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Honda CR-V vs. Chevrolet Trax

When comparing the Honda CR-V to the Chevrolet Trax, the Honda CR-V has the advantage in the areas of interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. 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. Based on this comparison of the Honda CR-V versus the Chevrolet Trax, the Honda CR-V is a better car than the Chevrolet Trax.

Honda CR-V versus Chevrolet Trax Pricing

A used 2023 Honda CR-V ranges from $32,999 to $40,059 while a used 2022 Chevrolet Trax is priced between $20,990 to $27,885. For a new model, the Honda CR-V's price is between $32,800 and $37,509, with the Chevrolet Trax priced between $22,751 and $26,430.

Honda CR-V versus Chevrolet Trax Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Honda CR-V is 8.6 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Trax's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the Honda CR-V being ranked 5 out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs and the Chevrolet Trax being ranked 29 out of 61.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Honda CR-V’s base engine makes 190 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Trax base engine makes 155 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Honda CR-V, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Chevrolet Trax, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the area of rear head room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

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

Safety Ratings Comparison

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

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2023 Honda CR-V

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2022 Chevrolet Trax

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$32,800 - $37,509

Used Asking Price:

$32,999 - $40,059

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

36.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$22,751 - $26,430

Used Asking Price:

$20,990 - $27,885

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.5%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.6 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

8.3 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

6.1 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

Most Reliable Small SUVs

2 / 24
3 / 61
4 / 24
5 / 61
5 / 28
5 / 24
5 / 14

Small SUVs with Best Resale Value

7 / 24

Crossover SUVs with Best Resale Value

9 / 61
10 / 61
32 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 18
6 / 18
12 / 18
13 / 61

Subcompact SUVs with Best Resale Value

16 / 18
24 / 61
29 / 61
33 / 61

Crossover SUVs with Best Resale Value

36 / 61

Summary Review

The Honda CR-V is a compact crossover with mass appeal. It has been one of the best-selling SUVs since its introduction as a 1997 model. The current CR-V benefitted from a redesign for the 2017 model year, with new models costing an average of $31,288 and 3-year-old models averaging $25,089.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Hybrid version available
  • Assertive exterior design
  • Highly functional and comfortable interior

  • Priced higher than some competitors
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) is not to every driver’s taste
  • Blind-spot monitoring unavailable in base models

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

EX, EX-L, LX

Trim Levels

LS, LT

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 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):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

190 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

179 foot-lbs @ 1700 rpm

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

0.055 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

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

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.5 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):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

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

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:

Available

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

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

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

N/A

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

41 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

39.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

76.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

145.3 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3472 lbs

Width:

73.5 inches

Height:

66.2 inches

Length:

184.8 inches

Wheelbase:

106.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.8 inches

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

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

P205/70R16