2017 Chevrolet Trax – Release Date, News and Rumors

2017 Chevrolet Trax review

The new 2017 Chevrolet Trax is easy to drive, easy to drive, and offers up-to-date technology features. It therefore deserves a worthy consideration from buyers shopping in its class. Additionally, it offers features such as a respectable passenger space, excellent crash test scores, abundant standard equipment, and plenty of storage space. The Chevrolet Trax release date should be expected sometime in the first quarter of 2017, at least for the USA market. 

2017 Chevrolet Trax exterior, side angle, alloy wheels

For starters, the new Chevrolet Trax occupies the small end of GM’s most expansive SUV lineup. Choices are plenty and an automaker has to go beyond the capability if they’re to increase their sales volume and their legion of followers. Fortunately, GM offers a dizzying range of pickup trucks ranging from medium to serious capability. The Chevrolet Trax 2017 occupies the medium spot.

2017 Chevrolet Trax rear view, blue color, taillights

The 2017 Chevrolet Trax interior has been updated for 2017 and comes with several newer technologies and features than before. Smartphone app connectivity is now standard across the lineup and is crisp, well-detailed, and easy to use. The material quality is rather spotty and those looking for cabin refinement may find it to be a disappointment. The ride quality is rather busy. The performance sluggish. And the cargo volume modest.

2017 Chevrolet Trax spy shots, front view

It does have some good attributes, nonetheless. Some of the rivals hot on its wheels include the Jeep Renegade, 2017 Honda HR-V, and the Mazda CX-3 for 2017.

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 has been redesigned and brings with it several changes that sure will help it move a bit notch higher in its class. Some of the 2017 Mazda CX-3 specs include a high-quality interior, whisper-quiet ride quality, excellent fuel economy, attractive cabin, and stylish design demeanor.

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2017 Chevrolet Trax side view, orange color, alloy wheels

The Honda HR-V 2017 is yet another alternative that brings into the segment the much-needed revitalization. With a price starting from $19,215, the Honda HR-V comes with features such as a spacious interior accommodation, excellent exterior visibility, excellent fuel economy ratings, and versatile cargo handling.

2017 Chevrolet Trax Review of Trims

2017 Chevrolet Trax rear view, black color, taillights and alliy wheels

Three trims, as of his writing, are available for the 2017 Chevrolet Trax: LTZ, LT, and LS. The LT and LS are further broken down into 1LT, and 1LS.

2017 Chevrolet Trax Interior & Exterior Changes

2017 Chevrolet Trax interior, dashboard, lcd screen

Some of the standard accessories offered for the Trax LS include a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, GM’s OnStar telematics, a seven-inch touchscreen interface, a folding rear seat, automatic headlights and wipers, sixteen-inch steel wheels, a rearview camera, integrated smartphone app connectivity, a rear cargo cover, Siri Eyes Free connectivity, a USB port, a six-speaker sound system, a fold-flat front passenger seat, full power accessories, Bluetooth connectivity, and an auxiliary audio jack.

2017 Chevrolet Trax auto show, front angle, headlights and grille

Upgrading to the FWD 4dr LT gets you features such as a 110-V power outlet, a rear privacy glass, front passenger storage area, satellite and HD radio, roof rails, and remote engine start.

2017 Chevrolet Trax interior, leather back seats

Opting for the 2017 Chevrolet Trax LTZ gets you features such as a leatherette premium vinyl upholstery, a seven-speaker Bose audio system, a six-way power driver seat, front and rear parking sensors, eighteen-inch alloy wheels, heated front seats, and a rearview auto-dimming mirror.

2017 Chevrolet Trax rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

Options available include a sunroof, an upgraded Bose audio system, cloth/leatherette upholstery, a six-way power driver seat, rear parking sensors, a six-way power driver seat, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

2017 Chevrolet Trax trunk, cargo space

Exterior Chevrolet Trax colors: Mosaic Black Metallic, Black Granite Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Brilliant Blue Metallic, Crimson Metallic, Cyber Gray Metallic, and Summit White.

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2017 Chevrolet Trax Engine Specs

Under the hood of the 2017 Chevrolet Trax is a turbocharged 1.4L four-cylinder engine rated at 138 hp and 148 lbs. ft. of torque. Although EPA ratings are unavailable at the time of this writing, we should expect anything above the current model’s 24/31/27 mpg in the city/highway/combined with the AWD, and 26/34/29 mpg with the front-wheel drive system.

2017 Chevrolet Trax engine

Additional specs should be expected on its release date as GM is yet to make any public announcements of what to expect from the newest Chevrolet Trax 2017.


Wheelbase: 8 ft. 4.6 in. (100.6 in.)
Length: 13 ft. 11.2 in. (167.2 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 9.9 in. (69.9 in.)
Passenger volume: 93 ft³
Cargo volume: 19 ft³
Curb weight: 2805 lbs
Top Speed: 117 mph
0-60: 9.4 sec
MPG: 26/34 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Black Granite Metallic, Brilliant Blue Metallic, Crimson Metalllic, Cyber Gray Metallic, Mosaic Black Metallic,Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

2017 Chevrolet Trax Release Date & Price

2017 Chevrolet Trax release date

Rumors available say the new Chevrolet Trax will most likely go for sale sometime in the first quarter of 2017. Pricing hasn’t been announced yet, but we don’t expect a significant change over the previous model’s 20,300 MSRP.

Gallery – photos

2017 Chevrolet Trax front view, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Chevrolet Trax side view, red color, alloy wheels and headlights

2017 Chevrolet Trax exterior, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Chevrolet Trax front viewgrille and badges

2017 Chevrolet Trax front view, blue color, grille

2017 Chevrolet Trax front view, orange color, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

2017 Chevrolet Trax interior, steering wheel, gear shift knob

2017 Chevrolet Trax interior, leather front seats