The debut of the Chevrolet Trax crossover, which in some countries is sold under the name Tracker, was held at the Paris Motor Show 2012. The car combines several attractive features at once: relatively inexpensive, small, economical, has good dynamics and a complete set. Trax shares the platform with the Chevrolet Aveo / Sonic and has two twin brothers, Buick Encore and Opel Mokka. Externally, Trax 2013 is very similar to the above models, but not without personality. It is distinguished by the design of the front: a different bumper, optics and brand grille, as well as more prominent rear wings. Thresholds arches, the lower part of the door, rear bumper closed with black plastic.
On the roof there are rails. The reserve is located on the rear door. The total length of the crossover is 4 248 mm (wheelbase 2 555 mm), width - 1776 mm. The luggage compartment of 357 liters can be increased without much effort by folding the rear separate seats (40/60) - in the end you will get 1372 liters of free space.
If more is needed, the front passenger seat also folds, resulting in a flat surface. There are 8 variations of the configuration of the cabin, which will give the opportunity to take on the road much more luggage than you can imagine initially. According to the company, there are many niches for storing small items in the passenger compartment, for example, a box under the passenger seat and additional storage space under the boot floor. Salon Chevrolet Trax turned out quite spacious and comfortable. On the dashboard placed a large round tachometer and digital speedometer. Infotainment system with 7 inch touch screen.
Its functions allow you to integrate the smartphone with the car, it becomes the core of the multimedia system, through it you can control the navigation system. There is a three-zone climate control. The line of petrol engines Chevrolet Trax is similar to that put on the Opel Mokka for Europe. The weakest 1.6-liter engine is capable of producing 115 horsepower. A more powerful engine produces 140 hp, with less volume (1.4 liters), but it has a turbocharger. The same power gives and 1.8-liter atmospheric gasoline unit. There is a diesel. Its volume - 1.7 liters, and power - 130 horsepower.
All engines can function with an automatic transmission or manual transmission. With the installed mechanical gearbox, the model is equipped with a Stop-start system, designed to significantly reduce fuel consumption. The system turns off the engine when the car is not moving and the engine is idling.
The drive in the basic configuration front, all-wheel drive is offered as an option. The crossover has a full range of standard safety systems to protect passengers: six airbags, electronic stability control (ESC) with upward movement assistance (HSA), traction control (TC), anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake distribution. Trailer stabilization and slope control (HDC) are also standard. As an option, the car can be equipped with parking sensors, adaptive lighting, a system of warning of a possible collision, electrically driven seats.
The assembly place of Chevrolet Trax is South Korea. With this auto company Chevrolet is going to enter the markets of 140 countries. Interestingly, the list does not include the United States, the birthplace of the brand. They decided to prefer fellow Trax - Buick Encore.