The new Chevrolet Trax General Motors’ most affordable entry-level SUV has received a new slightly larger facelift. The new model which replaces the clunky small SUV has a considerably sleeker appearance and more tech features. However, it does eliminate one significant Choice while maintaining what may be the key selling point, its low price. With a starting price of under $21500, the subcompact Trax SUV is one of the most affordable SUVs available. Its price is a few hundred dollars less than its current pricing. the freshly updated Honda HRV the Hyundai Kona the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the Nissan kicks are just a few of its rivals it will go up against on the market.
Chevrolet Trax Exterior
On the exterior, the new Chevrolet Trax features a more aggressive, muscular, and athletic look. Thanks to its longer, lower and wider character compared to the previous model. It also features a sleeker side profile achieved from lowering it by 101 mm in overall height. Upfront, the new Trax features Chevrolet blazer-inspired headlights that pack the new LED lighting elements. Also, to make the new Trax more visible, a set of LED high-eye day running lamps are also available.
Each Chevrolet Trax model is differentiated by having specific design cues which include both the grille and wheels designs and unique decor. Starting off with the LS and LT, feature a clean and simple design and ride on a set of standard 17-inch steel wheels on the LS and aluminium set on the LT models.
The RS model pack a sportier design, a unique grille, and an RS badge, the 1RS rides on aluminium 18-inch wheels while the 2RS comes with a set of 19-inch wheels.
Moving up to the Activ models, you will get a monochromatic look that includes titanium chrome accents. Also, an aggressive skid plate and unique 18-inch black wheels differentiate it from the other models.
Chevrolet Trax Interior
Stepping inside, the 2023 Chevrolet Trax offers a generous space both for the passenger and the cargo space. Thanks to the 11 inches increase in length and 2-inches more width that helps provide the passenger with 3 inches more legroom in the backspace.
Infotainment and connectivity features
In terms of infotainment and connectivity features, the 2024 Chevrolet Trax offers lots of standard modern Tech features. The LS and 1RS grades feature an 8.0-inch diagonal infotainment screen. Moving up, the LT, 2RS and ACTIV models feature an 11-inch diagonal infotainment display and an 8-inch digital gauge cluster display. The higher trims also come with more features like heated seats, remote start wireless, phone charging, and automatic climate control. Additionally, all 2024 Chevrolet Trax model trims come with the active noise cancellation feature.
Engine, Power and Transmission
Under the hood, the 2023 Chevrolet Trax models feature exclusively a 1.2-litre turbocharged inline three-cylinder engine that delivers 137 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Paired with a six-speed automatic, the Trax only has the front wheels. However, all-wheel drive is not available. in comparison, the previous generation Trax models are powered by a 1.4 litre turbocharged 4-cylinder making 155 horsepower and 177 pound-foot.
Safety and driver assistance features
In terms of safety and driver assistance technology, the 2023 Trax ups the ante with new, standard Chevy Safety Assist – a suite of six advanced safety and driver awareness technologies that include:
- Automatic Emergency Braking
- Front Pedestrian Braking
- Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
- Forward Collision Alert
- IntelliBeam auto high-beam control
- Following Distance Indicator
In addition to having a rear vision camera as standard equipment, this vehicle also has adaptive cruise control, lane change alert with side blind zone alert, rear cross-traffic alert, and rear park assist.
Chevrolet Trax price
All Chevrolet Trax pricing including the RS models starts at less than twenty-five thousand dollars according to GM executives according to edmunds.com the base price of a car sold in the United States today is roughly forty-seven thousand dollars making SUVs like the tracks extremely affordable in comparison.