If you’re looking for a subcompact crossover that provides buyers with plenty of passenger space, excellent handling, attractive styling and a long list of standard features, you’ll love the 2021 Chevrolet Trax. The Trax’s outstanding maneuverability makes it perfect for city driving, but it’s also a great ride on country roads. Trax owners tell us this diminutive SUV is fun to drive. It comes with an economical price tag at dealerships like the Prescott Chevrolet dealer, making it ideal for younger drivers and anyone who wants a dependable vehicle at a great price.
According to the Prescott Chevrolet dealership, Trax owners appreciate the comfortable seats, which keep everyone relaxed, even on longer drives. The cabin is logically designed, and Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment system is easy to use.
The 2021 Chevrolet Trax seats five and is available in LS and LT trim levels. The Trax is equipped with a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine developing 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque, teamed to a six-speed automatic gearbox. Both trims get standard front-wheel drive, and buyers can upgrade to all-wheel drive. Fuel economy is exceptional. The Trax gets an EPA-estimated rating of 26 mpg city/31 mpg highway for models with front-wheel drive.* With all-wheel drive, the figures are 24 mpg city/29 mpg highway.
There’s lots of space for passengers to stretch out and relax, even in the rear. The 2021 Chevrolet Trax has more rear passenger space than many other vehicles in its class. There’s lots of cargo space for a vehicle of its size, with 18.7 cubic feet of space behind the back seats and 48.4 cubic feet with the second row folded.
Standard features for the base Trax LS trim include a four-way manually adjustable driver’s seat, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, remote keyless entry, air conditioning and a compass. The MyLink infotainment system comes with a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth, a six-speaker stereo system and Wi-Fi hotspot capability. The Trax’s 4G LTE Wi-Fi system provides fast internet access for passengers’ phones, tablets, or laptops. It can accommodate up to seven devices. A subscription is needed after the trial period.
Step up to the LT trim, and you’ll get upgraded cloth and leatherette upholstery, LED daytime running lights, heated outside mirrors, remote start, cruise control (optional on LS), a cargo cover, a luggage rack and tinted rear windows.
Both models get an available six-way power driver’s seat. The LT has optional heated front seats and keyless entry. LT buyers can choose the available Driver Confidence Package, which adds rear parking sensors and blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert.
Safety is an important consideration for buyers. The 2021 Chevrolet Trax has excellent safety ratings, with the highest score of Good in all IIHS crash tests. The NHTSA gave the 2021 Trax the top marks of five stars for overall safety.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.