2018 Chevrolet Trax Tacoma WA
2018 Chevrolet Trax at Sunset Chevrolet
The 2017 Trax had received a major overhaul, so the 2018 Trax is coming with only a few small updates and additions. The MyLink infotainment system is updated to the latest version and a few features have been added to each of the trims as well. Do you have small kids? You will be happy to hear that the Trax makes it super easy to access every seat with wide doors. Getting around second-row car seats has also been made super simple in 2018. Additionally, cargo space can grow up to 48.4 cubic feet with the fold flat seating. If you are interested in learning more about the trims’ features, packages, power, and safety, this review is for you.
- 138 horsepower
- 33 miles per gallon on highway
- Traditional six-speed automatic
- Front side airbags
- Rear cross-traffic alert
- Forward Collision Alert
- Heated mirrors
- Bose sound system
- LED taillights
How many trims are available?
Three trim levels are available for the Trax. The LS trim has features like OnStar communications, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, manual-folding power-adjustable side mirrors, a 7-inch MyLink system, two USB ports, keyless entry, 16-inch steel wheels, a rear view camera, and a six-speaker sound system. The LT trim LED daytime running lights, heated mirrors, cruise control, a hidden storage drawer under the passenger seat, heated mirrors, LED taillights, a 110-volt outlet in the back row, satellite radio, and remote vehicle start. The LT trim also comes with the option to add packages like the Driver Confidence, the LT Convenience, the Sun and Sound, or the all new Redline Edition Appearance. The Premier trim comes with all the old packages standard with feature like a sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a six-speaker Bose sound system, rear parking sensors, and other additional features like foglights, 18-inch wheels, heated front seats, full simulated leather upholstery, and many additional safety features. A Midnight Edition Appearance package is available to this top trim for a new interior look as well.
What is the Trax engine capable of?
The Trax is available with both all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive. The standard engine is a 1.4-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. This turbocharged engine has an EPA rated fuel economy of 25/33 miles per gallon with front-wheel drive and 24/30 miles per gallon with all-wheel drive. This engine is found to be highly capable with its pairing to a traditional six-speed automatic transmission. Together this engine and transmission provide a powerful and responsive output for driving capability with a highly precise steering performance.
What types of warranties are available on the 2018 Trax?
The basic safety and security features found on every model of the 2018 Trax would include a rearview camera, driver and passenger airbags, OnStar Guidance communication, front side airbags, child door locks, traction control, a rear head curtain, front head curtain, and driver knee airbag. On upper-trim levels, you will find more features like forward collision alert, rear cross traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, rear parking sensors, and lane departure warning. The Trax also comes with a roadside assistance program for the first five years or 60,000 miles and comes with a basic warranty for the first three years or 36,000 miles.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Chevrolet Trax
If you have been searching for the perfect new car that comes with plenty of cargo space and room for all the carseats in your life, then the Trax is the perfect vehicle for you! Come see us for a test drive!