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Chevrolet Trax

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2019
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  • Predicted Reliability
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This bite-sized crossover, essentially a stripped-down Buick Encore, is an ambitiously priced budget model. Available in front- or all-wheel drive, the Trax has a 1.4-liter, turbo four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission, a combination that didn't deliver either impressive performance or particularly frugal fuel economy. The cabin is narrow, cramped, and basic overall, with just a few niceties. The pronounced engine noise and stiff ride don't add to the experience, nor does the occasionally bumpy transmission. The Trax features the next-generation versions of OnStar and MyLink infotainment systems. At $26,000-plus, our Trax LT AWD tested car cost as much as larger, more substantial compact SUVs.
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2015-2018
2015 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Trax 2018
This bite-sized crossover, essentially a stripped down Buick Encore, is an ambitiously-priced budget model. Available in front- or all-wheel drive, the Trax has a 1.4-liter turbo four-cylinder and six-speed automatic, which didn't deliver performance or fuel economy. The cabin is narrow, cramped, and overall basic, with just a few niceties. Pronounced engine noise and stiff ride don't add to the experience. The Trax does feature the next-generation versions of OnStar and MyLink infotainment systems.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $14,875 - $19,800 $12,300 - $18,050
2017 $13,600 - $17,750 $11,130 - $15,830
2016 $12,350 - $16,275 $9,825 - $13,575
2015 $11,450 - $14,250 $8,900 - $11,550
2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2019 Chevrolet Trax Ratings & Reliability
This bite-sized crossover, essentially a stripped-down Buick Encore, is an ambitiously priced budget model. Available in front- or all-wheel drive, the Trax has a 1.4-liter, turbo four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission, a combination that didn't deliver either impressive performance or particularly frugal fuel economy. The cabin is narrow, cramped, and basic overall, with just a few niceties. The pronounced engine noise and stiff ride don't add to the experience, nor does the occasionally bumpy transmission. The Trax features the next-generation versions of OnStar and MyLink infotainment systems. At $26,000-plus, our Trax LT AWD tested car cost as much as larger, more substantial compact SUVs.
2015-2018
2015 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Trax 2018
This bite-sized crossover, essentially a stripped down Buick Encore, is an ambitiously-priced budget model. Available in front- or all-wheel drive, the Trax has a 1.4-liter turbo four-cylinder and six-speed automatic, which didn't deliver performance or fuel economy. The cabin is narrow, cramped, and overall basic, with just a few niceties. Pronounced engine noise and stiff ride don't add to the experience. The Trax does feature the next-generation versions of OnStar and MyLink infotainment systems.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $14,875 - $19,800 $12,300 - $18,050
2017 $13,600 - $17,750 $11,130 - $15,830
2016 $12,350 - $16,275 $9,825 - $13,575
2015 $11,450 - $14,250 $8,900 - $11,550