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2021 Chevrolet Trax
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Trax AWD 4-Door LS 23 30 $21,227 $22,020
Trax AWD 4-Door LT 23 30 $22,962 $23,820
Trax FWD 4-Door LS 24 32 $20,629 $21,400
Trax FWD 4-Door LT 24 32 $22,364 $23,200
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Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,227
$21,409
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,020
$22,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$367 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.2
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you need a spacious new vehicle for the tiniest of parking spaces (and budgets), the Trax is an acceptable but mediocre contender.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicle Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 52.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 35
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
50.7 49
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.8 87.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 69.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
167.2 168.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 60.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
100.6 101.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.7 17.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
57.0 56.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
48.4 42.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 17.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
29.3 30.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.1
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 11.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 34.8
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
RAJ NA
Front Tire Size
P205/70R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RAJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3267 2994
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 X 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 2000-4000 146 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
LE2 NA
Displacement
1.4L/- TBD - 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 5600 148 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas 4-Cyl Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 27
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.55
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.45
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.02
Trans Order Code
MNK NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53 4.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Trax Mazda CX-3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 6.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2021 Chevrolet Trax
  • 2021 Trax selection improving; 2020s still on sale
  • Lease: From $189 for 39 months
  • Rebates: Up to $4,250 off 2020s; $2,250 off 2021s
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 84 months + up to $2,300 bonus
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2021 Mazda CX-3
  • 2021 CX-3 stocked to meet demand
  • Lease: See dealers for quotes
  • Rebates: $750 loyalty bonus available
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
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