Does the 2020 Chevy Trax have cruise control?

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Cruise Control Availability on the 2020 Chevrolet Trax

While some driving instructors may recommend against using cruise control (“it makes you too relaxed!” they say), many drivers swear by this feature for its ability to keep them from varying too much in speed while on the highway. In addition, it’s just nice to be able to take one’s foot from the gas for a bit and focus on other things.

The 2020 Chevy Trax gets a lot of attention from potential buyers for its high value and low price tag. But one question that comes up a lot is, “does the 2020 Chevy Trax have cruise control?”

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The 2020 Chevy Trax comes with cruise control on select models. The base LS trim, while providing an impressive assortment of standard features, does not include cruise control. The LT trim, which has a starting MSRP of $1,900 or more, does include cruise control, along with satellite radio and remote start.

If equipped with cruise control, a speed of about 25 mph or more can be maintained in the 2020 Chevy Trax without the need to press one’s foot on the accelerator.

Silver 2020 Chevy Trax cruises up a highwayWhat speed does the 2020 Chevy Trax have to travel for cruise control to work?

Cruise control dos not work at speeds below 25 miles-per-hour in the 2020 Trax. That speed is equivalent to 40 kilometers per hour, for those curious.

When should I not use cruise control?

It’s recommended that drivers not use cruise control on winding roads or in heavy traffic.

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Is it okay to accelerate when using cruise control?

Yes, if you want to speed up or pass another vehicle, simply use the accelerator pedal to increase your speed. Taking your foot off the pedal will slow the vehicle to the previously-set cruise control speed.

Does cruise control work on hills?

How well cruise control works on hills depends on the vehicle speed, load weight, and steepness of the hill in question. The driver may have to hit the accelerator to maintain their speed on steep hills. When going downhill, the driver may have to brake or shift to a lower gear to reduce speed; just note that applying the brake pedal will disengage cruise control.


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