Future Chevrolet Trax
We expect the next-generation Chevrolet Trax, also known as the Chevrolet Tracker in some markets, to reach the market around the 2020-2021 model years. Until then, we expect the current, first-generation Trax to receive minor changes, updates, and improvements.
Following is speculative and unconfirmed information about the future Chevrolet Trax. This page is a continuous work-in-progress and will be updated on a regular basis as we await official details from General Motors and Chevrolet.
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- What: an all-new mainstream subcompact (B-segment) crossover utility vehicle (CUV) that will represent the second generation of the Trax nameplate, and the third generation of the Tracker nameplate, as the Trax is known in certain markets such as Central and South America
- When: we expect the next Trax to launch in the 2019 or 2020 calendar years as a 2020 or 2021 model year vehicle
- Why: an all-new Trax/Tracker will ensure Chevy’s leadership in the mainstream subcompact space against an increasing amount of rivals
- Where: sold in all current markets where Chevrolet has a business presence, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, South Korea and the Middle East. The next Trax could be sold in more countries if the Chevrolet brand enters new markets.
Following are our expectations of the future Chevy Trax:
- Ride on the new GM G2 platform, ensuring all-new engineering and underpinnings
- Retain the Trax name in North America and Korea, while retaining the Tracker name in Central and South America
- Become slightly lighter than the first-generation model
- Introduce all-new exterior and interior designs
- Potentially address some of the more common gripes with the vehicle, such as the armrest between the front seats
- Introduce more GM Active Safety features as options
- Introduce the GM 1.4L LE2 inline-four cylinder turbo engine
- Introduce the GM 9-speed automatic transmission
We expect the upcoming future Chevrolet Trax to continue being available as a subcompact crossover utility vehicle (CUV).
We expect that the starting price of the next Chevy Trax will remain roughly at the levels of the current model, which has a starting price of $21,000.
We expect the next-gen Trax to ride on GM’s G2XX platform shared with future GM subcompact cars and crossovers, including:
- Next Chevrolet Sonic
- Next Buick Encore
We expect the next Chevy Trax to be powered by the turbocharged 1.4L LE2 engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission.
Front-wheel-drive will be standard while all-wheel drive will remain optional.
It is currently unclear where GM will produce the future Chevy Trax. The first-generation model was assembled at two factories:
With an increasing popularity of crossover utility vehicles, it’s possible that the automaker will move production of the North American-market Trax to North America, with the GM Lake Orion factory being a prime candidate.
The future Chevrolet Trax will compete against the following vehicles in the mainstream crossover subcompact space (B-Segment):
- GM’s own Buick Encore, which is expected to move upmarket for its next iteration
- Honda HR-V
- Toyota CH-R
- Nissan Rogue Sport
- Nissan Juke
- Hyundai Kona
- Ford EcoSport
Before The All-New Model
Before the all-new future Chevy Trax reaches the market, we expect the current first-generation Chevrolet Trax to receive minor changes, updates, and improvements. See information about the current Trax by using the following links:
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