Just in time for the holidays the 2015 Trax is arriving at dealerships across the nations. In case you weren't already its about time to start getting excited about the Trax, here's why.
Engineers from Chevrolet managed to squeeze in a last minute fine tune for its US debut. What they did was raid the Buick Encore's parts bin in search of a quieter ride. The front windshield, stationary glass and 3/4 glass are of the laminated sort, the dash material has also been beefed up compared to the world model. Interested Canadians don't fret you'll be saying the same upgrades.
While cheap gas may be captivating the nation currently know that its transitory. Fuel economy will continue to be a large factor in the B-segment, currently the FWD Trax is king of the castle in that regards (26 MPG city, 34 MPG highway and 29 MPG combined), however with new entrants from Jeep, Honda and Mazda arriving shortly competition is sure to become stiff. AWD drops Trax's mileage to 24 MPG city, 31 MPG highway and 27 MPG combined.
Speaking of AWD its relatively cheap compared to other GM products, at $1,500 its a box that will likely be ticked early and often in the snow belt.
Frugality and fuel economy aren't the only advantages the Trax enjoys, it pops the segments cherry by offering 4G LTE in car. Coupled with Siri Eye Free GM is banking the technology offer speaks loud and clear to a demo they're hoping to reach exclusively through internet channels.
Lastly, the Trax will show up with a fully vested accessory list. Because it's already operating in 66 other markets GM has ample selection to pick and choose. Expect luggage carriers, kayak carriers, bike mounts and Thule roof boxes.