2017 Chevy Trax vs 2017 Honda HR-V

As compact crossovers become more and more popular, vehicle manufacturers are always trying to figure out new ways to maximum interior space while minimizing fuel costs and MSRPs. That's why Chevy created the Trax, the small SUV with big heart that proves you don't need to be large to give your driver all the amenities they could ask for. Whether you are maneuvering the city streets searching for the last parking spot or flying down the highway on a cross country road trip, your 2017 Chevy Trax will get you there in style and without breaking the bank.

In order to give you a better idea of how the 2017 Chevy Trax stacks up against the competition, we've compared it to another popular vehicle in its class, the 2017 Honda HR-V. Take a look at the comparison below and see which one is right for you!

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2017 Chevy Trax vs 2017 Honda HR-V
$21,000 MSRP (USD) $19,465
1.4L ECOTEC® Turbo Standard Engine 1.8L 4-Cyl
6-speed Automatic Transmission Standard Transmission 6-speed Manual
Yes WiFi Available? No

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As you can see from the chart, these two compact crossovers differ in a few ways, mainly in their mechanics and technology. The new Trax features an efficient yet powerful 1.4L ECOTEC® turbocharged engine that produces 138 hp @ 4900 rpm, and 148 lb-ft of torque @ 1850 rpm. The engine also features Variable Valve Timing and sequential multi-port fuel injection to utilizle fuel in a smarter way and increases driving performance. The HR-V has a comparable engine in the form of a 1.8L 4-cylinder that gets a little more horsepower with a rating of 141 @ 6500 rpm, however less torque at 127 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm. Only the Trax comes paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission, which cost extra for the HR-V.

In terms of technology, the new Chevy Trax comes standard with the Chevrolet MyLink® Audio system with features a 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities, voice-activation, Bluetooth streaming audio, and much more. The base model of the HR-V does not come with these features, as they are only available on higher trims. One more notable different in technology is that the Trax comes equipped with 4G LTE WiFI, while the HR-V does not.

If the 2017 Chevy Trax seems like the kind of vehicle you could get behind, stop by Mike Maroone Colorado and take one for a test drive today!

2017 Chevy Trax Grille
2017 Chevy Trax Chevrolet MyLink
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