Chevrolet PH launches 2021 Trax Premier featuring new look, updated tech

Updated Oct 05, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The bow-tie brand’s subcompact crossover gets a makeover.

The Chevrolet Trax, the bow-tie brand’s subcompact crossover, has recently gotten an update for the Philippine market. It‘s called the Trax Premier, which apart from looking sportier, it also gets a lot of new features.

A picture of the 2021 Trax Premier.

The more aggressive looking 2021 Chevy Trax Premier

Starting off with its looks, the 2021 Chevrolet Trax Premier is more aggressive than the older, rounder looking Trax. It sports a blacked-out Chevy logo up front, as well as functional roof crossbars. It also rides on a new set of 18-inch alloy wheels that come in what Chevy calls an “Aggressive Carbon Gray” color.

Apart from its sporty look, the new Trax Premier is also given new on-board features. These include the seven-inch touchscreen that comes with Android Auto and Apple Carplay. There’s also the new cabin air ionizer, a new cargo tray for better use of its cargo space, as well as a high-resolution dash cam that can be viewed and controlled via a smartphone.

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A picture of the rear of the 2021 Trax Premier.

Note the new set of wheels and the roof crossbars

For safety, the Chevrolet Trax gets a lot of safety features. It comes with six airbags, a tire pressure monitoring, hill-start and hill-descent control, stability control, anti-lock braking with electronic brakeforce distribution, traction control, and even rollover mitigation. Other features on the Trax Premier include cruise control and keyless entry.

Under the hood, the new Trax Premier variant comes with the same 1.4-liter EcoTec turbocharged four-banger found on the previous variants. It can churn out a maximum of 138 horsepower and 200 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission.

A picture of the interior of the Chevy Trax Premier.

And of course, the top variant gets leather seats and a leather covered steering wheel

There are two variants available for the 2021 Trax Premier. The top variant is the Trax Premier LT 1.4 AT, which is priced at Php 1,535,888. The more affordable version is the Trax Premier LS 1.4 AT, which comes with a price tag of Php 1,185,888.

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Chevrolet Trax

<p>Chevrolet Philippines came out with the Trax to cater to the growing demand for subcompact crossovers in the country. The model&rsquo;s latest update comes with the American brand&rsquo;s signature bowtie grille that complements the new headlight design. The Chevrolet Trax sports a muscular facade, defined by body lines. The subcompact crossover can sit up to five people in its aesthetically refined cabin. Seats are upholstered in leatherette mixed with premium fabrics and accent stitching. On the center of its sleek dashboard is a 7-inch diagonal touchscreen equipped with Chevrolet&rsquo;s MyLink Infotainment System. The Trax is on top of the safety game as well with its park assist sensors, anti-theft alarm, electronic brakeforce distribution, engine drag control, panic brake assist, and the brand&rsquo;s Stabilitrack system. All of these are powered by a 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 140 hp and 200 Nm of torque. The Chevrolet Trax comes in two variants: the base 1.4 LS AT and the top of the line 1.4 LT AT.</p>

From ₱1,185,888

Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel


Cesar is a graduate of AB English with previous experience working as a freelance writer for varied internet publications in-between his former stints in the Pharmaceutical Industry, and later as a First Aid Provider and Training Staff at the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.

Since childhood, Cesar has been keenly interested in cars. He has learned the ins and outs of these marvelous vehicles and is a competent amateur mechanic who is keen on sharing his knowledge.

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