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Chevrolet Trax vs. Ford EcoSport

In comparing the Chevrolet Trax to the Ford EcoSport, the Chevrolet Trax has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and overall quality score. The Ford EcoSport has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Trax versus the Ford EcoSport, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Chevrolet Trax versus Ford EcoSport Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Chevrolet Trax ranges from $17,975 to $25,991 while a used Ford EcoSport from the same model year range is priced between $18,764 to $26,665. For a new model, the Chevrolet Trax's price is between $20,942 and $26,659, with the Ford EcoSport priced between $20,218 and $28,955.

Chevrolet Trax versus Ford EcoSport Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Trax is 7.8 out of 10 while the Ford EcoSport's quality rating is 7.1 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Trax being ranked 4 out of 18 Best Subcompact SUVs and the Ford EcoSport being ranked 10 out of 18. Out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs, the Chevrolet Trax is ranked 61 and the Ford EcoSport is ranked 38.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Chevrolet Trax’s base engine makes 155 horsepower, and the Ford EcoSport base engine makes 166 horsepower. The Trax is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. The EcoSport is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 394 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the Ford EcoSport has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front leg room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Chevrolet Trax has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Chevrolet Trax and Ford EcoSport are comparable in regards to front head room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Chevrolet Trax has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity, while the Ford EcoSport has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance.

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2022 Chevrolet Trax

2022 Ford EcoSport

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$20,942 - $26,659

Used Asking Price:

$17,975 - $25,991

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$20,218 - $28,955

Used Asking Price:

$18,764 - $26,665

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

6.1 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.1 / 10

Reliability:

5.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 18
6 / 18
12 / 18
13 / 61
24 / 61
29 / 61
33 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 18
10 / 18
18 / 18
36 / 61
38 / 61
39 / 61
52 / 61

Summary Review

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

LT, LS

Trim Levels

SE, Titanium, S, SES

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

155 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

177 foot-lbs @ 2000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.050 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

166 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

149 foot-lbs @ 4450 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.049 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 32 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

336 / 448 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

23 / 29 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

313 / 394 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Available

Android Auto:

Available

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

52.8 inches

Cargo Space:

18.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

48.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

111.5 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

51.3 inches

Cargo Space:

20.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

50 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

112.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3124 lbs

Width:

69.9 inches

Height:

64.9 inches

Length:

167.6 inches

Wheelbase:

100.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3360 lbs

Width:

81 inches

Height:

65.1 inches

Length:

161.3 inches

Wheelbase:

99.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

P205/70R16

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

205/60R16