Among the range of all the affordable compact crossover SUV models, the name of the 2022 Chevrolet Trax gets a prominent place. Even though the 2022 model year of the Chevrolet Trax stands mostly as a carryover model of its previous generation, the release of the new edition made headlines, since the powertrain of this crossover series from Chevrolet upgraded to a 1.4L turbocharged engine which is now capable of throwing out 155 hp and 177 lb. ft of torque. The lineup of the 2022 Chevrolet Trax continues to present two distinctive trim levels, namely, the LS and LT, where comfort and drive fun to escalate in the higher trim, both in terms of material choices and performance abilities, explained the sales officials of the Cottonwood Chevrolet dealer. He also demonstrated to us all the noticeable features of the 2022 Chevrolet Trax series.
Talking about the physical dimensions, the 2022 Chevrolet Trax is yet another Traverse but with a five seating arrangement inside. The interior is spacious, more than many in the segment. The cabins come fitted with loads of technologies that not only take care of your comfort but safety too.
With all these goodies stuffed inside, the 2022 Chevrolet Trax makes a strong entry besides other popular models like Ford EcoSport, Honda HR-V, and Buick Encore.
Standard and Optional Feature Packages
The 2022 Chevrolet Trax completes the lineup with two trim levels, namely the LS and LT. so, we cannot expect too many variations in the feature front, especially under the standard category. But if you go to the optional side, there is much more freedom awaiting you. They include the most popular package named the LT Convenience, and the list goes on to add Redline Edition, Midnight Package, Premium Seat Package, Driver Confidence Package, and a few more. As the names suggest, the redline and midnight packages are all about cosmetics enhancements, and the rest focus on enhancing comfort, conveniences, and safety.
The 2022 Chevrolet Trax series does get a new powertrain to highlight the 2022 model year which showcases a 1.4-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine with an FWD setup as standard and offering AWD as an option. The said 1.4-liter turbocharged Inline-4 engine moves the Trax with 155 horsepower and 177 lb. ft of torque, which is quite a lift from the earlier 138 hp that the same engine could produce. The only difference with the new engine is the direct injection feature that gives the model a boost in power up to 12% while pumping up the torque by 20%. This new version of the engine is given a 6-speed automatic transmission to pair with where it sends the engine power to the front wheels alone, following the standard rule.
With the new powertrain features the 2022 Chevrolet Trax models are now able to deliver a smoother ride experience, while the enhanced features reshuffled among the two trim levels, make all the buyers happy irrespective of the trim level they choose to buy, assuring the sales department staff of the Cottonwood Chevrolet dealership.