If you have loved the EcoSport, here is General Motors’ version of its compact SUV, Trax. GM showcased the new Compact SUV at the Paris Auto Show.

With the aggressive rugged look, the Trax is sure a head-turner on the roads.

The company says it’s not for the US car market but is destined to the European market to join the ‘cute & rugged craze’ that is currently going on over there. The Trax shares the same platform with the Buick Encore and Opel Mokka.

The Europe destined Trax comes with 6 Variants:

  1. LS 1.6
  2. LT 1.6
  3. LT 1.7 VCDi
  4. LT 1.7 VCDi AWD
  5. LT 1.7 VCDi AT
  6. LT 1.4T AWD
All these variants come with 3 engine options:
  • 1.4-Liter in-line 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Petrol engine that develops 140 PS of power @ 6,000 RPM and 200 Nm of torque @ 1,850 RPM
  • 1.6-Litre in-line 4-Cylinder  petrol engine that churns out 115 PS of power @ 6,000 RPM and 155 Nm of torque at 4,000 RPM
  • 1.7-Litre in-line 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Diesel engine that deliver out 130 PS of power @ 4,000 RPM and 300 Nm of torque @ 2,000 RPM
There are 3 transmission options including AWD feature:
  • A 5-Speed Manual Transmission
  • A 6-Speed Manual Transmission
  • A 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Manual Mode
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Other Features include:
  • 60/40 Split rear seats
  • 4-way manually adjustable driver’s seat
  • Tilt & telescopic steering
  • Power Windows
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Automatic Lighting Control
  • Heated and electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Cruise Control with Speed limiter
  • Start/Stop Button
  • Remote control central locking, engine immobiliser with foldable key
  • 6_Speaker entertainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and Auxiliary input jack
  • Steering mounted controls
  • MyLink ( A navigation software will also be available with this setup from early 2013)
  • Reverse parking camera with distance sensors
  • 16-Inch/18-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Front, Side, Roof and Curtain Airbags
  • Traction control with StabiliTrak Electronic Stability control system
  • Height adjustable Seat belts with pretensioner
  • Brake Assist with 4-wheel ABS
  • Body colored Door handles
  • Automatic headlamps with leveling device
  • Solar control glasses with privacy glass at the side and rear
  • Chrome inserted grille and belt line
  • Silver finish front and rear skid plates and roof rails
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Front passenger under-seat storage with tray
  • Retractable 48 Cubic-feet luggage compartment cover

The Trax comes with 8 color shades:

  • Velvet Red
  • Summit White
  • Carbon Flash Black
  • Deep Espresso Brown
  • Ice Silver
  • Satin Steel Grey
  • Misty Lake
  • Borocay Blue
The interior is also available with two finishing colors:
  • Jet lack Cloth
  • Jet Black Cloth and Leatherette

Chevrolet has not talked anything about the pricing of Trax, but if this car, in any case, makes it to Indian car market then it going to be a potent competitor to the Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport. Come come Chevy Trax, we’re all waiting!

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