2020 Chevrolet Trax

Original MSRP Range
$21,300 - $29,100
Available Style(s)
Sport Utility
MPG
24 - 26 MPG City / 29 - 31 MPG Hwy
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2020 Chevrolet Trax

What We Like

  • Reasonably priced
  • Compact size
  • Roomy interior
  • Impressive list of optional features
  • Good fuel economy
  • Apple CarPlay- and Android Auto-compatible

What We Don't

  • Not a lot of power under the hood
  • Optional driver assists not as sophisticated as the competition
  • Ride can get choppy at times
  • So-so resale value

Ratings

Expert Rating

3.9/ 5

Consumer Rating

4.0/ 5

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Overview

What's New in the 2020 Chevrolet Trax?

Other than some reshuffling of the color chart, there ar no major changes for the 2020 Chevrolet Trax. The Midnight Edition package has been dropped. See the 2020 Chevrolet Trax models for sale near you

Which Trax is the Best?

The best value here is the LT trim with the Driver Confidence package. It delivers most of what you need in a compact crossover and still keeps the price in range of $25,000. Toss in AWD if you live some place that sees snow on a regular basis and you'll still be well under $27,000. As the Premier trim doesn't bring any real upgrades in the areas of power or advanced driver assists, we don't see the need. Find a Chevrolet Trax for sale

How Much Does a 2020 Chevrolet Trax Cost?

Chevrolet offers the Trax in three trims: LS, LT and Premier. AWD is optional on all three trims.

The Trax LS ($22,295 FWD; $23,795 AWD) includes 10 airbags, a rearview camera, a 7-in touchscreen MyLink radio, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, two USB ports, power windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, 16-in styled steel wheels, a fold-flat front passenger seat, a 60/40-split bench rear seat, a tilt-and-telescopic steering column, air conditioning and power mirrors.

The Trax LT ($24,195 FWD; $25,695 AWD) adds 16-in aluminum wheels, LED daytime running lamps, LED taillights, roof rack side rails, heated outside mirrors, rear privacy glass, a front passenger underseat storage drawer, cruise control, SiriusXM satellite radio, a 110-volt outlet and remote start.

The Trax Premier ($28,595 FWD; $30,095 AWD) includes the Driver Confidence package that includes side blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic assist and rear park assist. Also standard is forward-collision warning and lane-departure warning. The Premier gains 18-in wheels, fog lights, leatherette seating, heated front seats, a 6-way power driver's seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, keyless open and start, a power sunroof and a 7-speaker Bose audio system.

Notable option groups include the LT Convenience package that brings keyless open and start, a 6-way power driver's seat, two additional spare keys, cloth and leatherette seating and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Sun and Sound package adds the Bose audio system and power sunroof, while the Redline Edition package brings 18-in black wheels plus custom blackout exterior and interior trim. The Driver Confidence package is a mere $495 extra and is only optional on the LT trim.

Trax Trims

Sport UtilityOriginal MSRP / PriceEngineHorsepowerCity MPG / Hwy MPGTransmissionDrive
Trax AWD 4dr LS$22,020 / $21,2274 Cylinder Turbo13824 / 296-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD / AWD4WD
Trax AWD 4dr LT$23,820 / $22,9624 Cylinder Turbo13824 / 296-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD / AWD4WD
Trax AWD 4dr Premier$29,100 / $28,0524 Cylinder Turbo13824 / 296-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD / AWD4WD
Trax FWD 4dr LS$21,300 / $20,5334 Cylinder Turbo13826 / 316-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD / AWD4WD
Trax FWD 4dr LT$23,200 / $22,3644 Cylinder Turbo13826 / 316-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD / AWD4WD
Trax FWD 4dr Premier$27,600 / $26,6064 Cylinder Turbo13826 / 316-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD / AWD4WD
Chevrolet Trax Safety

Is the 2020 Chevrolet Trax a Safe Car?

The 2020 Trax comes standard with anti-lock brakes, electronic traction and stability control, a rearview camera and 10 airbags, including knee airbags for the driver and front-seat passenger. Optional driver assists include lane-departure warning, blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic assist as well as forward-collision warning, but not automatic emergency braking.

In government crash tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the Trax an overall rating of five stars, with top marks in all but the rollover test, which earned four stars. The independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gives the Trax its best rating of Good in all but the passenger-side small-overlap crash test, which scored an Acceptable rating. Even with its optional driver assist, the Trax only scored a Basic rating in the collision avoidance and mitigation tests.

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5 Year Cost to Own

$45,675 ($0.61 per mile)

5-Year Cost to Own includes out of pocket expenses like fuel and insurance, plus the cars loss in value over time (depreciation)See Detailed Cost to Own
Warranty

Original Warranty

Basic3 Years/36,000 Miles
Drivetrain5 Years/60,000 Miles Qualified Fleet Purchases
Corrosion3 Years/36,000 Miles
Rust-Through6 Years/100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance5 Years/60,000 Miles Qualified Fleet Purchases
Maintenance1 Year/1 Visit

Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Traction Control
Passenger Restraint
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Side Curtain Airbags
  • Side Air Bag
  • Side Head Air Bag
Road Visibility
  • Daytime Running Lights
Accident Prevention
  • Bluetooth, Hands-Free
  • Rearview Camera
Security
  • Alarm System
  • Telematics
Packages
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Competition

2020 Chevrolet Trax vs the competition

2020 Honda HR-V -- The HR-V offers more interior room, better fuel economy and standard driver safety assists. It also holds its value better than the Trax.

2020 Mazda CX-3 -- The CX-3 is far more stylish than the Trax, and its ride and handling are decidedly sportier. However, the Trax offers more interior room, more ground clearance and features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

2020 Jeep Renegade -- The Renegade offers a bit more interior room and two engine options. The Renegade also features more available equipment like removable dual roof panels and the off-road-capable Trailhawk advanced AWD system.

2020 Ford EcoSport -- The EcoSport has a lower starting price, a large interior, a choice of 3- or 4-cylinder turbocharged engines and more optional upgrades, but it lacks important safety features like forward-collision warning and lane-keeping assist.

Used Honda CR-V -- With a 2015-2018 Honda CR-V, you'll get more room, more comfort, better value and better fuel economy.

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