The Trax features a new exterior that you may have first seen on GM's European-market Opel Mokka.

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Its look brings it in line with other recent Chevy products such as the Cruze and Malibu.

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The Trax remains powered by a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine.

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The only available transmission is a six-speed automatic.

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Higher trim levels mean larger wheels and LED daytime running lights and taillights.

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But no matter what trim you opt for, you've got a fresher face staring back at you.

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It's not very often you see a car being refreshed after just a year on sale.

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Of course, there's a reason for this -- it's been on sale for longer in other markets, so an update was due.

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Expect to see several new design cues making its way to a new Buick Encore this year, as well.

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The 2017 Trax will go on sale later this year.

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At the time of writing, Chevrolet has not disclosed any pricing information.

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As the subcompact crossover segment continues to grow, Chevrolet hopes its refreshed Trax will keep it competitive.

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The 2017 Trax features a much prettier interior than before, and a new electrical architecture means that its MyLink infotainment system now includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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The Trax's competition includes the Honda HR-V and the Fiat 500X.

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This segment will soon include the production version of Toyota's C-HR concept.

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