Chevrolet Expects to Own UK\'s SUV Market with the New Trax
|   Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Chevrolet also called "Chevy" is an American automobile manufacturing company owned by the General Motors. In 1911 Swiss automobile engineer and race car driver Louis Chevrolet and his partner none other than GM owner William C. Durant founded Chevrolet.

Chevrolet produces and sells a wide variety of vehicles all over the globe from subcompact cars to hatchbacks and SUVs, also from muscle cars to even commercial medium-duty trucks. With a record breaking 4.
million vehicles sold by them worldwide the company have sales operations in more than 140 countries as US, Mexico to India, Uzbekistan and even in Colombia.

Some successful cars from Chevy are Volt, Cruze, Beat, Spark, Colorado, and Suburban and last but not least the most famous car the Chevy Cameo. Now Chevrolet is about to launch their new franchise the new compact crossover SUV Chevrolet Trax.

Seventy five years ago when Chevrolet built their first SUV called the Suburban they literally thought the car will be such a success. But years later all the concepts and technology they gathered through the journey till today developing some awesome cars the company's experts used all the ideas to build the Trax a fuel economic and highly pliable compact Sports Utility Vehicle.

According to Chevrolet's United Kingdom Managing Director Andy Higgins, the Trax is about to brood the small SUV's UK sales. He also adds that the Trax is designed to deliver the safety and practicality of a four wheel drive with the Space and looks of an SUV which are the most important things to boost the SUV sales in the market. Overall the Trax is going to be the game changer in UK.

The looks of a car is very important for the sales nowadays. It has to be trendy and glamorous. In case of SUVs the car has to be a bit sporty. Chevrolet kept that in mind designing the Trax. With sporty front bumper and new convenient Chevrolet look with trendy body work, stretched bonnet to boot muscular shoulders, Sharp carbon fiber mirrors and sleek, compact and styled headlights the Trax surely will grab everyone's attention. With 4248mm long, 1776 mm wide and a wheel base of 2555mm the small SUV is large enough to fit five people inside comfortably. The ground clearance is enough and the car can be driven perfectly even on the off-roads with decent handling. The boot space capacity of the car is 1370 liters.

Now the performance of the Trax is not less either. Chevrolet provided the car with a 1.6 liter petrol engine, a turbocharged 1.4 liter petrol engine and a 1.7 liter diesel engine which is also turbo charged. Both the turbocharged petrol and diesel engines comes with fixed AWD system. The 1.4 liter turbo petrol engine produces torque of 200Nm max with 140 horse power.

It encompass with an all-wheel drive mechanism. In case of the 1.7 liter diesel turbo engine the torque is 300Nm with 130hp. It discharges low Carbon Di-Oxide about 120gm/km. A 5-speed manual gearbox is fitted and the Trax can achieve up to 150kmph speed. It gives a mileage of 11-13kmpl.
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