The 2015 Chevrolet Trax Earns Five-Star NHTSA Safety Rating

By Sunrise Chevrolet | February 3rd, 2015

2015 Chevrolet TraxThe 2015 Chevrolet Trax is the newest model from Chevrolet, a ground-breaking small crossover SUV that’s a perfect choice for the urban driver. It’s also one of the rare vehicles to receive a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on its very first year in production. Families who purchase this SUV can drive easy, knowing they’ll be safe and sound in the Chevy Trax.

Chevy’s has a Reputation for Safety

Five stars is the highest rating a vehicle can receive from the NHTSA. The evaluations include front and side collision testing, as well as rollover testing. In addition, Trax scored a five-star rating on a side pole impact test. Chevrolet is proud to have more five-star rated vehicles in its current lineup than any other brand sold in the United States. This is also means the Trax is among the very safest vehicle among the small SUVs sold in that rapidly-growing market segment.

Designed for Maximum Protection

Chevrolet Vice President Brian Sweeney said that the Trax is a perfect example of Chevrolet’s mission of using technology to create safety features the consumer needs, and they’ve carried out their mission. The true strength of the Trax lies in the structure of its body, both in the technology used to create it and the quality of the materials used to build it. The body of the Trax forms a cage around the passenger compartment which deflects and absorbs energy from any collision. This cage is made out of 66% high-strength steel, and is reinforced by ultra-high-strength steel in strategic areas.

The Trax also includes 10 standard airbags, knee protectors and bolsters, as well as standard seatbelts with pre-tensioning to avoid unwanted looseness during a collision.

The Sun Rises on Safety with Sunrise Chevrolet

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax is now in stock at Sunrise Chevrolet in Glendale Heights. Use contact us online or call us at (800) 493-5148 to learn more about the Trax’s safety ratings and features. Better yet, visit our dealership at 414 E. North Avenue and get behind the wheel!

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