Chevrolet introduced the 2015 model Trax only in the United States for the model year 2015, but as the model was available in the worldwide markets for several years. This means that the Trax was already getting old in other global markets, so it is overdue for a revision. So, Chevy is getting ready to redesign the existing Trax for the 2017 model year. The 2017 Chevrolet Trax SUV is expected to come with several updates that include a major development in the exterior and interior styling and a more wide-ranging lineup of available tech. When the 2017 model approaches the US, its updates will assist bring its face into the line with other fresh Chevrolet offerings.
Although luxurious models will be offered with bigger wheels and LED daylight running lights and tail lamps, buyers will see a newer face staring back at them, no issue which model from the available LT, LS and Premier models they opt for. Modifications are even more obvious on the vehicle inside, such that it comes with an innovative instrument that will leap and bound ahead of its forerunner, featuring slicker display incorporation and an additional upscale look overall.
2017 Chevrolet Trax Changes, Exterior
Much attention has been paid by the design group of Chevy to make the external look more aggressive and attractive than that of its predecessor. Their focus first starts with the front part. As a result, the whole front sheet metal of the new vehicle has been redone. Its front part is now decorated with an innovative grille that echoes the stacked dual-port appearance, similar to that of other most modern Chevrolet vehicles, butting up against new headlights that swathe around the fenders in the front.
The LS trim of the next generation Chevrolet Trax comes outfitted with Halogen lamps, whereas the Premier and the LT models get halogen projector-ray lights and slight chrome bordering for the bezels of the mist lamps.
At the back, the new model Trax receives some minor tweaks, as well, and it comes outfitted with new-fangled dual tail lamps, a revamped bumper. The Premium model now gets LED lights, as well as a set of aluminum wheels with the diameter of 18 inches.
2017 Chevrolet Trax Interior
The interior will be made more luxurious and modern than before. As a result, the cabin comes equipped with a redesigned instrument panel and the upper part of the dashboard is designed to improve the inside space and defends a binnacle, too. The dash is now mounted with a fresh speedometer, tachometer, and electronic information readout. A fresh 7.0-inch color touch monitor now joins the group and is an abode to the MyLink infotainment system of Chevy. This system provides superior connectivity, counting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, in addition to, an aux jack, SiriusXM satellite radio and a USB port.
Some of the standard and optional new Chevrolet Trax 2017 safety features include:
Rear cross traffic alert.
Blind spot monitor.
Knee bags for the driver and the front passenger.
Like in the most recent products of General Motors, it will also be offered with the 4G LTE expertise along with a Wi-Fi hot spot, The occupants of the next generation Trax can now connect a maximum of seven individual electronic tools, such as smart phones, tablets, laptops, etc.
The 2017 Chevy SUV now comes with the cargo volume of 18.7 cubic feet and it can be increased to have the maximum capacity of 48.4 cubic feet by folding the rear seats.
For the 2017 Chevrolet Trax engine section will not get any change, which means that the vehicle will come equipped with the same engine that powered the departing model. As a result, the new vehicle will be powered by the turbo-four engine with four cylinders and with the capacity of 1.4-liters. This engine is tuned to produce the greatest power of 138 horses @ 4,900 RPM and a greatest torque of 148 lbs per foot @ 1,850 and 4,900 rpm. The total power will be propelled either to the all the wheels or only to the front wheels by means of a six-rate mechanical transmission.
As the 2017 model has been constructed with lightweight materials, its curb weight would be less than 3300 pounds (approx 1364 kg). With this engine, it gets enhanced acceleration that makes it attain the speed from the stationary mode to the 60 mph speed in 9.4 seconds with the front-wheel drive system and 9.7 seconds with the all-wheel drive system. It also offers improved fuel economy, such that the new Trax 2017 offers the city mileage, the highway mileage and combined mileage of 24 mpg, 31 mpg, and 29 mpg respectively with the all-wheel drive setup and 26 mpg, 34mpg and 29 mpg with the front-wheel drive setup.
Date of release and price
The 2017 Chevrolet Trax release date will be during the last quarter of 2016 with the starting cost, which will certainly be more than that of the existing 2016 Trax, which is being sold at $21,195(msrp).
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