2017 Chevy Trax Shows its New Face


Chevrolet has revealed the 2017 Trax, which made its official debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. 

Its new front end is the most prominent change on the small crossover, which now includes the dual port grille being adopted by other Chevy models. The 2017 Trax will be offered in LS, LT and Premier trim, with the LT and Premier models getting halogen projector headlamps with LED signature lights. Big 18-inch wheels also come with the Premier trim.

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Inside, a revised center stack layout is found, which Chevy says adopts a dual-cockpit design. A 7-inch MyLink touch screen, which has been tilted more towards the driver, making it easier to reach and see, is fitted in the center stack surrounded by chrome trim. Premier models get contrasting-color instrument panel trim that matches the leatherette color of the seats.

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Chevy has also revised the instrument cluster in the car, which now features an analog speedometer and tachometer along with a digital display.

Like many cars in the GM lineup, the Trax will have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and available 4G LTE Wi-Fi. New safety technology on the Trax includes side blind zone alert, rear cross traffic alert, forward collision alert and lane departure warning.

Like before, the Trax is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque.

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