Newton Chevrolet Trax

Vehicle Overview

The Chevrolet Trax is a ready-made solution for today's driving needs. Cities and towns are expanding quickly, and more consumers are opting for smaller vehicles. However, the problem that most people encounter in compact vehicles is a low driving position. The good news is that the Trax performs excellently in both worlds. It comes with an elevated driving position while maintaining small-scale dimensions. If you are looking for an easy-to-drive, feature-filled subcompact SUV, which can tackle streets confidently, then the Trax should provide a satisfying ride.

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Why Buy a Chevrolet Trax?

- Better gas mileage than most midsize SUVs
- Maximum maneuverability
- Above average reliability and safety scores
- Generous features for the money
- Refined highway ride
- Respectable passenger space
- Roomy and versatile interior

Chevrolet Trax Interior and Features

The Chevrolet Trax is surprisingly comfortable and spacious, considering its subcompact dimensions. Even six-foot-tall passengers will not have a problem finding a comfortable sitting position in the rear seats. Moreover, the advanced infotainment system features crisp graphics with quick response. Its cargo capacity is above average as compared to its classmates. It has a seating capacity of five, with cloth upholstery as a standard.

If you move up the higher trims, you will have access to a leather-wrapped steering wheel, premium cloth upholstery, a power-adjustable driver's seat, as well as leatherette upholstery. If you have children, the LATCH system provides a full set of anchors. Seating is comfortable and supportive. No one will complain of fatigue inside the Trax, even during long commutes. It also comes with a decent amount of legroom and headroom.

Standard interior features include a Wi-Fi hotspot and a rearview camera. The standard infotainment system features a seven-inch touch screen display, a six-speaker audio system, a USB port, Bluetooth, and smartphone connectivity through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Available features include cruise control, satellite radio, remote start, proximity key, a 7-speaker Bose audio system, push-button start, heated mirrors, a 110-volt three-pronged power outlet, and sunroof. The smartphone connectivity feature allows you to pull up your navigation, music, messaging and other apps onto the system's display. Physical knobs are also available for added convenience.

At the trunk, the Chevrolet Trax comes with 18.7 cubic feet of space, which is enough for storing sporting gear, shopping bags or luggage. Once you collapse the split-folding rear seats, space increases to 48.4 cubic feet. When you fold the front passenger seat, there is more space to accommodate an 8-foot long object. Whether you are an artist, a camper, a musician, a cyclist or just a spectator, the interior of the Chevrolet Trax is versatile enough, with up to eight different seating configurations to accommodate your entire luggage.

Chevrolet Trax Performance and Handling

The Chevrolet Trax is easy to handle, thanks to its maximum maneuverability. Its impressive turning radius, combined with its small size explains its maneuverability. Backing from driveways or parking in tight spots will not present any issues. Its power is sufficient for running errands or commuting. Its fuel economy is reliable for its class.

It comes with a 1.4-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged engine, paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. You have the option of a front wheel drive or a four-wheel drive. The front wheel drive has a fuel rating of 33 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg in the city, while the all-wheel drive has a return of 30 mpg on the highway and 24 mpg in the city. Steering is responsive, handling is secure, and overall ride quality is smooth.

Chevrolet Trax Safety and Reliability

When it comes to safety, the Trax earns good ratings, with a maximum crash-testing score. Some of the safety features on this vehicle include a rearview camera, lane departure warning, forward collision alert and side blind zone alert, for preventing accidents. It also comes with ten airbags and a high-strength steel cage to protect the occupants during a collision.


Baby SUVs are among the most popular in the country these days, and it is easy to understand why. Similar to other subcompact SUVs, the Chevrolet Trax offers an appealing combination of efficiency, presence, practicality, and affordability. It is among the most-well rounded vehicles on the market. Drivability, fuel economy, and ease of handling remain key to its strengths. If you live and drive in the city and you are looking for a subcompact SUV, then the Trax is a worthy contender. If you are in the market for a Chevrolet Trax and you are not sure which Trim to choose, just visit us today and we will offer our professional advice.

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