2012 Paris Motor Show Preview: 2013 Chevrolet Trax is firm’s new small SUV

Article by Christian Andrei, on May 14, 2012

Chevrolet announced today the all-new Trax small sport utility vehicle, a sister model of the Opel Mokka, which will join its portfolio next year as the car will make its official debut in September at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.

According to the official press release, the Chevrolet Trax will be offered in over 140 markets and will arrive at the European Chevrolet dealerships in spring of 2013, following the introduction of the all-new Chevrolet Malibu and the Cruze station wagon in 2012.

Regarding the design, the Chevrolet Trax looks like a smaller Captiva and promises to offer an interior executed to standards usually found in more expensive vehicles.

"Trax provides Chevrolet an entry into a growing small SUV segment and delivers the flexibility, great fuel economy and car-like handling that urban explorers require," said Susan Docherty, President and Managing Director of Chevrolet Europe.

Press Release

Chevrolet to add new small SUV to lineup

The Chevrolet Trax, an all-new small sport utility vehicle, will join the Chevrolet portfolio and make its debut at the Paris Motor Show in September 2012.

With room for five passengers and generous cargo space, Trax will meet the needs of customers in over 140 markets. The small SUV will arrive at European Chevrolet dealerships in spring of 2013, following the introduction of the all-new Chevrolet Malibu and the much-awaited Cruze station wagon in 2012. With the new Chevrolet line-up at showrooms across Europe, the coming years present an exciting opportunity for further growth.

Trax exhibits its SUV toughness and capability in a small package through a muscular exterior design and wide athletic stance. While its contemporary form evolves the global Chevrolet design aesthetic, Trax's interior will be executed to standards usually found in more expensive vehicles.

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