If you are searching for the most affordable, yet useful compact crossover SUV model for your family, we can safely recommend you the name 2022 Chevrolet Trax, in the current market scenario. It is one of those reliable family vehicles that beholds the prestigious Chevrolet bow and presents itself for the 2022 model year edition release, mostly as a carryover model of its predecessor, except for one major change.

Changes for the 2022 Model Year Edition

This much-awaited change is in the powertrain front where the 2022 Chevrolet Trax models get an upgraded version of the 1.4L turbocharged engine, which is rated at 155 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. This engine powers the LS and LT trim levels while the rest of the lineup continues to be the same in every other aspect as the 2021 model version of the Chevrolet Trax, confirmed the Spruce Pine Chevrolet dealer.

There is a lot to speak about the safety front since Chevrolet has equipped its flagship crossover model 2022 Trax with lot more features for safety and driver-assistance, listed as standard, for this season. Apart from this, the 2022 Chevrolet Trax models can boast an excellent towing capacity of 3500 lbs., which is attracting a good number of buyers who want to use this crossover for business purposes as well. With all these boastful characteristics offered in its current year lineup, the 2022 Chevrolet Trax model is now standing as string contenders to models like Honda HR-V, Ford EcoSport, and Buick Encore.

Driver Confidence Package

The Driver Confidence Package is the safety suite you get to see in the 2022 Chevrolet Trax models, as an optional upgrade on the base LS trim and standard from the next higher trim LT.

The package assists the driver of the 2022 Chevrolet Trax with a Rear Vision camera that enables blind-spot monitoring, rear parking, and rear emergency braking. For higher child safety, the Driver Confidence Package adds a pair of rear door locks for both the rear doors. The said package also offers a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. All this comes as standard, while a Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Rear parking sensors can be installed as optional.

Performance and Handling

Available in two trim options, the LS and LT, the 2022 model year edition of the Chevy Trax model runs on a 1.4-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine with a standard FWD drivetrain with an option of AWD drivetrain open for all. The said engine, which is also the standard across the entire lineup of the 2022 Chevrolet Trax series mates a 6-speed automatic gearbox to relay the power to the front wheels, as the standard drivetrain configuration.

However, to elevate the drive experience, as well as the ride quality, Chevrolet offers several special feature packages for the 2022 Trax series of compact crossover SUVs, named the LT Convenience Package, Redline Edition, Midnight Package, Driver Confidence Package, and a Premium Seat Package. All these packages add specific features, oriented either towards enhancing the looks of the model, or its conveniences, as their name suggests, depicted the Chevrolet Spruce Pine dealership staff members.