on having it on during the winter as needed.

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Always off.
 

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Does anyone know if you can push the AWD button while actually driving? Or do you need to be parked or in neutral? If you can do turn it on while driving, what's the top speed?
 

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I oush mine when needed at any speed. Have not heard anything or read anything that says when or when you can not.
 
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