Used Vehicle Review: Chevrolet Tracker, 1999-2002 –

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Chevrolet Tracker

January 23, 2002

2001 Tracker four-door 4X4. image to enlarge

By Jeremy

The Chevrolet Tracker may look a sport cute #8211; one of urban-only small utilities but looks can be deceiving. The Tracker, is a real truck with a ladder frame, not to mention a gear for really challenging terrain.

The ’99 model was a step forward in terms of comfort, road manners and I should also point out the same can be said of the Suzuki and the V6-powered Grand Vitara. Not do they share the Tracker’s pieces, they’re also on the same assembly line in Ontario.

In any case, Chevy and its Suzuki did a nice job of reinventing the Tracker for These little trucks proven to be sturdy and reliable Buyer’s Alerts). Where, the Tracker has suffered on surveys as J.D.

Power and Associates Quality Study is in the little such as noise concerns and car-like refinement. Consumer gives the tracker an average rating.

The used vehicle should note that a Tracker is much superior to versions dating back to Newer Trackers have a more handsome and user-friendly with good seats and a sensible instrument panel. The seat is more spacious and too, and it has a back that flat to make room for cargo.

All the seating positions in 1999-2003 are high up and quite comfortable. adults won’t find pinched at all. The contrast is telling when compared to the version.

Chevrolet gave the Tracker more width the wheels (track increased six cm or 2.4 in.) which especially hip room over the ’98

The added track also for a better stance and that cornering stability. A new rear-suspension for ’99 was designed to minimize or sideways movement of the body in to the suspension. It the real world of that translates into a ride.

Steering feel and response was made better for ’99, to a more precise rack-and-pinion arrangement versus the recirculating steering of the ’98 truck. A rigid body structure and insulation cut down on road and noise at highway speeds, as

Point is, there is a world of between the ’98 and ’99 Be aware of that, used car

One thing shared by all Trackers back to ’89 is their in the bush. The short wheelbase and front and rear overhangs, with a well-engineered part-time system, add up to one tough little

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The ’99-and-newer versions are more than their predecessors, but an Tracker is pretty nimble. For the recent Trackers the list of features includes protective plates beneath the rock-vulnerable differential and transfer case.

As for the ’99 looks fresher the Tracker it replaced, though still a very conservative There’s something of a Chevy resemblance in the Tracker’s sculpted lower roof line and edges. But frankly it’s not a head-turner.

Rather, this is a sensible designed to maximize interior and off-road capabilities.

Power for the Tracker was provided by either of two engines, one rated at 97 horsepower, the at 127 hp. For 2003 the smaller 1.6-litre was discontinued, with the 2.0-litre four-cylinder standard across the

The 2.0-litre delivers adequate if not acceleration and it’s not as harsh and as the engines in older models. The four-speed automatic transmission up reasonably decent shifts, but if is at all a concern, look for the manual

If you’re on a tight budget and a go-anywhere mini-ute, an older might be an option for you. keep in mind that the has never been sold an all-wheel-drive system capable of driven safely on dry pavement. The has strictly a part-time four-wheel-drive

By the way, that’s in sharp to most of the Tracker’s key rivals, as the Toyota RAV4, Subaru and Honda CR-V.

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