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Chevrolet Trax vs. Honda HR-V

When we compare the Chevrolet Trax to the Honda HR-V, the Chevrolet Trax has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Honda HR-V has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Trax versus the Honda HR-V, the Honda HR-V is a better car than the Chevrolet Trax.

Chevrolet Trax versus Honda HR-V Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Chevrolet Trax ranges from $16,500 to $23,975 while a used Honda HR-V from the same model year range is priced between $21,403 to $28,498. For a new model, the Chevrolet Trax's price is between $22,625 and $26,579, with the Honda HR-V priced between $24,895 and $30,589.

Chevrolet Trax versus Honda HR-V Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Trax is 7.8 out of 10 while the Honda HR-V's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Trax being ranked 4 out of 18 Best Subcompact SUVs and the Honda HR-V being ranked 3 out of 18. Out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs, the Chevrolet Trax is ranked 61 and the Honda HR-V is ranked 20.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Chevrolet Trax’s base engine makes 155 horsepower, and the Honda HR-V base engine makes 158 horsepower. The Trax is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, while the HR-V is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon. Both have a highway range of 448 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the Honda HR-V has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Chevrolet Trax has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear head room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Chevrolet Trax has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity, while the Honda HR-V has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Chevrolet Trax and the Honda HR-V have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.

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2022 Chevrolet Trax

2023 Honda HR-V

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$22,625 - $26,579

Used Asking Price:

$16,500 - $23,975

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$24,895 - $30,589

Used Asking Price:

$21,403 - $28,498

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

34.2%

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:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

5.6 / 10

Retained Value:

8.5 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 18
8 / 18
12 / 61
12 / 18
13 / 61
20 / 61
40 / 61

Summary Review

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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

LS, LT

Trim Levels

LX, Sport, EX-L

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:

3 years / 36000 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):

5 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:

158 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

138 foot-lbs @ 4200 rpm

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

0.050 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:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

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

26 / 32 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

364 / 448 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:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

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

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

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:

39.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

38 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.2 inches

Cargo Space:

24.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

55.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

123.1 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:

3159 lbs

Width:

72.4 inches

Height:

63.4 inches

Length:

179.8 inches

Wheelbase:

104.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

7 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:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

215/60R17