A great deal of anticipation is seen ever since official news came out regarding the release of 2018 Chevy Trax. From whatever is heard till date, this new model will come with more value and passenger convenience. Numerous systems integrations will likely take place along with possibility of a more powerful engine.
Design and appearance of this new 2018 Chevy Trax
There is speculation that Chevrolet will come with the same design language for its peripheral. Viewing its spy images, it appears that this new model is a bit taller in dimension as compared to its previous model. But on the other side of the coin, it is also believed that this new-gen model will cut down by 1.3 inches in its total duration.
Also a revised nose and a dual port frontal grille with the lower one being more angular in shape! Some did state that the previous model consisted of an awkward looking fascia, but due to this restyling; nothing of that sort will be seen this time around.
Front headlights will be restyled and incorporate powerful LED-DRLs. Its frontal bumper consists of a metallic cladding and is likely to be bigger as compared to the previous model. Back end, Chevrolet is also likely to make some upgrades in the taillights and rear fenders. The base models of Chevy Trax 2018 will likely come with 16 inch alloy wheels having All-season tires and higher trims will be seen with 18 inch alloy wheels with similar tires.
The interior of the 2018 Chevy Trax hosts a double cock-pit design. Similar to the Tonic, on its left-hand side it incorporates 3.5 inch monochrome display. The gauge cluster will be updated and will have bar pressuring device and hazard warning light controls. Furthermore this new-gen Trax will host numerous technological features such as MyLink Infotainment program, Siri Eyes, BringGo and upgraded Wi-Fi connectivity. Safety features will include Crash detection system, Anti-Skid brakes, Tire pressure monitoring, traction control, anti-theft distance warning and security management.
Underneath the hood of this Chevrolet Trax 2018 model, exists an upgraded 1.4 liter 4 cylinder Turbo engine. This is believed to be mated to a 6 speed automatic transmission. Estimated power outputs of this upgraded engine will be somewhere around 150 lb-ft. torque and 140 HP of power. In terms of power distribution, it is speculated that power will be transferred over to the front wheels but All-wheel drive might come as optional.
EPA and its rate of acceleration
EPA ratings of this 2018 Trax engine are believed to be around 25 mpg inside city and 31 mpg on freeways. Plus tipsters speculate that it could make its 0-60 mph sprint in over 9 seconds give or take.
Price, launch and competition
2018 Chevy Trax is expected to hit dealerships by the commencement of 2017 or the early phase of 2018. Though there are no such announcements concerning its price, tipsters state that it could start selling from around $27,000- $34,000. Its market competition includes names such as Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3 and Nissan Juke.