2018 Chevy Trax Safety Rating
The 2018 Chevy Trax is a compact SUV that seats five and offers generous cargo space. Compact SUVs are popular with people who like riding high in an SUV but don’t want a vehicle that’s too big or unwieldy. Safety is another reason people are attracted to SUVs, raising the question of whether the Trax is a safe vehicle for you and your family at every trim level, including the LS and LT configurations. The answer is yes, according to reputable government and privately conducted comprehensive crash tests.
2018 Chevrolet Trax Safety Features
In addition to performing well in crash tests, the Trax also boasts an impressive set of available safety features designed to stop you from getting into an accident in the first place. These include 4-wheel ABS, electronic stability control, and traction control. For maximum protection, the available Driver Confidence package gives you rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic warning, and blind spot monitoring. This is in addition to the rear-view camera that comes standard, and which works together with the superior Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system that’s also included and which features a crisp seven-inch touchscreen display. Also standard is OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, which provides extra confidence should you ever end up stranded.
2018 Trax Crash Test Safety Ratings
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2018 Trax a maximum five out of five stars for its overall rating, and five stars for all individual tests except rollover, where the four out of five-star rating is typical for SUVs due to their higher profile. The Trax also does well in separate tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), receiving the highest rating in almost every category. This led US News and World Report to give Chevrolet’s Trax an impressive 9.8 score (out of 10) for safety, making it the second highest safety score out of all subcompact SUVs evaluated. You are protected in the event of a collision by driver and passenger airbags, including side and head airbags as well.
2018 Chevy Trax Safety Comparison
With the highest Premier Trim, you get the Driver Confidence II Package, which adds forward collision alert and lane departure warning. You need not be lacking for safety features when it comes to this affordable compact SUV.
Test Drive a 2018 Chevy Trax in Phoenix Today
The best way to figure out if the newest Chevy Trax is the right crossover SUV for you is to get behind the wheel of one and see how it feels. Stop by your Chevy dealer today to give the Trax a proper test drive.