The 2019 Chevy Trax is a compact crossover-SUV comes with a unique design that is stylish and attractive. Fuel efficiency is equally good as the efficiency of a compact car and the interior is roomy like most of the SUVs and even better than most of its rivals.
On top of that, the new Trax model offers latest high-tech amenities and plenty of safety features. An all-wheel-drive setup is optional and overall, 2019 Trax is fun to drive. The upcoming model will see some upgrades such as new touchscreen, new Redline Edition package and additional safety equipment.
2019 Chevy Trax Exterior Improvements and Trims
After the last year’s exterior upgrade it is hard to believe that the 2019 Chevy Trax will see any major improvements. The exterior looks wider and bolder and the stance is sportier than before. At the rear, the newest 2019 Chevy Trax features sculpted surfaces that are nicely incorporated with the larger taillights. Stepping up to the LS trim level and you will get nice chrome accents, black mirrors, and steel wheels.
Top-range Premier model looks more distinguished thanks to the 18-inch aluminum wheels, even more, chrome accents, and very modern fog lights. As mentioned, there is an all-new Redline Package that is available on LT models and the package adds 18-inch wheels with black finishes, the same stands for the front grille and mirror caps.
This package also includes beautiful beltline moldings and even a bow-tie emblems. Furthermore, the 2019 Chevy Trax trims LT and Premier will be available with 10 colors Cajun Red Tintcoat, Mosaic Black, Mosaic Black Metallic, Nightfall Gray Metallic, Nightfall Gray, Red Hot, Silver Ice Metallic, Sandy Ridge Metallic, Storm Blue Metallic and Summit White. However, in the base trim LS, colors like Cajun Red Tintcoat, Nightfall Gray, Nightfall Gray Metallic and Red Hot are not available.
2019 Chevy Trax Interior is Stylish and Modern
The 2019 Chevy Trax comes with a very modern and stylish interior. The highlight is perhaps new dash design that combines analog and digital gauge cluster. There is a new infotainment screen available, and a new touchscreen as well. The cabin is packed with soft-touch materials, and all of the functions and controls are easy to use. Overall, the last year’s revamp is doing wonders for the 2019 Trax, the cabin is pleasing and everything inside it looks modern. Interestingly, new Trax offers more cargo room and roomier rear seats than most of its competitors such as Mazda CX-3.
Latest Chevrolet’s crossover-SUV comes with a new MyLink radio, and it offers plenty of standard equipment such as USB ports, Bluetooth, rearview camera and 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. Moreover, even Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard. The LS trim offers colors Jet Black and Jet Black/Light Ash Gray, while the trims LT and Premier adds Jet Black/Brandy color.
Safety Features and Crash Test
Safety is additionally boosted thanks to the forward-collision alert system and lane-departure warning. Also, in this model, we will see many new and updated features. Some that will be standard in this model are stability control system that also includes traction control, tire pressure monitor system, a total of 10 airbags frontal and knee for driver and front passenger, passenger sensing system.
The passenger sensing system is there to indicate inflatable restraint and front passenger/child/presence detector. Also, there is a limited trial service that brings stolen vehicle assistance, automatic crash response, advanced diagnostics and roadside assistance. Don’t forget features like rear vision camera, side blind zone alert, rear park assist, sensor indicator and many more. An interesting thing about this model lies in a crash test. This model picks up all 5 stars in the crash test by the NHTSA. The five stars are gained in testing frontal barrier crash, side crash, side barrier and side pole. There is one test where this model is gaining four stars and that is in a rollover.
2019 Chevy Trax Engine and Fuel Economy
The upcoming 2019 Chevy Trax will run on a single drivetrain option. It is a small 1.4-liter turbocharged unit with four cylinders. This engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and it produces up to 138 HP. The torque of this model is 148 lb-ft. This engine from the test is able to go from zero to 60 mph in 9,3 sec.
All-wheel drive configuration is optional and fuel economy is rated at 24mpg in the city and 30mpg on the highway. Combination of this engine and Trax’s small size makes this crossover fun-to-drive and is perfect for the city roads as the ride is more than enjoyable. Top speed of this model is 115 mph. However, in near future, we expect more engine variants from this manufacturer.
2019 Chevy Trax Price and Release Date
The base model of a new 2019 Chevy Trax starts at $21,500. Completely loaded Premier model will cost around $30,000. Chevrolet’s latest compact crossover-SUV will go on sale in the last quarter of 2018. Models like Buick Encore, Ford EcoSport, Nissan Juke and Jeep Renegade will rival new 2019 Chevy Trax.