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2020 Chevy Trax spied sporting design cues from the new Blazer

A big change in personality for the Trax is afoot

A big change in personality for the Trax is afoot.

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2020 Chevy Trax and Buick Encore spied testing

The Trax looks like a little Blazer

The Trax looks like a little Blazer

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New GM subcompact SUV spied, could be a Chevy or GMC

Is it a replacement for an existing model or something new?

Is it a replacement for an existing model or something new?

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Best new cars for $15,000

We'll show you five new cars at a price almost anyone can afford.

Finding an affordable car is hard. Finding a good car is harder. But finding a good, affordable car? Well, that's the hardest. Here are five choices.

First Drive
The basic baby crossover | 2017 Chevrolet Trax First Drive

Better, but only just.

The 2017 update is an improvement over the original crossover in almost every way, but it still has a way to go.

Recalls
Chevy recalls 317k Sonic, Trax, and Spark over key chime

Don't forget to take your key out of the ignition... duh.

317,572 examples of the Chevy Sonic, Trax, and Spark may fail to warn the driver that the key's still in the ignition ten minutes after parking, increasing the risk of theft – and prompting a recall.

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2017 Chevrolet Trax brings its fresher face to Chicago

The 2017 Chevrolet Trax wears refreshed styling that significantly improves the compact crossover's appearance, and there's more available tech, too.

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2017 Chevrolet Trax gets a friendlier face, more tech

The 2017 Chevrolet Trax debuts at the Chicago Auto Show with a stylish new makeover and a lot more optional tech.

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Chevy murders out Trax crossover with new Midnight Edition

Chevy is offering its little Trax crossover in a new murdered-out Midnight Edition, based on the LTZ model but with extra dark trim inside and out.

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Chevy bringing Spark RS Concept to SEMA

Five Red Line Series Concepts Also Featured

Chevy's 2015 SEMA Show lineup stars the new Spark RS Concept, while its accessories catalog is featured in five other production-based concepts.

Recalls
GM recalls 64k 2011-2013 Volts over carbon monoxide fears, stop sale on Trax and Encore

GM is recalling 64,186 examples of the 2011-2013 Volt because carbon monoxide can build up if the plug-in hybrid sedan is accidentally left idling in an enclosed location. Separately, the company is issuing a stop sale on roughly 2,300 units of the 2015 Chevrolet Trax and 2015 Buick Encore because of possible power steering failure.

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Buick Encore, Chevy Trax earn Top Safety Pick from IIHS [w/video]

Improvements to the 2015 Buick Encore are reaping big rewards for the popular compact crossover. Where a previous one scored a Poor result in the small overlap crash test from the IIHS, the latest model improved that to Good. Both the Encore and Chevrolet Trax now have Top Safety Pick ratings.

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Autoblog Podcast #413

2015 Detroit Auto Show Recap

Episode #413 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert, and Brandon Turkus recap the hot new metal coming out of the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

First Drive
2015 Chevrolet Trax

More Empty Nester Than Emo Kid

After the obligatory product presentation for the 2015 Trax, I caught up with Steve Majoros, Chevrolet's director of marketing for crossovers and cars, and asked him to elaborate on which markets his planners believe will be the hot starters for this tiny CUV. Without much hesitation, Majoros began to click off traditional sales havens for Subaru, namely, New England and the snowy bits of the Ea

Cool New Crossovers For 2015

These four crossovers are new entries to the segment, giving you the opportunity to be the first person on your block to have one in your driveway.

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Chevy Trax to start at $20,120*

The Chevrolet Trax is the slightly more meat-and-potatoes cousin to the Buick Encore, with the same platform and engine underneath but a touch less luxury. The little compact crossover is on its way to US dealers in January 2015, and Chevy is finally announcing the base price for this runabout CUV at $20,120 (*plus $875 for destination)

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GM recalling 8.4M cars, 8.2M related to ignition problems [UPDATE]

Recall Covers Equivalent Populations Of Nine US States And District Of Columbia Combined

General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles a

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Chevy outpacing Toyota, Honda, Ford in subcompact sales

Years ago, the subcompact car market was mostly made up of under-powered, poorly featured

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Shanghai GM debuts Trax and redesigned Cruze in Beijing

Shanghai GM, General Motors' joint-venture partner in China, has officially unveiled a pair of new entries for Chevrolet in the People's Republic. First up is the Trax, a vehicle that is also set to arrive in

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2015 Chevrolet Trax is the Encore's encore [w/video]

We imagine the conversation among Chevrolet's product planners that led to a greenlight for a US-spec Chevrolet Trax went something like this: "Hey, the Buick Encore is selling like mad. It's proven that people love subcompact crossovers. Quick, let's import a vehicle from Canada."

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