By Wayne Gorrett
Trax on sale now, from £15,495 otr
Chevrolet MyLink Connected Radio and Stop-Start on most models
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Families looking for SUV style without SUV running costs will get more than they bargained for with the new Chevrolet Trax, which is now on sale from £15,495 on-the-road.
Available in two trim levels, with three engines and a choice of front or all-wheel-drive, the newest addition to the Chevrolet stable offers fun, technology and practicality at an extremely competitive price point.
Kicking off the range, the 115PS 1.6 LS comes with a comprehensive array of kit, including fuel saving Stop-Start technology, 16-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, ESC, cruise control, electric front windows, a trip computer, automatic headlamps, privacy glass, front fog lamps, roof rails, daytime running lights, reverse parking sensors, steering wheel audio controls, Bluetooth and Hill Start Assist. The front-wheel-drive LS costs £15,495 and is available with the 1.6-litre petrol engine option only.
Moving up the range, the LT is available with a range of engine and transmission options, priced from £17,495. In addition to the LS standard specification, it gets Chevrolet’s innovative MyLink Connected Radio with 7-inch colour touch screen display, steering wheel audio controls with Siri speech recognition, 18-inch alloys, Hill Descent Control, an electro-chromatic self-dipping rear view mirror, smart skid plates and door sills, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, rear parking camera, electric rear windows and a full feature Driver’s Information Centre.
Three engine options are available on the LT. A 115PS 1.6 petrol and a 140PS 1.4 turbo petrol both with Stop-Start technology and a 130PS 1.7-litre VCDi common-rail diesel with a choice of automatic or manual transmission, the latter with Stop-Start as standard. Both the 1.4 Turbo and 1.7 VCDi models are available with all-wheel-drive.
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