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2018 Chevrolet Trax FWD 4dr LS

FWD 4dr LS

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Price with options: $21,000

MSRP: $21,000

Base Invoice: $20,160

Body Style

Sport Utility

MPG

City: 25 - Hwy: 33

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2018 Chevrolet Trax Pros

The Chevrolet Trax gets several new options for 2018. The most noticeable change is a "Redline Edition" package. This package includes black 17-inch aluminum wheels, mirror caps, grille and bowtie badging. Three colors have been swapped removing Crimson Metallic, Orange Burst Metallic and Blue Topaz. Additions include Storm Blue Metallic, Sandy Ridge Metallic and Cajun Red.

2018 Chevrolet Trax Model Highlights

There is only one engine and transmission choice available for the 2018 Trax, but Chevrolet has chosen the drivetrain wisely. The Trax utilizes an extremely fuel-efficient 1.4L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. Despite its diminutive size, this engine makes 138 horsepower, plenty to pull the relatively light Trax along at a brisk pace when coupled to the standard 6-speed automatic transmission. With an EPA rating of 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway, the Trax burns fuel more like a compact car than an SUV.

Buyers are offered a choice of three different trim levels as well as the option of front- or all-wheel drive, which costs $1,500 extra and is available across all trims. The LS trim is relatively basic, the LT trim occupies the mid-level, while the high-end Premier trim offers plenty of luxurious touches.

Buyers will likely be surprised by many of the features that come standard on the base LS, ensuring that even the most basic Trax to leave the showroom factory is a competent and feature-packed vehicle. Standard features include an infotainment system with a built-in 7-inch touchscreen, built-in Wi-Fi hotspot technology, a rearview camera, power windows and door locks, Bluetooth audio streaming and a USB port with MP3 playback abilities. Drivers and passengers can also upload photos or videos via the USB port to be displayed on that big 7-inch screen.

The LT trim looks a little more aggressive, with several cosmetic enhancements, including 16-inch alloy wheels, some additional exterior chrome trim, tinted rear windows, roof rails and a painted lower skid plate applique. Other enhancements that come with the LT trim include heated exterior mirrors, cruise control, SiriusXM satellite radio and nicer cloth upholstery for the seats.

The Premier trim comes with front fog lamps, even more exterior chrome, including chrome door handles, a 6-way power adjustable driver's seat, heated front seats, leatherette seating surfaces, a leather wrapped steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a Bose premium sound system and rear park assist.

Safety features across the lineup include 10 airbags, power-assisted anti-lock brakes, traction control and StabiliTrak electronic stability control. Rear park assist is standard on Premier trims and available on LT trims, but all trim levels have a rear-view camera.

2018 Chevrolet Trax Model News

The Chevrolet Trax competes with other small SUVs such as the Toyota RAV4, the Honda CR-V and the Ford Escape. Setting the Trax apart from the competition, are its turbocharged engine and its high levels of interior equipment, including a standard 7-inch color touch screen. With a base price of around $21,000, the Chevrolet Trax is a strong addition to the small SUV segment.

2018 Chevrolet Trax Value Writeup

Compact footprint; decent ground clearance; high levels of standard technology; versatile interior; available all-wheel drive; fuel efficiency

Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) No
Disc - Rear (Yes or )  
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.0
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)  
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0? F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Engine
Displacement 1.4L/83
Engine Order Code LUV
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 4900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 148 @ 1850
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A) 28
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)  
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)  
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.53
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Description Cont. Again  
Trans Order Code MNK
Trans Type 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High  
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low  
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2805
ENTERTAINMENT
Audio system feature, 6-speaker system
Audio system feature, USB ports (2) with auxiliary input jack
Audio system, Chevrolet MyLink Radio with 7" diagonal color touch-screen, AM/FM stereo voice pass-through technology, includes Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones; featuring Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capability for compatible phone
Chevrolet 4G LTE and available built-in Wi-Fi hotspot offers a fast and reliable Internet connection for up to 7 devices; includes data trial for 1 month or 3GB (whichever comes first); EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Available Wi-Fi requires compatible mobile device, active OnStar service and data plan. Data plans provided by AT&T. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
EXTERIOR
Door handles, body-color
Glass, solar absorbing
Headlamps, halogen reflector with automatic exterior lamp control
Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding with Black base
Moldings, beltline side glass (Black.)
Tail lamps, sculpted
Tire, compact spare
Tires, P205/70R16 all-season, blackwall
Wheel, spare, 16" (40.6 cm) steel
Wheels, 16" (40.6 cm) steel
Windshield, acoustic laminated
Windshield, solar absorbing
Wiper, rear intermittent
Wipers, front intermittent
INTERIOR
Air conditioning, single-zone manual
Air filter, particle
Armrest, driver seat
Assist handles, driver, front passenger and rear outboard includes coat hooks on rear handles
Cargo security cover, rigid, removable
Cargo storage, tray under rear floor
Cargo tie downs, 4
Compass display located in the Driver Information Center
Cup holders, 4 front in console and 2 rear in center armrest
Defogger, rear-window, electric
Door locks, power programmable
Driver Information Center 3.5" monochrome display with True White back lighting and digital readouts, including speedometer, odometer, trip odometer and fuel gauge
Floor mats, color-keyed and carpeted front and rear
Head restraints, 2-way adjustable (up/down), front
Heater duct, rear, floor
Instrumentation with analog speedometer and tachometer
Keys, (2) foldable
Lighting, cargo area
Lighting, interior with front reading lights
Map pocket, driver seatback
Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
Power outlet, auxiliary, 12-volt
Remote Keyless Entry with panic alarm
Seat adjuster, driver 4-way manual
Seat adjuster, front passenger 2-way manual
Seat trim, cloth
Seat, rear 60/40 split-bench, folding
Seatback, front passenger flat-folding
Seats, front bucket with driver power lumbar
Shift knob, satin silver and chrome
Speedometer, miles/kilometers
Steering column, manual tilt and telescoping
Steering wheel controls, mounted audio and phone interface controls
Steering wheel, 3-spoke, urethane
Theft-deterrent system, unauthorized entry
Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors, covered
Windows, power with driver Express-Up/Down and front passenger and rear Express-Down
MECHANICAL
Alternator, 130 amps
Axle, 3.53 final drive ratio
Battery, 60AH
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, front disc/rear drum
Chassis, front-wheel drive
Engine, ECOTEC Turbo 1.4L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4-cylinder sequential MFI (138 hp [102.9 kW] @ 4900 rpm, 148 lb-ft of torque [199.8 N-m] @ 1850 rpm)
Mechanical jack with tools
Steering, power, non-variable ratio, electric
Suspension, Ride and Handling
Transmission, 6-speed automatic
SAFETY
Air bags, 10 total frontal and knee for driver and front passenger, side-impact seat-mounted and roof rail for front and rear outboard seating positions, includes Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
Chevrolet Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity which enables services such as, Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification, Chevrolet Smart Driver, Marketplace and more EFFECTIVE WITH SALES STARTING 5/1/2018 (Limitations apply. Not transferable. Standard connectivity available to original purchaser for ten years from the date of initial vehicle purchase for model year 2018 or newer Chevrolet vehicles. See onstar.com for details and further plan limitations. Connected Access does not include emergency or security services. Availability and additional services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change.)
Daytime Running Lamps, reduced intensity low beam
Door locks, rear child security
Knee protector, driver and front passenger, bolster
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
OnStar and Chevrolet connected services capable; EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model.)
Passenger Sensing System sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child/presence detector (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
Rear Vision Camera
Safety belt pretensioners, driver and front passenger, dual
Safety belts, 3-point rear outboard and center position lap belt
StabiliTrak, stability control system includes Traction Control
Tire Pressure Monitor System