Chevrolet, one of the leading automakers around the world is working on one of its latest machine; the Chevrolet Trax 2017. The car has been introduced in anticipation of its public introduction scheduled for the Chicago Auto Show. For a car that was aging in other markets before it finally came to America, the company hopes that through a number of upgrades, they are going to put it on the world map.
Chevrolet Trax 2017 – Immaculate Design
The outside presentation is updated and attractive. The designers have chosen to play it safe against the much more overt design cues of competitors like Nissan Juke and Renegade. This car is going to come with Chevy truck styling cues to what is essentially a tall, 2-box small hatchback body. The front fascia, headlamps, and grille have all taken on the look of recent cars like Volt, and Cruz. Moreover, the chrome is added to the bezels of the fog lamps, and at the back, starting with fascia everything is also new. Overall, this car is going to come with an exterior design that is going to make heads turn.
The inside of the upcoming Chevrolet Trax 2017 is going to receive some major changes. The inside design is going to start with a whole new dashboard which features an upper dashboard surface that flows smoothly across the panel, further enhancing its spaciousness. The seats are also going to be made much better; high-end materials and adequate leg room are going to be the order of the day. On the instrument panel, there is a couple of amazing stuff; it will now feature a new 7 inch My link touchscreen. The infotainment system can be integrated with Apple CarPlay, as well as, Android Auto to allow you access a number of applications. Auxiliary, USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity and audio inputs are also going to be made available. On matters safety, depending large on the trim level you choose to go for, this model will come complete with a rear cross traffic alert, side blind zone alert, forward collision alert and a rear view camera.
Chevrolet Trax 2017 – Engine Specs
For this 2017 model, it is said the company has chosen to retain the same engine that powers the outgoing Trax. The upcoming Chevrolet Trax 2017 is going to come fitted with a turbocharged 1.4 Liter, 4-cylinder unit with a total power output of 138 hp at 4900 rpm and 148 lb-ft of torque at 1850. This unit will also be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission system that channels all its power to the front wheels as standard. However, there is going to be an all-wheel drive option.
Chevrolet Trax 2017 – Release Date and Price
The automaker has not released and official information about the actual price and the possible release date. However, as we wait, the company has promised this car is going to remain affordable, and considering how a company has always priced its cars, we should expect the Trax to start MSRP at around $22,000 and go as high as $28,000. Don’t get excited yet as these figures could change in the coming years. The car should hit a number of dealerships near you the Fall of this year, 2016.