Chevrolet Introduces a New 2017 Trax
Fresh design, reward interior element safety, connectivity enhancements
CHICAGO (Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016) – Building on a early success and a fast expansion of a segment, Chevrolet currently introduced a new 2017 Trax – a some-more fluent take on one of Canada’s best-selling tiny SUVs.
Contemporary pattern elements, including an all-new front-end appearance, and a new reward interior harmonise a visible updates, while new accessible active reserve facilities and a new infotainment complement – with accessible Apple CarPlay and Android Auto harmony – raise a operation of customer-focused technologies.
“In a fastest-growing segment, Chevrolet Trax’s movement is certain to continue with good pattern enhancements, reward details, and a latest technologies,” pronounced Laura Pacey, Brand Director, Chevrolet Canada. “Features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto harmony and 4 new active reserve facilities offer business some-more than many competitors – and during an entry-level price.”
With sales of 8,095 in 2015– a Trax is a second-best-selling tiny SUV in Canada. It is also ranked in a tip 3 globally, achieving some-more than 400,000 sales in 73 markets given a launch in late 2012. China and a United States are a tip markets.
In Canada, 64% of Trax’s business who had a trade-in incited in something other than a Chevrolet. Trax also attracts 65% percent womanlike business – a top commission in a brand’s whole lineup.
“With a Colorado and Trax, Chevrolet and a dealers are means to offer mint entries in fast-growing segments, that helps move new business to Chevrolet,” pronounced Pacey. “And with other new vehicles such as a Cruze Hatchback and Bolt EV, we will continue to attract new business to a Chevrolet authorization and continue to grow marketplace share, as we did in 2015.”
The 2017 Trax goes on sale this fall, charity in LS, LT and new Premier trims.
The Trax’s fresh, contemporary coming reflects a complicated face of Chevrolet around a globe. A new grille and headlamps relate a styling elements seen in new Chevrolet models such as a Malibu, Cruze and Volt.
“It’s a some-more sculptural, worldly design,” pronounced Steve Kim, Chevrolet Trax designer. “There’s also a sporty strain in a new styling that speaks to a Trax’s agile, fun-to-drive personality.”
The front fascia is all-new and incorporates Chevrolet’s new proportioned twin pier grille. New, neat headlamps upsurge around a corners and into a front fenders. Trax LS models underline new halogen mirror headlamps and uplevel LT and new Premier models have halogen projector headlamps with LED signature lighting. Chrome also accents a outboard haze flare bezels.
At a back is a new fascia and twin taillamps, with a Premier indication featuring LED signature lighting. The Premier is also charity with new 18-inch aluminum wheels.
A mutated instrument row is a substructure for a 2017 Trax’s reward interior enhancements. It interprets Chevrolet’s signature dual-cockpit pattern some-more expressively, with an top dashboard hood that flows undeviating opposite a row to raise a notice of spaciousness.
The redesigned core instrument row facilities larger prominence of a new 178 mm (7-inch) erratic MyLink tone hold shade and Galvano chrome trim on a instrument row and console minister to a Trax’s reward ambiance. Premier models are charity with contrasting-color instrument row trim that matches their leatherette seating trim.
“Customers will unequivocally notice a betterment in a Trax’s interior pattern and courtesy to detail,” pronounced Kim. “It’s an sourroundings that transcends shred boundaries, charity rich, reward appointments and seamless formation of a technologies they rest on most.”
Also new for 2017 is a instrument cluster, that facilities a new sign arrangement with distinguished analog speedometer and tachometer readouts along with digital displays from a customary motorist information center.
The 2017 Trax offers a new 178 mm (7-inch) erratic infotainment complement designed to support a latest connectivity technologies, including accessible Apple CarPlay and Android Auto harmony and customary 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot.
With a 4G LTE connection, Trax allows passengers to bond adult to 7 personal inclination such as smartphones, laptops and tablets, to high-speed wireless Internet. Keyless Open and Start also supplement to a Trax’s register of accessible new technologies.
New active reserve features
New active reserve facilities are designed to assistance warning drivers to intensity pile-up situations. They are accessible depending on a indication and include:
- Side Blind Zone Alert
- Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Forward Collision Alert
- Lane Departure Warning
Additional crash-avoidance technologies embody a customary rearview camera. Trax also facilities 10 customary atmosphere bags.
Returning for 2017 is a Trax’s Ecotec 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, that is corroborated by a six-speed involuntary transmission. The engine is rated during an SAE-certified 138 horsepower (102 kW) and 148 lb-ft of torque (200 Nm) between 1,850 and 4,900 rpm.
About Chevrolet in Canada
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 115 countries and offered some-more than 4.8 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline enchanting performance, pattern that creates a heart beat, pacifist and active reserve facilities and easy-to-use technology, all during a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.