2016 Chevrolet Trax Review

Chevrolet is set to unleash a new subcompact SUV that will come with improved aerodynamics, cozy interior, and a sleek design among other impressive features. We are talking of the 2016 Chevrolet Trax. Its devotees now have a reason to smile based on the all-wheel crossover price; it will be charged at a lower rate than its replicas in the same line. The particular parts that will be modified include safety equipment, the engine, and the cabin along with its implements.

2016 Chevrolet Trax front view

2016 Chevrolet Trax – Exterior and Interior:

2016 Chevrolet Trax crossover will be featured with slight alterations that will confer the model to achieve a unique and aggressive build. Firstly, it will be fit with a smaller bump though it will maintain the same body profile as Chevrolet Sonic. Its doors will have the same layout, but it will come with a few different touches on some of its arrangement and operation modules. Also, the front will realize a new set of slimmer headlights, a different square grille, and a larger air intake. Looking at the rear end, it will receive a new bumper with a small plastic shield beneath it, a dual exhaust system and a new combination of tail lights. The car will be suspended on 16-inch alloy wheels made of steel and some plastic-steel extensions. This will be for the base model, LT. LTZ version will be ridden on 18-inch wheels. All in all, the exterior will be built with simple yet nice frames that will espouse a boxy hatchback body.

Interior Design:

Maximum comfort and a cozy environment will be provided in the interior. Apt safety measures will also be guaranteed based on the innovative technology that will be implemented. To start it off, the base model will be fixed with standard blind-spot detectors, front collision warning system, lane departure assist system, etc. The 2016 Chevrolet Trax cabin will adopt a twin cockpit arrangement with an upright configuration. Other essential extras for user’s convenience include a tachometer, numeric speedometer, 3.5-inch monochrome screen, warning lights, numerous bar gauges, etc. In addition to that, the main materials used for the interior will be black cloth-leather upholstery blend with some patterns of oblong shapes. Users may also opt for two-tone vinyl upholstery availed by the company. Safety isn’t left to chance either, a navigation system for back camera amenities, sufficient airbags and up to notch safety belts will be available for the task.

2016 Chevrolet Trax interior

2016 Chevrolet Trax – Engine Specs:

2016 Chevrolet Trax SUV will receive a new powertrain made of 1.5 L, incline 4 turbocharged engine rated at 180 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. This new engine boasts 40 hp increase over the previous 1.4 L, incline 4, turbocharged engine. Rumors have it that there might be a 1.7 L, incline 4 turbocharged diesel engine measured at 110 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque. It will also be equipped with 40 mpg on average. All the engines will be backed by 6 speed manual transmission system as standard and a 9 speed automatic transmission system as an option. To sum it up, front wheel drive will be available as standard and four-wheel drive mode as an option.

2016 Chevrolet Trax side view

2016 Chevrolet Trax – Release Date and Price:

Customers should expect the 2016 Trax model to be featured in the automobile market at the start of 2016. The price will be set at around $21,000.

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